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Mike Kimmel is an experienced actor, public speaker, playwright, teacher and audition coach. He is a twenty-plus year member of SAG-AFTRA with extensive experience in both the New York and Los Angeles markets. He has worked with directors Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Townsend, Craig Shapiro, and Christopher Cain among many others. TV credits include Game of Silence, Zoo, Treme, In Plain Sight, Cold Case, Breakout Kings, Memphis Beat, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He was a regular sketch comedy player on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for eleven years.
Mike has performed on Broadway and Off-Broadway stages, and trained with Michael Shurtleff, William Hickey, Ralph Marrero, Gloria Maddox, Harold Sylvester, Wendy Davis, Amy Hunter, Bob Collier, and Stuart Robinson. He has a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.A. from California State University at Dominguez Hills.
Mike has been on faculty at Upper Iowa University, University of New Orleans, University of Phoenix, Glendale Community College, Nunez Community College, Delgado Community College, and has taught in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Burbank, California public schools. He is a two-time past president of New Orleans Toastmasters, the public speaking organization, and often serves as a speech contest judge. He is the 2014 recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award from Upper Iowa University, and the author of several books for young actors: Scenes for Teens, Monologues for Teens, Acting Scenes for Kids and Tweens, and Monologues for Kids and Tweens.
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