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George Olesky

AEA - AFTRA - SAG
RepresentationProfessional Artists (212) 247-8770HairBlack
Rep Phone6178333354EyesDark Brown
Phone(617)833.3354Height5' 8"
EmailWeight150 lbs
VoiceBaritone
 
Theater Credits
Julius Cæsar   Pindarus/Cobbler     Trinity Rep     Tyler Dobrowsky
Leap and the Net Will Appear (workshop; with Wallace Shawn, Maria Dizzia)   Constantin     Cherry Lane / Rattlestick     Craig Lucas
Fallow (world premiere; with Robert Montano)   Aaron Hayes     People's Light & Theater     Jackson Gay
A Hard Heart (with Kathleen Chalfant)   Ensemble     The Clurman/Epic Theater Ensemble     Will Pomerantz
Ruby Red (with Lupita Nyong'o)   Neco     Dixon Place     Ben Kahn
Richard III (with Apollo Dukakis)   Dorset     A Noise Within, Los Angeles     Geoff Elliott
See Bat Fly   Curtis     Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep     Aubrey Snowden
The Mousetrap   Giles      Pioneer Valley Summer Theater, Easthampton, MA     Van Farrier
— EDUCATIONAL —             
The Love of the Nightingale   Tereus     Brown/Trinity     Caitlin O'Connell
These Seven Sicknesses   Ajax/Carrier     Brown/Trinity     James Palmer
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant   Gabriella     Brown/Trinity     Caitlin O'Connell
Hamlet   Horatio     Brown/Trinity     James Palmer
Cymbeline   Pisanio     Brown/Trinity     Caitlin O'Connell
Closer   Dan     Brown/Trinity     Kyle Vincent Terry
Rocket to the Moon   Dr. Cooper     Brown/Trinity     James Palmer
 
Television Credits
Blue Bloods   Co-star     CBS     John Behring
Allen Gregory   Co-star     Fox     Tyree Dillihay
 
Other Credits
COMMERCIAL             
Chrysler "Arrive in Style," National (conflict expired)   Principal     Supply&Demand     Adrien Brody
USA Networks' "Characters Unite" National PSA   Principal     Radical Media     Phil Griffin
'47 Brand (print)   Principal     '47 Brand     
Vistaprint   Principal     Vistaprint Schweiz GmbH     
__________________________             
NEW MEDIA             
What She's Got   Principal     funnyordie.com     Stiner Brothers / Ray Jessel
Beshert (podcast)   Principal     The Parsnip Ship     Eric Borlaug
 
REEL —> youtu.be/67M9pRxKVjI

Valid U.S. & U.K. Passports – eligible for employment in the U.K. & European Union

Valid Driver's License
 
Education and Training
M.F.A. in Acting Brown/Trinity 2016
Brian McEleney, Thom Jones, Stephen Berenson, D’Arcy Dersham, Daniel Stein, Shura Baryshnikov, Carol Gill, Kali Quinn, Brian Mertes, Vivienne Benesch, John Emigh, Curt Columbus

On-Camera Commercial - Jill Alexander, Los Angeles
Scene Study - Alice Carter, Carter Thor Studio, L.A.
Improv - UCB Level 201, Los Angeles
The O'Neill National Theater Institute
Atlantic Theater Company Los Angeles
Wooster Group
Gob Squad
Leonard Berkman - Smith College

B.A. Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
 
Special Skills
Baritone, Beatboxer, Sound Effects, Breakdance, Freestyle, Pop-Lock, Percussion (drum kit), Ceramicist, 16mm Film/Video, Excellent with dialects, Conversational Spanish
 
Awards and Recognition
Recipient of a Brown in the World/The World at Brown grant made possible by the The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for seven weeks of researching theater and performance in Berlin, Germany, summer 2015.

Instructor, “English on the Stage,” an ESL Theater Course for international students, Brown University, July, 2014