Performer Profile – Resume


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Heidi Nakanishi              


  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5 feet 4 in
  • Physique: Average
  • Age Range: 30 – 40
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Hair Length: Long
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Ethnicity: Afro-Caribbean-American
  • Voice Type: Belt, Alto
  • Unique Traits: Dreadlocks

Theater


The House of Landship, Revisited (in Production) Mavis – Supporting Evria Ince, Nia Theatrical Production Co., NY
Death of a Barber Socum Milker – Supporting  Les Ford, Nia Theatrical Production Co., NY
Bare: A Pop Opera (NYC Cast in Albany, NY – 2011) Sister Chantelle/ Virgin Mary – Principle Dalles Wilie, Sponge Theatricals, NY
Colours (Off-Off-Broadway) Mrs. Muhammad – Principle The Producers’ Club/ SubUrban Underground Productions, NY
Musical Variety Showcase Ensemble Mountview Academy, London UK
Li’l Abner Dogpatcher Charlotte Players/ John Lund/ Twyla Tharp, FL
You Can’t Take It with You Maid MHS Theatre, FL
Hair Heidi Richard Rambo, FL
Infancy Mrs. Boker – Principle Richard Rambo, FL
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Vibrata/ Protean Richard Rambo, FL
The Mouse that Roared Jill Richard Rambo, FL
Babes in Toyland Toy Soldier Richard Rambo, FL
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Ensemble Richard Rambo, FL

 Film


Colours (Feature) Mrs. Muhammad – Principle SubUrban Underground Productions, NY
Immaculate Vibration (Short) Girlfriend – Principle AR Next Productions , NY (24-Hour Film Racing 2009 Tour)
Hot and Sour (Short) Night Club Dancer Ya Fang Chen, NY
This Can’t Be Life (Feature) Yvettte – Principle Franco Clarke, NY
Worth (Short) Bar Manager Dennis Frankie, NY
Jukka: Surreal Odyssey (Short) Bed Partner/ Night Club Dancer Emmanuel Trousse, NY
Little Us (Short) Dining Customer Paul Sado, NY

Television


ABC News Nightline – Karaoke: ‘Courage in a Nutshell’ (Click) Self/ Karaoke Enthusiast – Interviewed ABC Network, NY/ John Berman (Correspondent)
Karaoke Battle USA – 2011 NY State Semi-Finalist with Interview ABC Network, NY
America’s Got Talent – 2010 Singer: Second-Round Contestant with Interview NBC Universal, NY
Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares – USA Black Pearl Restaurant Patron: Season 2/ Episode 5 Fox Broadcasting, NY

Commercials


Samsung Touch-Screen Phone Pedestrian/ Wall Streeter Rije Casting, NY
Sony Bravia HDTV (Play-Doh) Pedestrian Darren Walsh/ Team Music/ Fallon, NY/ UK

 Dance


Argentine Tango Showcase Ensemble Stepping Out Studios, NY
SOS Salsa Company Showcase Ensemble Stepping Out Studios, NY
Argentine Tango Showcase Ensemble Sandra Cameron Dance Center, NY
Chelsea Piers’ Spice Festival: Belly Dance Showcase Ensemble Empire Dance Company, NY
6th & B Garden: Belly Dance and Drum Showcase Ensemble Empire Dance Company, NY

Music


United Nations Singers – World Music Chorus – Recurring United Nations/ Conductor: Guillermo Vaisman, NY
Big Tasty’s Funk Party “Such a Pretty Day” Studio Recording – Pop/ Rock/ Reggae Back-Up Vocals Ted Schreiber, NY
Obsidian Oz (Band) – Pop/ Rock/ Alternative Back-Up/ Lead Vocals Oz Middleton, NY
The Steve Reilly Band – Rock/ Pop/ Top 40 Guest Back-Up Vocalist Steve Reilly, NY
The Steve Marshall Band – Rock/ Pop/ Top 40 Back-Up/ Lead-Vocals Steve Marshall, NY
Luigi Babe’s Band – Rock/ Pop/ Top 40 Guest Back-Up Vocalist Luigi Babe, NY

