Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Theater Department

Rutgers Actor Presentation 

Joel Acosta

BFA
Hair: 
Dark Brown
Eyes: 
Hazel
Height: 
5'11"
Vocal Range: 
Tenor
THEATER
Emperor of The MoonHarlequinRutgers Theatre Company (Dir. Christopher Cartmill)
The Cider House RulesWallyRutgers Theatre Company (Dir. Nelson Eusebio)
MarieEnsembleRutgers Theatre Company (Dir. Morgan Green)
Richard IIDuke of YorkShakespeare’s Globe Theatre (Dir. Bill Buckhurst)
GloriaLorinRutgers Theatre Company (Dir. Nicholas Polonio)
Henry IVPrince HenryRutgers Theatre Company (Dir. Michael Sexton)
Isaac’s EyeRobertRutgers Theatre Company (Dir. Nicholas Polonio)
Sweeney ToddAntonyRoxy Theatre Company (Dir. Andrew Triana)
Avenue QPrinceton/RodRoxy Theatre Company(Dir. Ozzie Quintana)
How to Succeed…J. Pierrepont FinchRoxy Theatre Company(Dir. Ana Andreu)
ProofRobertMiami-Dade Theatre Company (Dir. Sean Bryan)
Spring AwakeningMelchiorMiami-Dade Theatre Company (Dir. Sean Bryan)
Leveling Up!ChuckThe New Theatre (Dir. Ricky J. Martinez)
FILM AND TELEVISION
I Sell ChocolatesEvanFerguson Film School Short
In ParallelEthanSoLaDo Productions
The Red HermanoArmandoRutgers Theatre Company Short

EDUCATION

Rutgers University: BFA in Acting, Mason Gross School of the Arts

Chair: David Esbjornson

Head of Acting: Barbara Marchant

Acting: Barbara Marchant, Kevin Kittle, Billy Carden

Movement: Danielle Liccardo

Voice: Heather Rasche

Speech: Julie Foh, Nathan Crocker                                              

Mask: Kathleen McNenny 

Shakespeare's Globe: Mason Gross School of the Arts Study Abroad Program

Acting: Federay Holmes, Bill Buckhurst, Collin Hurley

Voice: Lucinda Worlock

Dialect: Mary Howland

Movement: Anna Healy, Richard Cave       

Text: Peter Hamilton Dyer, Farah Karim-Cooper

Stage Combat: Jonathan Waller Historical                                                                                                                                          

Dance: Huw Prall

Singing: Joe Atkins  

Historical Context: Patrick Spottiswoode

TRAINING

Workshops

Shakespeare’s Globe intensive: Mark Rylance, James Garnon

Shakespeare’s Words Intensive: Giles Block

 

Special Skills

Fluent Speaker of English and Spanish; Stage Combat (sword & dagger, single sword, hand-to-hand); Impersonations; Musical Theatre Training; Improvisation; Driver’s License