CJ Higgins

Theatre Artist

Directing

God Forgive These Bastards                      Devised Theatre                Hum'n'bards Theatre Troupe

And Prom's Tomorrow!                                Devised Theatre                Jersey Fringe Festival

Find Me                                                       Devised Theatre                Jersey Fringe Festival

Grand Concourse (Assistant Director)        Heidi Schreik                     Theatre Horizon

We Duet Better                                           Cabaret                              BrainSpunk Theater

A Night at the Tony's                                  Cabaret                              BrainSpunk Theater

Philly B.I.T.E.                                                Improv Comedy                 BrainSpunk Theater

Lady of Larkspur Lotion                             Tennessee Williams            Rowan University

The Exit Interview                                      William Missouri Downs      Rowan University

Death of a Salesman *                              Arthur Miller                         Rowan University

Spring Awakening *                                   Frank Wedekind                  Rowan University

            *Class workshop

Production

Promises, Promises                       Props Master                          Al Fuchs / The Ritz Theatre Company

The Melancholy Play                     Props Master                          Matthew Weil / Rowan University

The Love Song...Oppenheimer      Run Crew                               Catherine Kustra / Rowan University

Guys and Dolls                              Run Crew                                Rebecca Rich / Rowan University

Bug                                                ASM / Props Master                Dexter Anderson / Rowan University

Purgatorio                                      ASM / Lightboard Operator    Jaried Kimberly / InVita Theater

Barefoot in the Park                      ASM                                        Krysta Grande / Rowan University


 

EDUCATION

INTERACT THEATRE  -  LITERARY INTERN

  • June 2019-August 2019

  • Training in literary management and dramaturgy

THEATRE HORIZON  -  APPRENTICE

  • September 2015-June 2016

  • Training in arts administration including education, production, and development

  • Promoted to Audience Services & Office Manager from 2016-2019

NEW CITY STAGES  -  VOICES FOR A NEW CITY ENSEMBLE

  • November 2013-June 2014

  • Devised and presented “What Happens in the White House, Stays in the White House”

ROWAN UNIVERSITY - BA THEATRE ARTS: MUSICAL THEATRE

  • Select courses: Advanced Acting & Directing (Lane Savadove), Voice & Acting (Rebekah Maggor and Marian Stieber), Stage Makeup (Christopher “Jumbo” Schimpf), Stagecraft (Tom Fusco), Costuming (Stephanie Nichols)

  • Extracurriculars: Member (2012-2015) and President (2013-2015) of Alpha Psi Omega, Rho Nu Chapter; member of AWKWARD Improv, Rowan Original Works, and Campus Players


Special Skills

Valid N.J. driver’s license; Valid U.S. passport; Fast memorization of text, music, and movement; Play violin, guitar, ukulele, and some piano; Can read music;  Singing range E2-D#5; Relative pitch; Training in improvisational acting, Laban, Linklater, Chekhov, viewpoints, stage makeup, carpentry, jazz and tap dance, and contact improvisation; Proficiency in French and International Phonetic Alphabet; Can hula hoop for long duration of time, belly-roll, snap, touch feet to head, backbend into a bridge, cartwheel, handstand, and touch tongue to nose