Industrial


Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Medical Assisting Skills DVD: Student Version Nurse/ Host/ Narrator – Lead Director: Chris Merillo/ M2 Post Production, NY

Voice Over


Siempre Mujer Magazine’s “Siempre Inspiran” Awards – 2008 English Language Narrator for Award Recipients Package & Live Presenter of Opening Ceremony – Lead Meredith Corporation, NY
Carlos Anaya Talent Promo Narrator – Lead Carlos Anaya, NY
Siempre Mujer Magazine Promo English Language Narrator – Lead Meredith Corporation, NY
Rafters News Story Language Interpretation – Principle Sunbeam Television Corporation -WSVN 7/ Fox News, FL
Guiding Light Soap Opera Commercial Radio Announcer – Lead Clear Channel Communication : Y -100 & PLANET 103 Radio, FL
Bermuda Bar – Men of LaBare Commercial Radio Announcer – Lead Clear Channel Communication : Y -100 & PLANET 103 Radio, FL

Internet


Palance Flash Mob – 2011 Union Square Flash Mobber The Sweat Party, NY
Drama Queenz (Webisodes) Cafe Patron/ Humpty Dumpty Actor Troy Valjean Rucker, NY

Video


Thurston Ray’s Music Video – “Holding On” “Twilight” the Annoying Goth Roommate SubUrban Underground/ Brian Wade
Barack Obama Music Parody Vocals Kendra Thompson, NY
Some Like It Hot (Short) Sugar Mate’ Dimlic, London UK
Red Scarves Enchantress Heidi Rodney, FL

Performer Skills


  • Performance Skills: Singing, Voiceover, Teleprompter, Dancing
  • Accents: Spanish, West Indian, British
  • Spoken Languages: Spanish
  • Dance: Belly, Salsa, Tango, Club/Freestyle

Education


  • Florida International University, Bachelor of Science: Mass Communication, Miami, Florida, 1999
    Studied TV Production, Theatre and Spanish

Training


  • Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London, England UK, Musical Theatre, Various Instructors, 2004
    Singing, Dancing, Acting
  • American InterContinental University, London, England UK, On-Camera and Commercial Technique, Mate’ Dimlic, 2004
  • Dancesport, New York, NY, Dance, Paul Pellicoro, Ronen Khayat, Guillermina Quiroga and Various Instructors, 2006
    Argentine Tango, Ballroom, Salsa, Swing
  • Sandra Cameron Dance Center, New York, NY, Dance, Karina Romero, Dardo Galletto, Jenni Breen, 2007
    Argentine Tango, Salsa and Beginner Ballet
  • Stepping Out Dance Studios , New York, NY, Dance, Oliver Kolker and Goula R., 2007
    Argentine Tango and Salsa
  • Feral Tango, New York, NY, Dance, Ivan Terrazas , 2007
    Argentine Tango
  • TVI Actors’ Studio, New York, NY, Acting, Darnell Williams, Judy Bowman, Valerie Kingston, 2003
    Technique & Scene Study and On-Camera & Commercial Technique
  • Empire Dance Company, New York, NY, Dance, Andrea Beeman, 2002
    Belly Dance
  • Hunter College, New York, NY, Dance, Reyna Alcala, 2002
    Belly Dance
  • Broadway Dance Center, New York, NY, Dance, Amira Mor, 2002
    Belly Dance
  • Jeff Halpern – Private Lessons, New York, NY, Vocal, Jeff Halpern, 2006
    Musical Theatre

Employment Details


  • Work History: Internet, Voice Over, Film, Music Video, Radio, Theater, Commercial, Industrial, Television
  • Job Categories: Non-Union, Production, Editing, Acting
  • Are you willing to work unpaid?: Yes
  • Authorized to work in United States: Yes
  • Primary Citizenship: United States
  • Valid Passport: Yes

 

 

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