Burgandi Phoenix
Actor / Voiceover Artist / Singer / DancerSAG Eligible - Los Angeles, California
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Burgandi Phoenix's Biography

Burgandi Phoenix's love of the stage and performing developed at the age of 2 1/2 when she began dancing ballet, tap and jazz. She danced as a company member with the Tucson School of Ballet and Ballet Rincon for several years and eventually went onto train in belly dancing, salsa, ballroom, modern and lyrical.

At 14 years old she began modeling and quickly landed projects with local ad campaigns and clothing designers, appearing on billboards and in magazines. As a trained singer, she has performed in many musicals and was part of the R&B singing group Divinity. She has had theatrical, improvisational and on camera training, which opened the door to many opportunities in voice over’s and commercials.

In 2012, she was the face of ReFa USA, appeared monthly on the websites for Bear Paw Style & Bear Paw Shoes, as well as is the face of Talent Boom, a site for entertainment professionals.

Upon her arrival to Los Angeles, she studied The Meisner Technique with Laura Henry, The Alexander Technique with Julia Caulder, Scene Study at The Stella Adler School, Chekhov Technique at The Chekhov Institute & Comedy Improv with Ken Skov.

The film Speed Dragon, in which she played the character Betty, will screen in France for the Cannes film festival in May 2013.

Burgandi Phoenix resides in Los Angeles and continues to work as an actress.

Burgandi Phoenix's Vitals

Work History

Feature

  • Only You and MeLead - CynthiaDirector - Peter Muonagar
  • A Gangster's WordSupporting - MariaDirector - Kate Mesta
  • AguruphobiaFeaturedDirector - Richard Montes
  • Speed DragonStarringDirector - Dan Frank
  • American GirlsPrincipalDirector - Eric Anthony Pereira
  • Angel One EyePrincipalDirector - Seraphim Ward
  • FeeboPrincipalDirector - Pete Metzger
  • Agent SteeleFeaturedDirector - Matei Dima
  • House of GrindPrincipalDirector - JP Morgan
  • The WanderersSupportingDirector - Layton Matthews
  • Hearing ColorsPrincipalDirector - Brandon Skinner
  • It Sounds So SimpleSupportingProduction Co - CalGav Productions
  • The InheritanceSupportingDirector - Ariela Stern

Television

  • TLC's Sex Sent Me To The ERCo Star - Head NurseNetwork - TLC
  • Christmas in JulyCo Star - On Air Guest & Brand Ambassador Network - HSN
  • Dougnut Shop Pop - PilotCo StarDirector - Edward Bottenheim
  • My Roommate The QueenSupportingDirector - Byrne Owens
  • Truth on the Line - PilotPrincipalDirector - Steve Hise

Short Film

  • The Toscars-Selma Ave.Supporting - Ms. JacksonDirector - Nadia Wit
  • Stealing the SunsetLead - EmmaDirector - Gaby Aurora
  • The Toscars- PheelaweenaSupporting - Young PheelaweenaDirector - Evan Marlowe
  • Once Upon A MimeLead - TiaDirector - CoCo Quinn
  • The Toscars: Skyfell & I can't get upPrincipalDirector - Matt Crabtree
  • C'est MagiqueSupportingDirector - Nayda Anibel Lebro

Commercial

  • Tadin Herbs & Tea FamilyPrincipalCasting Director - Laura Alvarez-Parra
  • Bear Paw ShoesStarringDirector - Bear Paw Shoes

Print

  • Talentboom Launch CampaignBrand Ambassador
  • Homemade Harvey Lead - Fitness Model
  • Kangen Water Campaign Lead - Model
  • Rafia Jewelry Campaign Lead - Model

