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Ruthgena Faraco

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Ruthgena Augustin Faraco is a Fort Myers based actor, singer and dancer. Her stage credits include Mary Warren in Lab Theater’s production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, Molly Cunningham in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (for Theatre Conspiracy at the Alliance), Lorraine in All Shook Up (Cultural Park Theatre), Kala in Tarzan (Cultural Park), Brenda in The Pajama Game (Cultural Park), Featured Nun in Sister Act: The Musical (Cultural Park), and A Motown Christmas (West Coast Black Theatre). Her performance in Tarzan garnered a 2018 Cultural Park Theatre Marquee Awards nomination for Lead Actress in a Musical and her performance as Lorraine in All Shook Up received a Cultural Park Theatre Marquee Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical in 2017. She also received a 1st Overall Turn It Around Tour for Acting – High Platinum.

As a singer, Ruthgena has also earned honors, taking 1st Overall Turn It Around Tour for Vocal Performance – High Platinum.

In addition to acting, song and dance, Faraco is also a songwriter, accomplished on the piano and trained in improvisation.

She will next appear in the leading role of Celie in the Southwest Florida premiere of The Color Purple for the Laboratory Theater of Florida.

October 1, 2019; revised August 16, 2021.

 

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