RESUME 

 about Garret Deffert 

Height: 6'1"   |   Eye Color: Green/Hazel   |   Hair Color: Dark Blonde

Garret is a 34 year old medically retired Marine Corps Infantryman of five deployments over a career of just over ten years. He now aspires to entertain, educate, and inspire others towards a career as an actor/performer. Garret currently attends Central Washington University (CWU) where he will graduate Magna Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Performance in December 2019. Garret also has an Associates of the Arts Degree from Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) in Kalispell, Montana.

 WORK EXPERIENCE 

Theater

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Dracula   |   2015  |   Asylum Attendant   |   Director: Joe Legate

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FVCC   |   10 Minute play festival   |   2016  |   3 Lead Actor roles, 1 Director role 

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FVCC   |   Inherit the Wind   |   2016  |   Bertram Cates   |   Director: Joe Legate

FVCC   |   A Christmas Carol   |   2016  |   Young Adult Scrooge   |   Director: Rebecca Spear

FVCC   |   Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead   |   2017  |   Tragedian   |   Director: Rich Haptonstall

FVCC   |   Bye Bye Birdie   |   2017  |   Harvey Johnson   |   Director: Rebecca Spear

Central Washington University (CWU) Ghostlight   |   Distracted   |   2018  |   Dad   |   Director: Rachael Skaggs

Cross Gartered Theatre Company   |   Romeo and Juliet   |   2018   |   Lord Capulet   |   Director: Sadie Nickerson

CWU   |   Picnic   |   2018   |   Howard   |   Director: George Bellah III

CWU   |   The Transition of Doodle Pequeno   |   2019   |   Baumgartner   |   Director: Ramon Esquivel

CWU Ghostlight   |   Round the Mountain   |   2019   |   Announcer, Captive, Owner   |   Director Isaac Pauls

Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST)   |   Mamma Mia   |   2019   |   Ensemble   |   Director Joseph V. Martinez

FPST   |   Alice's Rockin Adventures in Wonderland   |   2019   |   White Knight   |   Director Andy Meyers

FPST   |   Peter Pan   |   2019   |   Bill Jukes/Flight Operator   |   Director: Megan Wiltshire

CWU   |   Stupid Fucking Bird   |   2019   |   Dr. Eugene Sorn   |   Director: Patrick Dizney 
 

Film

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Nat Light Exercise (short)   |   2017  |   Guy   |   Director: Alexandra Harvey, Ker Malkin Gesulga

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Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Tick Tock (short)   |   2018  |   Man   |   Director: Blake Mertens

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Fallout (short)   |   2018   |   Clark   |   Director: Drew Burghardt

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   The Mobsterette   |   2018   |   Frankie   |   Director: Harrison Scott Ferguson

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Shattered   |   2018   |   Brother   |   Director: Cameron Dunston

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Roughing It   |   2018   |   Gas station clerk   |   Director: Cory Henderson

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   CWU Made   |   2018   |   Remo Luciano   |   Director: Kevin Matte

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Carl the Candyman   |   2018   |   Carl   |   Director: Dylan Thompson

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Let's Do It Live!!!   |   2018   |   Co-host, Carl, Russel Bob   |   Director: Kendall Yoder

McGehee/Maine   |   Vegabond Nights   |   2018   |   Moneybucks   |   Director: Sean McGehee

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Some Gave All   |   2018   |   Danny Anderson   |   Director: Jon Steven Ward

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Two Pints   |   2018   |   Elliots Dad   |   Director: Kevin Matte

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Mopey   |   2018   |   Mopey   |   Director: Kendall Yoder

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Snatched   |   2018   |   Kidnapper   |   Director: Carl Oswald

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Four Minutes   |   2018   |   The Stalker   |   Director: Shay Lapierre

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   Tales From The Blackbox   |   2019   |   Narrator   

Wildcat Films (CWU)   |   I Hate You Dad   |   Mickey   |   2019   |   Director: Jack E.K. Collier

Teck Work

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Dracula   |   2015  |   Carpenter

Director: Joe Legate

 

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Happy   |   2015  |   Carpenter, Stage Manager

Director: Rebecca Spear

 

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Strange Snow   |   2016  |   Technical Director

 

Bigfork Community Players   |   Don't Drink the Water   |   2016  |   Stage Manager

Technical Director: Larry Lefcourt

 

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Defying Gravity   |   2016  |   Light Board Operator

Technical Director: Rich Haptonstall

 

