Theatre Arts Major

Jefferson A. Russell

Jefferson Russell, MFA

Adjunct Professor
Areas of Specialization - Acting, Movement

Jefferson Russell

Everyman Theatre: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH (Upcoming), FLYIN WEST, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, AUBERGINE, THE SOUL COLLECTOR, GEM OF THE OCEAN, SOMEONE WHO’LL WATCH OVER ME, HEDDA GABLER, BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY, HEATHEN VALLEY. Regional: Cincinnati Playhouse/Milwaukee Rep: TWO TRAINS RUNNING; American Players Theatre: THE RECRUITING OFFICER, OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD; Baltimore Center Stage/Cincinnati Playhouse: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE; Ford’s Theatre: RAGTIME; Pioneer Theatre Co: FENCES; Cincinnati Playhouse: JITNEY; Marin Theatre Co: FETCH CLAY MAKE MAN, THE CONVERT; Dallas Theatre/Goodman Theatre: THE TRINITY RIVER PLAYS; Hangar Theatre: THE PIANO LESSON; Round House: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, TWO TRAINS RUNNING, IRONBOUND, FAHRENHEIT 451, AMADEUS; Woolly Mammoth: CLYBOURNE PARK; Rep Stage: SUNSET BABY; Folger: THE TEMPEST; Gulfshore Playhouse: RACE; Arena Players: THE MEETING, FLYIN WEST, THE AMEN CORNER; Kennedy Center National tours: HARLEM, COLOR ME DARK; Education: Hampton University: BA, (Sociology/Criminal Justice), GWU: MFA, Academy of Classical Acting. He is a former Baltimore police officer and a founding member of GALVANIZE, a network for artists of color.