David Coral

David is a member of the Actors Equity Membership Candidate program (AEA-EMC), must-join status. He is an accomplished stage, film, television and commercial actor, stage director, and voice-over artist, having worked professionally in the industry for 30 years in Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Madison and Denver.

Union membership

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

Affiliations

Park Square Theatre
Theatre in the Round
Paul Bunyan Playhouse
NUTS ltd
Great River Shakespeare Festival
Minnesota Jewish Theater Company
Pillsbury House Theatre
Gremlin Theatre
Torch

Awards

Nominated for Best Actor in "Dawning," Terror Film Festival in Philadelphia, 2010

Named Twin Cities Best Supporting Actor 2010 for Ari Lev/Jacob Kahn in "My Name is Asher Lev" with Minnesota Jewish Theatre. Named by John Townsend, Lavender Magazine 2010.

Named Twin Cities Best Supporting Actor 2000 for Baylor in "A Lie of the Mind" with Starting Gate Productions. Named by John Townsend, Lavender Magazine 2000.

Contact information

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Primary telephone: (651) 334-3705
Secondary telephone: (347) 640-4228

General availability

  • Weeknights
  • Weekends

Experience

Complete resume gladly distributed upon request!

    ACTING STAGE:

Great River Shakespeare Festival: "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" (Antonio), "King Lear," "Henry IV, Part 1" (Owen Glendower, Earl of Westmorland), "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Tom Snout), "Comedy of Errors" (Balthasar); "Othello" (Montano); "The Tempest" (Antonio); "Love's Labors Lost" (Const. Dull)
Gremlin Theatre: "Rocket to the Moon" (Dr. Cooper; Director: Ellen Fenster); "Bach at Leipzig" (Graupner; Director: Rob Goudy); "Orphans" (Harold; Director: Casey Radman)
Park Square: "A Midsummer Nights Dream" (Egeus, Quince, 1st Fairy; Director Jef Hall-Flavin); "Diary of Anne Frank" (Mr. Van Daan; Director Scott Rubsom); "Harvey" (Dr. Chumley; Director Peter Moore)
Paul Bunyan Playhouse: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (R.P. McMurphy; Director Zach Curtis)
MN Jewish Theatre: "My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding" (Garth; Director Michael Kissin), "My Name is Asher Lev" (Ari, Jacob Kahn; Director Miriam Monasch); "The Triangle Factory Fire Project" (Ensemble; Director Carolyn Levy); "The Twilight of the Golds" (Walter Gold; Director Jef Hall-Flavin); "The Chosen" (David Malter; Director Carolyn Levy)
Pillsbury House Theatre: "A Streetcar Named Desire" (Mitch; Director Leah Gardener); "The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window" (Wally O'Hara)
Torch Theater: "Macbeth" (Duncan, Sieward; Director David Mann)
Starting Gate: "A Lie of the Mind" (Baylor; Director Matt Sciple)
50 Foot Penguin: "Twelve Angry Men" (Director Zach Curtis); "Escape from Happiness" (Tom; Director Zach Curtis)
TRP: "Twelfth Night" (Toby Belch; Director David Mann); "Ghosts" (Pastor Manders; Director Craig Johnson); "The Cherry Orchard" (Lopahkin; Director Craig Johnson); "Angel Street" (Mr. Manningham; Director Timothy McGivern)

    DIRECTING STAGE:

Theatre in the Round: "Don't Dress for Dinner" (2014), "Rabbit Hole" (2013), "The Reluctant Debutante" (2012), "Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean" (2011); "Enchanted April" (2010); "Rebecca" (2009); "The Devil's Disciple" (2009); "Sabrina Fair" (2008);
Theatre du Mississippi: "Fiends, Schemes and Broken Dreams" (2012)
Plymouth Community Theatre: "Art" (2011)
Shadowplay Theatre: "Dial M for Murder" (2010)
Starting Gate Prodcutions: "The Miss Firecracker Contest" (2008); "The Little Foxes" (2008)

    ACTING FILM/COMMERCIAL:

"Little Words" (Maleck; Director Ann Prim), "Dawning" (Feature; Principal role: Richard Benton; Wholecrue Productions, Dir. Gregg Holtgrewe);
St. Croix Casino (Commercial Broadcast); Best Buy (commercial, industrial); Toro (industrial); Target (commercial, industrial); Kangaroo Project (Motorcycle Safety Commercial Broadcast by Voodoo Productions); Timberlodge Steakhouse (Commercial Broadcast; Wilson Griak); Galyan's (Commercial Broadcast; Youngquist)

>> MUCH MORE UPON REQUEST!!! <<

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Education

Bachelor of Science in Speech, Northwestern University, Acting/Directing, 1985

Training

Dialects (British, Welsh, Maine, NYC, Chicago, NJ, Texas...)
Stage Combat, ear prompt, teleprompt

Goals

Want very much to do more feature film work and to greatly expand my stage directing.

Physical profile

73" tall
Plays ages:   40s   50s  
Large
Fit
Football Player build
Caucasian

Onstage skills

Actor

Accents

U.S. Southern
Irish
Chicago
General New York
Boston
Texan
British
Welsh
Maine
Southern - Gulf states, Deep South
Can learn any accent quickly

Acting skills

Combat
Fencing
Hand-to-Hand
Voice over
Firearms
Meisner training
Teleprompter
Earprompter Proficient
Film and Television

Acting styles

Comedy Situational
Naturalism
Shakespeare
Contemporary
Commercial
Meisner Technique
Realism
Film &amp; Television
Absurdist

Administrative skills

Management / Admin
Events Management
Marketing
Graphic Design

Design

Graphic Design

Production

Production
Director

Writing skills

Essay