The Very Latest

01/29/14 & 01/31/14: BOOKED (via Chelsea Talent) my 1st Principal Role as a member of SAG-AFTRA on LOUIE, shot in the streets of Manhattan along 8th, 10th, Amsterdam & Columbus Avenues, portraying the role of the BUS DRIVER, again, actually driving the bus.  A dream fulfilled as I wanted to book a principal role playing a bus driver and actually driving the bus all at the same time. CHECK.

01/28/14: BOOKED BG work as a US Marshall driving a bus for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, shot at the former Queens House of Detention, Kew Gardens, NY.

09/07/13: SANG at Nuyorican Poets Cafe for Rome Neal's monthly BANANA PUDDING JAZZ JAM celebrating the recently concluded National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, NC.

09/03/13: BOOKED a print job for Ally Bank which was shot at Milk Studios, NYC.

About Bill

Bill Vila has been “in the life” having done numerous Off-Off-Broadway productions and as a commercial print model (Ally Bank, Microsoft, Merck) and looks to expand his work by including commercials, TV, featured films & web series. Bill has booked ‘extra’ work on ELEMENTARY, L&O: SVU (as a bus driver) as well as on RESCUE ME, LAW & ORDER and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (as a bus driver) and finally (after 10 years as a member of AFTRA (SAG-AFTRA)) booked his first principal role as the BUS DRIVER (yes, he drove the bus) for LOUIE.  Bill is also an accomplished pianist & musician and has sung the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden for the Liberty & Knicks, Citi Field for the Mets and Richmond County Bank Ballpark for the Staten Island Yankees. Bill is in the process of completing his one-man show about being a bus driver entitled FROM WHERE I SIT.


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