Bigfork Summer Playhouse (BSP)   |   42nd Street   |   2016  |   Carpenter, Backstage Technician

Technical Director: Greg Kendall

 

Bigfork Summer Playhouse (BSP)   |   Young Frankenstein   |   2016  |   Carpenter, Backstage Technician 

Technical Director: Greg Kendall

 

Bigfork Summer Playhouse (BSP)   |   Shrek the Musical   |   2016  |   Carpenter, Backstage Technician

Technical Director: Greg Kendall

 

Bigfork Summer Playhouse (BSP)   |   Grease   |   2016  |   Carpenter, Backstage Technician

Technical Director: Greg Kendall

 

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Inherit the Wind   |   2016  |   Carpenter 

Technical Director: Joe Legate

 

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   A Christmas Carol   |   2016  |   Carpenter

Technical Director: Joe Legate

 

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead   |   2017  |   Carpenter

Technical Director: Rich Haptonstall 

 

Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Bye Bye Birdie   |   2017  |   Carpenter

Technical Director: Joe Legate

 

Bigfork Summer Playhouse (BSP)   |   Seven Brides for Seven Brothers   |   2017  |   Carpenter, Backstage Technician 

Technical Director: Greg Kendall

 

Bigfork Summer Playhouse (BSP)   |   Mamma Mia   |   2017  |   Carpenter, Backstage Technician 

Technical Director: Greg Kendall

 

Bigfork Summer Playhouse (BSP)   |   Joseph/Dreamcoat   |   2017  |   Carpenter, Backstage Technician 

Technical Director: Greg Kendall

 

Bigfork Summer Playhouse (BSP)   |   Drowsy Chaperone   |   2017  |   Carpenter, Backstage Technician 

Technical Director: Greg Kendall

 

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Red Curtain Review   |   2017  |   Backstage Technician, Flyman 

Technical Director: Dave Barnett

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Legally Blonde   |   2018   |   Carpenter

Technical Director: Dave Barnett

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Picnic   |   2018   |   Carpenter

Technical Director: Dave Barnett

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   The Transition of Doodle Pequeno   |   2019   |   Carpenter

Technical Director: David Barnett

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Round the Mountain   |   2019   |   Carpenter

Technical Director: David Barnett

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Hunchback of Notre Dame   |   2019   |   Master Carpenter

Technical Director: David Barnett

Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST)   |   Mamma Mia   |   2019   |   Carpenter

Technical Director: Aaron "Torg" Torgerson

Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST)   |   The Marvelous Wonderettes   |   2019   |   Technical Director

Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST)   |   Peter Pan   |   2019   |   Carpenter, Flight Operator

Technical Director: Jay Michael Roberts

Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST)   |   On Golden Pond   |   2019   |   Carpenter   

Technical Director: Jay MIchael Roberts

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Stupid Fucking Bird   |   2019   |   Master Carpenter

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Holiday Inn   |   2019   |   Master Carpenter

 Training & Workshops 

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Basic Acting Series   |   Dr. Emily Rollie, Patrick Dizney, Michael J. Smith

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Intermediate Acting Series   |   Patrick Dizney, Michael J. Smith

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Stage Makeup   |   Catherine (Cat) McMillen

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Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)   |   Stagecraft I & II   |   Rich Haptonstall

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Michal Chekhov Psychological Gesture   |   Kathryn Stahl

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Suzuki Movement for Actor   |   George Bellah III

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Rasa (aesthetics)   |   Michael J. Smith

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Vocal Conditioning   |   Michael J. Smith, Patrick Dizney

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Acting Styles - Expressionism/Epic   |   Patrick Dizney

Central Washingotn University (CWU)   |   Acting Styles - Comedy   |   Michael J. Smith

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Stage Combat Fundamentals   |   George Bellah III

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Directing I   |   Kathryn Stahl

Central Washington University (CWU)   |   Dialects (British Standard, and Northern Irish)   |   Michael J. Smith

 Special Skills 
  • Weapons Handling and tactics proficient (Knives, Firearms, Baton, Weapons of opportunity).

  • Hand to hand combat (Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, MCMAP, Greco Roman Wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling).

  • Mild Contortionist.

  • Marine Corps close order drill, rifle/sword manual 

  • Horseback riding.

  • Snorkeling, and swimming.

  • Rappelling/Fast Roping.

  • Stick shift, Motorcycle, Bicycle, and ATV proficient.

  • British Standard Dialect

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