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Ruthgena Faraco


Ruthgena Augustin Faraco is a Fort Myers based actor, singer and dancer. She appears in Godspell at Players Circle Theater.

Faraco’s stage credits include featured singer in Southwest Florida Theatre’s holiday revue Snowbird Follies, Topsy in “The Party” in George Wolfe’s The Colored Museum for Theatre Conspiracy at the Alliance for the Arts, Celie in The Color Purple, 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.

October 1, 2019; revised March 26, 2024.


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