Marc Durso

Marc Durso

Act True
Director, Performance Coach and Screenwriter

Miami, Florida

Member Since:
March 2012
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About Marc

Thank you for this opportunity to introduce ActTrue's nation wide coaching work building each actor's foundation of creative integrity with proven tools that investigate and reveal their unique truth before they learn the styles and externals of the Hollywood industry:

ActTrue Actors star on:

-Primetime TV: (TEEN SPIRIT/ABC, MAKE IT OR BREAK IT/ABC, COLDCASE/CBS, CASTLE/ABC, THE CLOSER/TNT, THE MENTALIST/CBS, SHARKNADO/SYFY Channel),

-Teen sitcoms: (HANNAH MONTANA/Disney, ZOEY 101/Nickelodeon, WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE/Disney, VICTORIOUS/Nickelodeon, GRACHI/Nickelodeon LatinoAmerica),

-American and Latin soaps: (ALL MY CHILDREN/ABC, BELINDA/TVAzteca, PASSIONS/NBC, PERRO AMOR/Telemundo, DONDE ESTA ELISA?/Telemundo, UNA MAID EN MANHATTAN/Telemundo, CORAZON APASIONADO/Venevision, RELACIONES PELEGROSAS/Telemundo),

-Reality shows: THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF MIAMI/Bravo, BROOKE KNOWS BEST/VH1,

-Broadway: (WEST SIDE STORY, AIDA, JOSEPHINE, JEKYLL AND HYDE),

-Indie films, national commercials (KFC, HEINEKEN, MAYBELLINE),

-MIAMI DOLPHIN/NFL stars, EU Executives, Motivational speakers, Pop/R&B recording artists, Sandals Resorts Models running in the ocean waves all train with ActTrue.

Head of Acting Program:
Broadway Theatre Project (“The World’s Most Prestigious Musical Theatre Arts Education Program For High School and College Students.” - PLAYBILL MAGAZINE)

Head of Acting Program:
Ojai Film Festival-Los Angeles, 2010-2013

ActTrue has just returned from teaching Film/TV acting technique in Los Angeles as Head of the Acting Department at the Ojai Film Festival and Moderating the ACTORS PANEL with Hollywood TV stars Christopher McDonald (HARRY'S LAW, BOARDWALK EMPIRE), Brett Cullen (DARK KNIGHT RISES, PERSON OF INTEREST), Bonnie Bedelia and Mae Whitman (PARENTHOOD), Cassie Scerbo (SHARKNADO/SyFy, MAKE IT OR BREAK IT/ABC), Paul Blackthorne (ARROW), Lesley Nichol (DOWNTON ABBEY), Oscar nominee Shirley Knight and James Morrison (REVENGE, 24).

ACTTRUE has co-taught with top Hollywood Casting directors in Los Angeles, working side by side in intensive workshops that tested actors' abilities to take 'the moment', 'make' the moment that captures the CD's attention and interest in working with you, hiring you.

Co-teacher w/:
Margie Haber/Backstage Magazine's Top Hollywood acting coach
Paul Weber/MGM Head of Casting
Valorie Massalas/THE CLIENT LIST-Lifetime Channel Casting director
Carol Goldwasser/HANNAH MONTANA, AUSTIN & ALLY, DOG WITH A BLOG, Disney Casting director

National ActTrue workshops:
Los Angeles-
Ojai Film Festival
The Meisner Center
The Bitter Truth Theatre
New York-
Manhattan Theatre Club
Atlanta-
Big Break Hollywood

Study with a working professional:
Film/TV/Stage actor
off-Broadway associate director
award winning short film director
nation wide acting coach
tested and proven acting technique.
Actor:
Supporting roles in feature films:
'IF YOU ONLY KNEW'
'OVERTOWN'
Venevision Telenovela-'LOS SECRETOS DE LUCIA'

Award winning short film Director:
'SCAR': Best Actress & Best Film-WITA
'MIAMI305': Silver Award-Yosemite Internationl Film Festival
'HEAR ME': Best Shorts Award & Indie Fest Merit Award

Off-Broadway Director:
'AFTER ALL', HB Playwrights Association, NY, NY, starring Tony award winners Uta Hagen Fritz Weaver

Assistant to Broadway directors:
Tony Stevens, Alan Arkin, Charles Nelson Reilly

Training:
Broadway legend/Tony Award winner/Master Teacher, Uta Hagen

ActTrue actors are from the four corners of the globe: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Russia, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela and across the USA.

ActTrue brings proven, professional creative acting process to actors in NY, LA, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Orlando and Miami.

We look forward to working with you.

Marc Durso/ActTrue
9546477569
marcdurso@me.com
http://www.acttrue.com
https://twitter.com/ActTrueClass
http://broadwaytheatreproject.com/

Credits

  • SCAR

    SCAR (2012)
    Film (short) by Beaumont Films/Indelible Works Director

  • CONCRETE DOVE

    CONCRETE DOVE (2012)
    Film (short) by What the Flux Comics/Indelible Works Director

  • MIAMI 3OH5

    MIAMI 3OH5 (2012)
    Television by Concord Films Director

  • THE BUTTERFLY WARNING

    THE BUTTERFLY WARNING (2012)
    Film (short) by Indelible Works/Gisselle Legere Assistant Director

  • GIRL IN THE WINDOW

    GIRL IN THE WINDOW (2011)
    Film (short) by Indelible Works Director/Screenwriter

  • HEAR ME

    HEAR ME (2011)
    Film (short) by Indelible Works Director

Awards

  • MIAMI 3OH5: Silver Award/Best TV Pilot/California Film Awards
    (2012)

  • SCAR: Best Actress/Women in The Arts/Miami
    (2012)

  • THE BUTTERFLY WARNING: Best Book Trailer/International Movie Trailer Festival
    (2012)

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