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ROBERT BURNS

      SAG-Core  

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Contact

Coast To Coast Commercial
(323) 845-9200

Attributes

Height
5'10"
Weight
176 lbs
Gender
Male
Hair
Bald
Hair Length
Short
Eyes
Brown

Sizes

Coat
42
Coat Length
REGULAR
Sleeve
34
Waist
32
Inseam
32
Shoe
10.5
Neck
16.5

Photo

Film

The Funeral Paul Martin, Lead Ryan Steel, 2019
SPA Sigma Tom Buylow, Lead Industrial Comedy 2016
ID-Usual Suspects Medical Examiner Discovery Series, 2015
La Bella Larry, Lead AFI Film, Dir Shuming Le 2013
Paper Route Mr. Smith, Supporting USC Grad Film, 2013
Oak Sam's Dad, Supporting Exec Prod, James Franco Co 2013
I Hear Footsteps Mr. Wilson, Supporting ODA Productions, Summer 2012
Got Home Alive Gary Moss, Supporting Cherie Sundae Productions 2011
Farmer's Tan Mr. Ashmore, Supporting Flashbulb Entertainment, 2010

Commercial

Conflicts available on request

Training

Second City Improv & Musical Improv Conservatory Grad
IO West Improv 2012-2013
Alyson Horn Casting Advanced Commercial Audition
Camera Left/Stage Right Improv for Auditions Paul Hungerford
Killian McHugh Commercial Various Commercial Workshops
Judy Kain-Keep it Real Acting Commercial/Callback etc
Chris Game Commercial Workshop & Private
Scott Wissner Camera Left Commercial Workshop 2013
Stuart Robinson Commercial Workshop 2012
Robert B Martin, Jr On-Camera Commercial Digital Dogs
Carolyne Barry Commercial Workshop Carolyne Barry
Improvisation Carolyne Barry Creative Donovan Scott
South Coast Repertory Scene Study & Acting
California State University, Long Beach Theater, Acting, Dance, Music Various Instructors
Ballroom and Club Dancing Various styles Various studios
Dance Ballet, Tap, Jazz Various studios

Theater

ImprovCity Main Stage Performer Current
Various Productions Assistant Director 2002 to current
Pirates of Penzance Assistant Director Spring 2013
Fiddler on the Roof Assistant Director Spring 2011
Midsummer Night's Dream Assistant Director Fall 2005, 2011
Curtains Assistant Director Spring 2010
Anything Goes Assistant Director Spring 2009
Footloose Assistant Director Spring 2008
Guys and Dolls Assistant Director Spring 2007
Wild Party Sam Saddleback Productions
The Music Man Assistant Director Spring 2006
How to Succeed in Business... Assistant Director Spring 2005
Hello Dolly! Assistant Director Spring 2004
West Side Story Assistant Director Spring 2003
Once Upon a Mattress Assistant Director Spring 2002
Peter Pan Dancer/Chorus/Indian La Mirada CLO
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Dancer/Chorus Downey CLO
Anything Goes Dancer/Chorus Downey CLO & Long Beach Players
Funny Girl Dancer/Chorus Downey CLO

Music

Orange County Stars of Tomorrow Vocal Competition Master of Ceremony 2006 to present
South Coast Singers Second Tenor--Featured Soloist 1995 to 2011

Skills

General Sports
  • BADMINTON
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  • BASKETBALL
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  • BILLIARDS PLAYER
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  • BODY SURFING
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  • BOWLING
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  • CANOEING
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  • CROQUET
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  • DIVING
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  • FISHING
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  • FRISBEE
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  • GOLF
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  • HIKING
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  • ICE SKATE
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  • JET SKIER
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  • PING PONG
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  • POGO STICK
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  • RACQUETBALL
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  • RAPPELLING
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  • RAZOR SCOOTER
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  • ROCK CLIMBER
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  • ROLLER SKATE
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  • SNORKELER
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  • SNOW SKI
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  • SNOWMOBILE
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  • TRAMPOLINE
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  • VOLLEYBALL
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  • WEIGHT LIFTER
Swimming
  • BACK STROKE
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  • BREAST STROKE
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  • BUTTERFLY
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  • DIVING
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  • FREESTYLE
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  • SWIMMING, GENERAL
Dance
  • BALLET
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  • BALLROOM
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  • CLUB/FREESTYLE
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  • DISCO
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  • JAZZ
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  • SALSA
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  • SAMBA
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  • SQUARE
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  • SWING
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  • TANGO
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  • TAP
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  • WALTZ
Improvisation
  • IMPROV, GENERAL
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  • LONG FORM
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  • SECOND CITY
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  • SHORT FORM
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  • SKETCH
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  • STAND-UP COMEDY
Languages
  • FRENCH
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  • ITALIAN
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  • SPANISH
Dialects
  • FRENCH
Instruments
  • KAZOO
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  • KEYBOARDS
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  • PIANO
Miscellaneous Skills
  • BARTENDER
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  • CARPENTRY
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  • CHEF
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  • COMEDIAN
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  • HOSTING
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  • MASSEUSE
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  • PILATES
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  • SINGER
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  • TELEPROMPTER
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  • WHISTLER
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  • YO-YO
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  • YOGA
Cycling
  • CYCLING, GENERAL
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  • MTN BIKING
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  • ROAD BIKING
Singing
  • COUNTRY
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  • FOLK
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  • JAZZ
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  • MUSICAL THEATER
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  • OPERA
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  • POP
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  • R&B
Vocal Range
  • BARITONE
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  • TENOR
General Weapons Training
  • HANDGUN
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  • RIFLE
Horse Riding Skills
  • HORSEBACK RIDING, GENERAL
Driving Skills
  • STICK SHIFT
Facial Hair
  • Clean Shaven

