Matt Lagan

 
 
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I play THE-GUY-WHO'S-BEEN-THERE

whether I'm in charge (Commander, CEO, Politician), advising others (Dad, Lawyer, Doctor), or on the front lines (Explorer, Entrepreneur, Cowboy).

 

Here's what's been happening lately:

MARCH 2017--I PLAYED BRICK in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at THE LOUNGE THEATRE for THE CLASSICAL THEATRE LAB and BECAME A MEMBER OF ROGUE IMPROV!

FEBRUARY 2017--Woo-hoo! I BOOKED A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL that AIRED ON THE SUPER BOWL!

JANUARY 2017--I PLAYED THE YOUNGER BROTHER in Pinter's MOONLIGHT at THE LOUNGE THEATRE for THE CLASSICAL THEATRE LAB!

NOVEMBER 2017--I BOOKED A JOB playing actor AARON ECKHART for a LIVE EVENT!

OCTOBER 2016--I got a CALLBACK for a TV COMMERCIAL!

APRIL 2016--I PLAYED BEOWULF in a STAGED READING of BEOWULF for THE CLASSICAL THEATRE LAB!

MARCH 2016--I BOOKED A JOB playing actor MICHAEL FASSBENDER for a LIVE EVENT! I also AUDITIONED for THE CLASSICAL THEATRE LAB and was INVITED TO JOIN!

FEBRUARY 2016--I SHOT A SECOND EPISODE of the COMEDY WEBSERIES "THE JEFF SHOW"! Here's the link: https://youtu.be/fQNLp2chMIY

JANUARY 2016--I got a CALLBACK for a PRINT JOB!

OCTOBER 2015-- Here's the link to a COMEDY WEBISODE I just did for THE JEFF SHOW: https://youtu.be/lcynsbjmCoM I also got a CALLBACK for a NATIONAL COMMERCIAL!

AUGUST 2015--I SHOT A LEAD IN A COMEDY WEBISODE, GOT A CALLBACK FOR A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL and a CALLBACK FOR AN INDY FILM, and completed construction on my HOME AUDIO BOOTH!

JULY 2015--I BOOK A JOB portraying the Director of JURASSIC WORLD, Colin Trevorrow, for a LIVE EVENT!

JUNE 2015--I BOOK A PRINT JOB!

MAY 2015--I BOOK A SHORT FILM and GET A CALLBACK FOR A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL!

APRIL 2015--I GET PUT ON AVAIL FOR A PRINT JOB, GET NEW HEADSHOTS, and serve on Jury Duty for the first time!

MARCH 2015--I GET  A CALLBACK FOR A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL and GET PUT ON AVAIL FOR A PRINT JOB!

JANUARY 2015--I GET A CALLBACK FOR AN INDY FILM and REPRISE MY ROLE as Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston for a LIVE EVENT!

OCTOBER 2014--I get PUT ON AVAIL for a NATIONAL COMMERCIAL!

SEPTEMBER 2014--I get PUT ON AVAIL for a SHORT FILM, join JUDY KAIN'S ADVANCED CALLBACK CLASS for commercials at KEEP IT REAL ACTING, and take a CPR class!

AUGUST 2014--I get PUT ON AVAIL for a PRINT JOB! And I help friend and mentor JOHN SUDOL become a Consultant for the SCIENCE & ENTERTAINMENT EXCHANGE at the NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES--woo hoo!

JULY 2014--I break bad by portraying actor Bryan Cranston for a LIVE EVENT!

JUNE 2014--I decided I didn't have enough pain in my life, so I join a BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU class. Boy, did that solve my problem! Took a beating my first day and had a blast! Can't wait to get back for more!

MAY 2014--I GET A CALLBACK FOR A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL! And I'm INVITED BY JOHN SUDOL, groundbreaking author and Acting teacher, to join a SPECIAL ADVANCE TEAM working to further our understanding of the LANGUAGE OF THE FACE and its relation to Acting and other fields. You can learn more about John and the intriguing work he does at www.languageoftheface.com!

