Born in Germany, Reiner Prochaska, a playwright and an actor, has lived in the United States since 1990. He is a member of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) in Frederick, Maryland, where he performs, writes, teaches, and directs. His plays, "A Revolutionary Charistmas," "The Canterbury Tales: Love and Marriage," "Antigone: Through the Ages," and "Snow Queen" have been produced at the MET to popular and critical acclaim. "The Canterbury Tales" and "Antigone" have been published with New Theatre Publications in the UK.
Reiner holds an M.S. degree in Professional Writing (Creative Track) from Towson University, where he teaches composition and screenwriting.
He is currently working on a new play about German POWs in Maryland in 1944.
Name: Reiner Prochaska
Lives in: Frederick, Maryland
Company: Urbane Legends Entertainment
Occupation: Acting Teacher, Actor, Author, Director, Dramaturge, Filmmaker, Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter and Theatre Director
Unique traits: Native fluency in German. Has studied French, Spanish, and Russian. Extensive experience performing a wide range of European accents.
Film (Action, Drama, Mystery and Romance) Actor The story of three survivors of an infamous WW 2 massacre at the hands of the Waffen SS and their relentless pursuit to bring its commander to justice.
Wind Carry My Tears
Film (Short and Drama) Actor Lynn can't bear the thought of her daughter one day without a mother. Her heart breaks thinking of her husband missing her, raising their daughter alone. So she decides to find a woman for her daughter and her husband. This is not easy when you give away your beautiful family to someone else. You feel hurt, jealous, and you fight with yourself.
Among the Lost
Film (Short, History, Horror and Mystery) Actor A masked murderer stalks a small medieval village, bringing death to all - old or young, innocent or guilty. As the body count rises, several people try to discover the truth behind the killings: LUCIAN, a grave-robbing alchemist, who investigates while harboring a grudge against the very people he means to save. AMBROSE (Reiner Prochaska), the pious priest, who comforts his flock but believes the deaths to be God's wrath, cleansing the earth of sinners. SIR MERRICK, a chivalrous knight, who arrives from afar and seeks out the killer for his own honor and glory. GREGOR, the town's sheriff, who must deal not only with the killer, but with the town's increasingly panicking and paranoid citizens. Written by Becchino
House of Cards
Television (Drama) Actor Majority House Whip Francis Underwood takes you on a long journey as he exacts his vengeance on those he feels wronged him - that is, his own cabinet members including the President of the United States himself. Dashing, cunning, methodical and vicious, Frank Underwood along with his equally manipulative yet ambiguous wife, Claire take Washington by storm through climbing the hierarchical ladder to power in this Americanized recreation of the BBC series of the same name. Written by Jacob Oberfrank
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Film (Adventure, Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Actor Ben Stiller returns as night watchman Larry Daily, now a successful business man, who gets back to the museum just in time to find that he needs to get his friends out of trouble. This new installment takes us to the Smithsonian, and introduces us to new characters, such as Amelia Earhart, General Custer, and many more!
Terror in the Pharaoh's Tomb
Video (Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Romance and 1 More) Actor Our intrepid adventurers Ace Zucco and Mike Flannigan from Terror in the Tropics return for another exciting quest in Terror in the Pharaoh's Tomb. Ace Zucco has a new partner, reporter Fay Kendall, who is more than a match for the rowdy photographer. Daily Dispatch editor Mac sends them on assignment accompanying his niece Kate as she tries to find Rick Banning, her fiancée, an archeologist who disappeared while working in Egypt. A letter from Rick directs them to Lord Darby in England. The trail takes them from London to Scotland and finally to Egypt where they discover more than they bargained for as they search for the lost city of Lemuria. Written by susan Svehla
Limits to Ambition
Film (Drama) Actor When Michael Dvorak leaves his native Germany in 1990 to immigrate to the United States, he embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery. Trying to find a job in a recession-plagued economy proves to be the least of his worries. Apprehensive about his attraction to his best friend and roommate, Steve, Michael seeks refuge from his confusion in the arms of beautiful Julia Hencock, a model with a dubious part-time job-and an even more obscure past. Julia has her own problems. Her precarious romance with Michael soon turns into a balancing act: she must satisfy both a boyfriend-whose true sexual proclivities she suspects-as well as her nightly clients, while evading a killer who knows that her testimony could land him in the electric chair. And, sensing Steve's jealousy of her attachment to Michael, she fears that Steve might betray her ultimate secret. Both Michael and Julia must eventually conquer their respective demons. But, when Michael finally submits to his infatuation with Steve, will... Written by Reiner Prochaska
Film (Comedy, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor A DC-based gay sex website becomes home for a serial killer with a flair for exhibitionism. The life of controversial young artist Manny Yates is shattered when murder penetrates his close knit circle of friends causing him to question those friendships, life in general, and all the relationships around him. Hamilton, a gay detective with an attitude and an agenda is on the case in more ways than one. Written by Guy McMannus
Far from India
Film (Drama and Romance) Actor Talvin was born in India but was raised in America. Nitin has just arrived from India. They live together and work together at a small town theatre. Enter Chloe; a co-worker and farm town girl who finds each of them interesting in their own different ways. Fighting prejudice and racism in her own family, Chloe falls in love and each of the three end up on a remarkable journey with consequences that changes their lives in a way that none had anticipated. Written by email@example.com
Special Forces: Untold Stories
Television (Documentary) Actor Tyranny is timeless, but terrorism is its new weapon. As nations face a global plague of coups, assassinations and hostage scenarios, a new breed of warrior has emerged: the commando. Developed nations worldwide have trained their own teams of super soldiers to counter the threat: The British SAS. Germany's GSG9. The U.S. Army's elite Green Berets. The Royal Dutch Marines. Fearless, razor sharp and equipped with massive firepower, these men take on missions no one else would even consider. Written by New Dominion Pictures
Towson University (Towson, MD)
Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV)