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

Rutgers Actor Presentation 

Ruffin Prentiss

MFA
(804) 387-7375
Hair: 
Black
Eyes: 
Light Brown
Height: 
5’10”
Weight: 
195
NEW YORK/REGIONAL THEATER
Times SensitiveCharlie/Guard/DiseaseGuthrie TheaterDir. Marcela Lorca
Beautiful HandsDonnieThe Lion TheaterDir. David Delaney
King’s RiverMarvin/George/DannyMedicine Show TheaterDir. David Delaney
Radio GolfRoosevelt HicksKuntu Repertory TheaterDir. Vernell Lillie
Romeo and JulietLord CapuletBig Box TheaterDir. Christian Navarro
UNIVERSITY THEATER
Much Ado About NothingDon PedroRutgersDir. Chris O’Connor
Uncle VanyaTeleginRutgersDir. Pamela Berlin
The Last Days of Judas IscariotPontius/Simon/Uncle PinoRutgersDir. Chris O’Connor
Bengal Tiger At The Baghdad ZooTigerRutgersDir. Mark Cinigliaro
Intimate ApparelGeorge ArmstrongRutgersDir. Michole Biancosino
FabulationFlow/Yoruba PriestRutgersDir. Melissa Firlit
MachinalAdding Clerk/Judge/FairyRutgersDir. Melissa Firlit
SolitaryCharlieRutgersDir. Melissa Firlit
Angels In America: Perestroika**BelizePitt RepDir. C.T. Steele
The Recruiting OfficerAppletree/Judge ScruplePitt RepDir. Holly Thuma
The Real Inspector HoundMagnusPitt RepDir. Cory Tamler
AliceMousePitt RepDir. Sam Turich
**Recipient 2010 Buehl Whitehill Award, University of Pittsburgh for Outstanding Contributions in Performance
FILM
WarriorMidnight’s CornermanLionsgateDir. Gavin O’Connor
HomecomingFeatured ExtraParamountDir. Morgan J. Freeman

TRAINING

MFA, Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts

Acting: Deborah Hedwall, William Carden, Lenard Petit, Michael Sexton, Pamela Berlin 
Voice: Heather Rasche, Jane Guyer Fujita, Julie Foh
Movement: Jan Lays, Michael Blake, Tanya Gibson-Clark, J. Allen Suddeth
On-Camera: Pat McCorkle, Billy Serow

Guthrie Experience For Actors in Training

Instructors Kenneth Washington, Marcela Lorca, Andrew Wade, Andrew Cooke, Thomas Prattki

BA, University of Pittsburgh, Theatre Arts

Acting: Doug Mertz, Elena Alexandratos, Chaya Gordon-Bland, Ben Miller
Musical Theater: Tom Pacio
Commedia Dell ‘Arte: Gale McNeeley

SPECIAL SKILLS

Dialects: Southern, Pop London, Detail Model, South African. Stage Combat Certified, Stepping (4 years), Dance for Actors (3 years), Basketball, Baseball,Volleyball