EDWARD BRENCE

        

Information

Contact

Attributes

Height
6'3"
Weight
185 lbs
Gender
Male
Hair
Brown
Hair Length
Short
Eyes
Blue

Sizes

Coat
40
Coat Length
LONG
Sleeve
32
Waist
32
Inseam
34
Shoe
12
Neck
15.5

Photo

Film

"The Art Of Prudence" - Lead Ryan Kerley (dir.)
"To The City Of Colors" - Lead Jenny He (dir.)
"Who's At The Door" - Lead Michael Kauffman (dir.)
"After School Special" - Lead Natalie Carvello (dir.)
"Disoriented" - Lead Marvin J. Morning (dir.)
"You've Ruined Me Too" - Lead Angela Plazas (dir.)
"Mr. President" - Lead Dylan Hatfield (dir.)
"Amazon Pilot" - Lead John Haines (dir.)
"Bad Hair Day" - Supporting Robert Frankel (dir.)

Voice-Over

"MLK" - Supporting Nona Farrar (dir.)
"Ferguson" - Supporting Nona Farrar (dir.)

Internet

"Mitchell Hates You All" - Supporting Mitchell Weinbaum (dir.)
"Why The Hell Is She Asking Me That?!" - Supporting Tatiana Gelfand (dir.)

Theater

"Our House" - Vince Justin Clark (dir.)
"Edda" - Freddy Schultz Victoria Nilsson (dir.)
"Amadeus" - Antonio Salieri Susan Aston (dir.)
"Cross Match" * - Callum Justin Clark (dir.)
"Perpective" ** - Ensemble Justin Clark (dir.)
"Wedding Band" - Herman Jacqueline Knapp (dir.)
"Rabbit Hole" - Howie Jacqueline Knapp (dir.)
"The Big Knife" - Charlie Castle Susan Aston (dir.)
"The Informer" - The Man Joshua Ster (dir.)
"Catastrophe" - The Director Mark Rhoda (dir.)
"Slasher" - Marc Mark Rhoda (dir.)
"Much Ado About Nothing" - Borachio Michael Ellis-Tolaydo (dir.)
"Shakespeare In Hollywood" - Oberon Holly Blumner (dir.)
"The Container" - Jemal Michael Ellis-Tolaydo (dir.)
"Picnic On The Battlefield" - Soldier Neath Williams (dir.)
"A Christmas Carol" - Marley, et al. Jenny Male (dir.)
"Springs Awakening" - Melchior Gabor Michael Stebbins (dir.)
* Staged Reading
** Devised Theatre

Training

Actors Studio Drama School MFA Acting Susan Aston, Jaqueline Knapp, Chris Clavelli
St. Mary's College of Maryland BA Theatre Studies; Minor Film & Media Studies Mark Rhoda, Michael Ellis-Tolaydo
The American Academy for Dramatic Arts Certificate Camera Acting for Film & Television Lauren Marie Bertoni, Scott Reiniger
What Improv Group!?!? Comedy/ Improv/ Sketch Arts Collective
Strasberg Method Scenework/ Text Analysis Susan Aston, Jaqueline Knapp
Classics & Shakespeare Scenework/ Text Analysis Chris Clavelli
Acting Technique/ Scene Study Scene Study Michael Ellis-Tolaydo, Kasi Campbell
On-Camera Technique Scene Study Lauren Bertoni, Scott Reiniger, Michael Tolaydo
Audition Technique Auditioning Susan Aston
Movement Movment for the Actor Michael Billingsley, Kate Billingsley, Jenny Male
Stage Combat Staff/ Rapier/ Hand-to-Hand/ Knife Ron Piretti, Jenny Male
Linklater Vocal Training Linklater "Freeing the Natural Voice" Corrina May, Craig Bacon, Robert Serrell
Alexander Technique Vocal Training for the Actor Brandon McCoy
IPA & Stage Dialects Vocal Training for the Actor Jenny Male

