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

Rutgers Actor Presentation 

Tia Cassmira

BFA
THEATER
My TownChorusRutgers Theater Playwrights FestivalDir. Knud Adams
Vinegar TomAlice!Rutgers Theatre CompanyDir. Carlos Armesto
Henry IV Part 1Traveller #1Shakespeare’s Globe TheatreDir. Bill Buckhurst
Henry IV Part 1 & 2VernonRutgers Theatre CompanyDir. Michael Sexton
Richard IIDuchess of YorkShakespeare’s Globe TheatreDir. Bill Buckhurst
The Cider House Rules Part 2Nurse AngelaRutgers Theatre CompanyDir. Nelson Eusebio
L’apelle du VideEnsembleRutgers Theatre CompanyDir. Danielle Liccardo
My Name, TooTrishaRutgers Theatre CompanyDir. Kevin Kittle
Begets: Fall of a High School RoninInside GirlPPAS/Waterwell Theatre ProgramDir. Robert Ross Parker
ChicagoMama MortonPPAS/Rosie’s Theater KidsDir. Kyle Pleasant
Hello, DollyMiss Money/EnemblePPAS/Rosie’s Theater KidsDir. Kyle Pleasant
Cyrano de BergeracDuchess de GuichePPAS/Waterwell Theater ProgramDir. Lee Sunday Evans
A Midsummer Night’s DreamPeter QuincePPAS/Waterwell Theater ProgramDir. Casey McClellan
AnnieMiss HanniganCamp BroadwayDir. Tony Parise
Honk JuniorPennyBlack Spectrum Theatre CampDir. Gerald vanHeerden
Liberty, the MusicalSingerNY Immigration CoalitionDir. Igor Goldin
The Pregnancy ProjectJosieTimes Square Arts CenterDir. Adam Roebuck
TELEVISION
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeEnsembleCamp Broadway
Blues Clues (recurring)100th EpisodeCataland Films
COMMERCIALS
Red CrossOgilvy & Mather
Nickelodeon Fall PromoNickelodeon
UNICEFChild Survival
Shaw SupermarketSoccer Girl
VOICEOVERS & RADIO
Blues CluesDoor #1Cataland Films
Blues CluesArmadilloCataland Films
Lowe’s Home ImprovementHoliday GirlFootsteps Group
Lowe’s Home ImprovementPaint PrincessFootsteps Group

TRAINING & EDUCATION

Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University – BFA Acting

Chair:David Esbjornson                                                      

Acting: Barbara Marchant, Kevin Kittle, William Carden

Masks: Kathleen McNenny

Voice & Speech: Julie Foh, Heather Rasche, Nathan Crocker   

Movement: Danielle Liccardo

On-Camera: Billy Serow, Pat McCorkle

Audition Technique: Deb Jackel           

Head of Acting: Barbara Marchant                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Rutgers University at Shakespeare’s Globe

British American Drama Academy Midsummer in Oxford – James Bundy

British American Drama Academy Midsummer Conservatory Program – Ian Wooldridge

Professional Performing Arts School –Drama Major Ted Bardy Acting School – Meisner Scene Study

Devore Dance Center – 2000-2015

 

SKILLS

Tap, Ballet, West African dance, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern, Salsa and Bachata; European Historical Dances. Proficient in Southern

Dialects (rhotic and non-rhotic); British Dialects; Trinidadian Dialect. Jamaican Dialect; Trained in Unarmed and Armed Combat.