elisabeth a. furtado

sag/aftra (212) 802-7428 or 323-769-5020

Height: 5'4" Eyes: Dark Brown
Weight: 153 lbs Hair: Salt with a Dash of Peppa

 

Stand Up Comedy

THE LOL TOUR:
THE LESBIANS OF LAUGHTER
EAST COAST TOUR (see www.theLOLtour.com for venues)
NEW YORK CLUBS HUNTINGTON ARTS COUNCIL LAFF-OFF FINALIST, THE NEW YORK COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL '01, CAROLINE'S, GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB, STAND-UP NY(PRODUCER), BOSTON COMEDY CLUB,THE GERSHWIN HOTEL (1017 COMEDY NIGHT), GLADYS' COMEDY ROOM, THE UNDERGROUND (PRODUCER), PERSONALITY INVENTORY, VARIOUS COLLEGES
MASSACHUSETTS/RHODE ISLAND THE LODGE, VINEYARD PLAYHOUSE, NASC, THE WINTERTIDE, ROGER WILLIAMS PARK
FLORIDA UNCLE FUNNY'S COMEDY CLUB (DAVIE)
WASHINGTON GIGGLES COMEDY CLUB (SEATTLE)

 

Film/Television

THE ACCIDENTAL HUSBAND (Feat. film with Uma Thurman) GAY PARTNER DIRECTOR: GRIFFIN DUNNE
LAW & ORDER: SVU GENEVA DWORKIN NBC STUDIOS
30 ROCK GYM TEACHER NBC STUDIOS
LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT BEA MILLS NBC STUDIOS
ALL MY CHILDREN(4 episodes) WHITE TRASH TOUGH GAL ABC STUDIOS
THE SHOE FEATURED EXTRA SHORT FILM DIRECTED BY JEFFREY O'CONNOR
AS THE WORLD TURNS PARK DO-GOODER CBS STUDIOS/BROOKLYN
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE JUDGE JUDY GALLERY NBC STUDIO 8H
TEMPESTT BLEDSOE STAND UP COMEDY UPN 9
STONEWALL ADR/LOOPING  
CYBERSTORM ADR/LOOPING  
THE ROUGH GUIDE STUDENT PBS/BBC

 

New York Theatre

DUTY DOC ENSEMBLE THEATRE STUDIO
OVER AND OVER (STAGED READING) STAGE MANAGER MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB
ALIEN SYMPATHIZER...IS MISSING GREEGRUB/LUCYMARY 78TH STREET THEATRE LAB
ALL ABOUT THE COMEDY 1 & 2 STANDUP/SKETCH 78TH STREET THEATRE LAB
BOY'S LIFE CARLA LOFTY THEATRE COMPANY
BONES MARIA GOWANUS ARTS EXCHANGE
JUST SOMETHING FUNNY (PROD&DIRECT) MC/ENSEMBLE GLADYS' COMEDY ROOM
TALES OF ROBIN HOOD MARGE LITTLE NY RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
ROMANTIC COMEDY FRAN ALTERED STAGES
THE DECAMERON (EQUITY) FIAMETTA NY RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
ARMADILLO LUCINDA CAFÉ ARIELLE
GRAPES OF WRATH MA ANSONIA THEATRE
THE BOYS NEXT DOOR SHEILA ANSONIA THEATRE

 

Professional Children's Theatre

SOMETHING DIFFERENT (TRAVELLING IMPROV TROUPE)

Wrote, produced, performed & also directed

 

Other Theatre

FRACTURED FAIRYTALES VARIOUS MARTHA'S VNYD. PLAYHOUSE
THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH CORA GROVES NORTH ADAMS STATE (NASC)
THE LADY FROM MAXIM'S DUCHESS DE VALMONTE NASC THEATRE
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU GAY WELLINGTON SOMERSET THEATRE
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST MISS PRISM SOMERSET THEATRE

 

Education

ACTORS ALLIANCE STUDIOS (ONGOING)

IMPROV OLYMPIC WEST (LA)

AMERICAN MUSICAL & DRAMATIC ACADEMY(OCT.'91-JAN.'93, CERTIFICATE/ ACTING)

BA ENGLISH/COMMUNICATIONS, MAGNA CUM LAUDE(NASC, MAY 1991)

 

Training

ACTING

HARRY O'REILLY, DAVID MARTIN, JUDI DAVIS, RANDOLF PEARSON, LARRY SINGER, LARRY ARANCIO, LUKE YANKEE, BONNIE BISHOFF
FILM/TV ELIZABETH GREENBERG, GAYLE KELLER, CLAIRE TRAEGER, KATHARINA EGGMAN, MARY CLAY BOLAND, ALLYN WINSLOW, MARCELLO ROLLANDO, MARCI PHILLIPS--ABC CASTING, BOB KRAKOWER, HEATHER HURLEY, LIZ BAIRD, ALISON GOODMAN, CHRISTINE KROMER, MIKEY HEILBRUN, JOHN POWER, JANICE WILDE
MOVEMENT CAROL BATTISTONE
LANGUAGE AND THE ACTOR ROSEY HAY
VOICE AND SPEECH CAMILLE WIEDORN MAZUREK
COMBAT CERTIFIED(HAND TO HAND, RAPIER & DAGGER, BROAD SWORD, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS) JAMIE CHEATHAM, GREGG ROCHMAN, TIM BROWN
ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE JEAN-LUC JOURNET
PERIOD DANCE CHARLES PERRIER, CASEY COLGAN, ANNETTE CARDONA
DIALECTS SANDI MASSIE (STND BRITISH, SOUTHERN, COCKNEY, NY, S. IRISH, MIDWEST, NEW ENGLAND )
MUSICAL THEATRE VIRGINIA SANDIFUR
CHEKHOV HOLLY VILLAIRE
VOICE-OVERS ELENA BERGER
COMMERCIAL WORKSHOPS HARRY O'REILLY, JIM BURKE, TERRY BERLAND, SUSAN LEVINE, ARISTA BALTRONIS, HOWARD MELTZER
MONOLOGUE AUDITION DAVID CAPARELLIOTIS (MTC)
SOLO SHOW WRITING IRENE PINN
SCENE STUDY HARRY O'REILLY
IMPROV PAUL VALLENCOURT (IMPROV OLYMPIC WEST)

 

Special Skills

TEACHING ARTIST, PERFORMANCE IMPROV, ENSEMBLE THEATRE, FCC LICENSED DISC JOCKEY(4YRS.), CHILDREN'S & UNUSUAL VOICES, DRIVE STANDARD AUTO, SPORTS, GREAT WITH CHILDREN, COOKING, TECH WORK, BELCH ON CUE!