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Matthew Russell

AEA - AFTRA - SAG
RepresentationUntitled EntertainmentHairBrown
Rep Phone(212) 367-8904EyesBlue
Phone(847) 338-8956Height6' 1"
EmailWeight170 lbs
Websitewww.matterussell.comVoiceBaritone To A
 
Theater Credits
Hand to God   Timothy     Studio Theatre     Joanie Schultz
Taming of the Shrew*   Tranio     Shakespeare Theatre Company     Ed Iskandar
Much Ado About Nothing   Conrade     The Public Theater/NYSF     Jack O'Brien
The Grapes of Wrath*   Al Joad     Trinity Repertory Company     Brian McEleney
Verona Walls   The Bard     Workshop Theater Company     DeLisa M White
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant   Marlene     Segal Center NYC     Caitlin O'Connell
Cymbeline*   Posthumus     The Here & Now     Talya Klein
Fortinbras (reading)   Hamlet     Shakespeare Theatre Company     Alan Paul
The Parlour (reading)   Dylan     Clubbed Thumb     Lauren Keating
Thoughts in the Bathroom (reading)   Greg     MCC Freshplays     Charlotte Miller
One Man Show (reading)   Ant     MCC Freshplays     Emily Zemba
Jedermann*   Jedermann     Brown/Trinity Rep MFA     Brian Mertes
Middletown   The Mechanic     Brown/Trinity Rep MFA     Heidi Handelsman
Small Craft Warnings   Bill McCorkle     Brown/Trinity Rep MFA     Taibi Magar
The Skin of Our Teeth*   Announcer/Mammoth     Brown/Trinity Rep MFA     Taibi Magar
The Winters Tale   Polixenes     Brown/Trinity Rep MFA     Taibi Magar
Rhinoceros   Botard/Cafe Proprietor     Brown/Trinity Rep MFA     Heidi Handelsman
As You Like It   Corin     Brown/Trinity Rep MFA     Heidi Handelsman
Stone Cold Dead Serious   Announcer (v/o)     Brown/Trinity Rep MFA     Flordelino Lagundino
The Associates   Mario     Brown 6x6 New Play Festival     Shana Gozansky
Obsession Piece 1: In Your Room*   Ensemble/Musician     Brown 6x6 New Play Festival     Bogdan Georgescu
Joseph and the...Dreamcoat   Levi     Centerstage Theatre     Tom Beck
*contributed original music and/or performed as musician             
 
Film Credits
Some Freaks   Head Senior     Independent     Ian Macallister Mcdonald
The Spine of Night   Falconhawk     Independent     Morgan King and Philip Gelatt
 
Other Credits
The Rumoured Lyfe and Certain Death of Delia Bacon   Creator/Book/Lyrics     In Development     
Microsoft   Production Assistant     Bark Bark LLC     
The Seagull   Production Assistant     Independent     
Brown University   Graduate Teaching Fellow     Introduction to Acting and Directing     
Project Copernicus (VG)   Additional Voices     38 Studios     
No Stone Unturned (reading)   Director     Citadel Theatre     
Traffic Jam: A New Musical   Director     Nashville, TN     
Cages or Wings (revue)   Director     Vanderbilt Original Cast     
Someday Just Began (revue)   Director     Vanderbilt Original Cast     
Obsession Piece 1: In Your Room*   Composer     Brown 6x6 New Play Festival     
 
Education and Training
M.F.A. Acting, Brown University/Trinity Rep: Brian McEleney, Brian Mertes, Thom Jones, Daniel Stein, Stephen
Berenson, Vivienne Benesch, Anne Scurria, Joanna Settle, Shura Baryshnikov, Jesse Perez, Kathryne Jennings (singing)

B.A. Economics and Theatre, Vanderbilt University: Jim Lovensheimer, Jon Hallquist, Terryl Hallquist

Camera: Bob Krakower, Erica Jensen, Ross Meyerson, Melissa Moss, Julie Tucker, Meghan Rafferty

Teaching: Brown University, MCC, Citadel Theatre Co., YASI at Trinity Rep, Hamilton House Providence
 
Special Skills
Dialects: Standard American, Southern, Irish, French, Australian, Cockney, British RP.

Music:Singing, Guitar; Basic Clarinet, Alto Sax, Trumpet, Bass Guitar, Piano, Ukulele. CD available upon request.

Other: Snowboarding, Watersports, Yoga, Running. IL Drivers License. CPR, AED, and Lifeguard Certified Instructor.