April 2014--I do a fun TABLE READ of two new RADIO PLAYS for DARK ADVENTURE RADIO THEATRE with the wildly creative guys at the HP Lovecraft Historical Society! And I start lessons in KRAV MAGA, the lethal martial art used by the Israeli Army(!)

March 2014-- I BOOK A SHORT FILM and GET A CALLBACK on another SHORT FILM! I also START SCENE STUDY CLASS with Robert F. Lyons, a member of the ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES and a great actor with over four decades in the biz!
 
February 2014--I BOOK A COMEDY SPOT on a MAJOR CABLE NETWORK (can't say the name just yet)!

November 2013-- I BOOK ANOTHER MOVIE AND BEGIN FILMING, COMPLETE ADR on my latest FEATURE FILM (watch for its release next month!), and am bowled over to see that I APPEAR IN 4 DIFFERENT MOVIES on the SyFy CHANNEL!
Here's where you can see me getting arrested, blown up, shot, or eaten:
NOV 1--"METEOR APOCALYPSE"
NOV 7--"PRINCESS OF MARS"
NOV 9--"MEGA PIRANHA"
NOV 22--"MOBY DICK"

October 2013-- I get PUT ON AVAIL FOR A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL!

September 2013--I get a CALLBACK FOR A SAG FEATURE FILM and BEGIN INTERMEDIATE IMPROV CLASS at THE GROUNDLINGS!

August 2013--I BOOK A SAG FEATURE FILM and a SAG SHORT FILM!

July 2013--I BOOK A GIG playing Hugh Jackman, get a CALLBACK FOR A SAG FILM, and get PUT ON AVAIL FOR A PRINT JOB!

June 2013--I get a CALLBACK FOR A SAG FEATURE FILM!

May 2013--I get a CALLBACK FOR A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL, a CALLBACK FOR A REGIONAL COMMERCIAL, and am PROMOTED TO THE INTERMEDIATE LEVEL IMPROV CLASS  at the GROUNDLINGS!
 
Feb 2013--I BEGIN IMPROV CLASSES at the world-famous GROUNDLINGS school!

Jan 2013--I BOOK A ROLE on "DAYS OF OUR LIVES", get a CALLBACK FOR A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL, and PASS THE AUDITION FOR THE GROUNDLINGS improv school!

Nov 2012--I join A COMMERCIAL CLASS and attend a COMMERCIAL INTENSIVE WORKSHOP!

Oct 2012--I join a new ACTING CLASS and BEGIN HORSEBACK RIDING lessons!

Sept 2012--I am PUT ON AVAIL FOR A  NATIONAL COMMERCIAL!

July 2012--I begin GOLF LESSONS!

June 2012--I BOOK A ROLE as "Ben" on "THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS", PERFORM IN A READING at the BANSHEE THEATRE, and BEGIN BOXING LESSONS!

May 2012--I BOOK A COMEDY SKETCH on CONAN!

April 2012--I BOOK A RADIO COMMERCIAL!

April 2012--My COMMERCIAL for a California eye surgeon makes its DEBUT! See it here: https://vimeo.com/40338034 (password: blare)

March 2012--I BOOK AN INTERNET COMMERCIAL as an embarrassed Dad!

March 2012--I BOOK A COMMERCIAL, GET A CALLBACK FOR A MINI-SERIES, and JOIN an ACTING CLASS!

Feb 2012--I SHOOT A CO-STAR role on the new DISCOVERY CHANNEL TV show "BROKEN MINDS"!

Feb 2012--I am SIGNED BY THE VOICEOVER DEPT at BOBBY BALL TALENT (www.bbatalent.com)!

Jan 2012--I am a GUEST PANELIST on the PILOT EPISODE of the SMASH CUT FILM CLUB podcast!
See it here: http://laradiostudio.com/audio/SCFC1.mp3

Dec 2011--I REPRISE my role as an obsessed banker in a second TV COMMERCIAL for SAN DIEGO COUNTY CREDIT UNION! See both commercials here: 
 www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=lJLBptltXMY&feature=endscreen 
and  www.youtube.com/watch?v=yC-Fp34xRQQ

See my COMMERCIAL for BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD here:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eusn4xawt70
 
 
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