Daniel Ruffino

Playwright

 

DANIEL PAUL RUFFINO

Cell (919) 440-1669    Email: danielruffino@aol.com

 

Strengths:

- 23 year Air Force veteran (MSgt, Retired) with excellent punctuality, a strong work ethic and solid integrity.

- Displays excellent communication and organization skills plus strong team building abilities.

- Professional, mature, respectful and hardworking personality.

 

 Direction/Production Experience:

- Assistant Directed “Cat on a hot tin roof”, with Tony Pender (Director), Neuse little Theater (NLT), 2017.

- Stage hand/costumes/props/dog handler for “Bridge to Terabithia”, produced by NLT, 2016.

- Produced/Assistant Stage Managed “Two Eyed Titus”, produced by Center Stage Theater (CST), 2013.

 

 Acting Experience:

Production

Role

Production Company

Year

Three Musketeers

Porthos

Center Stage Theater, Goldsboro NC

2012

Judgement House 2013

Carl

First PH Church of Goldsboro

2013

Joseph and the ATDC

 Guard

Center Stage Theater, Goldsboro NC

2014

Dracula Bites

Mike Morehead

Neuse Little Theatre

2014

Auntie Mame

Claude Upson

Neuse Little Theatre

2014

Wait Until Dark

Harry Roat Jr./Sr.

Neuse Little Theatre

2014

Judgement House 2015

Pastor Paul

First PH Church of Goldsboro

2015

Elephant Sighs

Nick Whalen

Neuse Little Theatre

2015

Lying in State

Wally

Neuse Little Theatre

2016

Judgement House 2016

George

First PH Church of Goldsboro

2016

Safe

Felix (Feliz)

Actors Training Ground (Raleigh)

2017

Judgement House 2017

James

First PH Church of Goldsboro

2017

Arsenic and Old Lace

Doctor Einstein

Harnett Regional Theatre

2018

Judgement House 2018

Conductor

First PH Church of Goldsboro

2018

It’s a Wonderful Life

Mr. Gower

Center Stage Theater, Goldsboro NC

2018

Safe

Truss

Neuse Little Theatre

2019

Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play

Studio Manager/Voices/Foley

Neuse Little Theatre

2019

 

Nominations/Awards:

- Nominated for Supporting Actor “Cannon” Award for the role of Harry Roat, in “Wait until Dark”, 2014.

- Won Supporting Actor “Cannon” Award from the NLT for the role of Nick Whalen in “Elephant Sighs”, 2016.

- Won technical award for “Best Direction” for “Cat on a hot tin roof” from NLT, 2017 with Tony Pender (Director).

 

  Writing Experience:

- Wrote the original two act full length play “Silent Torment”, copy written August 2017. C.R.E. Outreach, Blue Door   

   Theatre production, Culver City, California, April/May 2019.

- Wrote nine one act plays and a two act full length adaptation of “Robin Hood”.

- Wrote several scripts for skits and short filmed pieces for “The Bridge” Church, Princeton NC.

 

  Training:

- Stage Combat (Swordsmanship)                       Instructed by Steve Whetzel (Shadow Players Stage Combat group).

- Stage Combat (Hand to hand/knife fighting)   Instructed by Tony Pender (For “Wait Until Dark” and “Safe”).