PDF Resume

Open PDF Resume EDWARDBRENCE.pdf

Skills

General Sports
  • ARCHERY
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  • BASKETBALL
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  • BODY BUILDING
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  • FISHING
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  • HIKING
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  • JOGGING
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  • LACROSSE
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  • RUNNING
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  • SKEET/TRAP SHOOTING
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  • WEIGHT LIFTER
Swimming
  • BACK STROKE
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  • BREAST STROKE
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  • BUTTERFLY
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  • FREESTYLE
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  • SWIMMING, GENERAL
Stage Combat Training
  • DAGGERS
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  • HAND-TO-HAND
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  • RAPIER
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  • STAFF
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  • SWORDS
Military Training
  • ROTC
Improvisation
  • IMPROV, GENERAL
  • ,
  • SKETCH
Dialects
  • BRITISH
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  • COCKNEY
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  • IRISH
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  • SCOTTISH
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  • SOUTHERN
Instruments
  • GUITAR
Miscellaneous Skills
  • BARTENDER
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  • CARPENTRY
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  • CHEF
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  • SINGER
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  • YOGA
Martial Arts Weapons Training
  • BO STAFFS
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  • SWORDS
Stunts
  • BOAT DRIVING
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  • MOUNTAIN BIKING
Track & Field
  • LONG DISTANCE
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  • MARATHON
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  • TRACK, GENERAL
Cycling
  • CYCLING, GENERAL
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  • MTN BIKING
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  • ROAD BIKING
Singing
  • COUNTRY
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  • MUSICAL THEATER
Vocal Range
  • BASS
General Weapons Training
  • AUTOMATIC WEAPON
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  • CROSS BOW
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  • HANDGUN
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  • LONG BOW
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  • RIFLE
Driving Skills
  • 4WD
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  • ATV
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  • SAILBOAT
Facial Hair
  • Clean Shaven

Other Experience

EDUCATION & TRAINING


ACTORS STUDIO DRAMA SCHOOL; MFA Acting
ST. MARYS COLLEGE OF MARYLAND; BA Theatre Studies, Minor Film & Media Studies
THE AMERICAN ACADEMY FOR DRAMATIC ARTS; Certificate Camera Acting for Film & Television
ACTING: Susan Aston, Jacqueline Knapp (Strasberg), Chris Clavelli (Classics), Michael Ellis-Tolaydo
VOICE: Corinna May, Robert Serrell, Craig Bacon (Linklater), Brandon McCoy (Alexander), Jenny Male
STAGE COMBAT: Ron Piretti, Jenny Male
MOVEMENT: Michael Billingsley, Kate T. Billingsley, Jenny Male
ON-CAMERA TECHNIQUE: Lauren Marie Bertoni, Scott Reiniger, Michael Ellis-Tolaydo


SPECIAL SKILLS


DIALECTS: Standard British, Irish, Cockney, American Southern, Mid-Atlantic, Baltimore

LANGUAGES: Irish Gaelic

MISCELLANEOUS: Lacrosse, Swimming, Guitar, Singing (Bass), Visual Artist, Digital/ Film Photography, Bartending, Dual
Citizen of the United States and the Republic of Ireland, Valid Driver’s License, Valid U.S. and Irish Passport


EXPERIENCE


VOICE-OVER: Over 4 years Professional experience; Equipped with Personal Home Studio equipment; Deep, resonant tone with Range and Character

BARTENDING: Over 6 years Professional Bartending; thorough knowledge of Mixology & Flair; Expert Bartending Skills with Passion for the work

IMPROV & COMEDY: 1 year experience with, "What Improv Group!?!?"; Sketch Comedy & Improvisation

DIALECTS: Expert Irish Accent; Dual citizen of Ireland & US, Tipperary accent heard in the household, lived in Dublin for over a year; naturally familiar with Standard American Southern, Mid-Atlantic, & Baltimore accents; proficient in Scottish, British, & Cockney accents through eight years formal training & implementation

STAGE COMBAT: Over 8 years Stage Combat experience; Hand-To-Hand, Rapier, Knife, Staff

FINE ARTS: Over 20 years formal education and practice in Fine Arts with concentrations in Charcoal, Graphite, and Oil Painting; Passionate Artist whose work evokes Creativity and Depth

GUITAR: 2 years of experience with the Classical Acoustic Guitar; Blues, Rock, Folk

PHOTOGRAPHY: Proficient in Digital & Film Photography; 6 years formal education & practice; 35mm & DSLR; Gritty Urban photography

