“I am not a spoiled princess, I am a queen”


Name
: Rose Weaver
Race: African American/Cherokee
Skills: Acting, singing, teaching, writing
Affiliations: AFTRA, SAG, AEA
Hair: Short, dark brown
Height: 5' 5"
Eyes: Dark brown
Size: 12


Theater | Film | Television |Selected Concert Performances | Commercials/Industrials/CD-ROM | Voice-Overs | Radio Plays | Jingles | Print | Special Skills | Training | Memberships

 

SELECTED THEATER ROLES

Role

Play

Company/Director

Princess Puffer The Mystery of Edwin Drood Trinity Repertory Company, Providence, RI, Amanda Dehnert
Mama

Menopause Mama

Rose Weaver in Menopause Mama

Perishable Theatre
Bernice The Piano Lesson Trinity Repertory Company, Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe
The Witch Into the Woods Trinity Repertory Company, Oskar Eustis
Billie Holiday
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Rose Weaver in Lady Day at the Emerson Bar & Grill
Trinity Repertory Company, Neal Baron
Woman One From the Mississippi Delta
Rose Weaver in From the Mississippi Delta
Trinity Repertory Company, Kent Gash
Marianne Measure for Measure Trinity Repertory Company, Oskar Eustis
Woman One Side by Side by Sondheim Trinity Repertory Company, Sharon Jenkins
Sylvia Two Gentlemen of Verona
Rose Weaver in Two Gentlemen of Verona
Trinity Repertory Company, Word Baker
Dussie Mae Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Trinity Repertory Company, William Partlan
The Courtesan The Boys from Syracuse Trinity Repertory Company, Adrian Hall
Susannah Tintypes Mark Taper Forum tour to Czechoslovakia, Kyte/ Marvin /Pearle
Mary Mgubi Rebel Armies Deep Into Chad Old Globe, Adrian Hall
Reverend Ruby
If These Shoes Could Talk
Rose Weaver in If These Shoes Could Talk
Arkansas Repertory, Kevin Ramsey and Lee Summers
Multiple Characters Feelin' Good National Theatre Company Tour (189 cities and Off-Broadway)


SELECTED FILM ROLES

Role

Film

Studio/Director

Nurse

The Accused,

opposite Jodie Foster

Paramount Pictures, Jonathan Kaplan
Aunt Audrey Poetic Justice Paramount Pictures, John Singleton
Mattie Lady In White
Rose Weaver in Lady in White
New Century/Vista Films, Frank Laloggia
Night Nurse Vital Signs Marisa Silver


SELECTED TELEVISION ROLES

Role

Program/Film

Network/ Director

Mrs. Lynch The Brotherhood Showtime TV Pilot, Philip Noyce
Mother Washington Go Tell It on The Mountain
PBS, Stan Latham
Mrs. Hughes In The Heat of The Night, opposite Carroll O’Connor NBC-TV
Abigail Life Among The Lowly PBS, Theatre in America, Adrian Hall
Thelma Robinson The Young and The Restless NBC-TV
Attorney Wilson Not In My Family CBS Movie of the Week
Dr. Mildred Jefferson The Edelin Conviction WGBH-TV, PBS
Judge Kersey LA Law, "The Plane Mutiny" NBC-TV
Nurse Tales from the Crypt HBO, Jim Simpson
Dr. Claire Henry The Gifted One  
Host & Producer Sunday Talk Show WJAR-TV (Researched, produced/hosted more than 300 half-hour weekly public affairs programs)


SELECTED CONCERT PERFORMANCES

Venue

Concert

Conductor

Rhode Island Philharmonic Home for the Holidays Edward Markward
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millenium Stage State Days Series, Jazz Program  
Rhode Island Philharmonic Home for the Holidays Edward Markward
Smithsonian Jazz Orchestra America's Smithsonian 150th New England Premier  
Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz Lovers Take Note Mercer Ellington
Rhode Island Philharmonic The Music of George Gershwin John Covelli


COMMERCIALS-INDUSTRIALS-CD ROM
• Massachusetts Tourism
• YWCA Woman of The Year
• ABC 6
• Southern New England Telephone
• Terra Nova
• Fidelity Bank of Boston/Hospital Trust
• Mead Laboratory
• Foster Care
• American Express
• Thom McCann
• Colgate-Palmolive

VOICE-OVERS
• Sunny Delight Juice
• Curry College
• Stop & Shop
• Boston Council on Crime
• Boston Globe Jazz Festival

RADIO PLAYS
• National Public Radio: Scribbling Women Series
• The Bones of Louella Brown
• Hate Is Nothing
• Cassy

JINGLES
• United Skates of America
• Etonic Energy
• Sun Life CorporationRose Weaver in print ad for Sunny Delight

PRINT
• Sunny Delight Juice
• Wang Digital Electronics Corp.
• Xerox

SPECIAL SKILLS
Lead & Ensemble Vocalist: Contralto to first soprano,
(jazz/blues/spirituals/musical theatre), golf, gardening, hat making, yoga, cooking, dance (moves very well).

TRAINING
• MFA Brown University
• Trinity Repertory Company–Acting Fellow
• Howard Fine, Joel Zwick.



MEMBERSHIPS
• American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
• Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
• Actors' Equity Association (AEA)

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