Theatre

  • Orpheus Supporting - Multiple Characters Director - James Loren

Education/Training

  • Actors Business Breakthrough
    FOS
      - Actors Business Blueprint & Action Plan
    Dallas Travers
  • Rick D. Wasserman VO Coaching
    2014 - 2014
    FOS
      - Voice Over
    Rick D. Wasserman
  • Summer Watson Vocal Coaching
    2015 - 2015
    FOS
      - Vocal Coaching
    Summer Watson
  • Keep it Real Acting
    2015
    FOS
      - Theatrical Scene Study
    Suzanne Schmidt
  • Keep it Real Acting
    2015
    FOS
      - Commercial Workout
    Doug Traer
  • Keep it Real Acting
    2014
    FOS
      - Advanced Commercial Call Back
    Judy Kain
  • UCB
    FOS
      - Comedy Improv 101
    Joel Spence
  • Chekhov Studio International
    FOS
      - Grotowski Technique
    Matthew Floyd Miller
  • Chekhov Studio International
    FOS
      - On Camera Technique
    Marjo-Riikka Makela
  • The Laura Henry Studio
    FOS
      - Audition Technique
    Laura Henry
  • Stella Adler School
    FOS
      - Technique 2 Development
    Tim McNeil
  • LA Connection
    FOS
      - Comedy Improv
    Kent Skov
  • Chekhov Studio International
    FOS
      - Scene Study
    Marjo-Riikka Makela
  • Mimoda Studio
    FOS
      - Abstract Movement
    Yasha Michelson
  • Michael Chekhov Workshop
    FOS
      - Movement for Actors
    David Zender
  • The Laura Henry Studio
    FOS
      - Meisner Technique - Scene Study
    Laura Henry
  • The Laura Henry Studio
    FOS
      - Meisner Technique - Emotional Preparation
    Laura Henry
  • Alexander Technique
    FOS
      - Alexander Body Work
    Julia Caudler
  • The Laura Henry Studio
    FOS
      - Beginning Meisner Technique
    Laura Henry
  • Actors and Directors Workshop
    FOS
      - Directing the Scene
    Mark Travis
  • Pima Community College
    FOS
      - Improv for Actors
    Amy P

Special Skills

Musical: Singing, Mezzo Soprano
Sports: Yoga, Mixed Martial Arts
Dance: Ballet, Jazz, Tap
Dialects: Spanish, Southern, New York
Other: Improvisation, Hosting

Work History

Feature

  • Only You and MeLead - CynthiaDirector - Peter Muonagar
  • A Gangster's WordSupporting - MariaDirector - Kate Mesta
  • AguruphobiaFeaturedDirector - Richard Montes
  • Speed DragonStarringDirector - Dan Frank
  • American GirlsPrincipalDirector - Eric Anthony Pereira
  • Angel One EyePrincipalDirector - Seraphim Ward
  • FeeboPrincipalDirector - Pete Metzger
  • Agent SteeleFeaturedDirector - Matei Dima
  • House of GrindPrincipalDirector - JP Morgan
  • The WanderersSupportingDirector - Layton Matthews
  • Hearing ColorsPrincipalDirector - Brandon Skinner
  • It Sounds So SimpleSupportingProduction Co - CalGav Productions
  • The InheritanceSupportingDirector - Ariela Stern

Work History

Television

  • TLC's Sex Sent Me To The ERCo Star - Head NurseNetwork - TLC
  • Christmas in JulyCo Star - On Air Guest & Brand Ambassador Network - HSN
  • Dougnut Shop Pop - PilotCo StarDirector - Edward Bottenheim
  • My Roommate The QueenSupportingDirector - Byrne Owens
  • Truth on the Line - PilotPrincipalDirector - Steve Hise

Work History

Short Film

  • The Toscars-Selma Ave.Supporting - Ms. JacksonDirector - Nadia Wit
  • Stealing the SunsetLead - EmmaDirector - Gaby Aurora
  • The Toscars- PheelaweenaSupporting - Young PheelaweenaDirector - Evan Marlowe
  • Once Upon A MimeLead - TiaDirector - CoCo Quinn
  • The Toscars: Skyfell & I can't get upPrincipalDirector - Matt Crabtree
  • C'est MagiqueSupportingDirector - Nayda Anibel Lebro

Work History

Commercial

  • Tadin Herbs & Tea FamilyPrincipalCasting Director - Laura Alvarez-Parra
  • Bear Paw ShoesStarringDirector - Bear Paw Shoes

Work History

Print

  • Talentboom Launch CampaignBrand Ambassador
  • Homemade Harvey Lead - Fitness Model
  • Kangen Water Campaign Lead - Model
  • Rafia Jewelry Campaign Lead - Model

