Nick Canellakis

FILM/ TELEVISION: IMPOSSIBLE MONSTERS as Michael (featured) (dir. Nathan Cartucci), TALENT HAS HUNGER as Himself (dir. Josh Aronson), A LATE QUARTET as Christopher Walken coach (dir. Yaron Zilberman), THE MUSICIAN’S BREAKUP as Himself (dir. Nick Canellakis) THE CELLO CASE as Himself (dir. Nick Canellakis)

WEBSERIES: CELLO FOR ACTORS as Nick (Lead) (dir. Bella Wing-Davey) (In Development), CHAPTERS as Elvis as (dir. David Green), CONVERSATIONS WITH NICK CANELLAKIS as Host (dir. Nick Canellakis), NICK DRINKS A POUROVER as Himself (Travel blog)

THEATER: NORM LEWIS WISHES YOU, A SWINGIN’ CHRISTMAS as Guest Star (Feinstein’s/54 Below), HUNTING AND GATHERING as Amos (Producer’s Club), WOMEN OF MANHATTAN as Bob (Producer’s Club)

EDUCATION: Curtis School of Music: Bachelor of Music/ Cello, New England Conservatory of Music: Master of Music/ Cello, Allen Savage:  Scene Study/ Private, Upright Citizens Brigade: Improv 201, Laura Rosenthal Audition Lab: The TV/Film Experience


Nick Canellakis is an internationally renowned cellist whom the New York Times hails as “impassioned” and “soulful”.  In 2015 he made his Carnegie Hall debut as soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra, plays regularly with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Alice Tully Hall, and is a regular guest artist at leading music festivals both in the U.S. and abroad, including in Greece, Germany, Hong Kong, Russia, and Cuba.