Mike Renda – Actor | Michigan Acting

Mike Renda

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SAG & AFTRA Eligible

Mike Renda - Michigan Actor

Mike Renda - Michigan Actor

Film & Television:

  • CRAVE – Peanut/Young Felon – Charles de Lauzirika
  • MASON – Mason – Edward Saldaña (MPI)
  • DISTANCE – Matt – Tim Dockery (MPI)
  • WHY THEY SLEPT – Benjamin – Tim Nyquist (WSU)
  • HUNG – Goth Kid – HBO
  • THE LIFE OUTSIDE – Eddie – Ali Saloum (WSU)
  • HIGH CARD – Jukebox – Anthony Foster (MPI)
  • RUNNERS – Patrick – Tim Dockery (MPI)
  • SWEETEST FISH – Eddy – Tom Djokaj (WSU)
  • GRIM READING – Hippie – Spencer Miller (MPI)
  • REVENGE OF THE BLACK EAGAL – Body Guard – George S Pogacich
  • I’M HERE FOR YOU – Drunk Waiter – Kimberly Rice (WSU)
  • TAKING CRAZY CHANCES – Security Guard – Jane Dabish

Theatre:

  • K.O.R.K. TV – Simon – Inspire Theatre
  • Feast of Fantasies – Ragnar – Michigan Renaissance Festival
  • Disney’s High School Musical 2 – Jack Scott – Dearborn Theatre Fest
  • “High School Musical” – Jack Scott – Dearborn Theatre Fest (PAGE Award Nominee)
  • “Emperors New Clothes” – Clodney – Dearborn Theatre Company
  • “Seussical The Musical” – General Schmitz & Vlad Vladikoff – Dearborn Theatre Company
  • “Wizard Of Oz” – The Cowardly Lion – Dearborn Theatre Company
  • “Grease” – Sonny – Dearborn Theatre Company
  • “Joseph & The Technicolor Dream Coat” – Butler / Ishmaelite – Dearborn Theatre Company
  • “Peter Pan” – Pirate – Dearborn Theatre Company
  • “Bye Bye Birdie” – Student – Dearborn Theatre Company
  • “Hello Dolly” – Waiter – Dearborn Theatre Company
  • “Oklahoma” – Cowboy – Dearborn Theatre Company

Commercial:

  • Detroit Red Wings “No Limits” (NHL) – Team Fan – Voiceover (RMS Studios) (International Broadcast)

Training:

The Second City Detroit Training Center
Comedy Improvisation – Completed levels A-E

The Purple Rose Theatre
Voice & Movement – Jeff Daniels

Michigan Actors Studio
Acting on Film I
Acting on Film II
Acting on Film III
Advanced Acting (Method)

- Rich Gotrri (Instructor)

Dave Simmons
Voiceover Sessions – (Commercial, Industrial, Narrative)

Rob Belushi
Advanced Improv/Character work – Intensive Workshop

Dearborn Theatre Acting Classes
Monologues, Improv Study, Scene Work – Mary F. Bremer (Instructor) 1997-2005

Bio:

- Mike Renda started acting when he was eight years old, he did his first talent show in the 2nd grade, and that’s when he realized what he wanted to do. Mike then joined the Dearborn Youth Theater classes directed by Mary F. Bremer, He was involved with the local theater productions also for Dearborn Family Theater, as the years progressed so did his roles, he stuck with that for 14 years and had done over 16 theater productions. Mike then joined the drama club in high school, did several shows with his 4 years there.

After high school Mike Renda Joined “The Second City Detroit” Training Centers for comedy improv, he graduated after one year. He then joined The I GROUP Talent Agency, started with extra work for SAG feature films. Mike has been in 12 films (Independent and SAG Features) He’s very involved with local films, such as Motion Picture Institute of Michigan and Wayne State University Films.

Mike performs at improv theaters like “GO Comedy” in Ferndale, MI. He takes acting classes at “The Purple Rose Theatre” and dose workshops when available. He was just signed exclusive with The I GROUP Talent Agency and now is represented by his agent, Tony DiMambro. Just recently Mike Renda was nominated for “Outstanding Achievement by a Featured Actor in a Musical” for the production of Disney’s “High School Musical” (On Stage) in the 2009 PAGE AWARDS.

Acting is not a hobby it is my love, passion, dedication and career!

TALENT AGENCY’S

-The i GROUP Talent Agency (Signed exclusive with my own talent agent Tony DiMambro)

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