Michael Dean Dargie

An avid performer and creative professional based out of Calgary, Alberta CANADA; seasoned and directable stage, screen and voice actor; improviser; producer; director; and writer who can also grow a fantastically spiffy moustache.

SPECIAL SKILLS Singer, Guitar, Percussion, Host & Emcee, Black Belt Japanese Jujitsu, Judo, Boxing, Scuba, Soccer, Track & Field, Downhill Skiing, Swimming, Baseball, Golf, Driving, Cart Racing, Motorcycle Expert, Firearms & Disarms, Knife Fighting & Disarms, Stage Combat, Stunts.

Michael Dean Dargie on IMDB
Dropbear and Panda YouTube
www.DropbearAndPanda.tv
www.DBPSaveTheWorld.com (podcast)
www.RebelRebelPod.com (podcast)
VIMEO (Michael Dargie, DB&P)
www.Ego-Maniacal.com

EVENT HOSTING/EMCEE & WORKSHOPS

  • Social Media: The Intergalactic Kegger
    Creator, Presenter
  • Calgary Stampede & GlobalFest 2019
    Host of the Community Day Stage
  • So, You Wanna Start a Podcast?
    Creator, Presenter
  • Super Scene™ Loose Moose Theatre Company
    Host and Emcee
  • Gorilla Theatre™ Loose Moose Theatre Company
    Host and Emcee
  • Seriously, Your Website Sucks
    Co-creator, Presenter
  • High School TheatreSports™ Tournament
    Commentator and Emcee
  • Loose Moose Theatre: The Spin
    Host and Emcee
  • Calgary Stampede & The Food Network 2018
    Host for ‘The Meat Sweats Challenge’
  • Creative Kung-Fu and Brand-Jitsu™
    Creator, Presenter
  • 7-Touch Exploding Brand Technique™
    Creator, Presenter 
  • Fight Club for Entrepreneurs
    Co-Producer, Host
  • RebelRebel Podcast
    Producer, Host
  • Dropbear & Panda Save the World Podcast
    Producer, Co-Host
  • Loose Moose Theatre: Maestro Impro™
    Host & Emcee
  • Loose Moose Theatre: TheatreSports™
    Commentator

STAND-UP COMEDY

  • Handcuff Comedy

FILM, VIDEO & TELEVISION

Six on the River
“Grocery Store Manager” [short]

HYDE & SEEK Pilot Teaser
Producer; “Dr. Lovejoy” [television]

DROPBEAR & PANDA (YouTube and Funny Or Die)
Co-Creator; “Dropbear” [webseries]
There Goes the Neighbourhood, The Following Pitch Video, Keytar Sock Jingle, Canada, You’re Fucking Awesome (Voice Over), StigMax™, You’d Better Watch Out, Scared Bear, 54 Things Scarier than a Werewolf, JAG WAR, JAG WAR: The Trailer, PANDAmonium, Soopernachural, The Terroring

SHOCKING TRUTH: SCREAM
“Mr. Grissom” [television]

LONELY MIND Behind the Scenes Music Video
“Bartender”, “Busker”, “Director” [music video]

LONELY MIND Music Video
Writer, Director; “Bartender”, “Busker” Ext. Cut [music video]

SCOTTISH BEDTIME STORIES with CALUM LYKAN
Producer, Co-Host of CD Release Party [cd + release party]

THE FINAL FRONTIER
Co-writer; “Dropbear” [48HR Film Challenge]

RACER X Trailer
Producer; “Racer X” [trailer]

HI-STRUNG DOWNERS: Back Alley Sessions and More
Dropbear & Panda Productionz w/ L&C Style: Producer; Director; Editor [music videos and more]

Burnout, Cried in My Sleep Last Night, Question Period Part 1, Question Period Part 2, Why Can’t You Be Mine, Woman It’s Time to Go, High and Lonesome, Lonesome Train, Piece of My Heart, Rain, Ft. Worth Jail, She Has To Go

HI-STRUNG DOWNERS: Storyhive Pitch
Producer, Co-Writer, Director [60-second pitch video]

EMRE CORDS & RONNIE S. CHAMPAGNE: Storyhive Pitch
Producer, Co-Writer, Director, Editor [60-second pitch video]

UNDER PRESSURE
“Ben” [short]

KEELING youX
Director, “Jazz Drummer” [commercial]

SHOCKING TRUTH: FARGO
“Detective Nororian” [television]

THE SOMNAMBULIST
“Stephen” [short]

UNSAVOURY ELEMENTS
“Tom Udo” [short]

GEORGIA MOON by THE NORTHERN COAST
Cowboy Bar Fighter [music video]

DROPBEAR & PANDA WERE HERE
Producer, Writer, “Dropbear” [60-second pitch video]

OTAKU HIGH
“Principal Sensei”; Narrator [Telus pilot]

SUNDOWNERS
Producer; “Jeeves” [short]

LEVEL 1 Genetics 
“Patient W” [short]

3rd ANNUAL VARIETY SHOW TO CONQUER CANCER
Producer; Writer & Director; “Dargie” [shorts]
Part One, Part Two, Part Three

FOWL PLAY (Late Night at the Plaza)
“Guard” [short]

FIVE BULLETS, FIVE NAMES
“Tom Udo” [short]

