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Ed Setrakian, actor/director
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RESUME

ACTING

BROADWAY: SALOME (with Al Pacino), ALMOST AN EAGLE, DAYS IN THE TREES, ST. JOAN
        
AMERICAN PLACE THEATRE: SEDUCED, OLD GLORY

MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB: NINE ARMENIANS  

NYSF PUBLIC THEATRE: OTHELLO, JACKSON¹S DANCE, HAMLET, MACBETH
   
OFF-BROADWAY: VISITING MR.GREEN, WAITING FOR GODOT, THE BOYS NEXT DOOR, DRUMS IN THE NIGHT, CROSSING THE BAR, WATER AND WINE (EST), INSERTS, BAAL, SHEEPSKIN, OTHELLO, MARCHING SONG, SHOUT ACROSS THE RIVER

REGIONAL THEATRE: HANDICAPPED PEOPLE IN THEIR FORMAL ATTIRE (Premier Stages, NJ), SALOME (Los Angeles), SIXTEEN WOUNDED (Long Wharf Theater), THE BOYS NEXT DOOR (Pasadena and Cleveland Playhouses), A PLAY OF GIANTS (Yale Repertory), OF MICE AND MEN (Purdue University), THE PETRIFIED FOREST (Walnut Street Theatre), ARTURO UI (with Al Pacino; Charles Street Theatre), RICHARD III (Dallas Shakespeare Festival), TWELFTH NIGHT (Dallas Shakespeare Festival)

FILMS (Featured roles in):BLUE COLLAR BOYS, UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT, TICKLNG LEO, ZODIAC, DAY AT THE BEACH, SALOMAYBE, ASTORIA, LOOKING FOR RICHARD, GREAT NEW WONDERFUL, DOUBLE OR NOTHING, COOKIE, THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR, THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY, TOUGH GUYS DON’T DANCE, DRAGONFLY, THE NEXT MAN

TELEVISION: Re-curring role (Grifoni) on PERSON OF INTEREST; "Tommy" in THE SOPRANOS; Featured three times on LAW AND ORDER; Major Role on COBB’S LAW with Walter Mathau - CBS; Running parts on ALL MY CHILDREN, RYAN’S HOPE, ONE LIFE TO LIVE, THE GUIDING LIGHT
   
SUMMER THEATRE: Lenox Music Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Provincetown ACT IV Theatre, O’Neill Conference    

Numerous on-camera commercials, voice-overs and narrations.

 

DIRECTING

Ed Setrakian has a long career as an Off-Broadway and regional theatre director. 

For two years he was director of the La Mama Ensemble. Among the experimental plays directed there: HOMO AND THE QUEEN OF GREECE, STIMULATION, MYTH OR MAYBE METH and others.

Off-Broadway he directed EASY MONEY, the musical MADAM BOVARY, THERE /THIS/MOVE, THE WOUND OF LOVE, MY FATHER’S HOUSE among others.

He directed several major productions at the Actors Studio including THE MEMOIRS OF P0NTIUS PILATE by Eric  Bentley, and  SILENT PARTNERS by Clifford Odets.

Among his regional credits are the musicals MOLLY’S DREAM, MACDOUGAL STREET and FINIAN’S RAINBOW.

Developmental workshops include: WONDERFUL COUNSELLOR and HANDICAPPED PEOPLE IN THEIR FORMAL ATTIRE at The Actors Studio, The Lark Theatre, and Urban Stages.

He wrote and directed the documentary THE GROWTH OF OUR CHILDREN.

Committee member, Playwrights/Directors Unit, Actors Studio.

Moderator, Playwrights/Directors Unit, Actors Studio MFA program, Pace University.

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D Performance Studies, New York University

 

 

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