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Matt Roben                SAG-AFTRA, AGMA

 

Circus Experience

 

Circus, Corporate Events and Trade Shows, International 1997 - Present

Artistic Bicycle, Chair Balancing, Clown, Musician, Actor, Presenter

 

Midnight Circus, Chicago, IL 2008 - 2017

Artistic Bicycle, Chair Balancing, Clown, Musician

MSC Cruises, 2012 Artistic Bicycle

 

Cirque Musica, International 2011 - 2015

Comical Host, Clown, Artistic Bicycle

 

Aloft Circus Arts, Chicago, IL 2009 – 2015

Artistic Bicycle, Partner Acrobatics, Clown, Musician

 

Poet Productions, International 2004 - 2011

Artistic Bicycle, Chair Balancing, Clown

 

Kid Power/Ryno Kid Care/Team Kid Care, Chicago, IL 2004-2009

Hospital Clown

 

Dusk Beat Circus, San Francisco, CA 2002-2003

Artistic Bicycle, Clown, Musician

 

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, 2000 - 2002

Comical Actor, Clown

 

Cirque Productions, International 1997 - 2000

Artistic Bicycle, Clown, Generalist

 

The New Pickle Circus, CA tour 1996-1997

Artistic Bicycle

 

Theatre

Nutcracker Mother Ginger Joffrey Ballet

Sephira Old Man/Acrobatic Bike Aloft Circus Arts

Die Meistersinger von Nurmberg Juggler/Stiltwalker, Fighter Lyric Opera Chicago

Lost & Found Title Character Actors Gymnasium

Macbeth Aerial Wire Witch, Soldier, Assassin Lyric Opera Chicago

The Tallest Man Tommy Joe / Johnny The Artistic Home

Science Fiction Mad Scientist Actors Gymnasium

The Terrible Head Forrest God Mythic Proportions Theatre

Juno and the Paycock Charles Bentham The Artistic Home

Snow White Heinz / Ted O’Hanlon Emerald City Theatre

Clash By Night Tom / Understudy Joe The Artistic Home

The Madwoman of Chaillot Juggler / Policeman The Artistic Home

Lookingglass Alice Understudy Lookingglass Theatre

Clown Head Dancer / Jeffrey Understudy Scratch Media

Dime Novels Frockmore / Junk Man Side Project Theater

Song and Dance Sheldon / Dancer Theater on San Pedro Square

Universal Language Don Renegade Theatre Experiment

Annie Hull CMTSJ

Romeo & Juliet Romeo Presentation

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Pharaoh Benson Theater 

Los Sabados / Rumpus Improv Teams IO Chicago

 

Film* / Television

 

Commercial* / Industrial Video

Doubting Riley* Party Entertainer Dir. Pete Jones

Pied2K* Narrator Dir. Mark Tyler

The Hurdy Gurdy* Street Performer / Stunt Dir. Daniel Korb

The Jerry Springer Show Stilt Walker / Juggler Universal TV Talk Productions

“SUTN” Sketch Comedy Cast Member AC&DH / KRON 4

Bay Area Emmy Awards Gang Member Dave Mills / KPIX 5 

Target Principal Target Corporation

McDonalds Principal / Narrator (English/Spanish) McDonalds Creative Services

PSA Florida State Highway Patrol* Principal / Narrator Panoptic Studios

Clabber Girl* Principal Williams Randall

Rover* Principal

Como Restaurant* Principal Eight Ball Productions

Handspring Inc. Fire Breather Pedersen Media Group

 

Training

 

Meisner Staff The Artistic Home, Chicago

Meisner Syd Moore Act One Studios, Chicago

Viewpoints Grant Stokes Act One Studios, Chicago

Building a Character Linda Gillum Victory Gardens, Chicago

Cold Reading Adrianne Cury The Acting Studio, Chicago

Scene Study / Monologue Kirstin Fitzgerald The Acting Studio, Chicago

Camera Acting Chris Stolte The Acting Studio, Chicago

Film & Television Jane Alderman The Acting Studio, Chicago

Improv 1-5b Charna Halpern / Staff Improv Olympic, Chicago

Improv for Actors Jack Bronis / Lillian Frances Second City, Chicago

Ballet Audrey King Santa Clara University, CA

Voiceover Technique Susan McCollom Voice Media SF, CA

Singing Kevin Kelly San Jose, CA

Circus Training Staff National Circus School, Montreal, QC

 

Special Skills

 

Circus - Physical Comedy, Acrobatic Bicycle, Chair Balancing, Hand to Hand, Hand Balancing, Free Standing Ladder,

Juggling, Acrobatics, Stilts, Unicycling, Balloon Animals, Fire Manipulation, Sway Poles, All Related Skills

 

Speaking - Ear / Teleprompter Proficient, Fluent French, Spanish, Character Voices and Accents

 

Instruments - Bagpipes, Ukulele, Musical Saw, Bandoneon, Accordion, Concertina, Harmonica

 

Activities - Rock Climbing, Scuba Diving, Snowboarding, Hang Gliding, Yoga, Triathlon, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt, Shooting