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AEA | SAG | AFTRA, &nbsp; voice: TENOR | BARITONE</th> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="3" align="center"> <div class="c2">Selected credits only below. <a href="TedGorodetzky_RESUME_2013.pdf" target="new"><strong>Click for full resume (pdf)</strong></a></div> </td> </tr> <tr> <th colspan="3">FILM + TELEVISION</th> </tr> <tr> <td width="38%">FINKELSTEIN</td> <td width="24%">Joe (principal)</td> <td width="38%">Good Lunch Prods. / <br>Dir: Barry Curtis</td> </tr> <tr> <td>TOAST</td> <td>Artie (starring)</td> <td>Broome Street Media Prods. / <br>Dir: Matt Brown</td> </tr> <tr> <td>ADDICTED TO MURDER II</td> <td>Jonathan (starring)</td> <td>Brimstone Prods. / <br>Dir: Kevin Lindenmuth</td> </tr> <tr> <td>THE GOOD WIFE</td> <td>Political Strategist</td> <td>CBS-TV</td> </tr> <tr> <th colspan="3">TOUR (INTERNATIONAL)</th> </tr> <tr> <td>ELVIS, THE MUSICAL</td> <td>Elvis</td> <td>Ballet, Classic &amp; Ent. / Wolfgang Poser, Producer</td> </tr> <tr> <th colspan="3">NEW YORK THEATRE</th> </tr> <tr> <td>GOOBER'S DECENT</td> <td>Goober</td> <td>Atlantic Theatre Co.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>BEST DADDY</td> <td>Daddy</td> <td>Atlantic Theatre Co.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>LILY</td> <td>Chip</td> <td>SoHo Repertory</td> </tr> <tr> <td>DOWN UNDER DARLING</td> <td>Stretch</td> <td>Wings Theatre Co.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES</td> <td>Billy Einhorn</td> <td>The Studio Theatre</td> </tr> <tr> <th colspan="3">REGIONAL + STOCK</th> </tr> <tr> <td>CHILDREN OF EDEN</td> <td>Adam / Noah</td> <td>Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre</td> </tr> <tr> <td>THE BOOK OF CANDY</td> <td>Shaul</td> <td>Playwrights Theatre of NJ</td> </tr> <tr> <td>IMMORTAL INTERLUDE</td> <td>Count Ut-Vege</td> <td>NJ Repertory</td> </tr> <tr> <td>WILL ROGER'S FOLLIES</td> <td>Wrangler</td> <td>Gateway/Candlewood Playhouses</td> </tr> <tr> <td>NOISES OFF</td> <td>Garry / Roger</td> <td>Surflight Theatre Co.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>SECRET GARDEN</td> <td>Neville Crane</td> <td>Surflight Theatre Co.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>NO MOTHER TO GUIDE HER</td> <td>John Livingstone</td> <td>Great American Melodrama</td> </tr> <tr> <th colspan="3">TRAINING</th> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="3"><strong>B.F.A. in Drama - NYU, Tisch School of the Arts</strong><br> The Practical Aesthetics Workshop, NYC<br> (David Mamet, W. H. Macy, Scott Zigler, Felicity Huffman)<br> The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, NYC<br> (Geoffrey Horne, Janet Ward, Hope Arthur)<br> VOICE: Paul Gavert Studio (Mark Planner); Private Coaching (Michael Forman)<br> DANCE: Musical Theater Works, NYC</td> </tr> </table> <br></div> <h4><a onMouseOver="this.className='over'" onMouseOut="this.className=''" onclick="toggle_visibility('press');">selected press [ + / - ]</a></h4> <div id="press" style="display:none"> <table border="1" bordercolor="#0099cc" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" rules="COLS" frame="BOX"> <tr> <td>Ted Gorodetzky's deceptively smooth portrayal of the Count makes the play work; he is charming, spooky, naive and wise all at once. And he has a terrific voice... Mr. Gorodetzky's performance will linger for a long while.<br> <em><span class="c3">- Neil Genzlinger, New York Times</span></em><span class="c3"><br></span><br> [the] ensemble is accomplished, with Ted Gorodetzky perfectly cast as the Count. He has handsome, dark, brooding looks that are both enticing and scary. He's not death warmed over, he's hot.<br> <em><span class="c3">- Peter Filichia, Star Ledger</span></em><span class="c3"><br></span><br> Ted Gorodetzky is sweetly comic as Shaul, Candy's Israeli moving man lover, who relates his shattered dreams and lost innocence in the rollicking "Leviathan".<br> <em><span class="c3">- Debra Scacciaferro, Daily Record</span></em><span class="c3"><br></span><br> Her lover is an Israeli furniture mover, Shaul, effectively realized by Ted Gorodetzky.<br> <em><span class="c3">- Robert Daniels, Variety.com</span></em><span class="c3"><br></span><br> ... her sweet love affair with the sexy hunk Shaul provides vicarious appeal. Ted Gorodetzky's Shaul has an Israeli accent to die for. This following the actor's amusing opening salvo as a lisping, very un-PC catering hall manager.<br> <em><span class="c3">- Naomi Siegel, Jewish News</span></em><span class="c3"><br></span><br> Ted Gorodetzky's steely, well-done performance is the choicest of the play, and Gorodetzky jumps on his opportunities.<br> <em><span class="c3">- Ken Miller, The Times</span></em><span class="c3"><br></span><br> Topping the performances is Ted Gorodetzky as Danny Zuko... who leads the rest with just the right swagger and cool.