ORVILLE MENDOZA

SAG-AFTRA, AEA, AGMA

 

THEATRICAL: Ann Steele Agency - Ann Steele

212.629.9112

 

COMMERCIAL: Atlas Talent - Michael Guy

212.730.4500

 

Ht: 5'9" Wt:190

Hair: Black

Eyes: Dark Brown

Voice: Tenor-Baritone

 

B.A. THEATRE/MUSICAL THEATRE - California State University, San Bernardino

 

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TELEVISION & FILM

The Blacklist :: "The Caretaker (No. 78)" :: Semo :: NBC :: Don Thorin, Jr., dir.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent :: “Best Defense” :: Sanchez :: NBC :: Gloria Muzio, dir.

The Sound of Coins Hitting Brass :: Indie Short :: Carlos :: Andrew Stephen Lee, writer/dir.

COMMERCIALS & INDUSTRIALS

American Express - “Premiere Rewards” :: Principal :: Internet

NY Lotto - “Little Bit O’ Luck” :: Principal :: Skunk Prod. :: Regional Spot

Tylenol PM - “Snoring” :: Principal :: Deutsch, Inc. :: National Spot

Thomas’ Waffles - “Ice Fishing” :: Eskimo Dad (Principal) :: Chris Bean, dir. :: Wild Card Spot

Verizon Wireless - “Influencing...” :: Lead Tech (Principal) :: Steve Fassler, dir. :: On Camera Industrial

USA.gov - “For The People” :: FDA Agent (Principal) ::  :: PSA

Abilify Maintena :: Principal Voice Over :: Corporate Industrial Film

Novo Nordisk :: Principal (Doctor) :: Dallas, TX :: Todd Street Productions :: Live Corporate Industrial

Coldwell Banker :: Principal Host :: Las Vegas :: Live Corporate Industrial

Jackson Hewitt :: Principal Host :: Orlando :: Live Corporate Industrial

BROADWAY

Peter and the Starcatcher :: Standby for 5 roles :: Original Broadway Cast :: Roger Rees & Alex Timbers, co-dir.

Pacific Overtures :: Ensemble :: Roundabout - 2004 Broadway Revival :: Amon Miyamoto, dir.

OFF-BROADWAY

Charles Francis Chan, Jr's. Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery (Premiere) :: Monkey :: National Asian American Theatre Co. :: Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, dir.

Found (New York Premiere) :: Orville/Chas :: Atlantic Theatre Co. :: Lee Overtree, dir.

Passion :: Sergeant Lombardi :: Classic Stage Company :: John Doyle, dir.

Timon Of Athens :: The Painter :: The Public Theater/NYSF :: Barry Edelstein, dir.

Road Show (New York Premiere) :: Ensemble (Addison Mizner u/s) :: The Public Theater/NYSF :: John Doyle, dir.

Romeo And Juliet :: Peter/Fr. John (Fr. Lawrence u/s) :: The Public Theater/NYSF - Delacorte :: Michael Greif, dir.

Adrift In Macao(New York Premiere) :: Tempura :: Primary Stages :: Sheryl Kaller, dir./Christopher Gattelli, chor.

The Constant Couple :: Tom Errand :: The Pearl Theatre Co. :: Jean Randich, dir.

Ivanov :: Borkin :: The Mint Theatre Co. & Nat. Asian American Theatre Co. :: Jonathan Bank, dir.

A Play On War (World Premiere) :: Cookie/Sergeant :: NAATCO & Theatre Mitu :: Rubén Polendo, dir.

Blind Mouth Singing (New York Premiere) :: Gordi :: NAATCO :: Rubén Polendo, dir.

Killing The Boss (New York Premiere) :: The Boss :: Cherry Lane Theatre Studio :: Jean Randich, dir.

Antigone :: Head Guard/Chorus :: NAATCO :: Jean Randich, dir.

Rashomon :: Priest :: Pan Asian Repertory Theatre :: Tisa Chang, dir.

The Day Before Spring :: Harry/Plato :: The York/Mufti Series :: David Glenn Armstrong, dir.

The A Train Plays XXIII :: Actor :: New World Stages :: Lawrence Feeney, prod./Joe Ricci, dir.

NATIONAL TOURS

Miss Saigon :: Engineer :: Kansas City Starlight - Summer Tour :: Fred Hanson, dir./Baayork Lee, chor.

Miss Saigon :: Engineer/Ensemble :: Cameron Mackintosh - 2nd Nat. Tour  :: Nicholas Hytner / Fred Hanson, dir.

The King And I (with Shirley Jones) :: Interpreter/Phra Alak :: Paul Blake, dir. & tour producer/Gemze De Lappe, chor.

