Carine Montbertrand

Actor         Narrator         Teacher

Upcoming & Recent Work

Current and Recent Work

Posted on Aug 8, 2012 in Featured

CURRENT and UPCOMING work, 2017-18

 

AUDIOBOOKS:

AUDIBLE: BETRAYALS and RITUALS, books 4 and 5 of Kelley Armstrong’s “Cainsville Series”. Recording in August/September 2017 www.kelleyarmstrong.com cainsville

RECORDED BOOKS PRODUCTIONS: THE USUAL SANTAS, A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers. Short stories read by various narrators. Recording in September 2017

 

ACTING:

ARKANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE: THE SCHOOL FOR LIES by David Ives, an adaptation of Moliere’s THE MISANTHROPE. In the role of Arsinoe, Directed by Giovanna Sardelli and performing October 11th to 29th.  https://www.therep.org/attend/2017-18-season/the-school-for-lies/

Arsinoe in THE SCHOOL FOR LIES by David Ives. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli at Arkansas Rep

 

OFF BROADWAY: THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS directed and written by Dewey Moss. Jerry Orbach Theatre. Understudy – Marianne, Mama Vivian, Kimmy. July/August 2017 (closed)

TEACHING:

MASK WORKSHOP, ARKANSAS REP EDUCATION DEPT: Saturday, October 21st from 11 to 3. Details here: http://www.therep.org/education/workshops

Discussing the relationship between Moliere and Commedia at a Rep event!

2016 – 17 SEASON

 

AUDIOBOOKS:

RECORDED BOOKS PRODUCTIONS: Aimee Leduc Detective Series: MURDER IN SAINT-GERMAIN, by Cara Black (14th narration in this series). June 2017 release.

RECENT AUDIOBOOK REVIEWS IN AUDIOFILE MAGAZINE:

http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/124520/refund-by-karen-e-bender/

http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/121926/murder-on-the-quai-by-cara-black/

 

DIRECTING:

An original Commedia show created with NYU Tisch School of the Arts BFA students in Acting. Performances March 8-10.

 

ACTING 2016-17 season:

SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN, solo play, to be performed in NYC January 19 to 28, 2017 as part of Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Harold Clurman Laboratory Theatre’s ACTOR WARRIOR FESTIVAL.  January 19@7pm, 20th@7pm, 21st@9pm, 26th@7pm, 27th@9pm, 28th@7pm  TICKET LINK: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/dept/1658/1483246800000

Baltimore Center Stage: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, November 26 to December 23, 2016 http://www.centerstage.org/ShowsandEvents/LesLiaisonsDangereuses.aspx

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Suzzanne Douglas and Carine Montbertrand, photo by Richard Anderson

Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Carine Montbertrand as Mme. de Volanges

Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Carine Montbertrand as Mme. de Volanges

Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Photo by Richard Anderson

Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Photo by Richard Anderson

TEACHING 2016-17:

Amherst College, two weeks teaching neutral and Commedia mask, and coaching Brecht’s ANTIGONE directed by Ron Bashford, Fall 2016

Stella Adler Studio of Acting’s Evening Conservatory, Commedia and movement, Fall 2016 – Summer 2017

Stella Adler Studio of Acting, NYU program, movement coach for THE WOMEN directed by Laura Braza, Fall 2016

Stella Adler Studio of Acting, Day Conservatory, movement coach for AS YOU LIKE IT, directed by Ian Hersey, Spring 2017

AMDA, tutorials in Voice and Speech department, text and speech work, Voice and Speech classes, Accent/Dialect coaching for Showcases 2016 – 2017

Institute for Collaboration and Play (IFCAP) LABORATORY (Fall 2016), description and photos by Dana Sumner-Pritchard: http://ifcapwonderblog.tumblr.com/post/153789055426/from-the-dana-perspective-plaboratory-10

TEACHING SUMMER 2016:

Stella Adler Studio of Acting’s Physical Theatre Intensive, Commedia

Taught master classes in mask for Irondale Theatre in Brooklyn/Just Act NYC

ON STAGE:

