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Paola Grande

AEA - AFTRA - SAG
RepresentationTheatrical: Mike Baldridge, Momentum Talent Agency: 310-858-6655. mikeb@momentumtal.com
Commercial: Nancy Luciano/Adam Reeves - Luciano Reeves Talent Agency 323-929-1122 nancy@lucianoreevestalent.com
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Rep PhoneFit Modeling: Faith Lorenzen - Rage Talent Agency 818-225-0526 EyesBrown
Rep Faxfaith@ragemodels.comVoiceWarm Lyric Soprano, F Below Middle C To High C
Email
Websitewww.paolagrande.com
 
Film Credits
Daddy   Isabella (Lead)     202 Pictures     Tony Woo Joun
My First Time   Victoria (Lead)     Art Institute of CA     Giovanni Riojas
The Final Conversation   Marie Antoinette (Lead)     1313 Productions     Gabe Figueroa
Unforgiven   WW Beauchamp (Supporting)     LAFS Short     Jacob Rachinski
Todo Sobre Mi Familia   Magaly (Supporting)     FDU Short     Miguel Soliman
 
Television Credits
Daytime Drama   Recurring     Confidential     Confidential
The CPT**   Rosario Oliveras (Supporting)     Elite Studios     Jay Anthony White
The Sopranos   Hostess (Featured)     HBO     Tim Van Patten
 
Theater Credits
The Memory Play**   Meghan     Cap21 Studios     Josh Sohn
A Christmas Carol   Mrs. Cratchit     Trinity Repertory Company     Liesl Tommy
Camino Real   Esmeralda     Brown/Trinity Rep     Liesl Tommy
That Pretty Pretty; Or The Rape Play*   Valerie     Brown/Trinity Rep     Sarah Malkin
Polaroid Stories   Eurydice     Brown/Trinity Rep     Mia Rovegno
The Learned Ladies   Henriette     Brown/Trinity Rep     Jesse Geiger
Henry V   Nell/Alice/MacMorris/Bates     Brown/Trinity Rep     Aaron Rossini
Grand Motherland*   Nana     Brown/Trinity Rep     Jesse Geiger
The Strangler*   Darla     Brown/Trinity Rep     Jesse Geiger
Pericles: Prince of Tyre   Cerimon/Messenger/Third Knight     Brown/Trinity Rep     Russ Salmon
King Stag   Angela     Elemental Theatre Collective     Peter Sampieri
Everyone Has an Aunt Jemimah*   B     Brown/Trinity Rep     Makaela Pollock
The Writer Turns 40*   Partygoer     Brown/Trinity Rep     Makaela Pollock
The Visit   4th Man/2nd Woman/Mrs. Burgomaster     Brown/Trinity Rep     Johanna McKeon
Jigsaw   Lauren Villamere     Wings Theatre     Jayson MacDonald
All My Sons   Kate 'Mother' Keller     Harvey Powers Theater     
Action   Liza     Tustin Theater     
The Learned Ladies   Philaminte     Harvey Powers Theater     
Funeral Parlor   Susan     Tustin Theater     
The Love of Your Life   Rose     The Barn Theater     
For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls   Ginny Bennett     Tustin Theater     
Godspell   Player/Chorus     Tustin Theater     
The Good Woman of Setzuan   Shen Te/Shui Ta     Harvey Powers Theater     
The Vagina Monologues   Woman's Response to a Violent-free World     Harvey Powers Theater     
The Valentine Fairy   Ingrid Paloma     Tustin Theater     
The Vagina Monologues   The Woman Who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy     Harvey Powers Theater     
 
Other Credits
Commercial Credits             
SKY TV Italia (National commercial starring Sandra Oh)   Donna (Supporting)     HSI Production     Ryan Ebner
AmeriHealth Insurance   Hero Woman (Lead)     So N So Productions     Lance Doty
McCormick's Simply Asia   Mom Co-Lead)     So N So Productions     Lance Doty
Mexican Tourism   Greta (Co-Lead)     LIFT Productions     Dave Meyers
Coldwell Banker (Promo)   Aaron's Wife (Supporting)     REP Interactive     Jeremy Flores
Mattel Track Builder (Promo)   Mom #2 (Co-Lead)     Bandwagon Media     Greg Grunberg
 
*World Premiere
**Staged Reading
 
Education and Training
M.F.A., Acting: Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program, May 2009
Acting On Camera: Bob Krakower
Commercial Acting Technique: Bill Coelius
Singing: Laura Thomas
London Dramatic Academy, Semester Abroad - Spring 2004
Circle in the Square, Summer Theater Training - Summer 2003
B.A. English, Bucknell University - Spring 2005

Acting: Brian McEleney; Kathryn Pogson; Brian Coffey; Jaqueline Brooks; Terese Hayden; Robert Gainer; Joel Gori
Voice: Thom Jones; Tess Dignan; Elena Magee
Physical Theatre: Stephen Buescher; Allison Cologna; Ken Schatz
Shakespeare: Brian McEleney; Richard Digby Day
Directing: Kevin Moriarty; Peter Sampieri; Robert Gainer
Armed Combat: Richard Ryan; Craig Handel
Unarmed Combat: Richard Ryan; Craig Handel
 
Special Skills
Fluent in Italian; Dialect Coach; Accents: northern Italian, Working Class London, Received Pronunciation, Irish (Dublin), French, Israeli, New York (Italian), Southern; Singing; Avid Tennis Player; Trained in Armed/Unarmed Combat; Knitting; Screaming; US Driver's License; Basic Hiking and Yoga; Improv (The Groundlings - Passed Basic Level)
 
Awards and Recognition
C. Willard Smith Award for Theatre, Bucknell University
Cum Laude, Bucknell University