Other Experience

Sports:

Swimming: Proficient in all basic strokes of freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breast. Masters program. Can swim sprint and longer distances. Former triathlon participant.

Body Surfing: Grew up in CA. Over 40 years of body surfing--very comfortable in the surf. Proficient snorkeler as well.

Mountain activities: Love the outdoors, proficient hiker and camper. Fishing and canoeing since a child. Former scout. Hiked Mt. Whitney 5 times. Yearly trips to Sierras.

Volleyball: Proficient in Beach or Court Volleyball. Can volley and set-up for spike.

Skiing: Proficient on intermediate blue runs.

Bowling: Several years of league bowling, average 150+

Weight lifting: Work out with weights on average 3x's a week. Keep up with latest strategies. Proficient with bench press, bar dips, bicep and tricep curls. Good technique with most upper body movements and equipment.

Picnic Family activities: Play all family type games such as croquet, Frisbee, piƱata's, etc. Huge multi-generational family and play a lot of social games.

Dance: Musical Theater background: Intermediate tap, Jazz and Ballet. Worked for 16 years teaching high schoolers dance. Assistant director and choreographer in over 20 productions. Current activity.

Standard and Latin Ballroom Dance: Very proficient in Cha-Cha, Rhumba, East Coast Swing, Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Fox Trot. Proficient in Tango, Salsa, Samba. Competed in several charitable competitions and won. Basic knowledge of Square Dancing and its calls. Fun on the dance floor. Good leader. Have partner and take lessons weekly.

Improv: Very Proficient in Improv short form. Second City Grad. Studied at various schools including IO-West, ImprovCity, ComedySportz, plus a few more. Teach improv at local high school. ComedySportz HS coach. Proficient at musical improv.

Languages: French--Fluent. Mother is French and visit relatives regularly. French minor in college. Speak with little accent Italian: Studied at University. Basic conversation and comprehension. Can get by in Italy.

Piano/Keyboard: Proficient in reading music and have play basic chords. Adept and looking like playing piano.

Bartender: Years of experience. Knowledge of main drink recipes. Invents cocktails for special dinners and events.

Singing: Second Tenor/Baritone-Tenor. Proficient in Musical Theater, standards, pop and country. Can read music. Can read Italian and French and have basic ability in opera and classics. Long-time member of choral groups: South Coast Singers and DizChords. Continue to study vocal technique to increase repertoire.

Horseback riding: Use to ride regularly and continue to do it on vacations.

Driving: Proficient Standard and Stick-shift

Pets: Good with all animals. Own a pit-bull mix and a Chihuahua mix. Good training skills. Been around many farm animals including cows (milked them), goats, chickens and horses. Very comfortable in touching and handling animals, even reptiles.

Community Involvement: Long-time member of Rotary including President and Board member. Board-member of various charities such as local hospital foundation, arts booster, civic and educational foundations. Activists in local issues.

Investment advisor: 30+year career in financial industry as advisor and branch manager. Series 7 and other licenses. Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Professional. Life insurance sales licensed.

Cooking and Culinary Skills: Expert in the kitchen. Professional-level knife skills. Expert in bread-baking. Knowledgeable in several ethnic foods including French, Thai, Sushi, Moroccan, German, plus others. Belong to Gourmet dinner club and regularly cook in different styles. Continue to take cooking workshops. Highly proficient in homemade sausage, ice cream, pasta, and limoncello. Excellent BBQ and grilling.

Gardening: Highly Proficient vegetable gardening. Grows 3O types of heirloom tomatoes and as well as heirloom watermelon and cantaloupes. Many types of fruit trees. Good knowledge of all gardening equipment and terminology.

Pastor and Youth Leader: Licensed pastor. Performs wedding and memorial services. Middle-school and high school youth leader at local church for over 20 years. Continue to mentor young men with life's challenges: drugs, drinking, family, identity, etc. Christian.

Master of Ceremony: Regularly run community events and fund-raisers. 15 years as Stars of Tomorrow Vocal competition. Excellent extemporaneous speaking skills.

Poker: Mostly Texas Hold-'em. Highly proficient in cash and tournaments. Understand betting strategies and probabilities. Play regularly. Won a 2600 participant tournament.