July 23, 24, 25 – SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN (my solo play) will be performing at Stella Adler Studio in NYC

Stella Adler Studio of Acting and The Harold Clurman Center for New Works in Movement and Dance Theater (MAD) presents:
 
SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN
co-created by Carine Montbertrand and Ron Bashford
Performed by Carine Montbertrand
Directed by Ron Bashford
 
 
WEEK AT WILDWIND PERFORMANCE LAB, Lubbock, Texas May 30 – June 5:
Rehearsing Martyna Majok's new play, QUEENS

Workshop of Martyna Majok’s new play, QUEENS directed by Michael Legg

 

Mask class with Wildwind Performance Lab students

Mask class with WildWind Performance Lab students

Scroll down WildWind’s newsletter for more pics and a student talking about my class! http://myemail.constantcontact.com/WildWind-Performance-Lab-2016.html?soid=1107312969813&aid=loGmvWDbbwE

PERFORMANCES IN AMHERST MAY 6-8:

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Valley Advocate article about SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN: http://valleyadvocate.com/2016/05/05/seven-devils-three-witches-and-a-nun/

 

Jeanne des Anges in SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN

Jeanne des Anges in SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN

As the demon Balaam in SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN

As the demon Balaam in SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN

 

Discover Your Talent: Podcast interview with me. http://www.discoveryourtalentpodcast.com/podcast/carine-montbertrand/

 

AT STELLA ADLER STUDIO OF ACTING THIS SPRING:

Stella Adler Evening Conservatory final Commedia class!

Stella Adler Evening Conservatory final Commedia class!

 

NARRATION MARCH/APRIL:

Recorded Books LLC: Upcoming March/April narration of MURDER ON THE QUAI by Cara Black. This is my 13th title in the Aimee LeDuc Detective Series.

 

ACTING ON STAGE MARCH/APRIL/MAY:

MAY 6TH, 7TH, & 8TH: Solo Show SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN at Amherst College, Amherst, MA  https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/theater_dance/performances

– This solo show was developed with a grant from Amherst College. View link for grant information:  https://www.amherst.edu/

APRIL 18TH: Solo Show SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUN at Dixon Place, New York City http://dixonplace.org/performances/brief-and-distorted-encounters-with-argentine-wildlife-plus-seven-devils-and-a-french-nun/

MARCH 19TH – APRIL 10TH: LIGHT, A DARK COMEDY at Triskelion Theatre  http://www.papercanoecompany.com/light-a-dark-comedy.html:

 LIGHT POSTCARD JPEG

http://www.broadwayworld.com/brooklyn/article/Paper-Canoe-Theater-to-Stage-A-SOCKS-FABLES-and-LIGHT-A-DARK-COMEDY-in-2016-20160112#

TEACHING SPRING :

Wildwind Performance Lab: One week intensive mask workshop. Lubbock, TX https://www.depts.ttu.edu/theatreanddance/facilities/wildwind.php

Stella Adler Studio of Acting: Commedia dell’Arte with Evening Conservatory. Nine week course.

AMDA: Voice and Speech department, NYC

Stella Adler Outreach Program, Rikers Island: Teaching mask to incarcerated women at Rikers Island, four weeks in January.  http://www.amny.com/news/stella-adler-studio-of-acting-teaches-acting-to-rikers-island-inmates-1.10553901#2

2015:

Tulane University: Guest artist, giving mask workshop at Tulane in New Orleans, November 16-18.

Recorded Books LLC: Upcoming co-narration of REFUND by Karen E. Bender, November.

NYU/Stella Adler Studio: Movement coach for production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST with 4th year NYU BFA students, November.