REGIONAL

The Blue Sky Boys (Premiere) :: Galileo/Red Baron :: Capital Repertory Theatre :: Gordon Greenberg, dir.

The Orphan of Zhao (U.S. Premiere) :: General Wei :: ACT, San Francisco & La Jolla Playhouse :: Carey Perloff, dir.

LMNOP :: Shubert Greenley :: TUTS Underground, Houston, TX :: Joe Calarco, dir.

A Christmas Story - The Musical! :: Villain, Elf, Waiter :: 5th Avenue, Seattle :: Eric Rosen, dir./Kelly Devine, chor.

A Christmas Story - The Musical! (World Premiere) :: Quartet :: Kansas City Rep :: Eric Rosen, dir./Kelly Devine, chor.

The Wiz :: Uncle Henry/Gatekeeper :: La Jolla Playhouse :: Des McAnuff, dir./Sergio Trujillo, chor

Adrift In Macao(World Premiere) :: Tempura :: Philadelphia Theatre Co. :: Sheryl Kaller, dir./Christopher Gattelli, chor.

Annie Get Your Gun :: Running Deer (Pawnee Bill u/s) :: Goodspeed Musicals :: Rob Ruggiero, dir./Noah Racey, chor.

Annie Get Your Gun :: Sitting Bull :: Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera :: Charles Repole, dir.

Mame (with Michele Lee) :: Ito :: Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera :: Richard Sabellico, dir.

The Rocky Horror Show :: Narrator/Dr. Scott/Eddie :: Hangar Theatre :: Devanand Janki, dir.

The Romance of Magno Rubio :: Claro :: Long Wharf Theatre :: Loy Arcenas, dir.

The Romance of Magno Rubio* :: Claro :: Laguna Playhouse :: Loy Arcenas, dir.

Sweeney Todd* :: Sweeney Todd :: East West Players :: Tim Dang, dir.

Pacific Overtures* :: Kayama/Old Man :: East West Players :: Tim Dang, dir.

Passion (Los Angeles Premiere) :: Colonel Ricci :: East West Players :: Tim Dang, dir.

Into The Woods :: Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince (Baker u/s) :: East West Players :: Tim Dang, dir.

Bill Nelson’s All Male Review (Premiere) :: Orville :: Barrington Stage :: William Finn, dir.

Godspell :: Orville :: The Muny, St. Louis :: Jen Bender, dir.

Godspell :: Orville (All Good Gifts) :: St. Michael’s Playhouse :: Robert Steele, dir.

The King And I :: Interpreter/Phra Alak :: The Muny, St. Louis :: Paul Blake, dir./Gemze De Lappe, chor.

The King And I :: Kralahome :: The Muny, St. Louis :: Paul Blake, dir./Gemze De Lappe, chor.

The King And I :: Kralahome (King u/s) :: Theatre By The Sea, RI :: Judith Swift, dir.

Miss Saigon :: Ensemble :: The Muny, St. Louis :: Fred Hanson, dir/ Darren Lee, chor.

Miss Saigon :: Engineer :: Carousel Dinner Theatre :: Barry Ivan, dir.

Hello, Dolly! (with Vicki Lawrence) :: Ensemble :: Glendale Music Theatre :: Ted Sprague, dir.

Pacific Overtures :: Lord of the South/Geisha/Old Man :: Irvine Civic Light Opera :: Daniel Trevino, dir.

Disney’s Aladdin :: Genie (Original Company) :: Hyperion Theatre :: Francesca Zambello, dir./Lynne Taylor-Corbett, chor.

CONCERTS

West Side Story Suite :: Principal Singer (“Tony”) :: New York City Ballet :: 2 Seasons at Lincoln Center and 2016 Paris Tour :: Andrews Sill, conductor

Knickerbocker Holiday :: DeVries :: Collegiate Chorale :: Lincoln Center :: Ted Sperling, dir.

Suites by Sondheim :: Principal :: PhilDev Gala :: Lincoln Center :: Tom Myron, conductor

WORKSHOPS

Heart of Rock & Roll (Music by Huey Lewis and The News) :: Principal :: Pre-Broadway :: Gordon Greenberg, dir.

Ship Show (Ben Wexler & Mark Sonenblick) :: Ensemble :: Yale Institute for Musical Theatre :: Mark Brokaw, dir.

Saint Joan (David Byrne) :: Ensemble :: The Public Theater :: Alex Timbers, dir.

Row (Dawn Landes & Daniel Goldstein) :: Gerard :: The Public Theater :: Daniel Goldstein, dir.

