Jefferson A. Russell

Jefferson A. Russell

APT debut. Regional credits include: Cincinnati Playhouse (JITNEY, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE), Olney Theatre (AUBERGINE), Center Stage (SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE), Ford's Theatre (RAGTIME),  Pioneer Theatre Co (FENCES), Round House Theatre (FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, TWO TRAINS RUNNING, IRONBOUND *world premiere*, FAHRENHEIT 451, AMADEUS), Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (CLYBOURNE PARK), Dallas Theatre Center/The Goodman (TRINITY RIVER PLAYS), Rep Stage (SUNSET BABY), Hangar Theatre (THE PIANO LESSON), Folger Shakespeare Library (THE TEMPEST), Everyman Theatre (AUBERGINE, GEM OF THE OCEAN, BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY, HEDDA GABLER), Marin Theatre Company (FETCH CLAY MAKE MAN, THE CONVERT) as well as several Kennedy Center National tours (including HARLEM and COLOR ME DARK) and productions and workshops at the O'Neill Theatre Center, Shakespeare Theatre Company and Gulfshore Playhouse.  Jefferson is a graduate of Hampton University (BA, Sociology/Criminal Justice) and received his MFA from the Academy of Classical Acting at George Washington University. He is a former Baltimore police officer and a founding member of GALVANIZE, a network for artists of color.

Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers