Karen Schleifer

Firestarter Entertainment - Commercial - 213-531-0547 (Commercial)

Female White

Brown Brown 165lbs 5'1"

14 41" 12-14 14 7


Additional

Singer-Songwriter, Rhythm Guitar, Puppeteer, Choreographer, Musical Theatre Coach, Performance Artist, Dog Walker, Animal Lover, Drummer, Percussionist, IT guru, Ukelele player, Teacher, PreK Hip Hop Instructor

Film

RoleDirectorProduction
Hoboken Lou   Featured Vocalist, Title Song Christian DeFazio Tribeca Film Festival
 
 
 
 

Television

RoleDirectorProduction
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend   Home Base Patron Erin Ehrlich The CW Network
Legends TV   Featured Musical Guest Evan Ginsburg Madhouse TV
The Fugitive   Extra CBS
I Am One   Extra William Goins Documentary
Pan Am   Extra ABC
Blue Bloods   Extra CBS
Law & Order   Extra NBC
Person of Interest   Extra CBS
Life After Tomorrow   Self Julie Stevens Alliance America & Vision Music - distributed by Showtime

Stage

RoleDirectorProduction
There's No Place Like Hope   Featured Vocalist Brett Kristofferson The Metropolitan Room, NYC
West Side Story   Shark Girl / Dance Captain John Gatti SICT, NYC
Little Shop of Horrors   Chiffon / Dance Captain / AD Jennifer Straniere Center Stage Prod, NYC
Dames at Sea   Joan / Dance Captain Jean Mahlmann Shakespearean Players, NYC
Jesus Christ Superstar   Soul Girl/ u/s Mary Magdalene John Gatti SICT, NYC
Tony & Tina's Wedding   Donna / Dance Captain Janine Molinari / Anthony Patellis National Tour
fofo: Echo Greco   Vocalist/Company Member/Puppeteer Thomas Dean Kellogg The Met Theatre, L.A.
Brighton Beach Memoirs   Blanche SUNY Purchase
Broken Moments, a bar musical   Nicole (lead) Leo Rodriguez Tammany Hall, NYC
Obie Award Winning The Secret City   Featured Artist (Easy to Be Hard) Chris Wells The Bootleg Theatre, L.A.
Off-Broadways My Big Gay Italian Funeral   Fanny Zucchiatti Anthony Wilkinson St. Luke's Theatre, NYC
On the Town   Diana Dream / Dolores Dolores Craig North Wagner Theatre, NYC
Annie   Kate u/s Molly Martin Charnin Original Cast - Broadway, Alvin Theatre
Annie   Annie Jennifer Straniere Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall

Commercial

RoleDirectorProduction
John's Pizza   Pizza Eater
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese   Ensemble
 
 
 

Voiceover

RoleDirectorProduction
JCC Gala Advertisement - Internet   Solo Vocalist - all tracks Michael Rosenzweig Boulder JCC, Boulder CO
Miranda, The Conqueror   Featured Vocalist Phil McKenna Flight into Forever Productions, L.A.
Only the Ocean   Debut Album - All Vocals and Guitar Brad Gordon, Producer
Yes, You Can Touch It   Sophomore Album - All Vocals and Guitar Smooth T Siconolfi, Producer
Hoboken Lou   Lead in song - Vocalist Christian DeFazio
Anus, America's #2 Band   Featured Vocalist Bernard Katz

Music videos

RoleDirectorProduction
Doodie's Fun   Featured Vocalist Ivan Victor, Sophie Levy Curleeboy Productions - An Ivan Victor Film
 
 
 
 

Industrial

RoleDirectorProduction
AIG Compliance Video   Concerned Secretary Internal Use
 
 
 
 

Training

Steve Gregoire - Acoustic Guitar, Norma Garbo - Vocal Coach, Mary Jane Houdina - Dance, Phil Black - Tap  
 

Other Special Skills

Singer-Songwriter, Rhythm Guitar, Puppeteer, Choreographer, Musical Theatre Coach, Performance Artist, Dog Walker, Animal Lover, Drummer, Percussionist, IT guru, Ukelele player, Teacher, PreK Hip Hop Instructor 
 

Special Skills

ACTING GENRES, STYLES AND TECHNIQUES

Style

Action (Beginner), Comedy (Advanced), Crime (Beginner), Drama (Advanced), Family (Advanced), Horror (Intermediate), Improv (Intermediate), Lee Strasberg (Intermediate), Method (Intermediate), Musical (Advanced), Romantic (Advanced), Sanford Meisner (Intermediate), Science Fiction (Beginner), Sports (Advanced), Stanislavsky (Intermediate), Stella Adler (Intermediate), Suspense (Intermediate), Uta Hagen (Intermediate), War (Intermediate), Western (Beginner)
 

Athletic

Extreme Sports

CYCLING, GENERAL (Beginner), RAZOR SCOOTER (Intermediate), SKY DIVING (Beginner)
 

General

ACROBATICS (Beginner), AEROBICS (Intermediate), BADMINTON (Beginner), BASEBALL (Beginner), BASKETBALL (Beginner), BATON TWIRLING (Beginner), BILLIARDS PLAYER (Intermediate), BOWLING (Intermediate), CANOEING (Beginner), CHEER LEADING (Intermediate), DIVING (Beginner), FIGURE SKATE (Beginner), FISHING (Beginner), FOOTBALL (Beginner), FRISBEE (Beginner), GOLF (Beginner), GYMNASTICS (Beginner), HACKEY-SACK (Beginner), HANDBALL (Beginner), HIKING (Intermediate), ICE SKATE (Beginner), JOGGING (Intermediate), JUMP ROPE (Beginner), KAYAKER (Intermediate), PING PONG (Intermediate), POGO STICK (Beginner), RAPPELLING (Beginner), ROLLER SKATE (Beginner), ROLLERBLADE (Beginner), RUNNING (Intermediate), SNORKELER (Beginner), SNOW SKI (Beginner), SOCCER (Beginner), SOFTBALL (Advanced), TENNIS (Beginner), TRAMPOLINE (Beginner), VOLLEYBALL (Beginner), WEIGHT LIFTER (Beginner)
 

Swimming

BACK STROKE (Beginner), BREAST STROKE (Beginner), DIVING (Beginner), FREESTYLE (Beginner), SWIMMING, GENERAL (Beginner)
 

Track & Field

LONG DISTANCE (Advanced), MARATHON (Advanced), TRACK, GENERAL (Beginner)
 

Fighting and Weapons

General Weapons

CROSS BOW (Beginner)
 

Improvisation and Comedy

Improvisation & Comedic Performance

IMPROV, GENERAL (Beginner), LONG FORM (Beginner), SHORT FORM (Beginner), STAND-UP COMEDY (Beginner)
 

Languages and Accents/Dialects

Accents/Dialects

AUSTRALIAN (Beginner), BRITISH (Beginner), CHINESE (Beginner), COCKNEY (Beginner), FRENCH (Beginner), ITALIAN (Beginner), NEW ENGLAND / BOSTON (Beginner), NEW YORK / BRONX (Advanced), NEW YORK / BROOKLYN (Advanced), PUERTO RICAN (Beginner), SPANISH (Intermediate)
 

Languages

SPANISH (Beginner)
 

Other

Driving Skills

4WD (Intermediate)
 

Horse Riding

BARE BACK (Beginner), ENGLISH (Beginner), HORSEBACK RIDING, GENERAL (Intermediate), SIDE SADDLE (Beginner), WESTERN (Intermediate)
 

Miscellaneous

ASTROLOGER (Beginner), BARTENDER (Intermediate), CHEF (Intermediate), DISC JOCKEY (Beginner), HOSTING (Beginner), PUPPETRY (Intermediate), SIGN LANGUAGE (Beginner), STENOGRAPHER (Beginner), VENTRILOQUIST (Beginner), VIDEO GAMES (Beginner), WHISTLER (Beginner), YO-YO (Beginner), YOGA (Beginner)
 

Performance

Circus Skills

CLOWN (Beginner), MIME (Beginner)
 

Dance

BALLET (Intermediate), BALLROOM (Beginner), BELLY (Beginner), BREAK (Beginner), CLUB/FREESTYLE (Intermediate), DISCO (Beginner), HIP HOP (Intermediate), HULA (Beginner), IRISH DANCE (Beginner), JAZZ (Advanced), LINE (Beginner), MODERN (Advanced), POINTE (Beginner), POLKA (Beginner), POP LOCKING (Beginner), ROBOT (Beginner), SALSA (Beginner), SAMBA (Beginner), SQUARE (Beginner), SWING (Beginner), TANGO (Beginner), TAP (Advanced), WALTZ (Beginner)
 

Instruments

BASS (Beginner), CONGA (Intermediate), DRUMS (Intermediate), FINGER CYMBALS (Beginner), GUITAR (Intermediate), HARMONICA (Beginner), MARACAS (Intermediate), PERCUSSION (Advanced), TAMBOURINE (Advanced), UKULELE (Beginner)
 

Singing

COUNTRY (Advanced), FOLK (Advanced), JAZZ (Advanced), MUSICAL THEATER (Advanced), POP (Advanced), R&B (Advanced), RAP (Advanced)
 

Vocal Range

ALTO (Advanced), MEZZO-SOPRANO (Advanced), SOPRANO (Intermediate)
 

Possessions

Ukelele 
Razor Scooter 
Taylor Acoustic Guitar 
Seagull Acoustic Guitar 
Crate Cordless Amplifier 
Vocal mic 
Sound Board 
Percussion Instruments 
Boyfriends Motorcycle 
Harmonicas 
iPad 
Black Subaru Forester