Ruthie Baker recently moved back to the Twin Cities after nearly 10 years in NYC. She is currently in Glensheen at the History Theatre until July 31st, 2016 and then will be in Second Fiddle Productions staged reading of Chess as Florence on August 22nd at Camp Bar.
Previously she has been seen in Violet at Yellow Tree Theatre, Glensheen at the History Theatre and Cleo in Second Fiddle Productions The Most Happy Fella. Other recent projects include The Music Man at the Guthrie Theater, Christmas of Swing at The History Theatre, 9 to 5 the Musical at the Tent Theatre in Missouri and Sisters of Swing at the History Theatre. Ruthie has also worked with Riverside Theatre, Ocean Professional Theatre Co., Totem Pole Playhosue, Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Plymouth Playhosue, Nautilus Music Theatre and the MN Fringe Festival. In New York Ruthie did several readings with the Manhattan Theatre Club, Manhattan JCC, B Side Productions and the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. For more info on Ruthie please visit: www.ruthiebaker.com
In 2014 she founded Second Fiddle Productions: A Staged Reading Series that breathes life into uncommon and rarely produced musicals. Second Fiddle has featured more than 50 artists in it's 6 staged readings thus far: Titanic, Drood, Little Women, The Most Happy Fella, Blood Brothers and the MN professional premiere of Baby.
For more info on upcoming Second Fiddle staged reading season (in May, August and October of 2016) plesae visit: www.secondfiddleproductions.com
RUTHIE BAKER - AEA
9 to 5 Doralee Rhodes Tent Theatre
Christmas of Swing Patty Andrews (originated) History Theatre (Dir. Ron Peluso)
The Music Man Ensemble, u/s Alma & Ethel Guthrie Theater (Dir. John Miller Stephany)
Once Upon A Mattress Princess Winnifred Sentry Theatre
Evita Eva Peron Wausau Grand Theatre
Into the Woods Cinderella Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Sisters of Swing Patty Andrews Riverside Theatre
Pride & Prejudice Ball Guest & Dancer Guthrie Theater (Dir. Joe Dowling)
Church Basement Ladies Signe Engelson (originated) Plymouth Playhouse (Dir. Curt Wollen)
Here’s Killing You, Kid Socialite Ocean Professional Theatre Co.
Christmas of Swing ('12 '13) Patty Andrews History Theatre
45 Seconds from Broadway Cindy Totem Pole Playhouse
Sisters of Swing Patty Andrews Totem Pole Playhouse
Ordway Extras Featured Vocalist Ordway Center for the Arts
Sisters of Swing Patty Andrews Theatre La Homme Dieu
Aloha Flight 243: Rough Cuts Carolyn Nautilus Musical Theatre
Assassins Emma Goldman Minnesota Fringe Festival
Little Women: the Musical Jo March Second Fiddle Productions
The Most Happy Fella Cleo Second Fiddle Productions
Baby Pam Second Fiddle Productions
Luck! Gardener / Ensemble Manhattan JCC (Dir. Michelle Tattenbaum)
Come Get Maggie Mrs. Wyberry / Sarah Manhattan Theatre Club (Dir. Michael Berry)
Widow’s Cove Toy Bird NYU Grad. Writing (Dir. Christopher Grabowski)
Jen Waldman Studio, NYC
B.F.A. Musical Theatre - University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Acting: Musical Scene Study- Jen Waldman, VP Boyle
Scene Study - Mark Shanahan
Voice: Musical Theatre – Andrew Bryne, Andew Cooke, Mat Eisenstein, Jasper Grant
Pop / Rock – Mark Fifer , VP Boyle
Movement: Musical Theatre - Vic DiMonda, Lainie Munroe
Tap, Ballet - Jim Moore, UW - Stevens Point
Tap, Jazz, Ballet - Connie Muarry & Leah Rosch
The ASCAP Foundation Jerry Herman Legacy Series Scholarship
Presented by Jerry Herman & Karen Morrow. Selection based on vocal ability & audition technique.
Sight read, Flute (10 years), Dialects (British, Irish, New York, Scottish, Southern, Minnesotan), cartwheels, ice skates and makes a great peach cobbler.