AudioFile Magazine review: for narration of MURDER ON THE CHAMP DE MARS by Cara Black. Audiobook for Recorded Books LLC released Spring 2015. http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/101048/

Stella Adler Studio: I’ll be creating and directing an original Commedia/mask show with the third year Conservatory students in NYC this Fall. Performances October 14-16. http://www.stellaadler.com/event/3-year-conservatory-class-of-2016-movement-projects/

Recorded Books LLC: August 2015 narration in the EDGE OF DARKNESS anthology of DEATH BY TWILIGHT by Maggie Shayne, a Vampire Romance!

Penguin Random House Audio: July 2015 narration of DECEPTIONS by Kelley Armstrong

JEANNE DES ANGES PROJECT NOW TITLED SEVEN DEVILS AND A FRENCH NUNJULY 24-26, 2015! OUR FIRST PERFORMANCES OF THIS NEW SOLO SHOW TOOK PLACE IN BASS HARBOR, MAINE AS PART OF A WEEK LONG PERFORMANCE RESIDENCY AT THE BARN ARTS COLLECTIVE! http://www.barnartscollective.com/the-barn.html

AMDA: Summer 2015, teaching in the Voice Production & Speech Department, NYC

READING: First Acts: Plays in New Development. A QUESTION OF COUNTRY by Janet Neipris directed by Susan Einhorn. May 4th at Theatre for The New City and May 5th at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College http://kupferbergcenter.org/events/a-question-of-country-presented-by-first-acts-new-plays-in-development-2/#.VTVBySmd420

 

– Recorded Books LLC: May 2015 narration of INNOCENCE or Murder on Steep Street by Heda Margolius Kovaly

 

– The Acting Company Salon Series: Reading of BIOGRAPHY by S. N. Behrman, directed by Ian Belknap April 6th at 7pm, The Pearl Theatre 555 W. 42nd St. NYC

http://theactingcompany.org/in-new-york/salon-readings/

 

– COLORADO NEW PLAY SUMMIT at THE DENVER CENTER

workshop of Theresa Rebeck’s new play, THE NEST

February 10-21 http://www.denvercenter.org/events/colorado-new-play-summit

Denver Center's Colorado New Play Summit, Theresa Rebeck's THE NEST

Denver Center’s Colorado New Play Summit, Theresa Rebeck’s THE NEST

Rehearsal of Theresa Rebeck's THE NEST, Colorado New Play Summit

Rehearsal of Theresa Rebeck’s THE NEST, Colorado New Play Summit

 

– Hartford Stage, PRIVATE LIVES directed by Darko Tresnjak, January 8 through February 8, 2015

click here for performance infohttp://www.hartfordstage.org/private-lives

See the casthttp://www.courant.com/entertainment/behind-the-curtain/hc-rizzo-ticker-1130-20141130-story.html#page=1

Carine Montbertrand as Louise and Henry Clarke as Victor

Carine Montbertrand as Louise and Henry Clarke as Victor

 

– Narrated MURDER ON THE CHAMP DE MARS by Cara Black for Recorded Books LLC, Spring 2015 release

Current AudioFile Magazine reviews for 2014 narrations:

FULL STEAM AHEAD by Karen Witemeyer for Recorded Books LLC – http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/94134/

THE LAST KIND WORDS SALOON by Larry McMurtry for Recorded Books LLC – http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/92062/

 

– Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, Astoria, Queens. Commedia workshop for Freshmen dancers and neutral mask workshop for Freshmen actors. January and March 2015

– AMDA, teaching in the Voice & Speech department, Spring 2015

 

Recent work, 2014:

 

UD REP fall productions 2014:

MACBETH by William Shakespeare and directed by Leslie Reidel at UD REP November 13 – December 7 check out http://www.rep.udel.edu/the-plays/Pages/macbeth.aspx

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MACBETH Witches Ben Charles, Carine Montbertrand, and Wayne Pyle

ANGELS IN AMERICA: Part One – Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner and directed by Steve Tague at UD REP September 25 – October 12, 2014 check out http://www.rep.udel.edu/the-plays/Pages/angels.aspx for details

