ABOUT ME

From acting to lighting to woodwork, my life has been a journey through different interestsand I'll only continue to grow and learn.

If I'm being honest, the grandest passion I have is acting. I also love the filmmaking process and any chance I get to bring all of my experiences to the table brings me great joy.

I attended NYU for acting training where I studied at Stella Adler Acting Studio as well as Stonestreet Studios. In my free time outside of school I began learning about lighting, installing and building lights for companies that my father was able to put me in touch with. This eventually led to me helping install lights on the Empire State Building, when they swapped to LEDs. From this experience, after school, I found my way to working in Film and TV lighting, starting off in sales and rentals and doing demos of new products where I learned an immense amount. This led to me working in the Film and TV world as a gaffer and grip.

As a woodworker... I always had an interest in tinkering, with electronics and making things in general. I found my way from growing my woodworking as a hobby into being part of a career. I briefly spent some time building a bit of everything for ATC, a HiFi Loudspeaker company in the UK, which taught me an immense amount. Since then, I've built cabinets, furniture, decks and done other general construction and woodwork, but mostly, I've built guitars. It was one of my first passions in woodworking, and it grew out of the fact that I've always wanted expensive guitars; so why couldn't I make them for myself? So as I started making them on my own and eventually I was fortunate enough to work for the esteemed Brooklyn Lutherie. At that time my interest in woodwork also led me to a unique woodworking store in Brooklyn, Tools For Working Wood. Whilst there I began producing woodworking videos on products and on my own process of building things. I was beginning to really tie all of my abilities together with making videos about woodworking, which I now do on my own.

Acting is still the main passion, but I love finding ways to tie all of my joys and experiences together whenever I can.

Actor

HEADSHOTS

 
 

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Resume

FILM/ TV/ VIDEO

Coozy

Agenda Manager

Eco Finishing     

Applying Osmo (series)

Waiter’s Way

Tamburlaine

The Little Sister

Cat’s Cradle

Immaculate Deception

Flyers

Sunrise Escape

Surprise

Woodland Lad                         

Boyfriend

Host/Lead

Host/Self

Host/Self

George (Supporting)

Theridimus/Fighter

Sam (Lead)

Mark (Lead)

Husband (Lead)

Clark (Supporting)

James Bond (Lead)

Smiling Man (Supporting)

Woodland Lad

Dominic Miller

Rutan Productions

Tools For Working Wood

Tools For Working Wood

Steven Moity

Madeline Lewis

Stonestreet Studios

Stonestreet Studios

Ryan McCabe

Benjamin Zeiger

Kristina Rathjen

Kristina Rathjen

Ryan McCabe

Theater

A Sketch Of NY                        Player                                    Joe DiNozzi

Father Of The Bride             Buckley Dunstan                        Peterborough Players
The Laramie Project             Jeffery Lockwood                        Stella Adler Studio

Training

Stage Combat                                                            David Brimmer – NYU Tisch

Technique                                                         Paula Stevens – Stella Adler Studio
Character                                                      Elizabeth Parish – Stella Adler Studio

Improv                                                               Noel Wilson– Stella Adler Studio

Scene Study                                                         Paul Takacs– Stella Adler Studio 

Voice & Speech                                          Johnathan Hopkins – Stella Adler Studio
Commercial Auditioning                                     Zach Galligan – Stonestreet Studios
Film Business                                                      Ted Sluberski – Stonestreet Studios
Screen Acting                                                     Jen McCabe – Stonestreet Studios
Audition Prep.                                                    Vance Barber – Stonestreet Studios

Special Skills


Sports: Boxing, Martial Arts (Wing Chun, KFM, Tai Chi), Hockey, Rowing, Golf, Skiing, Lacrosse, Tennis, Rugby, Football, Bowling


Arts:  Guitar, Singing, Piano, Musical Composition, Writing, Poetry


Languages: English, Spanish (Limited conversational ability), Cantonese (Limited conversational ability, Only speaking)


Other:
Lighting Designer (Worked on Empire State Building), Gaffer, Key Grip,
Carpenter/ Woodworker, Luthier, Lumberjack.

film/Tv- CREW

Actor Prepares                       Key Grip                                            Dir. Theo Wells

Say Her Name                      Key Grip/ Gaffer                      Prod. Laquana Lightfoot

Waiter’s Way                       Key Grip/ Gaffer                     Dir./ Prod. Steven Moity

Milk Makeup                        Best Boy Electric                                       Milk Stuidos
An Emergency Situation                DP                                    The Here We Go Show
Dragon Ball Super Broly Hype!      DP                                    The Here We Go Show

PHOTO GALLERY

 

Video Gallery

 
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WOODWORKER

LUTHIER

 

PROJECT PORTFOLIO

 

Maple, Cherry, Ash Guitar

Cherry Custom Guitar

Cherry Custom Guitar

Figured Cherry Guitar Body

Figured Cherry Guitar Body

Ash Unibody Guitar

Ash Unibody Guitar

Cutting board and Matching knife

Cutting board and Matching knife, Maple and Walnut

Doghouse with Cute Dog

Doghouse with Cute Dog

White Oak Dining Table

White Oak Dining Table

Birch Coasters

Birch Coasters

Live Post Bed

Live Post Bed

Donald Judd Style Chair

Donald Judd Style Chair

Oak Grill Table

Oak Grill Table

Mahogany Cup Holder

Mahogany Cup Holder

Shou Sugi Ban Bench

Shou Sugi Ban Bench

French Polish on White Oak

French Polish on White Oak

Child's Chair

Child's Chair

Ash Handled Knife

Ash Handled Knife

Mahogany Knife

Mahogany Knife

Knives, spoon, shaving brush

Knives, spoon, shaving brush

Curly Maple Guitar

Curly Maple Guitar

Oak French Cleat Kitchen Bar

Oak French Cleat Kitchen Bar

Tool Splay at TFWW

Tool Splay at TFWW

 

WOODWORKING VIDEOS

PHOTOS THAT Don't Have a Home

 
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© 2021 by EDWARD ODONNELL. 

Mahogany Knife

Mahogany Knife