*charles insists you know that he did not write this bio & rather dislikes bio’s in general.
charles ressler began his career as a child actor in new york city. he is a graduate of the prestigious Professional Children’s School, studied acting at the T. Schreiber Studio and was the youngest person to ever be admitted into legendary actress Betty Buckley’s masterclass. he has studied voice with Don Lawrence, Mike Mitchell, Bob Marx, and Jimmy Lockett.
in 2015 charles sold out the Smith Center for the Performing Arts (a 2000 seat concert hall) with his self-produced one-man-show, Brave.
his performing career is juxtaposed by his work as a c-suite executive guiding the creative, marketing, and brand strategy of some of the worlds most recognizable brands. Bergdorf Goodman, ABC Carpet and Home, ABC Kitchen, ABCV, and Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project are just a few of the iconic companies ressler has helped to shepherd.
charles is the executive producer of critically acclaimed record Resonance, which features Grammy winners Freddy Cole, Phoebe Snow, Jack Antonoff, and Broadway star Joey Pero.
in late 2013, after a series of tragedies, charles founded #dreamMaker. #dreamMaker is a growing movement that helps strangers across the world achieve their wildest aspirations without using money; only creativity ingenuity, hard work, and the fellowship of community may be employed. since it’s founding in 2013, #dreamMaker has helped countless people live the life of their dreams including helping a boy with a rare chronic illness see the northern lights, helping strangers write and publish children’s books, start business’, become on camera talent, even achieve historic landmark status. #dreamMaker has been featured in People Magazine, twice.
charles conceived and oversaw the creation of the inaugural fine art program of the Life Is Beautiful Festival, and helped build the struggling First Friday Arts Festival from 1,200 to 30,000 attendees monthly. shortly thereafter, he was recognized with a Congressional Proclamation for the economic and artistic impact of his work.
ressler has served as a ghostwriter for three prominent ceo’s, as a columnist for Jewcy Magazine, and a regular guest columnist and tv personality for Robin Leach.
charles spent a year working closely with Kris and Kendall Jenner and was the mind behind the now infamous campaign launching Kendall as the face of Proactiv. He also has been described by Portia de Rossi as a “brilliant cmo” and helped her develop a social, marketing, and communications strategy for her company General Public.
currently, ressler is developing three unscripted television concepts, working on a memoir, and helping strangers around the world live the life of their dreams
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