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Represented by:

Eris Talent Agency (CA) (424) 389-0008 Equity, SAG-AFTRA, Theatrical

Eris Talent Agency (NY) 212-865-3091 Equity, SAG-AFTRA, Theatrical

Reinhard Talent & Modeling Agency (PA) (215) 567-2000 Commercial, Models, Print, SAG-AFTRA, Theatrical, Voice-Overs

Step Forward Entertainment (NY) 212-354-5124 / (310) 927-0318 Equity, SAG-AFTRA, Theatrical

TELEVISION

American Rust *Upcoming*

Recurring

Amazon, NY

Nora From Queens *upcoming*

Co Star

Comedy Central, NY

FBI

Co Star

CBS Television, NY

Luke Cage

Recurring

MARVEL, Netflix USA, NY

FILM

Rustin *upcoming*

Supporting

Dir. George C. Wolfe, Netflix

Snack Shack *upcoming*

Supporting

Dir. Adam Rehmeier, MRC

Dread Count *upcoming*

Supporting Lead

Short Film

Little Things

Lead

Short Film

Sickness

Supporting

Indie Film,Violet Pix, NY

OFF-BROADWAY

Julius Caesar

Ensemble/ Dir. Oskar Eustis

The Public Theater, NY

Performance for One

Self

Untitled Theater Co. No. 61

Red Shoes*

Michel/Cara Leigh

The Flea

REGIONAL

Twelfth Night *upcoming*

Olivia

The Lantern Theater Co.

Twelfth Night

Viola

Nashville Shakespeare Festival

A Midsummer Night's Dream*

Hermia

The Lantern Theater Co.

Romeo and Juliet

Juliet

The Lantern Theater Co.

VOICE-OVER

Sun-maid Raisins

National TV Spot

MacGuffin Films

Imagine That

PSA

Matter Unlimited

COMMERCIALS (Selected)

House of the Dragon: Dracarys

Lead

HBO

Serta

Lead

Cape Crystal Productions

AstraZeneca

Lead

Standard Production Co.

Wawa

Lead

Loaded Pixel

Ziploc

Principal

Vayner Media

FFANY

Supporting

QVC

Merck

Supporting

Greenpoint Pictures

Primark

Lead

Sleek Machine

Lavazza Coffee

Principal

Cowboy Bear Ninja

PRINT

Sherwin-Williams

Model

Some Spider Studios

PINK by Victoria's Secret

Model

The Boathouse Agency

Product Club Hair

Model

The Product Club

Boen Wine

Model

WeHolden

FFANY Shoes

Model

QVC

Hill's Vet

Model

Hill's

Threadfast Apparel

Model

Capital G Productions

Kovasky

Model

Minika Ko

EDUCATION

Temple University

BA Theater Studies

Acting Concentration

TRAINING

Boyer School of Music

Vocal Technique

Johanna Pascal/Soojin Park

People's Improv Theater

IMPROV 101, Comedy Audition Technique

Erica Palgon

Bob Krakower Studio

On Camera Coaching

Bob Krakower

MelissaRakiro.com

Instagram: Melissa Rakiro

Instagram: Melissa Rakiro

Melissa , originally from Philadelphia, received her BA in Acting from Temple University. While in school, she continued her vocal studies through the Boyer School of Music in Opera, Jazz and Musical Theater.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'6"

Weight: 135 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Blonde

Hair Length: Shoulder Length

 

Combat - Stage, Equestrian - General, Kayaker, Running - General, Swimming - ability - general, Host, Licensed Driver, Modeling, Orchestral String Instruments, Singer, Stunts, Teleprompter, Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano, Vocal Style: Belt, Vocal Style: Legit, African Accent, American - Philadelphia Accent, American - Southern Accent, American - Standard/General Accent, British - BBC English Accent, French Accent, Jamaican Accent, Spanish Accent, West Indian Accent, Fluent French