Mildred Ruiz-Sapp

Mildred has ear-length wavy blonde hair. She smiles while wearing hoop earrings and a dark red lipliner.

Mildred Ruiz-Sapp

National Theater Project Advisor
Location: currently standing on the ancestral homelands of the Shasta, Takelma, Latgawa peoples and their descendants (Ashland, OR). Born and raised on the Ancestral lands of the Lenape nations.


Mildred Ruiz-Sapp (Mil-dred Roo-eez Sapp)

Playwriting/Acting credits include: AmericUS;  UNISON; PARTY PEOPLE; AMERIVILLE; The Denver Project; One Shot in Lotus Position; BLUE SUITE; RHYTHMICITY; SLANGUAGE; THE RIDE. Acting only credits include: DJ Latinidad; The Comedy of Errors; The Unfortunates; Alfred Jarry’s UBU: Enchained. Awards/Affiliations: 2020 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Playwright Residency Program recipient;  2015 Doris Duke Performing Artist Award (Theatre); Oregon Shakespeare Festival Acting Company Member ( 2012-2017) and Ensemble in Residence; 2008 U.S. Cultural Ambassador w/ the U.S. State Dept./Jazz at Lincoln Center - Rhythm Road Tour; 2008 TCG Peter Zeisler Award; 2006 Career Advancement Fellowship from the Ford foundation through Pregones Theater; 2002-2004 and 1999-2001 TCG National Theater Artist Residency Program Award; BRIO Awards (Bronx Recognizes its own-Singing); Co-Founder of The Point CDC; Former Board Member (National Performance Network - NPN) and (Network of Ensemble Theaters-NET); New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect; BARD College, BA ’92 (Literature/Language). Publications: SLANGUAGE in The Fire This Time (TCG Books); BLUE SUITE in The Goodman Theatre’s Festival Latino - Six Plays (Northwestern University Press); PARTY PEOPLE in The Manifesto Anthology (Rain City Projects- Fall 2014); Featured on the covers of American Theater Magazine 2004 and The Source Magazine 2000. Member: Actors Equity Association 

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