FIREARMS & ARCHERY: 20 years experience recreational Hunting, Competitive Firearms & Archery; Compound Bow, Rifle, Pistol; Adept Marksman with Rifle Targets

WEARING STAGE PROSTHETICS: Projects wearing prosthetics onstage/ on-set

SINGING: 12 years experience singing; formal education, Musical Theatre, Choir, A Cappella group; a bass-singer with a rich, deep, resonant timber; Country/ Folk

YOGA: 4 years experience; Michael Billingsley Movement Series for Actors; Stanislavsky Yoga for Actors; Comfortable with variety of poses

CHEF: 8 years in Restaurant Industry/ 5 years as Line-Cook; Seafood, American Fare, Fine & Semi-Fine Dining

MILITARY EXPERIENCE: Attended Massanutten Military Academy for 2 years during high school; ROTC & Basic Training

VEHICLES: Valid Drivers License, Manual Transmission, lifetime experience with ATV's

WEIGHT-LIFTING: Over 8 years recreational Weight-Lifting experience; knowledgable in Physical Training

LACROSSE: 10 years experience; Long-Pole Defensive player throughout school

SWIMMING: Proficient swimming in several styles; recreational; Breaststroke, Backstroke, Freestyle, Butterfly; pools, freshwater, and ocean - grew up on the Chesapeake Bay

RUNNING: 5 years experience recreational & competitive; Long-Distance, 5K, 10K, & Half-Marathons

HIKING: Lifetime experience Hiking, Camping, Hunting, & Outdoor Excursions; grew up near Shenandoah and the Blue Ridge Mountains

BIKING: Proficient in All-Terrain biking; recreational Mountain-Biking & Road-Biking

BASKETBALL: Recreational enthusiast; Passionate knowledge for the game; a Defensive Guard with Dominance in the Paint

SAILING: 5 years experience Light Craft; FJ Sailboat

CITIZENSHIP: Dual Citizen of the United States and the Republic of Ireland with valid passports


LINKS


EDWARD BRENCE ACTING REEL:

https://vimeo.com/311814366

EDWARD BRENCE COMMERCIAL VOICE-OVER REEL:

https://soundcloud.com/edward-brence/edward-brence-commercia l-voice-over-reel-2019

EDWARD BRENCE AUDIO-BOOK/ NARRATIVE VOICE-OVER REEL:

https://soundcloud.com/edward-brence/edward-brence-audio-boo k-narration-voice-over-reel-2019

WEBSITE:

edwardbrence.com

INSTAGRAM:

https://www.instagram.com/edwardbrence/

TWITTER:

https://twitter.com/edwardbrence

FACEBOOK:

https://www.facebook.com/OfficialEdwardBrence/


Edward Brence is a New York-based actor originally from Columbia, Maryland. Having developed an avid interest in the arts at a young age, Edward pursued the visual and musical arts during his formative years before discovering his passion for acting.

Since then, he has gone on to perform in numerous productions onstage and in front of the camera. He has earned a M.F.A. in Acting from the prestigious Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University and a B.A. in Theatre Studies with a minor in Film & Media Studies from St. Mary's College of Maryland. While at ASDS, home of the acclaimed Inside the Actors Studio, Edward has had the privilege of attending master classes hosted by James Lipton, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jessica Chastain, HBO's cast of Girls, Viola Davis, Scarlett Johansson, Kristen Wiig, Ted Danson, Bradley Cooper, Alec Baldwin, Jane Lynch, David Oyelowo, Henry Winkler, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, James Burrows, Kelsey Grammer, Ellen Burstyn, and Al Pacino. He continues to hone his craft at the school along with his fellow actors in the cohort, striving to bring absolute truth to every role that he undertakes.

Edward has appeared in several student films during his academic career as well as several short films and new media projects. He has also performed in many stage productions over the course of his career. Most recently he has appeared in the Actors Studio Drama School 2019 Industry Showcase at the renowned Actors Studio as "Robert" in Alfred Hayes', The Girl on the Via Flaminia. He was featured in the 2019 ASDS Repertory Season. He appeared as "Freddy" in, Edda, an original play by colleague Kendra Mittermeyer. He also played "Vince" in Theresa Rebeck's, Our House. Edward continues to embrace his love for the arts, working full-time as an actor, coaching others, and striving to bring absolute truth to each role.
PDF Resume
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