Paper Dolls (Philip Himberg) :: Zhan :: Sundance Theatre Lab & The Public Theater :: Mark Brokaw, dir.

Allegiance (Music by Jay Kuo, Book & Lyrics by Lorenzo Thione) :: Okubo :: Old Globe :: Stafford Arima, dir.

Behind The Painting (NKA Waterfall) (David Shire & Richard Maltby) :: Japanese Ambassador :: Tak Viravan, dir.

The Peony Pavillion (Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston) :: Du Bao :: Broadway Asia :: Francesca Zambello, dir.

Señor Discretion (Music by Frank Loesser/Book by Culture Clash) :: Manuel :: Old Globe :: Charles Randolph Wright, dir.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown (New book by Dick Scanlan) :: Arthur :: Denver Center Theatre :: Kathleen Marshall, dir.

Boats On A River (Julie Marie Myatt) :: Max :: Roundabout Theatre Company :: Tina Landau, dir.

Let Yourself Go (Irving Berlin) :: Cookie :: Pre-Broadway Workshop :: Robert Longbottom, dir.

Honeymoon In Vegas (Jason Robert Brown) :: Artie/Chan Elvis :: Pre-Broadway Workshop :: Casey Nicholaw, dir.

The Nightingale (Duncan Sheik/Steven Sater) :: Chief Eunuch :: La Jolla Playhouse :: Vincent Patterson, dir.

Red Eye Of Love :: Soldier (cameo) :: Pre-Broadway Workshop :: Ted Sperling, dir.

The Long Seson (Chay Yew/F. Obispo) :: Conrado :: The Public Theater :: Peter DuBois, dir.

Visible Cities (Chay Yew) :: Officer/Kublai Khan :: The Working Theatre :: Mike Donahue, dir.

Poolside At The Hotel Bel Air (Janet Allard/Nikos Tsakalakos) :: Sultan :: Barrington Stage :: Kevin Del Aguila, dir.

Desire Lines (Ian Rowland) :: Middle Aged Man :: Lark Play Development Center :: Sturgis Warner, dir.

Earthquake Weather (Michael John Garcés) :: Chuy :: New Dramatists :: Sturgis Warner, dir.

Losing Location (Rebecca Ortese) :: Padma :: New York Theatre Workshop :: David Henderson, dir.

The Car :: Father :: New York Theatre Workshop :: Sturgis Warner, dir.

American Car (Catherine Leger) :: Gibraltar :: Lark Play Development Center :: Sturgis Warner, dir.

The Romance Of Magno Rubio (Lonnie Carter) :: Clarabelle :: Ma-Yi Theatre Co. @ The Blue Heron  :: Loy Arcenas, dir.

Organizing Abraham Lincoln (Lonnie Carter) :: Chang :: Berkeley School, Boston :: Brian Mertes, dir.

China Calls (Lonnie Carter) :: Mr. Ao :: The Flea Theater :: Loy Arcenas, dir.

RECORDINGS

Passion :: 2013 New York Cast Recording :: Tommy Krasker, prod. :: PS Classics

Broadway’s Carols for a Cure 14 :: Lynn Pinto & Andrew Rodriguez, prod. :: Rock-it Science Records/ BC/EFA

A Christmas Story, The Musical :: World Premiere Recording :: David Caddick & David Lai, prod. :: Masterworks

Knickerbocker Holiday :: Collegiate Chorale at Lincoln Center :: Edward Barnes, prod. :: Ghostlight Records

Road Show :: Original New York Cast Recording :: Tommy Krasker, prod. :: PS Classics/ Nonesuch Records

Adrift in Macao :: Original New York Cast Recording :: Peter Melnick & Joel Moss, prod. :: LML Music

Lisa Howard "Songs of Innocence and Experience: The Songs of William Finn" :: Backing Vocals :: Vadim Feichtner, prod. :: Sh-K-Boom Records

Hair :: All-Star Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund :: Kurt Deutsch, prod. :: Sh-K-Boom Records

East West Overtures - East West Players Sings Sondheim :: Lawrence O’Connor & Linda Igarashi, prod. :: EWP

*AWARDS

2007 Drama Desk Award, nominee - Featured Actor, Musical, ADRIFT IN MACAO, Primary Stages

Barrymore Award, winner - Supporting Actor, Musical, ADRIFT IN MACAO, Philadelphia Theatre Company

L.A. Ovation Award, nominee - Lead Actor, Musical, SWEENEY TODD, East West Players

Backstage West Garland Award, winner - PACIFIC OVERTURES, East West Players

OC Weekly Award, nominee - Best Ensemble, THE ROMANCE OF MAGNO RUBIO, Laguna Playhouse