About Dawn Harvey. Biography and Resume.



Dawn is an actress, singer, ukulele player, geneaglogist and mom. She is originally from New Jersey and worked in the New York City and Philadelphia markets before relocating to the Denver Metro area. Dawn received her training from Rowan University (B.A. in Theatre) and Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Her two children, William and Katherine Schmidt, are also actors. William has appeared in four commercials and Katherine has appeared in three commercials to date.



TV & Film

LATCH KEY (short film)     Neighbor (day player)     Directed by TV/Film Star Jaime King, Omaha, NE

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (Booty Bidness Skit with Kristen Wiig)     Office Worker (under 5 role)

FORENSIC FILES (ep: Without A Trace)     Sandra Johnson (principal)    Court TV, Allentown, PA

NERD VS. GEEK (ep #6)     Pam (day player)     Directed by Matt Conant, Pennsylvania

DEADLINE (short film)     Kathy Wells (lead)     Anthony Fletcher, Dir., Philadelphia                       

THE DEATH OF MILO FREEDMAN    Claire (supporting)  ABM Digifilms, Philadelphia (Amazon Prime)

BLINDSPOT (short film)     Tina Wilkes (lead)     Sanjay Sanghoee, Director, NYC

HER BARE HANDS (short film)  Trish (lead)    Denver 48 Hour Film Project

THE 2 OF US ARE NO. 3  (short)     Rebecca (lead)     Nihal Horne, Director, Washington D.C.                                                                                        ANTHOLOGIES OF HORROR (Pilot)     Blue Eyes (supporting)     Silent Scream Studios, Colorado


Commercials and Voice-Overs

Conflict List Upon Request


Theatre (Partial List)

THE MISER     Frosine (suppoting)     Lansdale Theatre Works, PA

ROMANTIC AGE     Wife/Mother (lead)     Dublin Fringe Festival, Ireland

FOUR BY FOUR     Bianca/Mother/Billy/Cora (lead)     East Lynne Theatre Co, Cape May, NJ

TWELFTH NIGHT     Olivia (supporting)     Hedgerow Theatre, PA

SALESMANSHIP FOR LIFE & LIMB     Y. Wiley     Philadelphia Fringe Festival

WAR OF THE WORLDS (radio play)     Various     12 Miles West Theatre Co, NJ

AURORA LEIGH     Aurora Leigh (lead)     Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC

COLLECTED STORIES  Lisa Morrison (lead)  Wings Theatre, NYC

I HATE HAMLET  Deirdre (supporting)  Creative Space Theatre, NYC



B.A. in Theatre from Rowan University, NJ

Shakespeare & Company, Lenox Massachusetts – One Month Training Intensive. Voice, Text, Movement, Stage Combat, Scene Study: Tina Packer, Dennis Krausnick, Christine Adaire, Tony Simotes, Sarah Barker.

John Crockett, AEC Studios, Denver (Acting)

Diane Heery & Pat McDade, Heery Casting, Philadelphia  (On-Camera)

George DiCenzo, The Acting Studio, Philadelphia (Scene Study)

John Basil, American Globe Theatre, NYC (Scene Study & Script Analysis)


Special Skills:  Instruments: Ukulele, Singing (Alto);  Sports: Weight Training, Running, Kickboxing, Yoga, Spinning, Hiking; Languages: German (Beginner); Hand-to-Hand Stage Combat, Teleprompter, Published Writer and Genealogy Blogger.


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