Resume

MEISSA HAMPTON SAG / AFTRA

Height:  5’7

Hair:  Sandy Blonde

Eyes:  Blue

Dress:  4

(partial list of over 35 credits)

Treasure Map – IndieFest 2015 Lead Actress Award
Lead
OffStage Films; Chris Messineo, Dir.
Lead
Act Zero Films; Karl Shefelman, Dir.
Lulu
Lead
Shawn Snyder, Dir.
Who Will Cry…?
Support
Zenkins Entertainment; Uhura Hawkins, Dir.
Lead
UpCrown Studios; Stephen Dest, Dir.
What Is
Lead
Shawn Snyder, Dir.
Lead
Matriarch Multimedia Group; Adam Boyer, Dir.
Miracles of the Misfitted
Ensemble, Producer
The Indies Lab Productions; George Katt, Dir.
The Shade
Lead
Dream Play Productions; Harold Jimenez, Dir.
Uncle Bob
Support
Abel Ferrara & Automatic Thirteen Prod.s; Bob Oppel, Dir.
UptownBest Lead Actress Awards
Lead, co-writer
Pause
Lead
Savannah, GA-SCAD films; Shine, Dir.
Fugue
Producer
CatBird Pictures; Kaz Philllips, Dir.
Mariah
Support
Imminent Films; Justin Dillard, Dir.
Union
Lead
Sign Post Entertainment; John Rocco, Dir.
After the Slumber
Lead
Andi Dervishi, Dir.
Overheard in New York
Lead
Imminent Film Productions; Justin Dillard, Dir.
Fortunes of War – Best Leading Actress
Lead
Off Stage Films; Chris Messineo, Dir.
Modern Times – Best Actress, Lead
Lead
Frank Dauro, Dir.
Shadows of the Evening – Best Actress
Lead
Off Stage Films; Chris Messineo Dir.
The Better Born
Lead
Forgotten Sundays; Robert Lopuski, Dir.
Lost & Found
Lead
Off Stage Films; Chris Messineo, Dir.
“Hello, Who Are You?”
Multiple Leads
NYFA films; Mark Eicher, Dir.
The Riverbank
Support
OffStage Films; Dir. Chris Messineo
The Fight Within
Support
Itchy House Films; Jay Rodriguez, Dir.
The Master Plan
Support
False Idol Productions; John Hurson, Dir.
Umbrella
Co-Lead
JetSet Pictures; Ben Pitts, Dir.
First Shot
Lead
Brooklyn College Productions
Upright Citizen’s Brigade
Improv. Troupe
UCB East
The Red Tie Mafia
Improv. Troupe
The Living Theatre
Collateral Bodies – World Premier
Hope
45th st. Theatre, NYC
The Vagina Monologues
Lead
VDay Productions
Hello, From Bertha
Bertha
Brooklyn College Productions
Terror in Tombtown
Goldie Haunt (Lead, Stunts)
Warner Brothers/Six Flags America
Batman Thrill Spectacular
Jennifer Morgan
Warner Brothers/Six Flags America
NYC Fashion Week – Live Television Broadcast
Host
QVC
Live Television Broadcast
Host
ShopNBC
NY/NJ Contractor Carpenter Trust
Host, Correspondent
Camfisto Films
NYC Home Design Show
Host, Correspondent
Braun Nutone
Live Television Broadcast
Host, Fashion Model
Fashions on the Air – Carib TV
Off Madison
Support, Producer
one pair of shoes productions
Milgram and the FastWalkers
Maria
Vimeo
Modern Reality Adventures Pilot
Improv. Team
A&E, Superfine Productions
VH-1 Lyrically speaking ‘Should I Stay or Should I Go?’
Lead
VH-1; Bill K., Dir.
Other conflicts on Request
Ralph Lauren, Polo
Model
Fit Modeling
Tory Burch
Model
Fit Modeling
Tahari
Model
Fit Modeling
L’Oreal
Hair Model
Sally Beauty, Hair Shows
Fantasia Designs, NY, Moscow
Model
Fashion Modeling (runway)
Dollhouse Boutiques
In-house model
Fit Modeling
Stella Adler Conservatory, Brooklyn College Film and Theatre Departments (BA), additional graduate work at MIT and Harvard University
Advanced Acting For Film and TV
Bill Hopkins
Stella Adler Studio of Acting
BA Honors; Film, Theatre
Tom Bullard, Director
Brooklyn College, Theatre Dept.
Improvisation
the Upright Citizens Brigade
UCB East
Participatory Theatre
Cesar Alvarez
Harvard University
Film Studies
Martin Marks
MIT
Improvisation
the Red Tie Mafia
The Living Theatre
Continued studies- voice, commercial, scene
private and classroom
Various, NYC
Dance
Jazz, HipHop
The Dance Studio, 8 years
Classical Piano
Kathy Frame
Private Instruction, 8 years
Lead Actress Award of Merit – The Indie Fest 2015
Lead Actress Award of Merit – The Indie Fest 2011
Best Actress – 2010 OutHouse Film Festival, Baton Rouge, LA
Favorite Performance, 2009 – Sonic Cinema Reviews
Best Leading Actress – Judge’s award NYC Film Race 2007
Best Leading Actress – Audience Award NYC Film Race 2007
Best Actress in a lead Movie Making Madness, NYC 2006
Promax World Gold Award – VH1 promo. “Should I Stay . . ?
Ford FoundationScholarship Colloquium
Tuch Award – Scholastic Achievement
American Academy of PoetsAward for poetry composition.

***Meissa has been awarded an appointment as “Artist in Residence” from the Media School at MIT in Cambridge, Mass

Languages: Conversational French, some Spanish, some Sign Language.
Dialects:
American: Southern, Midwestern, New York/Long Island
British: Standard, Cockney, Northern English, Irish, Scottish
Other: German, French, Spanish, Russian

 

Improvisation, COMEDY, comedic character portrayal, poetry composition and performance (published), screenwriting(produced, IMDB credited), Film Producer (IMDB credited), art photography, film critique (2 yrs. film study), piano (10 yrs), stunt fighting, firearms, swimming (competitive, all-met team high school), downhill snow skiing (freestyle, slalom), fencing, yoga (certified instructor), boxing, bicycling, mountain biking, jogging, basketball, softball, rollerblading, cross-training, dog training, animal handling, hair styling, bartending, general athleticism and biting sarcasm. Will travel.

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