I thrive on telling stories and being part of a powerful, creative artistic community. In addition to acting, I'm a writer, producer and editor and I run a small video editing business. I'm learning to play the sax and love being on my snowboard.

Height: 5”8 | Hair Color: Black | Eye Color: Hazel

Location: New York, NY

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About Me

Off-Broadway & Regional Theatre
Voiceover & Commercial

Bully (Autobiographical Solo Show)​ | Dir. Padraic Lillis

Performer / Writer / Producer

List upon request includes national and regional television & radio spots, including Baskin-Robbins, Nissan, Pep Boys, Tommy Hilfiger & others.

Stryfe (LEAD)

Penny Penniworth | Emerging Artists Theatre

Special Skills
New York Theatre

Kill Hamlet | Dir. Carl Hancock Rux | Signature Theatre

Hamlet / Billy

Overruled (Shaw) | Dir. Elena Kritter

Mr. Juno

Languages: Conversational Spanish, basic Hebrew. Dialects: British, Spanish, Scottish, Russian, German, Irish, Italian, Cockney. Dance: Basic Ballet. Combat: Sword, broadsword, rapier & dagger, knife, hand-to-hand. Sports: Boxing, snowboarding, tennis, rollerblading. Other: Singular eyebrow movement. Excellent teleprompter, ear prompter/green screen skills. Valid license / passport.

Film

Attempt to Rise | Independent Short

Nick (Lead Actor, Writer, Producer)

Winner, Best Actor, Long Island Film Festival

Abisselfa | Independent Short

John Fairfield (LEAD)

Eight | Independent Short

Brian (SUPPORTING)

Stendhal | Independent Short

Tate (SUPPORTING)

Television, Web Series, Video Games

Grand Theft Auto V

Multiple Character Voices

Work, in Progress | Web Series

Jake (LEAD)

Saving Unicorns | Web Series

Voice of The Unicorn (SUPPORTING)

Training & Workshops

William Esper Two-Year Meisner Training Program 

Acting: Suzanne Esper

Shakespeare: Bill Esper / Nancy Mayans

Voice / Speech: Nancy Mayans

Movement: Ted Morin / Jules Helm

Cold Reading / Audition: Deb Jackel      

Stage Combat: Joe Pisapia

Alexander: Judith Grodowitz        

Monologue: David Newer

Script Analysis: David Kaplan         

Mask: Akil Davis

Additional Training

Upright Citizens Brigade: Improv, Levels I & II

Atlantic Acting School: Karen Kohlhaas, Monologue

Atlantic Acting School: Katie Bull, Voice

“Lee Kaplan is a hissable villain as the detestable Rupert Stryfe as well as a staggeringly funny buffoon as the stuttering Mr. Pinchnose.” — BackStage Magazine

Justice Woman | Web Series

Robert Gallion (LEAD)

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