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Melis Aker

Actor

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New York, NY, 10009 USA

Union Membership:

Equity

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

18-29

Ethnicities:

Caucasian, Middle Eastern, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race

Attributes:

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

Representation:

Manager

  • 154 E 61st Street
  • New York, NY 10065

Skills:

Accents/Dialects Clown Training Fight Training
Foreign Language Horseback Riding Musician
Poi Twirler Shakespeare Training Singer

Roles:

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Love in Afghanistan
Roya
Lucie Tiberghien / Arena Stage
Washington DC
Love in Afghanistan (Reading)
Roya
Lucie Tiberghien / Roundabout Theatre Company
NYC
The Wishing Tree
Leyla
Awoye Timpo / Signature Theatre Company (Columbia Stages)
NYC
Opium
Queen Victoria
Lucie Tiberghien / New Dramatists
NYC
Henry V
Henry V
Tim Hardy / Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
London, UK
Tsunami (w/ Kathryn Kates)
Dorra
Saheem Ali / 2014 PEN World Voices Festival
NYC
Shamrock City (Reading)
Flora
Maureen Foley and Solas (Seamus Egan) / ArtsEmerson
Boston, MA
Proof
Catherine
John-Michael Sequeria / February 30th Productions
2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, UK
Threshold
Sevil
Kareem Fahmy / Phoenix Theatre Ensemble (The Wild Project)
NYC
Visible From Four States
Pilgrim
Tea Alagic / New Dramatists
NYC
Bard at the Bar
Lady Macbeth
Roger Hendricks Simon / The Simon Studio
The Players Club, NYC
I Capture the Castle
Cassandra Mortmain
Weylin Symes / Stoneham Theatre
Boston MA
Double Indemnity
Lola Nirlinger
Weylin Symes / Stoneham Theatre
Boston MA
Vinegar Tom
Betty
Mac Young / Whistler in the Dark Theatre Company
BCA Calderwood Pavilion, Boston MA
These Shining Lives
Pearl
Caitlin Lowans / Stoneham Theatre
Boston MA
Elektra
Elektra
Charles Laubacher / Pen, Paint and Pretzels
Tufts University Library
Oedipus & Antigone
Antigone
Downing Cless / Tufts University Drama Dept.
Balch Arena Theatre (Mainstage), Boston MA
The Importance of Being Earnest
Lady Bracknell
Sheriden Thomas / Tufts University Drama Dept.
Balch Arena Theatre (Mainstage), Boston MA

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Tufts University
Sheriden Thomas, Barbara Wallace Grossman, Downing Cless
BA/Drama
Boston, MA
2013
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Tim Hardy
Summer RADA Certificate
London, UK
2010

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • Melis Aker is a Turkish/Greek/Albanian, multilingual Equity actor. She is also a trained guitar and piano player and has a mezzo soprano vocal range. Legit Rep: Dulcina Eisen Associates, NY. Height: 5'7''. Weight: 136 lbs. Eyes: Green/Hazel. Hair: Brown. Website: www.melisaker.com