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Law Tarello
516 Humboldt Street
Rochester, NY 14610
E-mail: [email protected]
Mobile: 917.583.0317
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA at ATHENS
Graduate Credit – M.F.A. Cinema Directing Program
Spring – Summer 2002
A script to screen examination of the necessary skills and techniques required to successfully write,
produce, direct, and market a film. 12-Week program in Avignon, France, Amsterdam, Holland and
Florence & Rome, Italy.
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT FREDONIA
B.A. Theatre Arts, minor in Philosophy
1996 – 1999
Grew as a theatre artist through opportunities to perform, direct, and collaborate with fellow students, staff
and local professionals. Co-founded The Group Studio, a student organization designed to self-produce
theatrical works at professional venues. Created and directed Random Acts, an improv entertainment
troupe, now celebrating its 12th year of regular performance at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY/C.W. POST CAMPUS
Undergraduate Credit – BFA Acting
1994-1995
Conservatory-style training in acting styles ranging from classical to contemporary. Inducted into Phi Eta
Sigma, National Collegiate Honor Society. Featured performer at the 27th annual American Theatre
Festival as Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, under the direction of Patrick Tucker.
UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE
Level 1 – 4 Long Form Improv Comedy Training
1999 – 2001
Studied and performed improv style developed by Del Close. Helped to design and implement a budget and
itinerary for the first tour of The Mobile Assault Unit.
THE SECOND CITY - NEW YORK
Master Class Series
Studied narrative improvisation under the tutelage of Martin de Maat.
1998 – 1999
ONE ON ONE - NEW YORK
Acting for the Screen - Advanced
2004 – 2006
Learned special techniques, designed and taught by Bob Krakower, focusing on script analysis,
performance, and auditions for film and television.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, Rochester City School District
September 2008 – January 2010
Full-Time Theatre Arts Teacher
 Created and implemented Theatre Arts curriculum for Drama Majors and Non-Major students in
grades 7 – 12.
 Directed students in school productions, including the creation of the school’s first short form
improv comedy and sketch troupe.
 Class List with grade: Creative Dramatics 7, Drama 8, Advanced Dramatic Literature 12, Actors
Studio II Movement 10, Musical Theatre Literature 11.
C6 THEATRICAL ENTERPRISES
March 2008 – Present
Co-Founder, President
 Conceived, created, and incorporated a Theatrical Education company whose main purpose is to
employ instruction in the art of acting and its many forms to complement a student’s education.
 Developed curriculum in accord with the ELA and Theatre Arts Standards set forth by the New York
State Department of Education.
 Designed company website: www.c6theatre.com
RELATED EXPERIENCE
CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE THEATRE
2005 - 2006
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Broadway Cast
William Morris Barfee, Understudy with performance. Directed by James Lapine. Composed by Bill Finn.
Book by Rachel Sheinkin.
VISION THEATRE
2001 – 2003
Co-Founder and Executive Producer
 Converted a former department store into a 150 seat performing arts venue.
 Produced 18 plays, with over 700 performances, from adaptations to original productions and a
reinvention of Random Acts, coining the phrase “ImproVariety.”
 Created Square Roots Children’s Theater, which included an original Commedia dell’Arte company.
COMEDY CENTRAL/U.C.B.
First Unit / Office Production Assistant / Writers Assistant
 Assisted production for cable television sketch comedy show
 Assisted casting director and writers
 Scheduling and transporting: office to set/location “runs”
1999 - 2000
Wee Beastie
Freelance Copywriter
2006 - Present
As a trained improviser and comedy performer, I wrote Cable Television Promos that seamlessly
incorporated the sponsor and the network, generating scripts that were “laugh out loud funny” and keenly
brand focused.
ComedyNet
Staff Writer / Cast Member
2005 – 2007
Pitched, wrote (rewrote) and performed broadcast ready sketch comedy content for all new media formats
including but not limited to: internet, on-demand television and cell phone downloads. Demographic reach;
Males ages 19-55.
Mortified: Real Words. Real People. Real Pathetic.
2006
Contributing Author
Published by Simon Spotlight Entertainment. An imprint of Simon and Schuster, Inc.
Search Engine Improv - Rochester, NY / Touring Company
Co-Creator / Performer.
2010
Creating, implementing and performing in original improvisational show formats.
SKILLS & INTERESTS
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Acting - Entertainment Industry Professional with Broadway and National Television Credits.
Improvisation - Theatrically, commercially and practically able to be present in moment and think
on my feet.
Curriculum Design and Development - Conceived and implemented programs for workshops and
semester length courses for my own freelance theatrical education business as well as an arts focused
secondary school.
