Michael Charles Burgess

Acting r้sum้

Height:6' 6"
Weight:198 lbs
Residence:San Diego, Calif.
Home page:http://byronik.com
IMDb page
Photo by Phillip Lorenzo

Stage experience:

Oct. 21 to Nov. 6, 2011 Montressor in Edgar Allen Poe's Cask of Amontillado and Dr. Caldwell in Crime in The Madhouse in DangerHouse Productions' Fear, Beautiful Fear at Victory Theater, 2558 Imperial Ave., San Diego, CA 92102.
June 30 to July, 29, 2007 Capt. Brice in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia at Cygnet Theatre, 6663 El Cajon Blvd, Suite N, San Diego, CA 92115.
Nov. 4 to Dec. 4, 2005 Dick in Robin Hawdon's Birthday Suite at Onstage Playhouse, 291 Third Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91910.
Dec. 9 to Dec. 19, 2004 Carl Driskle in Thomas Walker III's The Engagement of Marjorie at Lamplighters Community Theater, 8053 University Avenue, La Mesa, CA 91941.
April 30 to May 30, 2004 David Bliss in Noel Coward's Hay Fever at Onstage Playhouse, 291 Third Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91910.
Aug 1994 to July 1995 Residency at The Redan Tavern, Queensway, London W2. Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday evening billed as "Burgess & Lane Upstairs at The Redan Tavern".
1989 to 1991 Stand-up comedy. Various dates around London billed as "Mike Burgess" — including the Hackney Empire, The Meccano Club, The Kings Head at Crouch End.
Oct 1985 to Nov 1986 Stand-up comedy. Occasional dates around London billed as "Baron Husk", at The Duke of Wellington (Balls Pond Rd) The Bush Hotel (Shepherds Bush), The Meccano Club (Camden) and Malcolm Hardy's notorious Tunnel Paladium (before the authorities closed it down).
Sept. 9, 1985 Poetry reading at The Purcell Room, Southbank in Cockneys & Charlatans with The Basement Writers.
July 1985 Straight acting with the Lansbury Players as Mr. Joyce in Two Stars For Comfort by John Mortimer at The Curtain Theatre, Aldgate, London E1.
1980 to 1985 Experimental theatre/poetry recital gigs with "Knife in the Light" appearing around London at Troubadour Coffee House, Pentameters at The Three Horseshoes, The Centre for the Imagination, etc.

Film experience:

Penance (Dir. Dante Moran — 2016) As Det. Mason Brannigan
South of 8 (Dir. Tony Olmos — 2015) As Johannes Koppel.
Jungle Music [Music Video for GunzXGreen] (Dir. Dante Moran — 2014) As evil white dude
Albatross [48-Hour Film Project] (Dir. Justin M. Brandimarte — 2014) As boss cop
Alpha Male [music video for New Mexico] (Dir. Dante Moran — 2014) As Dad
News Travels Fast [48-Hour Film Project] (Dir. David Lupica — 2013) As Prof. Michael
Stones of Fire [48-Hour Film Project] (Dir. Dante Moran — 2011) As Lance Altman
The American Dream (Dir. Dante Moran — Post production) As Reginald Grimes
12 Views of Kensal House (Dir. Peter Wyeth — 1984) As himself.

Special skills:

  • Physical comedy.
  • British dialect
  • Firearms
  • Training:

    Apr 1992 to Jun 1992 Foundation course in physical theatre at Fooltime Centre for Circus Skills and Performing Arts, 40 Thomas Street, Bristol, BS2 9LL (Tutored by Guy Dartnell, Frankie Anderson and others).
    Summer 1991 Clown Summer School at City Lit, Holborn, London WC1 (Tutored by Guy Dartnell and Frankie Anderson)
    1988 to 1991 Courses in improvised theatre with London Theatresports and workshops with Luke Sorba, Mandy Knight, Lee Simpson, Alan Marriott etc.

    Awards and nominations:

    Associated Community Theatres 2005-2006 Aubrey Awards