As a Director
Drew Feldman is a director, actor & film editor currently based in Jerusalem, Israel.
Drew is a recipient of the prestigious Hangar Directing Fellowship through the Drama League Directors Project.
For the stage, Drew most recently directed the musical Louis Braille: The World At Your Fingertips as part of the KIDDSTUFF series on the Hangar Theatre’s main stage and H. Leivick’s THE GOLEM as part of the Hangar Wedge Series. Drew also directed reading/workshops under the Hangar Theatre which included Bluebeard by Aoise Stratford and Her Pink Notebook by Samantha Tropper.
He is the co-artistic director and founder of the theater company unMasqued, a nomadic company founded in Los Angeles in 2014. unMasqued has created work across the United States in California, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, New York, and Chicago. The company most recently produced a tour of Susan Felder’s Wasteland which played in 5 cities, including a benefit performance in partnership with CITIZEN SOLDIER CONNECTION at Ft. Carson Military Base in Colorado. You can learn more at www.unmasqued.org
On film, Drew has directed, edited, and produced 3 short films, 5 music videos, and a variety of promotional content. His short film, WE ARE ROM3, received an award for Best Editing and nomination for Best Sci-Fi at RED DIRT INTERNATIONAL. The film also played nationally at JOSHUA TREE INTERNATIONAL & TRAIL DANCE FILM FESTIVAL and premiered internationally at the SHAKESPEARE ON FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Stratford-upon-Avon in association with Shakespeare’s BirthplaceTrust and MisFits, Inc.). His short film adaptation of Troilus & Cressida starring A.C. Stanford & Hilary Schwartz premiered at the Antaeus Theater in Los Angeles, before screening at EL CIDS SHORTS and HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL.
In the summer of 2015, Drew spent time at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center as an Assistant Director of the National Playwrights Conference and National Music Theatre Conference.
In the summer of 2014, Drew directed unMasqued’s inaugural play, a bluegrass/folk staging of Much Ado About Nothing, at the Pieter Performance Space in LA and then re-staged the production for its Midwestern US tour. This play featured live performance on guitars, banjos, drums, violins, cellos, pianos, accordions, and vocals with visual art by Valerie Sharp, original music by Davis Good.
In the spring of 2012, Drew set out to create and establish a theater collective titled Inspired By which provided Oklahoma City artists (actors, directors, writers, designers, musicians, composers, etc.) an environment to come together, collaborate, and be inspired by exploring together in a theatrical way.
In April of 2013, Drew collaborated with the OCU’s School of Visual Art and Out Of The Box to direct a production of Sight Unseen by Donald Margulies in the Norick Art Center’s main studio. This piece also featured work by his team of collaborators; paintings by Valerie Sharp and music by composer Davis Good.
Drew graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BFA in Acting from Oklahoma City University where he received recognition as a 30 Under 30 Alumni and Oustanding Male Senior in the School of Theater. He is also a proud alumnus of the National Theater Institute where he spent a semester training intensively 24/7 at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut. During his semester at the O’Neill Center, he travelled to London where he was given the opportunity to learn from core members of Propeller, an all-male Shakespeare acting company, and Complicite, a devised theater company led by artistic director, Simon McBurney.
*Producing a film for Google’s Search Inside Yourself Conference in Zurich, Switzerland
*Pre-production for the pilot episode of TRUMPELDOR & THE TALES OF JERUSALEM, an episodic web-series set in Nachlaot, Jerusalem.
*Post-production for the music video LEARNING TO FALL featuring TLV MACCABI basketball star, Sylven Landesberg.
You can see Video of his directing work by clicking the MEDIA tab above.
As an Actor
Drew has performed in over 30 states across the United States. His work includes the New York REVIVAL of Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde and a year-long national tour with America’s longest running classical touring company, National Players, where he played Macbeth, Comedy of Errors, and The Odyssey in repertoire.
Drew received a 2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Play and Desert Theatre League nomination for Oustanding Lead Male Actor from Coachella Valley Repertory’s season opener, The Chosen, adapted by Aaron Posner from the novel by Chaim Potok.
Regionally, Drew has spent time at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Olney Theater Center, Coachella Valley Repertory, Oklahoma City Repertory, Oklahoma Children’s Theatre, Garland Summer Musicals, Spotlight Theater-Dallas, Richardson Theatre Centre and has collaborated in NYC with both BASiC Theatre Project and Lust & Liberty.
He most recently performed as Joe in the US Tour (Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, NY) in Wasteland by Susan Felder and as Claudio/Balthasar in the Midwestern US Tour of unMasqued’s Much Ado About Nothing.
Film/TV Credits include: Murder Made Me Famous (TV Series, REELZ), Scandal Made Me Famous (TV Series, REELZ) Once is Enough (feature, dir. Paul Csige), Beach Pillows (feature), The Lucky Man (feature, dir. Norman Gregory McGuire), Thank You For The Music (dir. Spencer Frankenburger), We Are ROM3 (short), A Bitter Place (short), The Promise (short), Rapture (short), “Sweet Tooth” (music video), www.GONMF.com (commercial), Amnerdsia (Webseries, Series-Lead).
*Featured in a augmented-reality commercial for TRIBE CREATIVE MEDIA in Jerusalem, Israel
Drew is represented by Linda McAlister Talent.
You can see Photos, watch Video, and hear his Music by clicking the MEDIA tab above.
For a more detailed list of stage and film roles see the RESUME tab.
As a Teaching Artist
Drew has worked as a teaching-artist around the United States with unMasqued Theatre, National Players, Oklahoma Children’s Theater, and the Hangar Theatre Lab Company. Drew also spent time at the United States Military Academy at West Point where he helped a select group of cadets stage their production of You Can’t Take it With You by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.