William Barnet

Actor

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Brooklyn, NY, 11233 USA

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

20-32

Ethnicities:

Caucasian

Attributes:

  • Male (gender),
  • 6' (height),
  • 170 lbs (weight),
  • Slim (build),
  • Brown Hair (hair),
  • Hazel Eyes (eyes)

Skills:

Clown Training Driver's License/US Passport Fight Training
Harmonica Percussion Shakespeare Street Performing
Shakespeare Training Swing Dancing Vespa Driving

Roles:

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
The Shakes: The Honest Whore
Matheo
The Flea (dir. JuLondre Brown)
New York, NY
Vera; Or, The Nihilists
Dmitri/Petrovitch
HERE Arts Center/Femme Fatale Theater (dir. Rob Ribar/Stephen Gribbin)
New York, NY
The Shakes: Romeo & Juliet
Gregory
The Flea (dir. Kel Haney)
New York, NY
Iva: The Myth of Tokyo Rose
Theodore Tamba
Asian Arts Society
New York, NY
Water (Workshop)
Ulrik
The Flea/New Georges (By Sheila Callaghan, dir. Daniella Topol)
New York, NY
The Mysteries (Workshop)
Various
The Flea (dir. Ed Iskandar)
New York, NY
#serials at The Flea
Various
The Flea
New York, NY
The Bacchae
Chorus
Femme Fatale Theater Co. (Dir. Robert Ribar)
New York, NY
Lady Windermere's Fan
Parker
Brown University Theater Dept.
Providence, RI
Hamlet
Rosencrantz/Gravedigger
Shakespeare on the Green
Providence, RI
The Rape of Lucrece
Tarquin
Shakespeare on the Green
Providence, RI
Othello
Montano/Lodovico
Shakespeare on the Green
Providence, RI
King Lear
France
Shakespeare on the Green
Providence, RI
Your Majesty, The Elephant
Hassan
PW Upspace (US Premiere)
Providence, RI

Film

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Fever Break
Mark (Lead)
BTV (Dir. Nik Gonzales)
Providence, RI
Midnight Massacre
Seth (Lead)
NYFA Thesis
New York, NY
Break Up With Me
Chester (Supporting)
Independent Film (Dir. Nikolos Gonzales)
Providence, RI
RUN
Flynn (Supporting)
Rhode Island School of Design (Dir. Alex Abrahams)
Providence, RI
LIGHT
Alex (Lead)
Escape Goat Films
New York, NY
Five Ways to Fill Silence
Tom (Lead)
NYU Student Film
New York, NY
The Air
Bart (Lead)
BTV (Dir. Daniel Fethke)
Providence, RI
Roomies
Adam (Lead)
BTV (Dir. Drew Dickerson)
Providence, RI
Uncommitted
Gary (Supporting)
Movie Buff Films
Edison, NJ
Know Me
Francis (Supporting)
Rhode Island School of Design (Dir. Alex Abrahams)
Providence, RI
Charlie After Death
Charlie
Pratt Student Film
New York
Man of Magic
Alonso
SVA Student Film
New York
Stumpheart
Floyd
SVA Student Film
New York, NY

Television

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
How to Make it in America
Rasta (SAG Featured Extra)
HBO (Dir. Simon Cellan Jones)
New York, NY
Celebrity Nightmares Decoded
Dinner Guest (Supporting)
www.biography.com
New York, NY
Use As Directed
The Pirate (Supporting)
BTV (Dir. Kirsten Ward)
Providence, RI
Nik and Ted
Waiter (Co-Star)
Webseries (dir. Nikolos Gonzales)
New York, NY

Voiceover

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Burger King
Fake Athlete
WBRU
Providence, RI
Rhode Island Lottery
Spokesman
WBRU
Providence, RI
Bud Light
Spokesman
WBRU
Providence, RI
Multiple WBRU Concert Promotions
Spokesman
WBRU
Providence, RI
Coors Light
Spokesman
WBRU
Providence, RI
The Surrounding Game
Narrator
Dir. Will Lockhart and Cole D. Pruitt
Providence, RI
Ootesanek
Narrator
Brown University Student Film
Providence, RI

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Upright Citizens Brigade
Brennan Lee Mulligan
Improv 101
New York, NY
2015
Fiasco Theater
Noah Brody, Jessie Austrian, Ben Steinfeld
Shakespeare, Classical Acting
New York, NY
2013
Brown University
Thom Jones
Voice for Shakespeare
Providence, RI
2012
Brown University
Julie Strandberg
Choreography
Providence, RI
2012
Shanghai Theater Academy
Paul Warner
Film Acting
Shanghai, China
2012
Shanghai Theater Academy
Jessica Wolf (Yale)
Alexander Technique
Shanghai, China
2012
Brown University
Lowry Marshall
Acting and Directing
Providence, RI
2011
Brown University
Michelle Bach-Coulibaly
Contact Improvisation
Providence, RI
2011

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • William Barnet is an inventive, dependable and thorough actor with just the right mix of discipline and creativity. He street performs Shakespeare monologues in NYC parks, and was featured in the New York Times.