COLD BORE II
“Computer User” [commercial]

THIS IS ME
Producer; Director

HEAVEN AND EARTH (1990)
1st Unit Samurai Warrior [feature film]

BODY OF EVIDENCE (1988)
Student [feature film]

After School Specials (1987 – 1989)
Various [television]

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

RebelRebel Podcast
2019 Canadian Podcast Awards Nominations
Best Host, Outstanding Business Podcast, Outstanding Title Theme, Outstanding Original Music
Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast
2019 Canadian Podcast Awards Nominations
Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Society & Culture Series, Outstanding News & Current Affairs Series, Outstanding Title Theme, Outstanding Original Music, Outstanding Debut Series, People’s Choice
JAG WAR:
2018 Global Film Festival Awards
Finalist, Winner and Honourable Mention

JAG WAR:
2018 Los Angeles CineFest
Semi-Finalist
JAG WAR: 2018 $2 Dollar Film Festival
Semi-Finalist
RACER X: 2018 San Mauro Film Festival
Semi-Finalist
RACER X: 2017: Miami Epic Trailer Film Fest
Semi-Finalist
SUNDOWNERS: 2018 Meraki Film Festival
Semi-Finalist
SUNDOWNERS: 2018 San Mauro Film Festival
Semi-Finalist
SUNDOWNERS: 2017 Miami Epic Short Film Fest
Semi-Finalist
SUNDOWNERS: 2017 Miami Widescreen Film Fest
Nominee Best Sound Design
SUNDOWNERS: 2016 YYComedy Short Film Fest
Finalist, Audience Favourite, Grand Jury Award
SUNDOWNERS: 2016 NYCIFF Fright Fest
Finalist, Winner Best Director (Brian King),
Best Guilty Pleasure (Jennifer MacLean)

VOICE & RADIO

MODEL & PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Business Commuter Hero Images
  • Business Executive Hero Images

LOOSE MOOSE THEATRE COMPANY

  • Maestro Impro™
    Improviser, Emcee, Sound & Lighting
  • TheatreSports™
    Improviser, Commentator, Sound & Lighting
  • SuperScene
    Host, Sound & Lighting Improviser, Sceneography
  • Gorilla Theatre
    Host, Gorilla, Sound & Lighting Improviser, Sceneography
  • Past Your Bedtime (2015 & 2016)
    Sound Improviser
  • A Chrismoose Carol (2015, 2016, 2017)
    Sound Tech

LOOSE MOOSE THEATRE FOR KIDS

  • Puss in Boots Assistant Director
  • The Further Adventures of the 3 Mooseketeers
    Athos, Thug
  • Rumplestiltskin Assistant Director
  • Robin Hood (Closing Weekend)
    Alan-A-Dale, Baker, Joey, Waldo
  • Sherlock Junior Dr. John Watson
  • Snow White & Several Dwarves
    Huntsman, Doug the Dwarf
  • Rapunzel Rapunzel’s Father, Sidney
  • Emperor’s New Clothes Patrick the Goon
  • Fabulous Fables Various Characters
  • Treasure Island Sound & Lighting Tech

OTHER THEATRE & SUPPORT

  • STUMPED (Calgary One-Act Play Festival 2018)
    Co-Writer, Co-Director, “Greg”
  • Enlightened Swinger (YYC Fringe 2016)
    Co-Director, Actor
  • Enlightened Swinger (Leth. Fringe 2016)
    Co-Director, Actor
  • Vagina Monologues (YYC Fringe 2016)
    Sound & Lighting Tech
  • Life According to Facebook (2016)
    Sound Improviser
  • Missed Connections (2016)
    Sound Improviser
  • KILLHARD (2016)
    Sound Improviser
  • Improv Games, Chasing Funds (2015, 2016, 2017)
    Sound Improviser

TRAINING & EDUCATION

  • Company Classes The Loose Moose Theatre
    Company w/ Keith Johnstone, Dennis Cahill
  • Late Night Writers Room Workshop
    Albert Howell, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
  • AMPIA Upstart Autumn 2017 as Director
  • Advanced Voice Acting Brendan Hunter
  • AMPIA Upstart Winter 2017 as Actor
  • Combat for Stage and Screen
    Karl Sine, Fight Directors of Canada
  • Comedic Acting Workshop
    Devon Dubnyk, Morpheus Theatre
  • Writing for Sketch
    Lindsay Mullin, Second City; Scott Vrooman, This Hour Has 22 Minutes
  • AMPIA Upstart Autumn 2016 as Actor
  • Voice Acting Brendan Hunter
  • Long Form UCB Method II Anyssa McKee, Loose Moose Theatre Company, UCB
  • Long Form UCB Method I Anyssa McKee, Loose Moose Theatre Company, UCB
  • Level D Improv Improv Calgary / Ovprov
  • Level B Improv Improv Calgary /Ovprov
  • Level A Improv Improv Calgary /Ovprov
  • Meisner Level III Lori Ravensborg
  • Meisner Level II Lori Ravensborg
  • Meisner Level I Lori Ravensborg
  • Scene Study Company of Rogues, Christine Hirt
  • Intermediate Improvisation
    Loose Moose Theatre Company, Keith Johnstone
  • Beginner Improvisation
    Loose Moose Theatre Company, Keith Johnstone