Work History

Theatre

  • Orpheus Supporting - Multiple Characters Director - James Loren

Education/Training

  • Actors Business Breakthrough
    FOS
      - Actors Business Blueprint & Action Plan
    Dallas Travers
  • Rick D. Wasserman VO Coaching
    2014 - 2014
    FOS
      - Voice Over
    Rick D. Wasserman
  • Summer Watson Vocal Coaching
    2015 - 2015
    FOS
      - Vocal Coaching
    Summer Watson
  • Keep it Real Acting
    2015
    FOS
      - Theatrical Scene Study
    Suzanne Schmidt
  • Keep it Real Acting
    2015
    FOS
      - Commercial Workout
    Doug Traer
  • Keep it Real Acting
    2014
    FOS
      - Advanced Commercial Call Back
    Judy Kain
  • UCB
    FOS
      - Comedy Improv 101
    Joel Spence
  • Chekhov Studio International
    FOS
      - Grotowski Technique
    Matthew Floyd Miller
  • Chekhov Studio International
    FOS
      - On Camera Technique
    Marjo-Riikka Makela
  • The Laura Henry Studio
    FOS
      - Audition Technique
    Laura Henry
  • Stella Adler School
    FOS
      - Technique 2 Development
    Tim McNeil
  • LA Connection
    FOS
      - Comedy Improv
    Kent Skov
  • Chekhov Studio International
    FOS
      - Scene Study
    Marjo-Riikka Makela
  • Mimoda Studio
    FOS
      - Abstract Movement
    Yasha Michelson
  • Michael Chekhov Workshop
    FOS
      - Movement for Actors
    David Zender
  • The Laura Henry Studio
    FOS
      - Meisner Technique - Scene Study
    Laura Henry
  • The Laura Henry Studio
    FOS
      - Meisner Technique - Emotional Preparation
    Laura Henry
  • Alexander Technique
    FOS
      - Alexander Body Work
    Julia Caudler
  • The Laura Henry Studio
    FOS
      - Beginning Meisner Technique
    Laura Henry
  • Actors and Directors Workshop
    FOS
      - Directing the Scene
    Mark Travis
  • Pima Community College
    FOS
      - Improv for Actors
    Amy P

    Endorsements

      "Burgandi is incredibly hard-working, focused and always delivers. She is a great champion for any work she does, and an excellent marketer. To have that level of enthusiasm, prowess and acting ability combined on your set is an asset."

      Picture?width=200&height=200Darren Darnborough endorsed Burgandi Phoenix.Endorsed on July 17, 2015.

      "Burgandi is smart, driven, and committed to always getting the job done."

      Picture?width=200&height=200Wayne Wright endorsed Burgandi Phoenix.Endorsed on December 14, 2014.

      "Burgandi is a true professional. I have worked with her several times and I am always impressed by her work ethic and her desire to make the project better. She works incredibly hard and I would hire her again in a heart beat."

      Zachary Kahn, worked with Burgandi Phoenix on 'Talentboom Launch Campaign'. Endorsed on June 14, 2013.

      "Burgandi is someone you can always trust. Great values, gets the job done, highly recommended!"

      Bryne Owens, worked with Burgandi Phoenix on 'My Roommate The Queen'. Endorsed on May 12, 2013.

      "The opportunity to write a letter of support for Burgandi Phoenix presents me with an enormous challenge. Simply, how to coherently and concisely express my admiration and respect for her diverse professional body of work? Suffice it to say that I am thrilled and honored to be asked to recommend her — which I do happily without reservation, and with the greatest affection. Burgandi joined my production of “American Girls” after a near exhausting search for finding the perfect young woman to portray “Britani”. This was perhaps the most complex role in the script as the character had many, many layers and required a level of acting skill and professionalism that many actors do not possess. Burgandi came in for the reading and blew us away from the moment my words left her mouth, the posture and stance she researched the role with – I knew I found my “Brittani”. She had true understanding and appreciation of the characters context; but also she added a bit more than what was on the page in an effort to make “Brittani” accessible and 'with something to say' to the audience. This was truly remarkable. This also spilled over into the production shoot. She was a true pleasure to work with. As you know making a feature film is never easy but Burgandi brought a light to the set in sometimes stressful situations. Her smile and laugh were infectious. Her professionalism and “Let’s rock this out and make something amazing” attitude is something to be admired. I count myself fortunate to have worked with her and look forward to seeing what she does in the future. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly for more information on this wonderfully gifted woman. Eric Pereira Writer/Director of “American Girls” "

      Eric Pereira, worked with Burgandi Phoenix on 'American Girls'. Endorsed on May 16, 2013.