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Mildred Ruiz Sapp

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Nationality  American
Books  Ameriville
Name  Mildred Ruiz-Sapp
Occupation  Poet, playwright and actor

Mildred Ruiz-Sapp is an American actress. Born and raised on New York's Lower East Side (Alphabet City), she co-founded THE POINT Community Development Corporation (Hunts Point) in 1993 and Universes (poetic theatre ensemble) (1996), both in collaboration with Steven Sapp. Universes (poetic theatre ensemble) currently consists of four core members: Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, Gamal Abdel Chasten and William Ruiz (a.k.a. Ninja).


Theater Credits Include

  • Purgatory
  • Another I Dies Slowly
  • Live From the Edge
  • Slanguage
  • Blue Suite
  • Ameriville
  • Rhythmicity: Flipping The Script
  • One Shot In Lotus Position
  • The Ride
  • The Denver Project
  • Television Credits Include

    Film: Stay until Tomorrow by Laura Collela
    Television: HBO's Def Poetry Jam (Season 4- Episode 9 (with UNIVERSES))


    2008 Jazz at Lincoln Center Rhythm Road Tour;
    2008 TCG- Theatre Communications Group - Peter Zeisler Award;
    2002-2004 and 1999-2001 TCG- Theatre Communications Group National Theater Artist Residency Program Award;
    2002 BRIO Awards (Bronx Recognizes its own-Singing) from The Bronx Council on the Arts;
    1999 OBIE Award Grant (The Point CDC & Live From Theater Theater)
    1999 Bessie Awards (The Point CDC)
    1998 Union Square Award recipient
    Co-Founder of The Point CDC;
    New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect;
    Board Member: National Performance Network
    Former Board member: Network of Ensemble Theaters
    Bard College, BA ’89.
    Publications: UNIVERSES-THE BIG BANG (2010 release- TCG Books);
    SLANGUAGE in The Fire This Time (TCG).


    Mildred Ruiz-Sapp Wikipedia

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