I am working at Memorial Sloan Kettering and NYU Langone Winthrop as a standardized patient. My coming out story is in, “Out In Time” by Perry N. Halkitis under the alias of “Emilio.” They named me to 2018 POZ 100, celebrating people over 50 with HIV/AIDS, HIV Hero of the Month for January 2018 heronews.org/hivhero.org, and #4 of “The 75 Most Amazing HIV-Positive People of 2016” by HIV Plus Magazine. I also serve as a casting associate for “Proof Positive,” which represents HIV-positive models from 2002 to present.
Film credits: 2017 docu-short “Hept C Free,” directed by Oscar winner, Cynthia Wade; 2014 Lifetime movie, “Santa Con,” directed by Melissa Joan Hart; 2003 national eBay commercial, directed by Oscar winner, Sam Mendes and 2002 feature film, “The Guru,” directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer. His short biopic, “AboutFace” was featured at the 2007 New York Aids Film Festival.
Directing Credits: Natalie Toro at the Metropolitan Room, the creative team of XI through XIV, associate director of the play, “Rainy Days & Mondays” at the DR2 Theatre and Dodger Stages for The 2006 New York Fringe Festival.
Broadway/Tour/International: Sunset Boulevard, Miss Saigon, Anything Goes, Les Miserables, and Cats.
Recordings: Miss Saigon, Les Miserables (Viennese cast), and The Spirit of Youth.
Commercial Print: The Actors Fund of America, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Ortho Biotech Products, DuPont, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Max Mara, American Express, Bank of America, and McDonald’s.
Photo essays: “America and Other Work” by Andres Serrano, “Broadway Bares” by Universe Publishing, “Broadway Day and Night” by Ken Marsolais, Rodger McFarlane, and Tom Viola, “Living Proof” by Carolyn Jones, and “The Long-term Survivor Project” by Frank Yamrus.
I hold a B.F.A in musical theatre from the Boston Conservatory of Music, with a minor in directing, and I am member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA.
The Boston Conservatory