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

Rutgers Actor Presentation 

Karen Alvarado

MFA
732-520-8253
Hair: 
Brown
Eyes: 
Brown
Height: 
5'4"
THEATER
Priceless SlavePaulinaThinkery and Verse
Bride of the GulfHeroManhattan Repertory Theatre
Julius CaesarMarc AntonyShakespeare’s Globe & Rutgers Theater Company
As You Like ItCaptain of the GuardsShakespeare’s Globe & Rutgers Theater Company
ScarecrowRoseRutgers Theater Company
FunJanetRutgers Theater Company
Twelfth NightOliviaCity Theatre
Sal y PimientaAnaZachary Scott - Whisenhunt Stage
Zeus in TherapyZeus iotaThe Long Center - Rollins Theatre
Women of JuarezYoliUniversity of Texas
Doctor FaustusMephistophelesBurnet Road Market
Titus AndronicusLaviniaCTC International
WoyzeckMarieSpace 12
Story SeekersLupeElisabet Ney Museum
Spirits to EnforceThe SilhouetteThe Blue Theatre
Crumble, Lay Me Down JTClaraThe Blue Theatre
Midsummer Night’s DreamHermiaThe Curtain Theatre
Keeping TrackJanetTeatro Vivo -Salvage Vanguard
No Se Paga, We Won’t PayAntoniaTeatro Vivo - Salvage Vanguard
KukaKukaThe Long Center - Rollins Theatre
FILM/COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL
Turbo TaxfeaturedFiona Productions
City Base CinemaprincipalTime Warner Cable
Army Battle-Mindsupporting leadCastingworks LA
Hope Alliance Crisis CenterfeaturedRed Media Group
RittersleadReel Simple Productions
PSA: TASP TestprincipalDel Mar College
NEW PLAY DEVELOPMENT
Brides Look ForwardHeroJohn Meyer
DiasporaDanielleGary Jaffe
Your Mother’s Copy of Kama SutraCarlaKirk Lynn
Westhusing in the House of AtreusMichelle/Ana/lawyerJohn Meyer
ElEmiRaul Garza
The Priceless SlavePaulinaJohn Meyer

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING
Rutgers University: MFA in Acting, Mason Gross School of the Arts
Chair: David Esbjornson
Head of Acting: Barbara Marchant
Acting: Barbara Marchant, Kevin Kittle, Billy Carden
Williamson Movement & Suzuki: Danielle Liccardo
Voice and Speech: Heather Rasche, Julie Foh
Puppetry: Eileen Blumenthal
Mask: Kathleen McNenny
On Camera: Pat McCorkle

Shakespeare's Globe: Mason Gross School of the Arts Study Abroad Program
Acting: Simon Dormandy
Voice and Dialect: Lucinda Worlock, Mary Howland
Movement: Anna Healey
Feldenkrais: Richard Cave
Historical Dance: Huw Prall
Stage Combat: Jonathan Waller
Singing: Joe Atkins
Text: Farah Karim-Cooper, Philip Bird, Patrick Spottiswoode

Bachelor of Arts in Theater, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi 

SPECIAL SKILLS
Accents: Irish, Southern, Mexican, NY/Brooklyn, Boston, RP, Urban British; Dance: Beginner jazz, Intermediate Folklorico; Music: Alto, Beginner Guitar; Languages: English, Intermediate Spanish; Driver’s License; Passport