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Emanuel Policeman Dir. Brian Ivey
Inheritance: Italian Style Arie Glitsky (lead) Dir. Doug Bremner
Bums Limo Driver Dir. Andy Galler
Lifetime Lease Policeman NY Inst. of Technology
& seven student films Lead roles NYU, SVA and Columbia



Sleepy Hollow Accountant  FOX – Doug Aarniokoski
The Inspectors Nate Stanwell CBS – Terry Serpico
Art Beat Host/writer/co-producer Series airing on WTVS, PBS – Detroit
Inside Art Host/writer/producer WMTV-5 GP Cable
Law & Order Court Sketch Artist, various NBC
Short Stories “Captain Arrow’s Revenge” Paul Mathers (lead) A & E Network
Power of Positive Painting host Instructional video/NOEC
Business, Business Hold-up man Japanese Network TV
The Equalizer CIA Agent CBS


Vincent John Doe
    by Robert Maniscalco
Vincent Van Gogh Piccolo Spoletto – City Gallery – Dir. by Barbara Pitcher
Diary of Anne Frank Mr. Van Daan Flowertown Players
Stay Ben SOBT – Daniel Kuhn
Miracle of Bedford Falls (It’s a Wonderful Life) George Bailey  Footlight Players – Thomas Keating
Sister’s Rosensweig Mervyn Kant SOBT
33 Variations Beethoven Threshold Theatre – Pam Galle
The Crucible (review) Rev. Hale Threshold Theatre – Pam Galle
Superior Donuts Luther PURE Theatre – Sharon Graci
Is He Dead Dutchy Footlight Players – Greg Tavares
Frost / Nixon Swifty Lazar Footlight Players – Robbie Thomas
Rumors Ken Footlight Players
Evolution Walken N. Chas Meeting Place – Nick Smith
Sordid Lives G.W. Footlight Players – Don Brandenberg
The Christmas Carol various Charleston Stage – Marybeth Clark
Measure for Meaure Provost College of Charleston – Todd McNerney
The Full Monty Harold Footlight Players – Bob Ivey



Camino Real – T. Williams vagrant      Dir. Theresa Hayden
The Odyssey Odysseus Modern Theatre of Myth Dir. Georgia McGill
Cassandra Poet Modern Theatre of Myth Dir. Georgia McGill
Start From Scratch – a play with
chamber music by David
Jason Greenwich House/New Renaissance
Chamber Artists (NRCA)
Prisms (solo actor, set to chamber
music) – Dir. Barbara Pitcher
Sam Commissioned & premiered at Weill Recital   Hall (Carnegie Hall) by NRCA
Leopold, Wolfgang, Sophie W.A. Mozart Friends Theatre Company
Variations by Mr. P. He   ”   Dir. Barbara Pitcher
Ottayan, the Lone Elephant Moopanar Ontological at St Marks Dir. Erin B. Mee
The Infamist – original solo
John Wilkes Booth Circle in the Square Theatre School Project    Dir. Randolyn Zinn
Tomorrow Was War Romakin Circle in the Square Theatre School Project    Dir. Theodore Mann
Vendler Television Playhouse TV Announcer Playwrights Horizon-Dir. Joanna Gleason
Birdbath Frankie Basta 29th Street Repertory
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Demetrius BONK Theatre Company
Macbeth Ross Redfield Theatre


Facade Narrator Chamber Music  Scarab Club
Lion In Winter Richard Grosse Pointe Theatre – Dir: Barbara Bentley
All Night Strut (singing review) GPT – Dir. Lois Bendler
She Loves Me Mr. Kodaly GPT – Dir. Laura Bartell
Rainmaker Noah GPT – Dir. Lois Bendler
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Policeman Attic Theatre of Detroit – Dir. Lavinia Moyer
Mikado Nanki-Poo Golden Lion Dinner Theatre – Dir. Dennis Wickline
Creeps Michael Theatre Company of Detroit (TCD)
Holy Ghosts Carl Spectre TCD – Dir. David Regal
Bury the Dead Schelling TCD – Dir: Lonnie Fleisher
The Collector Clegg TCD – Dir. Anita Barone
Amadeus W.A. Mozart Grosse Pointe Theatre – Dir. Barbara Bentley
The Little Foxes Leo Hubbard GPT -Dir. Michelle Karl


Vincent John Doe Charleston Staged Reading of my original play – Threshold Theatre ‘13
Greater Tuna Charleston Acting Studio ’12
Smokey Joe’s Cafe Grosse Pointe Theatre ’03
Children of Chocolate Street Grosse Pointe Theatre Youth on Stage ’03
Jesus Christ Superstar Grosse Pointe Theatre ’97
Lunchtime by Edward Melfi 29th Street Players – NYC ’89
Chorus Line – Musical Director Grosse Pointe Theatre ’85
Long Live the King (writer/director) Grosse Pointe Theatre Workshop ’85

TEACHING  –  Take an acting class or get coaching with Rob
Charleston Southern University – Ladson, SC, Intro to Acting, Intro to Theatre
South of Broadway Theatre – North Charleston SC Scene Study, Techniques 2017 to present
Maniscalco Studio – Private Coaching 2011- Present
University of Detroit – Arts Appreciation to Theatre students ’04
Grosse Pointe Theatre – Acting workshop ’02
Grosse Pointe Theatre Youth on Stage 2002-03 Presenting acting coaching to young actors
Grosse Pointe Theatre – basic acting technique/scene study ’86
Grosse Pointe War Memorial – basic acting technique/scene study 1998-2000

Graduate – Circle in the Square Professional Acting Workshop (1989-91)Scene Study: Alan Langdon, Michael Moriarity, Olympia Dukakis, Maria Tucci, Lynne Meadow; Shakespeare: Edward Berkeley, John Jones; (Realism) Ibsen/Chekov: John Stix; Styles/Combat: Carole Shelley, Stephen Hollis, B.H. Barry; Method/Techniques: Terese Hayden, Jacqueline Brookes; Movement: Randolyn Zinn, Mina Yakim, Moni Yakim, Nora Kasarda; Voice: Andrea Haring, Lucille Rubin; Speech: Barbara Knowles, K.C. Ligon; Singing/Interp: Joanna Gleason, Wade Russo, Elizabeth Parrish Additional Study–Meisner: Bill Esper, Joel Rooks; New York Independent: Mark Lenard (ST’s Sarak), Bill Woodman, Joan See, Barbara Pitcher; University of Detroit: David Regal, Arthur Beer

EDUCATION: Wayne State University – Bachelor of Music: Orchestral Performance and Education – 1983

SPECIAL SKILLS & RELATED EXPERIENCE Singing, clarinet, conducting, quick sketch artist, courtroom sketching, painting, photography, western riding, combat, driving, impressions, dialects


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