Resume and Contacts

Bessie Zolno

(510) 435-5409

bzolno2ATgmail.com

(substitute @ for AT)

 


Height: 5ft 2 in  

Eyes: Brown                

Hair: Dark Brown

Mezzo-Soprano with high extension


 Theatre Experience

Shoom-Ka

Gypsy

La Cage Aux Folles    

The Boy From Oz

This is Our Youth

Timon: The Musical!*

The Real Thing

Fiddler on the Roof

Girl Talk*

The Living+

Wait Until Dark

Fluffy, A Gorilla*^

The Music Man

Low Hanging Fruit *^

Crystal Springs*^

The Lady Scribblers*^

Bye Bye Birdie

Eurydice

Sound of Music

Bind the Broken Hearted*

Member of the Wedding

Otello

Annie

Born and Raised*

Tina

Val/Balloon Girl/Various

Anne Dindon

Ensemble/Trio    

Jessica Goldman                     

Ensemble

Debbie

Chava

Margarita

John Graunt

Gloria

Alice

Zaneeta Shinn

Canyon

Haley Gelman

Catherine Trotter

Rose Alvarez

Little Stone

Postulant/Ensemble

Maya

Helen Fletcher

Flower Girl/Chorus                 

Orphan, Newsie              

Ensemble

Chicago Theatre Marathon

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center          

Bay Area Musicals

Landmark Musical Theatre

Marin Onstage

Theatre Rhinoceros

Masquers Playhouse

Novato Theater Company

Three Girls Theatre

OakTechRep

Circle of Life Theatre

Virago Theatre Company

Berkeley Playhouse     

Magic Theatre

Z Below

Butterfield 8

Berkeley Playhouse  Teenstage

Douglas Morrison Theatre

Berkeley Playhouse  Mainstage   

Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco

Douglas Morrison Theatre

Verismo Opera Company      

Berkeley Playhouse Mainstage

Berkeley Playhouse Mainstage

Mike Danovich

Steven Calzetta

Matthew McCoy

Jon Rosen

Pat Nims

John Fisher

Robert Estes

Pat Nims

Suze Allen

Jessa Berkner Moreno

Fritz Lambandrake

Laura Lundy-Paine

Marissa Wolf

Anthony Miller

Tracy Ward

Heather Ondersma

Jon Tracy

Susan E. Evans

Elizabeth McKoy

Brady Brophy-Hilton

Eric Fraisher Hayes

Frederick Winthrop  

Mina Morita

Jon Tracy

*- world premiere production   ^staged reading   +Winner, San Francisco Regional Broadway World Best Leading Actress 2015

Film Experience

Business of the Breakdown

Stalled

Fight Back

Baylie (featured)

Sasha (principal)

Heckler (supporting)

Caticorn Entertainment

Scary Cow Productions

VJTV

Yun Shin

Chrissy Dodson

Terence Candell

Training

BFA Musical Theatre Performance: Columbia College Chicago/ Class of 2020

Intensives: Broadway Artists Alliance Summer/Vocal Major; Pace University Summer Scholars/Musical Theatre; American Conservatory Theater Young Conservatory; Young Actors Theatre Camp/5 sessions; Berkeley Playhouse Teen Conservatory/8 sessions; Cal Shakes Conservatory.

Acting: OakTechRep/Jessa Berkner Moreno; Private Coaching/Jon Tracy, Melissa Hillman, Clay David. SFAA Film Acting/Michael Navarra.

Singing: Jennifer DeRosa/2yrs Musical Theatre Technique and Repertoire; Erica Maier D’Ambrosio/5 yrs Classical Technique.

Dance: Musical Theatre /2.5 yrs; Ballet/1.5 yrs; Jazz/1.5 yrs; Tap/2.5 yrs; Contemporary/2 yrs; HipHop/2 yrs; West African/2 yrs.

 Special Skills and Related Experience

Stage combat/hand to hand, rapier. Acrobatics/Basic Solo and Partner. Fencing/Intermediate. Basketball/Basic. Tennis/Basic. Swimming /all strokes. French /Basic, American Sign Language/Basic, Hebrew/Advanced. Music Theory, Sightsinging, Guitar/Basic. Sings in Italian. Sings harmonies. Verbatim theatre. Technical Crew and Assistant Director/Choreographer (Kids n’Dance Studio). Choreographer. Table Reader.

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Bessie Zolno,
Aug 12, 2017, 11:17 PM