<br> <em><span class="c3">- Todd Weiss, New Era</span></em><span class="c3"><br></span><br> Gorodetzky is dynamite, all smoky looks and Elvis sneers. He's a guy who would raise any good girl's temperature. The electrifying Gorodetzky smolders so effectively that females in the audience will be busy casting him in the role of their very own bad boy.<br> <em><span class="c3">- Marty Crisp, Sunday News</span></em><span class="c3"><br></span></td> </tr> </table> <br></div> <h4><a onMouseOver="this.className='over'" onMouseOut="this.className=''" onclick="toggle_visibility('demo');">voiceover demo: commercial v/o [ + / - ]</a></h4> <div id="demo" style="display:none"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" data="dewplayer.swf" width="200" height="20" id="dewplayer" name="dewplayer"> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><param name="movie" value="dewplayer.swf" /> <param name="flashvars" value="mp3=Commercial_VO_Demo_TedGorodetzky.mp3&amp;autostart=1&amp;showtime=1" /> </object> <div class="c4">If the demo does not play above, <a href="Commercial_VO_Demo_TedGorodetzky.mp3" target="_blank">click here</a> to listen to it.</div> <br></div> <p class="c5"><strong>Ted Gorodetzky</strong> enjoys a diverse career in the performing arts, with roles ranging from musical comedy to Shakespeare to independent film. He has performed across the United States and overseas, and has been featured on German, Swiss, Scandinavian and domestic television.<br></p> <p class="c5">In New York City, Ted has originated roles Off-Broadway at The Atlantic Theater Company, Soho Repertory and Wings Theater, amongst many others. Notable premieres also include <em>The Book of Candy</em>, originating the role of Shaul, at both the Playwrights Theater of New Jersey and The Passage Theater, and starring as Count Ut-Vega in <em>Immortal Interlude</em> with New Jersey Repertory Company, of which he is a member.</p> <p class="p1">"Ted Gorodetzky's deceptively smooth portrayal of the Count makes the play work; he is charming, spooky, naive and wise all at once. And he has a terrific voice... Mr. Gorodetzky's performance will linger for a long while."  The New York Times</p> <p class="c5">Internationally, he toured Europe starring as Elvis Presley in the critically acclaimed rock-n-roll biography <em>Elvis, the Musical</em>. On the Regional stage, some favorite roles have included Adam/Noah in <em>Children of Eden</em>, Danny Zuko in <em>Grease</em>, Garry/Roger in <em>Noises Off</em>, Jack Chesney in <em>Charley's Aunt</em> and Edward Middleton in <em>The Drunkard.</em> On film, Ted can be seen in starring and featured roles in several independent features and shorts, the upcoming tv & web serial <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Welcome2NY" target="_blank" title="facebook fan page"><em>NY, NY: The Sitcom</em></a>, and he happily joins the ranks of many fellow NYC actors with appearances in <em>Law &amp; Order, Sex and the City, Saturday Night Live</em> and commercials.<br></p> <p class="c5">Ted earned his B.F.A in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association and the Screen Actor's Guild.</p> <h4>downloads: &nbsp; <a href="images/TedGorodetzky_headshot1.jpg" target="new">headshot 1 (jpg)</a> &nbsp; <a href="images/TedGorodetzky_headshot2.jpg" target="new">headshot 2 (jpg)</a> &nbsp; <a href="TedGorodetzky_RESUME_2013.pdf" target="new">resume (pdf)</a> </h4> <hr style="height:10px;border-width:0;color:#ffffff;background-color:#ffffff"> <a name="writing"></a><img src="graphic/writing.gif" align="right" alt="writing and directing"><br> <hr style="height:10px;border-width:0;color:#ffffff;background-color:#ffffff"> <p class="c5"><strong>As a director</strong>, Ted has staged numerous plays and musical works, and brought his talents behind the camera, as well.</p> <p class="c5">Recent directorial work includes <em>Vultures</em> with Rising Sun Performance Company, <em>The Survival Show</em> at Theater 80 at St. Marks, the <em>Works in Progress</em> series for New York Women in Film and Television, <em>Chance</em>, at the Porch Light Theatre, and the original chamber theater piece, <a href="http://mercuryfalling.danielneer.com/" target="_blank"><em>Mercury Falling</em></a>, which premiered at the Long Leaf Opera Festival in Raleigh, NC. (follow <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mercury-Falling/94737826625" target="_blank"><em>Mercury Falling</em> on facebook</a> to see reviews, pictures and more about the show) Based on the life and death of renowned French sculptor Jean-Louis Brian, this unique show was met with critical success and enjoyed an outstanding reception amongst festival audiences:</p> <p class="p1">"The physical interaction of sculptor and statue is viscerally staged, adding nuanced dimensions to the concept, sensitively shaped by director Ted Gorodetzky. A confident, intriguing work."  