Chad Kessler




Chad's work includes THE GROOVE FACTORY  (New York Musical Theater Festival, Richard Rogers Award Finalist), and  VICARIOUS (NY Fringe) His various television projects include MAMA"S BOYS,  FANCY LADY, THE UNITED PLATES OF AMERICA, CANINE CUISINE and has appeared regularly as a host on NBC's OPEN HOUSE NY.  As a performer, Chad has spent the past 8 years creating and performing a multitude of roles in the long running Off- Broadway hit trilogy, MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING, MY BIG GAY ITALIAN FUNERAL & MY BIG GAY ITALIAN MID-LIFE CRISIS (St Lukes Theater & The Theater Center).  His other NYC stage work has been seen at Lincoln Center (LA DOTTERESSA, Oct '17) Chashama, West End Theater, St George Theater, The Actors Playhouse, and Ensemble Studio Theater. Currently, Chad can be seen on Amazon's Emmy nominated series TAINTED DREAMS, appearing as Lance Shapiro.  He also is a recurring voice on POKEMON! THE SERIES and Nickelodeon. Education- BFA, NYU/Tisch.