Russell E. Alexander II

Actor/Singer

Russell Earl Alexander II is an actor/singer currently residing in Lawrenceville, GA working at the Aurora Theatre. He is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, holding a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts.  He has been featured in productions with the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as professional theatre companies like Red Mountain Theatre Company, Robin Givens' RSG & Company, and The Huron Playhouse. Click here to follow his journey through the world of Theatre!

PROFESSIONAL THEATRE

Goosebumps Musical            Bryan                      Aurora Theatre

Abigail 1702                        John Brown (u/s)       Aurora Theatre

A Chorus Line                      Richie                      The Huron Playhouse

Bloody, Bloody A. Jackson   Storyteller                The Dane Theatre

The Wiz                               Scarecrow               Red Mountain Theatre Co

Joy in the Morning               Skinny                     RSG & Company

 

COMMUNITY THEATRE

The Mysteries of Love & Sex     Jonny        Terrific New Theatre

 

EDUCATIONAL THEATRE- University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Real Inspector Hound         Simon                      Jack Cannon        

Vinegar Tom                      Man, Doctor, Packer        Luke Harlan            

Spring Awakening                  Hanschen                Valerie Accetta        

Stupid F***ing Bird                     Con                   Dennis McLernon   

Avenue Q                                  Nicky                   Valerie Accetta   

Clybourne Park                          Kevin                Dennis McLernon

Urinetown: The Musical       Hot Blades Harry         Valerie Accetta  

Big Love                                   Giuliano                Karla Koskinen  

Bat Boy: The Musical                  Bat Boy                 Jimmy Kontos         

 

STAGE READING

Occupants            La ChiChiThe JFK Center          Cynthia Levin

The Butterfly Effect    Time     UAB Independent      Robert E. Price

"8"  The Play             Ryan     UAB Independent       Cheryl Hall

 

TOURING EXPERIENCE- UAB Theatre Touring Company & RSG & Company

Othello, the Moor of Venice    Othello                UAB Tour 2016-17

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Lysander/Oberon   UAB Tour 2015-16

Disney Cabaret Tour               Myself                UAB Tour 2014-15

Beatles Cabaret Tour              Myself                UAB Tour 2013-14

Joy in the Morning             Skinny/Ensemble    Robin Givens & Co.

 

VOICE OVER EXPERIENCE

McDonald’s Breakfast Special        Myself         Boutwell Studios  

Hibbett Sports Shoe Commercial    Teenager     Boutwell Studios  

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

B.A. in Theatre Concentration: Performance (Fall 2016

              Acting - Dennis McLernon (Stanislavski Method)

Karla Koskinen (Experimental Acting/ Viewpoints

Voice and Movement – Marlene Johnson

 (Alexander Technique, Laban Method, Archetypes)

Musical Theatre – Lexie Dorsett-Sharp

                            Valerie Accetta (Estill Method)

Dance-  Jessie Winters (Ballet)

             Tiffany Heinbach (Tap)

WORKSHOPS

Musical Theatre Performance- Michael Cassara

MFA Playwrights Workshop- The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

Puppetry – Joshua Holden

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

Voice Over Actor, Alto Saxophone, Belt, Falsetto, Riff, Flexible, Child Care, British Dialect, Can raise one eyebrow, Double jointed in legs, Set Construction, Prop Construction

 

 

 

 

*References available upon request*