Andreas Wyder Resume
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Dependable, dynamic communicator with more than 10 years of experience in fast-paced, competitive field of entertainment. Passionate people-person and team player eager to think creatively and utilize social media for extra customer engagement. Excellent writing skills. Offers expertise in Arts/Entertainment from years of professional work in theatre/Broadway/on-camera performance field. Highly motivated and quick learner. SKILLS EDUCATION Verified Certificate : Storytelling for Social Change October 2020 University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) •Emphasis in Writing and Public Speaking . •Developed skills for using stories to deliver messages that affect audiences and shape attitudes for social change. •Observed many different stories/news articles and analyzed empathy / storytelling effectiveness. Verified Certificate : Religion, Conflict, and Peace May 2020 Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) •Emphasis on Peace Journalism . •Analyzed a series of contemporary conflicts in different regions of the world with a special focus on identifying and analyzing the diverse and complex roles that religions play in both promoting and mitigating violence in each context. •Explored the religious dimensions of the impacts societal conflicts have on civic life in areas such as public health, education, and commerce by addressing a series of questions. High School Diploma : June 2011 Mt. Blue High School (Farmington, ME) •Graduated 1 year early. •GPA 4.0. •Graduated with highest honors in Top 10 of class. ANDREAS WYDER------------ / ------------ •Writing•Public speaking•Time management•Communications and media•Social media posting/engagement•Creative thinking•Relationship Building•Networking
EXPERIENCE Actor/Singer 2011 - 2020 Actors' Equity Association - New York , NY •Patiently endured unpleasant working conditions, such as bad weather, harsh stage lights, bulky costumes, long and varying work hours, and long travels for live events. •Delivered impromptu dialogues effectively, saying lines clearly and projecting clear voice. •Interpreted various characters on-screen and kept audiences entertained through the use of emotions, feelings, and motivation. •Memorized and delivered lines, dialogues, and scripts fluently. •Improved roles by using expertise in speech, gestures and body movements to engage the audience. •Creator/editor of popular backstage video-blog documenting life backstage "behind the curtain" while on Broadway National Tour for 2 years. •Engaged with audience members/fans, both in person and on social media. Casting Assistant 2016 - 2019 Alison Franck Casting - New York , NY •Developed screening tests for potential actors. •Liaised between actors, agencies, and management to arrange audition times. •Read scripts and worked with Casting Directors and Directors to determine numbers and types of performers needed. •Prepared actors for auditions by reviewing lines and casting information. •Reviewed resumes, video tapes, and headshots as part of pre-audition screening process. •Wrote character breakdowns effectively describing available jobs. Brand Promoter 2011 - 2012 Davenport Theatrical - New York , NY •Promoted theatrical events by providing customers with insights about performances, ticket prices, and Broadway expertise. •Generated enthusiasm about the brand at demonstrations and events and promoted special marketing initiatives. •Leveraged and demonstrated company tools and technology to engage customers and offer product expertise. •Showcased products to large crowds as part of demonstration team.
REFERENCES Hannah Grace Forsley – Dance Captain on Grinch Tour - ------------Emily Kay Shrader – Musical Theatre Professional - ------------Jamie Anderson – Dog Photography Client - ------------