|HT: 5'9" * WT: 250lb * Hair: Brown * Eyes: Blue * Voice: Tenor with strong Baritone Range|
Live Theater & Comedy
Eight is never enough!:
Producer, Director, writer, - Now over 500 public performance and 100 private/corporate event performances see full list of events
NOW OFF-BROADWAY at the LAUGH FACTORY
Past Productions of EIGHT
IMPROV at the IMPROV
Over 350 performances, EIGHT became the hottest selling IMPROV show in NYC Before moving to the larger theater at the LAUGH FACTORY. EIGHT's first show to show case mostly Improv rather than scripted material.
Rob the Vote
Comedy's answer to Rock the Vote. Much of the same MAterial from Here Come the Elephants taken all over the East Coast including John Kerry Fundraisers at DONT TELL MAMAS, Rascals, Carolines and the IMPROV.
HERE COME THE ELEPHANTS
The Cast of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH! ripped apart politics Cabaret Style at Where Eagles Dare on 36th Street the Month before the Republicans came to town in 2004.
We're all a little Loca
EIGHTS first Show! Also theshow that gave EIGHT its name. The original show used very little Improv. The bulk of the show consisted of sketch and musical parodies of politics and pop culture. Over 100 performances at various NYC cabaret and comedy clubs plus 4 live webcasts on PSEUDO.COM.
MISADVENTURES OF MARY KATE & ASHLEY
Ren amed the "Wholesome Twins" due to trademark issues, this satire on the hollywood power kids MAry Kate & Ashley Olsen features original music by Walt Frasier to the book & lyrics by Jason Edward Lewis (FORMER EIGHT MEMBER) . Played over 30 performances in 2005 at the Duplex and Don't Tell Mama's
Satire of Hollywood and Broadway status quo, this musical review by Walt Frasier (plus additional material from cast) rips writers, producers, agents, actors and even fans of theater and cinema. Basically, Mr. Frasier never hopes to work again. Especially funny is the Mock-Jukebox Musical, "OOPS! I did it again!" Played 19 performances at DONT TELL MAMAS. MAterial from the review still shows up in EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH! productions
EAST VILLAGE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL and
THE 2004 FALL SHORT FILM SCREENING
EVENT PRODUCER: 2 major short film screenings with music, comedy and other special events. Very successful meeting of artists from various walks of life.Look for FPNY's new screening series at the LAUGH FACTORY.
Private Voice Studios in NYC, DC, and PA
Freelance Acting and Improv Workshops in PA, NYC, CT, NJ, MD, DC
Voice Teacher, Stage Coach Theatre Arts
Music/Theatre Teacher, Preston HS (Bronx NY)
Theatre Teacher, Richard Montgomery HS (MD)
High School Productions (Including tech designs)
PIRATES OF PENZANCE, Preston HS
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Preston HS
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Richard Montgomery HS
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Richard Montgomery HS
BYE BYE BIRDIE, Richard Montgomery HS
LION IN WINTER, Montgomery College
TRAINING - the humble beginnings
"Be a sponge" Gerry Muller
Mentors: Gerry Muller, Roberta Gasbarre
Acting: Roberta Gasbarre (Improv, Alexander) Ed Sandler, Orin Sandal (Improv) Mark Jaster (Mime), Greg Triggs (Improv), Michael Becket
Singing: Denes Striney, Gerry Muller, Richard Nechamkin, Michael Cordovana, Jeff Buchsbaum
Dancing: Roger Riggle, Frank Hatchet, Savion Glover, Carol Vaugn
Broadway Dance Center
Amalfi Opera Festival
Crittenden Opera Studio
Various workshops etc in DC and NYC
|WRITER PRODUCER -
Corporate Events, Industrials etc.
Ben & Jerry's New Product Launch
Member's of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH! performed interactives to help attract public & media attention to THE CONE. Mr Frasier directed cast and worked closely with promo team.
HBO PROMO/INDUSTRIAL THEATER
Wrote and directed gladiator fight for promoting HBO's New show ROME. 5 minute scene plus crowd interactives.
THE PURIM PARTY Available for hire...
Along with Rabbi Benji, Mr. Frasier wrote the show based on the interactive style of TONY and TINA's Wedding. Members of the community become Esther, Hamen and the other characters of the story. Educational but also very funny and interactive.
GILLIGAN'S ISLAND CRUISE Available for hire...
Prepared 4 performers to join client on cruise around manhattan. Skipper, Gilligan, MaryAnn and Ginger
Christmas in Georgetown:
Contracted and prepared 9 singers for caroling, drawing attention to GEORGETOWN BID members ($9000 Contract-4 weekends)
FORT GREEN Christmas Festival:
Contracted and prepared troupe of holiday characters to entertain all day long. The day ended with SANTA (Walter) and elves distributing hundreds of free toys and clothes to need families.
ORIGINAL POEMS, SPEECHES AND SONGS
Original and spoof works for private clients. Need a special customized poem or song, email Walter