Michael Mastro

michael mastro

ACTOR: (Film) Paterno (HBO),  Kissing Jessica SteinJungle 2 Jungle, The Night We Never Met; (TV) Currently recurring on “Law and Order: SVU” as Judge Serani, “Blacklist”, “Nurse Jackie”, “Magic City”, “Alias”; (Broadway) West Side Story; Twelve Angry Men; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Judgement at Nuremberg; Side Man; Barrymore, Love! Valour! Compassion!; (Off-Broadway & Regional)  Playwrights Horizons, Red Bull, Red Bull, 59E59, George Street Playhouse (also Resident Artistic Director for two seasons), Westport,  Shakespeare Theatre DC, Dallas Theatre Center, NY Stage and Film, Paper Mill, Old Globe, Williamstown, and Penguin Rep. Coaching/teaching privately and in workshops for over 10 years. Has lectured and taught at several other training programs, including the Actors Center, Naked Angels Theatre School, American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Rutgers. DIRECTOR: (Regional) Directed The Subject Was Roses, The Fabulous Lipitones, Nureyev’s Eyes, Daddy Long Legs all at George Street Playhouse (also Resident Artistic Director for two seasons).  Nora and Nureyev’s Eyes at Delaware Theatre Company (also Associate Artistic Director for one season).  Associate Director, National Tour of West Side Story.  Benefit play readings with celebrities including:  Edie Falco, Zachary Quinto, Bernadette Peters, Melissa Leo, Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon, John Slattery, Michael McKean, Stockard Channing, Richard Kind, Laura Benanti, Cecily Strong, Grant Shaud and others. INSTRUCTOR: As a teacher of Career Strategies for the NYC Actor, Michael has been consulting privately for over 15 years, as well as conducting seminars and guest speaking in several training programs including the Atlantic Acting School, UNCSA, Naked Angels, The Studio-New York, Actors Center, American Academy and Rutgers U/Mason Gross. Additionally, he teaches scene study at Atlantic and coaches actors for auditions in theatre, film and television.