Jefferson A. Russell

Biography

[Everyman Theatre]: (Resident Company Member): Sense and Sensibility, The Skin of Our Teeth, Flyin’ West, Pipeline, Agatha Christie’s 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]: Signature Theatre: Daphne’s Dive; American Players Theatre: The Recruiting Officer, Our Country’s Good; Olney Theatre: Aubergine; Milwaukee Rep: Two Trains Running; Baltimore Center Stage/Cincinnati Playhouse: Shakespeare in Love; Ford’s Theatre: Fences, Ragtime; Pioneer Theatre Co: Fences; Cincinnati Playhouse: Two Trains Running, Jitney; Marin Theatre Co: Fetch Clay Make Man, The Convert; Dallas Theatre/Goodman Theatre: 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; Arena Players: The Meeting, Flyin’ West; Rep Stage: Sunset Baby; Folger: The Tempest; Gulfshore Playhouse: Race; [NATIONAL TOURS]: Kennedy Center: 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.