The News &amp; Observer</p> <p class="c5">For two separate productions, with 2014's BEAT Festival in Brooklyn and for the AOP25 Living Composer concert at The Actors Fund Arts Center, he directed the provocative "Stop and Frisk" from the full-length opera <em>Independence Eve</em>. The much-discussed work has received high praise and a feature in <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/15/stop-frisk-sing" target="_blank">The New Yorker's Talk of the Town</a>.</p> <p class="c5">Frequently, original multimedia of his own design are integrated within the fabric of his stagings. Recent productions he has both directed and provided multimedia composition include <em>Odes to Earth and Air</em>, an original opera about Paul and Camille Claudel, at Adelphi University; <a href="http://narkissos.danielneer.com/" target="_blank"><em>Narkissos</em></a>, a multimedia recital exploring the mythology of narcissism in contemporary America which premiered in NYC at The Tank and also with Queens New Music Festival; <em>BQE</em>, an Urban Cantata juxtaposing city builder Robert Moses and activist Jane Jacobs, at Queens New Music Festival; and the world premiere of <em>Bruce Bailey</em>, a dramatic cantata depicting the work and life of the infamous NY housing advocate, at Brooklyn Historical Society for the BEAT Festival. </p> <p class="c5"><strong>As a writer</strong>, Ted's work spans a variety of literary forms and includes screenplays, essays, articles, short stories and stage plays. As a founding member of <a href="http://tedgoro.com/totemgambol/home.html" target="_blank">ToteM GamBol</a>, an arts collective, he has written and directed numerous plays for their Equity staged reading series and directed his short film, <em>First Time</em>. He also recently completed filming <em>Secret Santa Secret</em>, based on his play of the same title, which shot on location in NYC and is currently in post-production.</p> <p class="c5">Upcoming and ongoing projects include his collaborations with co-writer <a href="http://danielneer.com/" target="_blank">Daniel Neer</a> on <em>Barbed Wire Waltz</em>, a biographical cabaret of the life of composer Robert Stolz, which he will also direct, and a series of short films for <em>Haiku NYC</em>, an experimental music video project.</p> <h4>downloads: &nbsp; <a href="TedGorodetzky_Director_Resume_2016.pdf" target="new">directing resume (pdf)</a> </h4> <hr style="height:10px;border-width:0;color:#ffffff;background-color:#ffffff"> <a name="photog"></a><img src="graphic/photography.gif" align="right" alt="photography and videography"><br> <hr style="height:10px;border-width:0;color:#ffffff;background-color:#ffffff"> <p class="c5">In addition to his theatrical work, Ted is also an accomplished photographer, specializing in digital headshots and portraiture. For the performing artist, his versatile style has accommodated myriad industry demands, from commercial actors to classical musicians and everything in between. His commercial photography work has included directing shoots and creating images for websites, theatrical marketing collateral, online and print advertising, event photography and documentary work.</p> <p class="c5">As a videographer, his work has been both commercial and creative. He has shot and edited promotional footage for various marketing collateral, edited multimedia for theatrical presentation, directed on-camera interviews, and produced family and special event videography.</p> <p class="c5">For more information on Ted's photography and video work, visit <a href="http://tedgorophoto.com/" target="_blank"><strong>tedgorophoto.com</strong></a>, or feel free to <a href="mailto:ted@tedgorophoto.com?subject=from%20TEDGORO.COM,%20photo%20inquiry:">contact him</a> with inquiries.</p> <hr style="height:10px;border-width:0;color:#ffffff;background-color:#ffffff"> <a href="mailto:tedgoro@gmail.com?subject=from%20TEDGORO.COM:" onmouseout="MM_swapImgRestore()" onmouseover="MM_swapImage('Image7','','graphic/contact2_on.gif',1)"><img src="graphic/contact2_off.gif" name="Image7" width="111" height="25" border="0" align="right" alt="contact"></a><br> <hr style="height:10px;border-width:0;color:#ffffff;background-color:#ffffff"> <p class="c5">For on-camera Commercial work, Ted is represented by <a href="http://www.stewarttalent.com/newyork/oncamera/" target="_blank">Stewart Talent Agency</a>. For inquiries and Commercial casting, please contact Phil Cassese at Stewart Talent: 212.315.5505, 646.448.0580 (fax)</p> <p class="c5">To contact Ted directly, you can click the "contact" link above or send him an <a href="mailto:tedgoro@gmail.com?subject=from%20TEDGORO.COM:">email here</a>.</p> <hr style="height:20px;border-width:0;color:#ffffff;background-color:#ffffff"> <div id="footer"> all content copyright &copy; 2011 Ted Gorodetzky // <a href="mailto:tedgoro@gmail.com?subject=RE:%20WEB+DESIGN%20(from%20tedgoro.com)" class="c6">web + design: Ted Gorodetzky</a> </div> </div> </div> </body> </html>