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Rebecca Rasmussen


GENDER: Female
AGE RANGE: 35-45
ETHNICITY: White
HAIR COLOR: Brown
HEIGHT: 5 ft 5 in
UNIONS: AEA, SAG-AFTRA
CHARACTER RANGE: Mature
CHARACTER TYPE: Lead, Character
VOCAL RANGE: Soprano, Mezzo
VOCAL TYPE: Musical Theatre, Classical
SIGHT SINGING SKILLS: Good
CREDITS:

Off-Off Broadway
Dear Charlotte - Maria/Zamorna - New York Int’l Fringe Fest. - Anthony Byrnes
Regional Theatre - Highlights
Romeo & Juliet - Nurse/Lady Capulet - Theatricum Botanicum - Ellen Geer
O Pioneers! - Annie Lee - McCallum Theatre - Geoff & Julia Elliott
The Merchant of Venice - Jessica - Theatricum Botanicum - Ellen Geer
Sweeney Todd*(w/ G. Ball & A. McBroom) - Quintet - Gold Coast Plays - Michael Michetti
“Trelawny of “”The Wells”” - Avonia Bunn - A Noise Within - Geoff & Julia Elliott
Oedipus The King - Priest - A Noise Within - Art Manke
As You Like It - Audrey - Theatricum Botanicum - Ellen Geer
The Threepenny Opera - Vixen/ Queen Victoria - A Noise Within - Walton Jones
So It Is!…If So It Seems To You - Second Wife - A Noise Within - Neil Vipond
*Ovation Award Nomination: Best Musical

Los Angeles - Highlights
Tefillah - Ensemble - theatre dybbuk - Aaron Henne
Selichot: Between Darkness and Light - Ensemble - theatre dybbuk - Aaron Henne
Rapunzel - Chester - Electric Lodge - Alison McGarry
The Invalid James - Alice James - USC/MWP One-Act Fest (Guest Artist) - Trey Nichols
The Spanish Café - Pearl - L.A. History Project - Nurit Siegel
Falstaff - Pistol - Ojai Shakespeare Festival - John Slade
The Superhumans** - Sally - Moving Arts - Matt Almos
The Chronicle of Mary - Mary - Moving Arts - Andy Griggs
The Lesson - The Pupil - The Arroyo Outback - Frank Amarati
** L.A. Weekly Award Nomination: Best Comedy Ensemble

Singing - Highlights
Currently Soprano Soloist at Church of Our Saviour, San Gabriel and Valley Beth Shalom, Encino
Founding member of Red Car Trolley Vocal Quartet
The Old Maid and the Thief - Letitia - Cal State LA (Guest Artist) - Rene Aravena
Die Fledermaus - Rosalinda - Celestial Opera Co. - Rene Aravena
The Magic Flute - Queen of the Night - Celestial Opera Co. - Rene Aravena
Die Fledermaus - Mezzo-Soprano - L.A. Concert Opera - Loren L. Zachary
Suor Angelica - 2nd Lay Str/Tourier - Santa Cecilia Opera - Sonia DeLeon
The Yeomen of the Guard - Elsie Maynard - Oxford University - John Brown

Film/TV - Highlights
Who Was Buffalo Bill? - Supporting - Joe Haggerty
What Really Happened During the Cuban Missile Crisis - Co-Star - Showtime / AFI - Charles McNamara
Never Give Up: The Search for Sarah - Featured - CBS-MOW - Fred Gerber
Diagnosis Murder - Featured - Viacom - Anson Williams



NMI/ARC CREDITS:

Rapunzel - Chester - Electric Lodge - Alison McGarry

Pipe Dreams

TRAINING:

Occidental College, CA: Theater and Diplomacy & World Affairs
Oxford University, UK: Theatre & European History
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum: Intensive Shakespeare Seminar w/ Mariette Hartley & Armin Shimerman
SITI in LA/Burning Wheel : Suzuki/Viewpoints
Michael Bofshever: Acting
Megan Foley : Commercial
Derek Graydon: Singing
The Groundlings: Improv
Palo Alto Childrens’ Theater, CA Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland


SPECIAL SKILLS:

Sports: Backpacking, Camping, Dance (Jazz, Tap, Ballet), Fishing, Hiking, Ice Skating, Snorkeling, Soccer, Softball, Roller Skating, Yellow Belt in Aikido, Yoga.
Dialects: Russian, Swedish, Cockney, Standard British.
Other: Basic Stage Combat/Quarterstaffs, Basic French, Nominal Russian, Interior House Painting, Plaster Repair, Household Wiring, Power Tools, Reiki II Practitioner, Standard Shift Cars, Typing: 60 WPM.


AVAILABILITY:

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