Joy Shatz

Multiple Award Winning Actress & Filmmaker

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Forest Hills, NY, 11375 USA

Union Membership:

SAG-AFTRA

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

22-29

Ethnicities:

Caucasian

Attributes:

  • Female (gender),
  • 5' 7" (height),
  • 130 lbs (weight),
  • Slim (build),
  • Brown Hair (hair),
  • Green Eyes (eyes)

Skills:

Accents: Russian, German, British, Cockney, Southern, New York, Midwest, Upstate NY, French Guitar Player Improv Training
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Roles:

Film

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Mr. Personality (pre-production, short)
Lead
Dir. Jabari Clarke-Pennegan
New York
The Nightrunner (short)
Lead
Dir. Aaron Sinclair / Crushed Rockets
New York / New Jersey
Wild Woman (short) - WINNER - BEST ACTRESS IN A SHORT FILM (LONG ISLAND INT'L FILM EXPO 2014); WINNER: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A SHORT FILM (LONG BEACH INT'L FILM FEST NY 2014); WINNER: OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SHORT FILMMAKING (WILLIAMSBURG INT'L FIL
Lead (13 Characters)
Self: Writer, Director, Producer & Composer
New York
Sam
Supporting
Nicholas Brooks; Executive producer: Mel Brooks
New York
I Love You (short)
Supporting
John A. Gallagher
New York
Russian Dressing (short)
Lead
Ryan Guiterman
New York
Freud's Magic Powder (short)
Supporting
Edouard Getaz
New York
Strongest Island (short)
Lead
Brandon Tyrie
New York
Chameleon (short)
Lead
Branton Tyrie
New York
Tada! (short)
Lead
J. Charles Banks
New York
Fickle (In Development)
Supporting
John A. Gallagher
TBA
Digger 3D (In Development)
Supporting
John A. Gallagher
TBA

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
All in the Family
Lead
Atlantic Theater Company, Stage 2
New York
Tales of Terror
Lead
Manhattan Repertory Theater
How Alfo Learned to Love Women
Supporting
Fringe NYC
One Hand Clapping
Lead
Planet Connections Theater Festivity
Housesitters
Lead
John A. Gallagher
SVA Theater
Vignettes for the Apocalypse
Lead
Endtimes Productions
Amateurs
Lead
Under St. Marks Theater
What Happens in the Elevator
Supporting
Tom Berger
Just ASK Productions
OWN: Sisters
Supporting
The Common Tongue
A Grave for Sister Agatha
Supporting
American Theater of Actors
Below the Belt
Supporting
Paradise Theater
Swim Shorts 3
Supporting
Impetuous Theater Group
Happy Hour
Lead
Big Little Theater
Let's Be Frank
Lead
Edith O'Hara
13th Street Repertory Company
Rumple Who?
Lead
13th Street Repertory Company
Wiseacre Farm
Lead
13th Street Repertory Company
The Sound of Music
Liesl (Supporting)
Tom Kremer
Cider Mill Playhouse (Endicott, NY)

Voiceover

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
The Doc Squad (Animated Series)
Supporting (4 episodes)
PBS Learning
New York

Online & Multimedia

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Real Mommy Confessions
Guest Star (2 episodes)
Yellow Elephant Productions
New York

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Atlantic Theater Company Conservatory
Master Classes: David Mamet, William H. Macy; Scott Zigler, Karen Kohlhaas, Charles Tuthill, etc.
Certificate of completion of training in Practical Aesthetics acting technique
New York
2008
Binghamton University, State University of New York
Bachelor's Degree, English
Binghamton, New York
2006
Marla Kirban Voice Over; Abacus Entertainment
Marla Kirban; Bryant Falk
Voice Over
New York
Brook & Mary: House Productions
Brooke Thomas, Mary Egan
Commercials
New York
Upright Citizens Brigade
Shannon O'Neill, Silvija Ozolas, Ryan Karels, Chelsea Clarke; Beth Appel
Improv 101-401; Sketch 101
New York

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • WINNER - BEST ACTRESS in a SHORT FILM - Long Island International Film Expo, 2014 for WILD WOMAN
  • WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS in a SHORT FILM - Long Beach International Film Festival, 2014 for WILD WOMAN
  • WINNER - OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT in SHORT FILMMAKING - Williamsburg International Film Festival, 2014 for WILD WOMAN
  • NOMINATED - BEST ACTRESS in a SHORT FILM - Queens World Film Festival, 2015 for WILD WOMAN
  • THE NIGHTRUNNER is a short film that I play a lead role in. I competed with 600 other actresses to get this role. THE NIGHTRUNNER will screen later this month at the Golden Door International Film Festival of Jersey City.