The Details:

Justin C. Schilling is an award winning actor, improviser, and VO artist based in New York City. For the last few years he has been mentored by Penny Templeton at her studio, honing  the necessary skills for both screen acting and theater performances.


Justin has been seen on the screen in many prestigious film festivals across the world including Cannes, First Glance, MVAAFF, LAFATop Shorts, LA Indie Fest,  and Garden State Film Festival to name a few and made his NETFLIX debut with the release of thrilling feature film: HOSTAGE HOUSE where he plays a supporting lead role. He can also be seen on Amazon Prime & Kweli.TV in the riveting dramatic short film, DISORDHER.  His leading role in the neo-western short film LOCKBOX gave him his first award. TOP SHORTS: BEST ACTOR and since then Justin has went on to be nominated 3 more times, including Best Actor of the Year.

He has appeared as leading roles in off-broadway productions at renown theaters such as Theater for the New City and 13th Street Repertory Theatre. You can also catch him on stage in the East Village as a recurring improviser in the hit underground comedy show BATSU! 

Justin strives to bring everything he can to every job he books. Always looking to stretch his artistic range, he takes pride in taking on a diversity of roles. He can always be seen transitioning seamlessly in film, TV, or theater between both dramatic and comedic parts.

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Acting coach:

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Penny Templeton

MNGR:

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V.o. coach:

Joe Rosario

Improv coaches:

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Jay Painter, Joe Tex, Eric Robinson

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FILM

HOSTAGE HOUSE | NETFLIX

Keith [Supporting Lead]

LOCKBOX I Film Festival Circuit [10 Wins, 12 Nominations]

Nathaniel Bryant [Lead]

CEDRIC & ALYSIA I [Post Production]

Deacon [Lead]

DISORDHER I Amazon Prime/Kweli.TV/NBC Comcast

Sean Black [Supporting]

GALAXY 360 | Cannes Premiere

District 3 [Supporting]

PERICULUM| Film Festival Circuit [2 Wins, 1 Nomination]

Damien Holt [Supporting Lead]

THE MONGOOSE I Prime Video

Tommy [Supporting]

TELEVISION

CUFF: PILOT| NYTVF, ITVF 

Vince [Costar]

THEATER

The Really Invisible Man | Episcopal Actors Guild

Young Man [Lead]

MARVIN'S FETISH I 13th Street Repertory Theatre

John Corelli [Lead]

KATIE | Theater for the New City 

Michael Carter [Lead]

BOYS' LIFE | Kelsey Theater

Jack [Lead]

COMEDY

BATSU! | WARA [2016 - Present]

Recurring Improviser

DEAN ASHCROFT PRESENTS! | Improvised Podcast [2017-2018]

Recurring Improviser

SECOND PLACE CHAMPIONS | Touring [2012 - 2016]

Improv Champion

TRAINING & WORKSHOPS

PENNY TEMPLETON STUDIO

-Advanced Camera Technique.

-Masters Acting Class
(Penny Templeton, Hank Schob)

MN ACTING STUDIO

-Audition Technique Bootcamp
(Dena Tyler)

JOE ROSARIO 

-Voice Actor's Technique

-Advanced Scene Study

HB STUDIO

-Alexander Technique
(Martha Bernard)

IN STUDIOS

-Improv Theater [5 Levels completed]

(Scotty Watson, Liz Parish, Israel Savage)

ANNOYANCE THEATER

-Longform Improv Comedy [3 Levels completed]

(Andrew Tisher, Mick Napier)

FACE OFF UNLIMITED

-Musical Improv

-Short Form Improv Comedy 

(Joe Tex, Jay Painter, Eric Robinson)

PER4MANCE MASTER IMPROV INTENSIVE

-Long Form Improv Comedy

(David Razowsky, Michael Gellman)

*Justin is also a proud member of One on One and Actors Connection and can be seen frequenting workshops there with Casting Directors, VO Coaches, and Directors to continue to sharpen his skills.

Special Skills

Experienced Long/Short form Improviser, Experienced/willing to do Fight Choreography, Gun Handling, Emcee, Long distance running, Weight-lifting, Wrestling, Paddle boarding, kayaking, Animal Husbandry, Information Systems