Harper

Harper in ANGELS IN AMERICA

Carine Montbertrand as Harper and Damian Thompson as Mr. Lies

Carine Montbertrand as Harper and Damian Thompson as Mr. Lies

Frank Sinatra High School for the Performing Arts (NYC): Commedia mask workshop, November 2014

Teaching Theatre 205 “Intro to Stage Movement”, Commedia and neutral mask, at University of Delaware, Fall semester 2014

Young Playwrights Inc. Urban Retreat readings at The Cherry Lane Theatre, July NYC

Narrated VISIONS by Kelley Armstrong for Penguin Random House Audio

New York reading of Theresa Rebeck’s FOOL sponsored by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. 2pm at Pearl Studios, May 9th – 519 8th Avenue, NYC

Narrated FULL STEAM AHEAD by Karen Witemeyer for Recorded Books LLC. Summer release.

http://www.recordedbooks.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=rb.show_prod&prod_id=EB00123041

Co-narration with Tom Schechschulte of  THE LAST KIND WORDS SALOON for Recorded Books LLC.

THE ALLEY THEATRE in Houston, TX:

Lizabeth in FOOL – the world premiere of a new play by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Greg Boyd February 21st through March 16th, 2014 http://www.alleytheatre.org/Alley/Fool.asp

View a trailer of FOOL at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8cY9kO5JfM

Cast of FOOL with director, assistant director, and playwright on opening night!

Cast of FOOL with director, assistant director, and playwright on opening night!

Five week mask workshop at Manhattan College, Spring 2014

The Acting Company, Salon Series – Reading of THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND (Mrs. Drudge) directed by Ian Belknap, January 2014

Commedia and neutral mask workshops – Frank Sinatra High School for the Performing Arts (NYC), January 2014

Voice and Speech Coach for fourth semester showcase at AMDA (NYC), Winter & Spring 2014

2013:

Hannah in NIGHT OF THE IGUANA

Hannah in NIGHT OF THE IGUANA

UD REP Fall productions 2013:

Check out www.rep.udel.edu for details.

Hannah in NIGHT OF THE IGUANA directed by Ed Stern

Smeraldina in A SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS directed by Paolo Emilo Landi

 

Narrated OMENS, “A Cainsville Novel” by Kelley Armstrong for Recorded Books LLC and Penguin Audio, release  – Fall 2013

Taught mask workshop at Frank Sinatra High School for the Performing Arts, Queens May 2013

 

 

UD REP Spring  productions 2013:

GRAVEDIGGER

Gravedigger in HAMLET, Winter 2013

HAMLET directed by Mark Lamos, 2/28-3/17

FEVER, a world premiere by Theresa Rebeck, 4/18-5/4 written for the company and directed by Sandy Robbins

Check out www.rep.udel.edu for details.

FEVER

FEVER, a new play by Theresa Rebeck, Spring 2013

Workshop Production of BRIGHELLA BROTHERS SAUSAGE SHOW a Commedia dell’Arte new work directed by Virginia Scott January 21st, 2013 in New York City

 

2012:

Taught a month long mask workshop at Amherst College in September 2012

Arlequino

Arlequin Mask

  • Taught a six week Commedia dell’Arte class at Stella Adler Acting Studio in New York City, Fall 2012

 

August 2012 audiobook release by Recorded Books Productions:

FLAME OF RESISTANCE by Tracy Groot

narrated by Carine Montbertrand

An “inspirational” title about Resistance fighters in Normandy during WWII

Check it out here.

Click here for a list of audiobooks narrated by Carine at simplyaudiobooks.com

Click for a list of audiobooks narrated by Carine at audible.com

  Carine Performed in five plays during the 2011-12 season for UD’s REP:

  • Birdie in THE LITTLE FOXES directed by Leslie Reidel
  • Poppy in NOISES OFF directed by Greg Boyd
  • Mammy in THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN directed by J.R. Sullivan
  • Duckling in OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD directed by Joe Hanreddy
  • Fortune Teller in THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH directed by Sanford Robbins

 

Summer 2011

  • Carine performed five roles in The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s HENRY V
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