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

Rutgers Actor Presentation 

Kelsey Rainwater

Vocal Range: 
Mezzo Soprano-Alto
Carlo At the WeddingEvaRutgers Theater CompanyKevin Kittle
Absolutely! (Perhaps)Lucia/MaidRutgers Theater CompanyKathleen McNenny
A Midsummer Night’s DreamTitaniaSam Wanamaker FestivalRebecca Gatward
A Midsummer Night’s DreamHelenaRutgers Theater CompanyLian Walden
A Midsummer Night’s DreamTitaniaShakespeare’s GlobeRebecca Gatward
Gabriel(le)TutorRutgers Theater CompanyChristopher Cartmill
The House of InfluxMedeaRutgers Theater CompanyDanielle Liccardo
Balm In GileadJudyRutgers Theater CompanyLouisa Proske
Jane EyreAunt ReedNorthwest UniversityCandace Vance
EverymanGood DeedsNorthwest UniversityChrystal Helmcke
Joseph and….DreamcoatGad/BakerNorthwest UniversityCandace Vance
All My SonsLydiaNorthwest UniversityCrystal Helmcke


Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts - MFA Acting

Chair: David Esbjornson                                                                                       

Head of Acting: Barbara Marchant

Acting: Barbara Marchant, Kevin Kittle, Billy Carden                       

Movement: Danielle Liccardo

Voice and Speech: Heather Rasche, Julie Foh                                        

Puppetry: Eileen Blumenthal

Mask: Kathleen McNenny                                                                                    

On Camera: Pat McCorkle


Shakespeare's Globe Conservatory (London, UK)

Acting: Simon Dormandy, Rebecca Gatward           

Voice: Lucinda Worlock, Tim Birkett

Dialect: Mary Howland                                                           

Movement: Kate Sagovsky, Richard Cave

Text: Giles Block, Farah Karim-Cooper                       

Stage Combat: Jonathan Waller

Historical Dance: Huw Prall                                         

Singing: Joe Atkins

Historical Context: Patrick Spottiswoode                              

Taproot Theatre Company
Acting Internship: Candace Vance

Directing Internship: Scott Nolte


Stage Combat (sword & dagger, single sword, hand-to-hand); Considerable Gymnastics: tumbling; Cheerleading: stunts; Athletic; Dialects upon request; Beginner in Italian and French, Beginner ASL; Impediment Training; Driver’s License, Passport; Architectural Photography; Puppetry: manipulation and creation