Directing: Stage & Cinema - From conception through production, in professional and educational
settings.
At-Risk Student Assessment - Observe and evaluate students for placement in appropriate extracurricular programs.
Classroom Management -Through my work with students of varied ages, cultures, and economic
backgrounds I’ve developed my own style of directing studies and activities.
Collaborative Planning - Enjoy sharing ideas and cooperating with colleagues.
Sense of Humor - Unique perspective and ability to express myself comedically.
Passion - Driven to provide a successful result utilizing my knowledge and experience.
Artistic Integrity - Sincere desire to challenge my own parameters with every project.
Writing & Composition - screen and stage play, sketch comedy, music & lyrics - all pop, rap &
rock styles
Voice Characterization - Tony Soprano, Ray Romano, Christopher Walken, Elmo (Sesame Street)
Music - guitar, harmonica, drums: African & Latin Percussion, singing: all pop, rock & theatre
styles, freestyle rap, beat-box, professional Radio & Club DJ
Sports - football, volleyball, weight lifting, bocci-ball, double-dutch, Rapier sword stage combat
Voice - IPA trained for any dialect, cartoons, most Muppets, kids, animals, superheroes, villains,
mad scientists, monsters, etc. Can ask for directions in Italian and order meals in French.
Miscellaneous - cooking, eating, raise left eyebrow, flare nostrils, willing to shave head, grow full
beard in seven days, tan well, licensed for motorcycle and car, manual transmission
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
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Member: Screen Actors Guild; Actors Equity Association
Submitted Registrant: Writers Guild of America, East
PROFESSIONAL RÉSUMÉ
BROADWAY
25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee Lead
Gypsy of the Year ’05 & ’06
Ensemble
William Barfeé u/s with performance
Spelling Bee Cast
Circle In The Square
Neil Simon Theatre
Ensemble
Lead
Lead
Conspiracy
Roger
Osip
Fringe NYC ‘07
30th Sam French Festival
Stage 13 / Roundtable
Lead
Lead
Lead
Lead
The Big Bopper
Audrey II sans marionette
Oscar Madison
Norman Cornell
Galveston Island Musicals
Vision Theatre
Vision Theatre
1891 Fredonia Opera House
OFF-BROADWAY
Elephant in the Room
Other People’s Junk
The Government Inspector
REGIONAL
The Night the Music Died
Little Shop of Horrors
The Odd Couple
The Star-Spangled Girl
IMPROV& COMEDY
Mortified: Angst Written
500% Italian
8 Is Never Enough
3rd Chicago Improv Festival (CIF)
2nd Chicago Improv Festival
Random Acts: Fredonia, NY
Original NYC Cast
Founding Member
Cast Member
Featured Troup / Solo Performer
Featured Troup Member
Creator
Magnet Theater, NYC
The P.I.T. NYC
The Improv, NYC
The Second City, Chicago
Improv Olympic, Chicago
Fred. Opera House
FILM
The 4th Floor
Aaron Loves Kendra
Stock Room
6x9
Eat This!
M’larky
Cast Member
L.T.
Lumpy
Griffin
Co-Host
Manetti
Lead
Supporting
Lead
Lead
Lead
Supporting
Sketch Comedy (New Media)
Feature
Industrial / Short
TV Pilot
TV Pilot
TV Pilot / Short Feature
ComedyNet
Big Fresh Pictures
M3 – Jack Malley
Towhead Productions
B&T Films
Dan Fogler
TRAINING
Film & Television
T.V. Commercial
Improvisation
Acting Shakespeare
B.A. Theatre Arts
Bob Krakower
Angela Montalbano, Nadette Stasa
Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh
Julie Brister – Long Form
Martin De Maat - Master Class
Patrick Tucker - XVII American Theatre Festival
State University of New York at Fredonia
Thomas W. Loughlin - Advanced Acting
Dr. Robert Klassen –Directing & Theater Management
Candice Brown – Voice & Movement
Mary Charbonnet – Dialects
Carol J. Blanchard – Theatre History
Gary C. Eckhart – Make-up
One on One Prod. NYC
NYC
CIF
UCB Theatre
Second City, NY
LIU / CW Post
Class of `99
FEATURED INTERNET WORK
www.LawTarello.com
www.SearchEngineImprov.com
www.C6Theatre.com
REFERENCES
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Thomas W. Loughin – Theatre Professor, SUNY Fredonia – [email protected] (716) 673-4686
Dr. Russ L'HommeDieu, DPT – Author & Public Speaker – [email protected] (212)365-4438
Mr. David Wilcox – English Teacher, Lexington School for the Deaf – [email protected] (347)272-2860