Patrick Sylvester has been working as an actor since he was eleven years old. His first stage role was the chubby lost boy, Tootles, in Wellington Christian Theatre's Peter Pan. Since then he has worked in over thirty productions with such companies as Theatre UCF, Theatre Downtown - Orlando, The Vine Theater, Albany State University, Full Sail University, The Albany Municipal Auditorium; The Dr. Phillip’s Performing Arts Center, The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Heartwood Regional Theater Company; Hampstead Stage Company, The NOLA Project, Second Line Studios, Irregular Heroes Entertainment; UCLA Film School, RWC Films, Nichols Makes Sense Productions, and HBO.
From 2011-2016 at The University of Central Florida he attained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Acting Specialization, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.
In his fourth year, alongside director Mark Brotherton, he co-directed Kiss of the Spider Woman which received the Meritorious Achievement Award for Excellence in Direction at the 2015 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. He was also an Irene Ryan Scholarship Nominee for his portrayal of the character Ian during the NNPN Rolling World Premiere of Deborah Zoe Laufer’s new play Leveling Up! and semi-finalist in the 2015 Region IV KC-ACTF.
In his fifth year, he was nominated by Broadway World Orlando for Best Performance by an Actor in a Non-Professional Production for his portrayal of Jack in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, he was partner to Irene Ryan-nominated actor Skye Coyne who reached the semi-final round of the 2016 Region IV KC-ACTF; received the award for Best Actor at the 2016 UCF Campus Movie Fest, and was the Director of the 2016 UCF Guerrilla Shakespeare Project production of Much Ado About Nothing.
He is a skilled singer-songwriter and musician, having played guitar for fourteen years, banjo and ukulele for seven, and bass guitar for three. He is experienced in the music mixing and mastering software Logic Pro X. His collaborative musical efforts have breathed life into some projects to his colleagues’ success, including the soundtrack to Sharknami: The Musical? (Orlando Fringe Festival), the soundscape of The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project’s rave-infused rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and the 2016 UCF Campus Movie Fest finalist Bro Musical.
His own independently released Rising Sun EP can be found on Apple Music, Spotify, SoundCloud, and most other online music stores.
Along with his passion for performance and creative collaboration, Patrick loves watching film - especially old Hollywood classics - adventuring to music festivals, chillin' on beaches, embarking on impromptu road trips, and camping in - and exploring - the U.S.'s National Parks and Forests.
More than anything, his friends and family are the most important people in his life.
Co-Starred in Langdon Ferguson's 'Tiny Hands'
Lead in Irregular Heroes Entertainment's 'HIJACK'
Lead in RWAC Films' 'Birds of a Feather'
Played Republic of Pie
Day Player in Season 2, episode 3 of HBO's 'West World'
Co-Directed, -Adapted, and Starred in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' with Zach Layner as part of Irregular Heroes Entertainment
Day Player in Bobby Glickert’s Horror Film ‘The Descendant’
Hero for Two Seas Media’s ‘Lunasia DimSum House’ Thanksgiving Commercial
Featured in Lifeway's 'Convergence' - Season 2, Webseries
Lead in UCLA Films' 'Reunion'
Co-Star in Nichols Makes Sense Prod. LLC's 'Welcome Back Saan'
Played Bar 20 on Sunset
Hero for Bacon & Eggs Media’s ‘Mighty Munch’ Commercial