Omar M’Sai / Actor, Producer and Director / M’Sai Productions
166 West 87th Street, Suite 8-O New York, NY 10024 (646) 342-0637
Omar M’Sai moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Manhattan in 2005 to work in theatre, film and video, having formed his primary acting skills with The Committee Theatre, a cabaret-style venue in North Beach, and studied filmmaking at College of Marin.
PRODUCER/DIRECTOR, Construct Theatre, New York, NY, 2012 - present: Working directly with Artistic Director Raphael Moreno, produced numerous short comedic pieces and directed the full-length play Manhattan Legal.
ACTOR, State Farm Commercial, New York, NY, 2013: principal role of the barber in a national commercial titled “Billboard” for State Farm Insurance.
ACTOR, various companies; New York, NY, 2006 - 2012: Directed and produced a monologue slam in conjunction with other members of Construct Theatre, while also performing in such off-Broadway pieces as Play or Be Played, The Last Train to SF, The Flycatchers Identity, and Painted Casket by Robert F. Bradford.
ACTOR, Court TV, Brooklyn, NY, 2005 - 2006: Working with production company Deep Focus, portrayed recurring character Detective Kinlan in an internet contest which awarded a $10,000 prize for solving the crime in a murder mystery.
American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA
College of Marin film school
Jean Shelton School of Acting
Name: Omar M’Sa
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: M'Sai Productions
Unique traits: Able to view films, actors, and staff as human beings, not as reflections of some particular race which determines our bottom line. All of our work is an alternative to Hollywood and the "old boy" concepts which determine which films get made and which lives are important.