Some of you may have noticed that the pitchman of the moment on commercials all over the airwaves is Fredonia’s very own David Charles Ebert. A member of the class of 2009 with his BFA in Acting, Dave has been diligently pursuing a career in New York City as an improviser, freestyle and “ride” rapper, web series producer, creator of short comic films and parodies, member of the Upright Citizens Brigade, and now an all-around commercial personality for various companies and services. Here is one of his most recent spots for TD Bank.
Dave was on campus last October to work with students about on-camera techniques.
Right at the moment it seems you can’t watch TV without seeing him come up somewhere in a commercial. His latest is for Budweiser’s collection of “Lime-a-rita” beverages. He’s also done spots for Sportscenter, Burger King “Watch Like A Pro”, Campbell’s Soup, and eHarmony. Head over to these two links to catch a bit more of his work:
David’s acting reel has a variety of his work (probably NSFW language and subject matter). His reel features other Fredonia talent such as Lauren Gismondi, Shane Osgood, Steve Walker, and his fiance Krista Jensen (they’re getting married in early September!).
So keep watching your TV, because you may not know where he will pop up next. Go Dave!
Check out Dave’s Web Site for more info.
It was a great night for Fredonia theatre alums at the 24th Annual Artie Awards held on June 2, 2014 at the Town Ballroom in Buffalo NY. The Arties is Buffalo’s annual celebration of its theatre season, a time to acknowledge the contributions of actors, designers and theatre companies in the city, and also a fundraising event for the Erie County Medical Center Immunodeficiency Services.
Here is a list of the TADA award winners and other participants in the festivities. We are very proud of all of them!
I hope I got everybody! Let us know if we missed something!
I think it’s fairly safe to say that Fredonia’s theatre program is well-represented in the city of Buffalo, and it continues to grow. Buffalo affords to our graduates not only the opportunity to grow and develop in their art, but also to work within a tremendously hard-working, supportive, and talented community of theatre artists producing excellent theatre in venues large and small. Congratulations to all the recipients, nominees and participants in this major event! Here are some pictures - hopefully more will follow.
Josie DiVincenzo with her award for Outstanding Actress in a Play
Steve Brachman, cast member in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Steve Copps accepting his award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical