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Cayla Berejikian Acting Resume

Resume: Files

Cayla Berejikian Playwriting/Directing Resume

Resume: Files


Acting Instructor for Kids/Teens, New York Film Academy

July 2022 - Present

Teach Acting for Film, Voice and Movement, Scene Study, Scene Work, Monologue Prep, Casting Workshops, and Business of Acting. Deliver instruction for students ages 10-18, focusing on practical skills, methods, theories, and techniques. Facilitate peer assessment and encourage discussion & constructive criticism in class. Participate in day-long production workshops as a supervising instructor. Organize and direct final projects.

Instructor, New York Enrichment Group

January 2022 - Present

Develop and lead curricula in drama and comedy/improv for elementary school students. Implement curricula for poetry and debate at the middle school level.

Substitute Teacher, Hunter College Elementary

November 2021 - Present

Assist in all grade-level classrooms on as-needed basis. Implement lesson plans, facilitate group instruction, provide 1:1 assistance to students with varying needs and abilities.

Drama Instructor, Future Leaders Institute Charter School

September 2021 - December 2021

Planned and taught goal-driven lessons for kindergarten, 4th-grade, and 7th-grade classes with a main focus on acting techniques. Adapt course of study and training methods to meet students’ needs and abilities. Prepare students for end-of-year performance. Track and document student progress.

Theater Specialist, Park Slope Day Camp

June 2021 - August 2021

Developed eight weeks of drama curriculum for campers ages 3-17. Led drama camp sessions ranging from 30 minutes to two hours in length.

Blog Writer, Adaptive Edge Coaching

January 2020 - June 2021

Pitched and wrote long-form blog posts for the Adaptive Edge Coaching website. Created Instagram posts in Canva to raise brand awareness. Covered themes surrounding relationships, identity theory, and psychology.

Life & Wellness Blogger Intern, HIW Coaching

December 2020 - May 2021

Pitched, wrote, and published monthly blog posts for HIW Coaching brand on Wix. Covered themes such as mental health, exercise, relationships, positive mindset, habits, meditation, spirituality, and optimizing potential.

Associate Teacher, The IDEAL School of Manhattan

August 2020 - June 2021

Provided 1:1 support to a special needs student. Worked with lead teachers as part of a co-teaching team in an inclusion classroom. Partnered with teachers and therapists. Communicated on a daily basis with family of assigned student. Created and implemented individual goals for assigned student. Adapted lessons and materials to support assigned student's access to curriculum.

Assistant Director, PLATO Learning

March 2020 - August 2020

Assistant camp director at an immersive mythology-themed summer camp experience for middle school students. Supported and assisted counselors. Provided behavioral management intervention. Assisted camp director in planning themed activities and developing curriculum. Facilitated activities and storytelling devices to guide campers through their hero's journey.

Production Intern, The Inception Company

January 2020 - April 2020 

Shadowed development, production, and post-production. Assisted with production research, creating pitch decks for clients, and location scouting. Edited sizzle reels in Adobe Premiere. Office administration included answering phones, office mailing and supply runs, equipment pick-ups and organization, updating company records in Airtable, compiling and submitting expense reports in Expensify, and archiving projects.

Unit Leader, Tom Taylor Family YMCA

May 2019 - August 2019

Planned and led ten weeks of camp curriculum that included themed games and activities. Created a weekly rotation-based schedule. Managed day-to-day camp operations. Mentored and trained incoming counselors. Led camp staff meetings. Monitored and coached staff performance. Assisted camp director with camp staff evaluations. Monitored daily rosters. Mentored teenagers in volunteer program.

Research Assistant, SPAM Lab at NYU

October 2017 - May 2019

Attended weekly lab meetings. Assisted Perceptions of Leadership study by coordinating with schools, administering surveys to students, entering data, and doing outside research related to the study. Assisted with data entry on other lab projects as needed.

Recipient of the Dean's Undergraduate Research Fund Grant for $1,000.

Resume: Experience



Psychology, BA

September 2016 - May 2020

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Recipient of a Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund Grant (Fall 2018). Grant award of $1000 for proposal of study on Self-Assessments and Cyber Security.

Film Production Minor

January 2019 - May 2020

Tisch School of the Arts

Resume: Education
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