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Jim Speake Tenor 
SAG/AFTRA 

jim@jimspeake.com
Height: 5ft 8in  Weight: 155lb  Hair: gray  Eyes: Hazel

THEATER
"Carapace Isle" by Jon Courie, role: "Bo" McDonald, 
Manhattan Repertory Theatre 
in Association with Rachel Charlop-Powers, NYC, 
Director: Michele Pawk
 
"Ten Nights In A Bar-Room", role: Romaine, 
Out of the Box Theatre Co. at the Bank Street Theatre, NYC
 Director Scott Robinson
 
"The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", Role: Governor/Scruggs, 
Fire Island Pines Arts Project, NY, Directed by DJ Salisbury, 
Musical Direction by Brian Allan Hobbs.
 
"It Takes The Village" a benefit for St. Luke's in the Fields
featured soloist, The Lucille Lortel Theater,
 Producer & Director: James Belzer,
Musical Director: Brian Taylor
 
"The USO Show" role: soloist, The Arts Project of Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY
Directed by John DeMarco, Musical Direction by Christopher Vassiliades
 
"Bank Street Follies" role: soloist, HB Studio Events Committee, 
HB Playwrights Foundation Theater, NYC, Directed by Edward Morehouse
 
"Titanic Voices" role: Senator Fletcher, Ten Grand and a Burger Productions,Inc. NYC
Directed by Karen Sommers and Jason Hewitt
 
"Rodgers and Hammerstein's Louisiana" role: Gator,
written & composed by John D. Ivy, The Orphanage an artists collective, Inc. NY
 
"Drone" role: Gonzalez, by Alex Ladd, The Lord Strange Troupe, New York 
  Directed by Alice McLane
 
"Don't Call Us" role: The Agent, Gallery Players, Brooklyn, Mark Harborth, Dir
 
"The Brooklyn Revue" role: Soloist, Ryan Rep. Co. B. Parisi, John Sannuto, Dir
 
"The Scarlet Letter" role: The Mariner, Wings Theater, New York,
 Bob  Hollinger Director and Paul Johnson Musical Director
 
"She Loves Me" role: Keller, Gallery Players, Brooklyn,
Mary Ruth Goodley, Dir
 
"1776" role: Caesar Rodney, Dekalb Music Theater, Atlanta, Ga.
 J. Jenkins, Dir
 
"My Fair Lady","The Student Prince", "Ruddigroe","Trial By Jury", 
  Savoyards Musical Theater Co, Atlanta, Ga, Lynn Thompson Dir
 
"US Olympic Games 1996, Opening & Closing Ceremonies" Atlanta, Ga. 

RADIO
"The Joey Reynolds Show" WOR AM 710
live solo performance with Steven Ray Watkins on piano17 Oct 2008

TELEVISION
"Sex and the City" New York, "The Sopranos" New York

FILM
"The Guys" Jim Simpson Dir ,New York 
"The Interpreter" Sidney Pollock,   Dir ,NewYork
"Ghost Town" David Koepp, Dir, New York

CABARET
"Sweet Life the Show" 
Musical Direction: Steven Ray Watkins
Direction: Lennie Watts
With the band:
Guitar: Peter Calo, Bass: Matt Scharfglass, Drums: Donna Kelly, Piano, Steven Ray Watkins, Back up singers: Karen Mack, Rachel Hanser, Wendy Russell, Lennie Watts and Steven Ray Watkins.
Laurie Beechman Theatre and Don't Tell Mama, NYC 
 
"Jim Speake Sings 'Til the Cows Come Home"
Musical Director: Steven Ray Watkins
Director: Lennie Watts
Special Guest: Sidney Myer
Don't Tell Mama, New York, NY 
 
"Jim and Kim- It Takes Two, Letters to Santa", in benefit of the US Postal Service's Letters To Santa Program
Kim Grogg and Jim Speake
Musical Director: Steven Ray Watkins, Director: Lennie Watts
 Metropolitan Room, New York, New York
 
Jim Speake sings "My Generation" songs of the 1960's and1970's 
with Wendy A. Russell and Lennie Watts. 
Musical Director: Steven Ray Watkins, Director: Lennie Watts. 
Drums: Jerry Smith, Bass: Dan Fabricatore 
 Don't Tell Mama NYC.

Jim Speake SINGS "I'm A Brass Band!" the music of Cy Coleman, 
Direction By Lennie Watts, 
Musical Direction By Steven Ray Watkins
Metropolitan Room, Don't Tell Mama and The Duplex NYC

"Opening Act" for Suzzanne Douglas in "Lucky To Be Me", Birdland New York City,  
Producers: Michael Bush and Alex Fraser

"Jim Speake Sings" 
Director: Lennie Watts, 
Musical Director: Steven Ray Watkins 
 The Duplex, NYC

"Overnight Sensations", Don't Tell Mama NYC,
  Producer/ Director: NativeAliens Theater Collective

EDUCATION/TRAINING
*Beverly Hills Playhouse/ New York
2010, Jennifer Gelfer, New York 
*Stetson Studio: Meisner Technique, Ron Stetson, Gary Kingston   
  2001-2003, New York
*Neighborhood Playhouse: Summer Intensive
 2001, Richard Pinter, New York
*HB Studio: 2000-2007 & 2017 Acting: Austin Pendleton, Amy Wright, Alice McLane, Jim Boerlin.
 Vocal Performance: George Axiltree, Donna KcKechnie, KT Sullivan, NY
*Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Waterford, Ct, 2005 Cabaret Conference:
Penny Fuller, Barry Kleinbort, Joel Silberman, Michael Bush
*Cap 21: Summer Intensive 2000, New York Jim Litten, Margaret Morrison,   
  John Herrera, Meg Bussart

Private Voice, New York: Patrick DeGennaro, David Sabella

University of Alabama: BS Bus Admin
University of Georgia: B of Landscape Architecture

SPECIAL SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
Basic Tap, Drivers License, Photography, US Army Vet


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