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Tenaya Cleveland

Actress | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Vampire Diaries (2015) | The Detour (2016) | The Haves and the Have Nots (2014)
GUILDS *
AFTRA | SAG | SAG-AFTRA
WORK HISTORY *
Industrial | Theater | Radio | Voice Over | Internet | Commercial | Music Video | Film | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Directing | Casting | Writing | Producing | Acting | Production  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/tenaya
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Olivia & the PeachOlivia & the Peach (Short) Actress, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2015 Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (8 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The DetourThe Detour (TV Series) Driver ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Vampire DiariesThe Vampire Diaries (TV Series) Granola Instructor ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Cold as Ice (Dec 10, 2015) Granola Instructor  Less
  • Primary photo for The DrunksThe Drunks (TV Series) Sandra  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for The Haves and the Have NotsThe Haves and the Have Nots (TV Series) Professor Cannon's Wife ( 3 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 3
  • Primary photo for Necessary RoughnessNecessary Roughness (TV Series) Doctor Osgood ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Drop Dead DivaDrop Dead Diva (TV Series) Tracy Surnow ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Crushed (Jul 15, 2012) Tracy Surnow  Less
  • Primary photo for Six Feet UnderSix Feet Under (TV Series) Massaging Student / Art Student ( 4 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 4
    • Making Love Work (Apr 6, 2003) Massaging Student  Less
    • The Trap (Mar 30, 2003) Art Student (uncredited)  Less
    • Nobody Sleeps (Mar 23, 2003) Art Student (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Oliver BeeneOliver Beene (TV Series) Happy Class Teacher ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Space Race (Mar 30, 2003) Happy Class Teacher  Less
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Jamie Kennedy ExperimentThe Jamie Kennedy Experiment (TV Series) Yoga Student ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Lasso of Truth * – Wife/LEAD Synchronicity Theatre
  • Shipwrecked! An Entertainment... * – Player 1/LEAD NC Stage/Immediate Theater Project

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Rob Mello Studio * – Meisner, Rob Mello 2017 Atlanta, GA
  • SAG-AFTRA Conservatory Workshops * – Scene Study, Acting for Camera, George Watkins, Clayton Landey, Mike Pniewski, Terri Vaughn, Scott Poythress 2013 Atlanta, GA
  • Diane Salinger Studio * – Scene Study, Private Coaching, Diane Salinger 2005 Hollywood, CA
  • Van Mar Academy * – Acting for Camera, Scene Study, Business of Acting, Ivan Markota, Jeff Sable, Joey Garza and Billy Hornbuckle 2004 Hollywood, CA

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Milledgeville Film Festival * – Best Actress Nomination 2016

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Actress *
  • Writer *
  • Chauffeur *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

RESUME DETAILS
  • * FEATURE FILM
    The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle Supporting Fran Burst/Burst Films
    Hollywood and Vine Lead Eric Minh Swenson/f.64 Productions
    Ricky Is Dead Supporting Ben Zolno/Jeff Goode Entertainment

    TELEVISION
    The Detour Co-Star Steve Pink/TBS
    The Vampire Diaries Co-Star Geoff Shotz/WB
    The Haves and the Have Nots Recurring Guest Star Tyler Perry/OWN
    Necessary Roughness Co-Star Tim Hunter/USA
    Drop Dead Diva Co-Star Michael Grossman/Lifetime
    Six Feet Under Co-Star Kathy Bates/HBO
    Jamie Kennedy Experiment Self Tim Gibbons/WB

    SHORT FILM (Partial List)
    Heart Land Lead Sheri Mann Stewart/Mann Woman Prods
    Liraz Lead Minerva's Madness Productions
    Maiden to Monster Lead Darrell Hazelrig/New Puppet Order
    5 to 9 Lead Svetlana Dekic/Fresh Picked Productions
    Switchboard* Supporting Ambika Leigh/On Purpose Productions
    Single White Zombie Lead Josef Franden/Columbia College
    Watching Lead Ambika Leigh/On Purpose Productions
    No Words Lead Tenaya Cleveland/Continuum Pictures
    A Matter of Diplomacy Lead Ryan Lenhardt/2-Bit Pictures
    Spud Hunters Supporting Svetlana Dekic/Fresh Picked Productions
    Ring Tone Blues* Supporting Ian Harris/Bliss Productions
    The Caretaker* Supporting Jim Tugend/Green Valley Films
    A Ticket To Heaven Supporting Hue Anthony/Caleb Productions
    Perpetual Motion Lead Skot Leach/Free Vengeance Group

    THEATER (Partial List)
    Lasso of Truth Lead Synchronicity Theatre, Atlanta
    Shipwrecked! An Entertainment… Lead Immediate Theater/NC Stage, Asheville
    The Moderns Lead Verizon Corporate Tour, USA
    Fast & Loose Recurring Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles
    Serial Killers Recurring Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles
    No Shame Theater Recurring Powerhouse Theater, Santa Monica
    I Wrote This Lead Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles
    Kookamonga Falls Lead Los Angeles Theater Center, L.A.
    Slabtown Supporting HBO Workspace Theater, Hollywood
    Day Players Recurring Acme Theater, Hollywood

    TRAINING
    Meisner: RMS Studio / Rob Mello
    Acting/Scene Study: Diane Salinger, Van Mar Academy
    On-Camera: Alan Jacobs, Gary Carter
    Improvisation: LNP Los Angeles, Bay Area Improv
    Voice: Judy Davis (singing), Mari Weiss (V.O)

    SPECIAL SKILLS
    Singing: Alto: Folk, Jazz, R&B / Blues, Kirtan (Sanskrit Chanting)
    Dance: Club / Freestyle, Interpretive / Improvisational (Quick at learning new dances).
    Dialects: British, Brooklyn, Cockney, French, Midwest, New York, Southern
    Performance: Billiards (amateur), Hosting, Improvisation, Modeling (print & runway – “real people”), Painting, Driving (stick shift), Stage Combat (basic sequences), Voice Characterizations
    Sports/Movement: Yoga, Bowling, Boxing, Skating, Pilates, Swimming
    Other: Beginning Spanish, Meditation, I adore most animals (including children & their larger counterparts)
    Local Hire Markets: Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco

    *Award-winning short films
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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