Eliezer Ortiz

Eliezer’s most important theater credits include; Deborah Warner’s The Angel Project (Lincoln Center, NY), The Gas Heart, Act Without Words II (Geffen Playhouse), The Mission Play (San Gabriel Mission Playhouse), Luisa Fernanda (Million Dollar Theater), Patagonia (LATC), Life Is A Dream, Cecilia Valdes, Cumbia De Mi Corazon (Carmen Zapata Theater BFA), The Air Over Omaha, The Will of the World’s Way, (dub) zeck, Smutopia, Covered (Highways Performance Space), Annie Okay (Hammer Museum), Pleasant Ave (Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, NY), Tell Me A Story Papi (Repertorio Español, NY) plus forty acting stage credits. He has appeared in over eighty films like the leading role in Annie and The Gypsy alongside Cybill Shepherd, Starlet with Dree Hemingway and Brando Unauthorized with Damian Chapa. His TV work includes; Cursed, 1000 Ways to Die, Vindicated, Call 911 and Next Stop for Charlie, etc. He holds a BA in Theater from the University of Puerto Rico and an MFA in Acting from UCLA where he trained with Sir Anthony Hopkins, Mel Shapiro, Gil Gates, Gordon Hunt, Henry Goodman and Ellen Geer. He also trained with the Moscow Art Theater School (MXAT) at Harvard University and British American Drama Academy (BADA) at Oxford University, UK. He won the Best Actor Award in the LA 48 Hours Film Project Festival for the film 2042 and the UCLA Jack Okie “It’s All in Fun” Award for Excellence in Acting..