KRISZTINA PEREMARTONI

HUNGARY, BUDAPEST 1068 SZÓFIA UTCA 8.
Phone #: +36308381957
Email address: kriszpere@gmail.com
Citizenship: US-Hungarian

CURRICULUM VITAE

TRAINING

1996-1998 University of Debrecen, Masters Degree as a Mental Health consultant
1974-1978 University of Film and Dramatic Art of Hungary, Masters in Acting
1978 Full scholarship to study at the famed Stanislavski Moscow Art Theater

WORK EXPERIENCES

2012 Director of "The Earth is Humming " Theater production (Berkeley, CA)
2005-2014 Founder and owner of OPEN ACTING film and theater acting school in San Francisco and Oakland CA. – Method Acting – Lee Strasberg Method
2001-2004 Acting Teacher at Actor's Center of San Francisco
2001-2008 Yoga Teacher at Yoga Loca studio (San Rafael, CA)
2000-2006 Event coordinator in Open Secret bookstore (San Rafael, CA)
1996-2000 Self-awareness teacher in Civil University for adults (Budapest, Pécs)
1995 Acting teacher for especially talented kids in the " Brain" Art Elementary School (Szentendre)
1993-2000 Acting Teacher at Acting Academy of the Hungarian National Theater

WORKED AS AN ACTOR

2002-2004 Traveling Jewish Theater in San Francisco
2003 Berkeley Repertory Theater
1980-2000 National Theater of Hungary
1977-1980 Vigszínház Budapest
1976-2000 Starred in over 100 stage, film and TV productions, regularly toured with the National Theater through Europe including Paris, Avignon, Strasbourg, Berlin, Rome, Praga, Warsaw, Bucharest and Moscow.

MAJOR THEATER ROLES

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet /Juliet
Shakespeare: Richard II. /Queen
Chekhov: Three Sisters /Natasa
G. B. Shaw: Getting married /Blanche
Dürrenmatt: King John-French /The Queen
Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard / Vanya
Brecht: Mother Courage/ lead
Aristophanes: Lysistrata /lead

MAJOR FILM AND TV ROLES

The Swede Who Disappeared with Derec Jacobi; Director: Péter Bacsó
Behind the brick Wall; Director: Károly Makk
Without Judgment; Director: Károly Makk
Ice Cream without Cone; /Grand Prize, Berlin Film Festival/ director: Judit Felvidéki
Henrik IV. /Matildas/ TV film
The Cherry Orchard: Dunyasa/ TV film

AWARDS AND PRIZES

1983 National Award for Children's Aid
1992 Best Actress of the Summer Theater Festival Gyula
1992 & 1994 Rajz János Prize for the Best Actress National Theater of Hungary
1996 Jászai Mari Prize for Best Actress by Hungarian Government

VOLUNTARY WORK

2001-2014 Mother's Soup Kitchen, Oakland CA (cooking and serving the homeless)
2005-2006 Working on Tsunami relief in South India (building a new bridge, building houses for widows)
2006-2014 Regularly traveling with the "Power Path" organization helping indigenous people to keep their culture alive in North Mexico and in the Amazonas rainforest area in Peru. Working with tribal children doing art together, painting, handcraft and theater
1993 Founder of the "PLAYHOUSE" foundation for children with leukemia and cancer at SOTE II. Clinic of Tűzoltó street Budapest

CORE SKILLS

Acting, acting coaching, dialogue coaching, organizing events, basic computer knowledge, horsemanship. Good with sports swimming, running, mountain climbing, sailing, surfing and trained with dolphins. I work well in multicultural environment as well as under pressure.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Mother tongue: Hungarian 
Fluent in writing and speaking English
Studied: German, Russian, Italian and Spanish
Translating back-to-back English to Hungarian