Mildred Ruiz-Sapp

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

Mildred Ruiz-Sapp

She/Her/Hers
National Theater Project Advisor
Co-Founder/Co-Director,
UNIVERSES
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.

Biography

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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