CJ Higgins

Theatre Artist

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Hair Color: Brown        Height: 5’1”         Vocal Range: Soprano (D3-D#6)        Pronouns: they/them


PERFORMANCE

Ghost Quartet *           “Gelsey” track    Josh Hitchens & CJ / Going Dark Theatre

Salome *           The Musician            Josh Hitchens / Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

The Importance of Being Earnest           Algernon             Ryan Walter / Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

The Baldest Eagle                                   Various Roles             Nate Biagiotti / Philly Improv Theater

Three Sisters                                             Irina                            Josh Hitchens / Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

James and the Giant Peach                      Spiker                         Chad Parsons / Limelight PAC

The Grapes of Wrath                                 First Narrator              Josh Hitchens / Allens Lane Theater

Tribulation Periwinkle: Civil War Nurse      Tribulation                  Josh Hitchens / Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Little Women &                                          Jo March                    Josh Hitchens / Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

12 Angry Jurors                                         Juror #2                     Jeanette Carden / Sketch Club Players Inc.

Dorothy Meets Alice                                 Alice                           Laura Lynn Trace / WDLT

The Rocky Horror Show                           Magenta                     Justin Walsh / Sketch Club Players Inc.

A Soldier's Promise                                  Myself                         CJ Higgins / Reading Theatre Project

Crazyface                                                 Mary/Bridesmaid        Christopher King / BrainSpunk Theater

Beauty and the Beast Jr.                          Belle                           Bryan Lesnick / Bucks County Performing Arts

Evita                                                         Featured Ensemble    Marc G. Dalio / MoorArts

DEVISING

Fear Itself *   Lead Collaborator     Quinton Alexander / Hum’n’bards Theater Troupe

The Casket Show   Collaborator     Jenn Adams / Jersey Fringe Festival

We’ll Sleep When We’re Dead   Collaborator     Cori Maskart / Hum’n’bards Theater Troupe

God Forgive These Bastards Co-Director/Musician    Jessie McCormick & CJ / Hum'n'bards Theater Troupe

And Prom's Tomorrow!                 Lead Collaborator        CJ Higgins / Jersey Fringe Festival

Things I Never Told My Mom       Collaborator                 Rebecca May Flowers / RMayFlowers Productions

Find Me (2.0)                                Lead Collaborator        CJ Higgins / Jersey Fringe Festival

Glister                                           Shylock                         Wyatt Flynn / Hum’n’bards Theater Troupe

Find Me                                         Lead Collaborator        CJ Higgins / Venice Island PAC

Pangaea: A Folk Opera                Collaborator                 Jasmine Kojouri / Hum’n’bards Theater Troupe

Voices for a New City                    Collaborator                 Voices for a New City Ensemble / New City Stages

STAGED READINGS / CONCERTS

Zanna, Don’t (the Reboot)                    Featured Soloist               Molly Braverman / Theatre Horizon

New Voices, New Viewpoints             Jenny (You Got Older)        Rebecca May Flowers / Theatre Horizon

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson         Lyncoya / Soloist  Molly Braverman / Theatre Horizon

120 Days of Sodom                             The Banker                        Josh Hitchens / BrainSpunk Theater

The Impossibility of Most Things         Annette                             Jumbo Schimpf / South Camden Theatre Co.

Jesus Christ Superstar                        Featured Soloist                Bryan Lesnick / Heritage Theatre Company


 

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)

  • Performance highlights: Report on Revolutionary Circumstances (Revolutionary; English language world premiere); Threepenny Opera (Lucy); Who Will Carry the Word? (Denise; nominated for an Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship); Into the Woods (Rapunzel)

  • 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, banjo, and some piano and accordion; 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


 

*Denotes an upcoming production.

& Named one of DC Metro Arts’s Best Performances in Philadelphia for Spring/Summer 2016