Union Status: Fi-core
Current Passport: No
Drivers License: Yes
US Citizen: Yes
Ages Performed: Young Adult, Middle Age
CHAD TYLER is a D.C. native and has been a proud member of SAG AFTRA since 2001 and serves on its National LGBT Actor’s Committee. Chad just completed a starring role in the most recent 48 Hour Film Project in D.C. in a short film called, "The Pod Caster", in which he was recognized for his work by being nominated for Best Actor in a Drama, produced by Plan R Films. Chad most recent TV co star roles was in the final episode of "House of Cards" as a White House reporter, starring opposite (and directed by) Robin Wright.
Training: Hartwick College (Oneonta, NY), West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV) & Summer CenterStage USA (Denver, CO); as well as some classes at The Studio Theater (D.C.), at G.W. Univ. (D.C.) & at Charles Co. Comm. College.
Theatre: Leading - "Limited Engagement: A Comedy About Death" - NYC Winter Fest (Hudson Guild Theater), "Private Eyes' - Journeymen Theater Ensemble (Church Street Theater), "Madman William" (Actual Reality Theatre Comp.)
Theater: Supporting - "Three Card Stud" (The Wilton Theater Factory), "The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales" (Adventure Theater), "Jill Kills Vol.’s 1 & 2:Ladykiller/Bloodlust" (1st annual Capital Fringe Festival), "Watching Lotus Flowers Blossom" (Spotlighter’s Theater), 'My Boyfriend The Stripper" (Source Theater), "An Awful Night at the Hotel Taiga" (Classika Theater); "Last Call", "Say You Love Satan" & "Alberta Clipper" (multiple Source Theater Summer Festival’s), "The Zoo Story" (G.W. Univ.), "As You Like It" (Folger Shakespeare Library).
Chad has performed in various staged play readings (Washington Shakespeare Co.’s Sort of Shakespeare Reading Series, Kennedy Center’s Page-To-Stage Fest and at MetroStage). Chad also understudied in Lady Windermere’s Fan (Shakespeare Theatre Company @ The Landsburgh). Chad has a ton of improvisation experience, after being hired to perform in many murder mystery shows for Who Dun It 2 Go and Carbonne Entertainment, as well as portraying various witness roles in mock trials twice for the D.C. law firm, Kirkland & Ellis.
TV: Co-Star Roles;: "House of Cards", "Veep" & "K Street" (2 episodes-recurring)..
Independent Short Films--Leading: "The Pod Caster" (Plan R Films), "Diamond Farm" (Design Alliance) & "Lonely Love" (Rappahannock Prod.’s).
Student Short Films--Leading: "A Single Assist" (American University) & "Teen Idol" (American University).
Student Short Films--Supporting : "You Come First" (Towson University), "Basura: Long & Hard" (George Mason University) & "Black In Blue" (Towson University).
National Print Modeled for Nationwide Insurance & Merck Pharmaceuticals.
Other TV & Feature Films: Stand-in & Photo Double for Michael Kelly & others (House of Cards); & for Steve Carrel (Get Smart). Other Stand-In work: Hugh O’Conner (John Adams), Bruce Willis (Live Free or Die Hard), John Walsh (2 seasons of America's Most Wanted) Noah Wiley (Boy of Pigs), Peter Sarsgaard (Rendition), Dominic West, Aiden Gillen and Domenick Lombardozzi (The Wire), and Lou Bailey (The West Wing); just to name a few!!
Industrial Training Videos for G.A.O., Maryland Lottery, U.S. Customs & Border Patrol, Booz Allen Hamilton, DoD, IRS, Univ. of the C.I.A., Dept. of Homeland Security & TSA and the Electrician’s Union.
self tape equipment,