As a professional actor for the last 25 years, Darryl's Broadway credits include MAMMA MIA! (original cast replacement), MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT (first national tour, directed by the legendary Mike Nichols) and BOMBAY DREAMS (original Broadway cast). He has appeared on TV and at regional theatres nationwide in world premieres of new shows by Charles Strouse (ANNIE, BYE BYE BIRDIE), Maltby/Shire (BABY, BIG), and Maury Yeston (NINE, TITANTIC).
Select regional credits include: RENT and 3 MUSKETEERS at Oregon Shakespeare Festival; the For the Record series in Los Angeles; LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST (Berowne); GUARDS AT THE TAJ (Babur); CAMELOT (Arthur—voted Best Male Actor by Buffalo Spree magazine’s Best of WNY 2022); EQUIVOCATION; AS YOU LIKE IT (Orlando); Trinity Rep, Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Paper Mill Playhouse.
Darryl has worked with eminent theatre director Anne Bogart and members of SITI Company, training in Viewpoints / Suzuki Method of Acting while directing and acting in developmental stages of THE THREE SISTERS.
Training and education: University of Michigan (BFA Musical Theatre) and SUNY - University at Buffalo (MA Theatre and Performance). Member of Actors' Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA.
As an acting teacher and coach, Darryl Semira has lived and worked in both New York City and Los Angeles, where he taught at the renowned Margie Haber Studio. In Western NY, he has been on the adjunct Theater faculty at SUNY Buffalo State College.
Professional Broadway and TV actor, Darryl Semira, teaches and coaches actors to deepen their connection to the material and harness their full potential as artists! Online or in-person in Western NY.
Looking to improve your theatre technique? Need to combat those nerves, get out of your head and ace that TV audition? Working on a monologue? Or are you just looking to improve your public speaking skills?
Each lesson or coaching session may include:
- Digging deep into material for a specific audition or role you may have coming up
- Working on a monologue or speech for class or work
- Connecting with your physical as well as emotional instrument
- Script analysis (truly understanding the piece)
- Strengthening technique in order to combat nerves
Whether it's TV, film, or theatre; comedy or drama; Darryl can help unlock the material you're working on so that the actor can truly connect, express, communicate, and HAVE FUN!