Tallie Mara Medel
HEIGHT: 5’0 WEIGHT: 107 HAIR: Brown-black EYES: Green
FILM AND VIDEO
THE UNSPEAKABLE ACT, Jackie Kimball. Feature film dir. Dan Sallitt, 2012. LISTS Best Film, Independent Visions Competition, 2012 Sarasota Film Festival The Ten Best Films of 2012, Amy Taubin, Artforum, December 2012, #5 in Best Undistributed Films, 2012 Village Voice Film Critics’ Poll. FESTIVALS Independent Visions Competition, 2012 Sarasota Film Festival - 2012 BAMcinemaFest - International Competition, 2012 Edinburgh International Film Festival - Another View, 2012 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - 2012 Vienna International Film Festival - 2012 Weyauwega International Film Festival - 2012 Olympia Film Festival - 2013 Unknown Pleasures Film Festival - Spectrum, 2013 International Film Festival Rotterdam - Indie Night, Film Society of Lincoln Center - 2013 Wisconsin Film Festival. DISTRIBUTION Cinema Guild 2013.
MARK TWEEN, Mark Tween. Short film dir. Craig Keller, 2012.
SO FAR/VERTIGO (WARM WEATHER), Tallie. Music video dir. Tim Whitney, Alex Fischer and COCOON CENTRAL DANCE TEAM.
TRUST, Sydney. Comedy short dir. Daniel Scheinert, 2008. Awarded “Best Alabama Short Film” at the Sidewalk Film Festival.
I’M NOSTALGIC, Sarah. Short film dir. Daniel Scheinert, 2007. Awarded “Excellence in Acting: Tallie Medel” and “Best Alabama Short Film” at the Sidewalk Film Festival.
COCOON CENTRAL DANCE TEAM, comedy dance team; performances at The Moon, Upright Citizens Brigade New York and Los Angeles, Terminal 5, The Bell House, Women in Comedy Festival 2012 and 2013, The PIT, Brooklyn Academy of Music. Opening act of (cancelled) 2012 ING New York City Marathon.
COGNAC LIVE RADIO ORCHESTRA, sketch comedy in the style of radio broadcasts at Under St. Marks
Fifteen years ballet, eleven years tap, seventeen years+ jazz and modern, workshop training in flamenco, break dancing, hip hop, salsa, West African
THE CORSAIR, Ensemble. Directed by Katie Naka for Columbia University MFA Thesis 2013.
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Trixie (No-Neck Monster). Directed by Katie Naka for Columbia University MFA 2012.
THE BURIAL AT THEBES: A VERSION OF SOPHOCLES’ ANTIGONE, Antigone and Chorus. Ensemble piece in excerpts based on the Seamus Heaney translation of Antigone. Directed by Sophie Bonhote in spring 2005.
THE DISTANCE FROM HERE, Girl. Directed by Mark Cohen for Emerson Stage in fall of 2005.
THE TRESTLE AT POPELICK CREEK (excerpt), Pace Creagan. Graduate directing project at Emerson College in fall of 2004.
Clown with Merry Conway, Ken Cheeseman, Sophie Bonhote
Improvisation with Keith Johnstone
Improv Comedy/Harold form at Upright Citizens Brigade (401/Recipient of Diversity Scholarship) with Chelsea Clarke, Brandon Gardner, Chris Gethard, Shannon O’Neill, Doug Moe, Bobby Moynihan
BA Theater Education with Acting Emphasis: Emerson College 2008