Rebecca Rasmussen

SAG/AEA, Performing Artist & Educator


Rebecca Rasmussen has been working in theatre for most of her life.  In her formative years, she appeared in numerous productions at such institutions as: the Palo Alto Children’s Theater (CA), the Mountain View Children’s Theater (CA), the Valley Institute of Theatre Arts (San Jose, CA) and the Scottish Youth Theatre (Glasgow, Scotland).  At Occidental College, Rebecca continued studying acting and singing, which earned her a Sophomore Scholar Award in Theater.  During her junior-year-abroad at Oxford University (England), she sang leading roles with the Oxford University Gilbert

and Sullivan Society.  She graduated from Occidental with a BA, Cum Laude in Theater and Diplomacy & World Affairs.  After college, Rebecca immediately began to pursue a full-time career in theatre.  She has held the titles of Actor, Singer, Teacher, Director, Producer, Stage Manager, Outreach & Donor Relations Coordinator, Development & Marketing Coordinator, Box Office, Costume Construction, Light Board Operator and Sound Operator, among others and has worked with many companies including: Son of Semele Ensemble, Gold Coast Plays, The New York International Fringe Festival, The LA History Project/24th Street Theatre, The Roxy, Theatre West, The Tiffany Theatre, The Complex Theatre, Bottom’s Dream, Moving Arts, The Fountainhead Theatre, Theatre Forty, The Hudson Theatre, Hillside Repertory at Occidental College, A Noise Within, Freighttrain Shakespeare, The Matrix Theatre, A.S.K Theatre Projects, Los Angeles Concert Opera, Santa Cecilia Opera, Creative PlayGround, and even as far away as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland.   More recently, her focus has moved towards performing as an actor and singer, as well as teaching and directing.  She has found consistent employment as an actor on stage and as a singer for houses of worship throughout Los Angeles.  In addition, she has taught Elizabethan Music/Singing Technique and Acting for the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum High School Shakespeare Summer Camp.  She  ventured into directing in 2001, with the intern production of Much Ado About Nothing at the Ojai Shakespeare Festival, and has since directed productions of Macbeth, Love’s, Labour’s, Lost, The Merchant of Venice and Seeds for the Theatricum Botanicum.  Currently, she is the Soprano Soloist/Section Leader for the Church of Our Saviour in San Gabriel, and appears regularly with the versatile vocal quartet, Red Car Trolley.

What's new?!

April 27, 2013: Red Car Trolley at OutWrite!

May 18, 2013: Red Car Trolley concert at St. Mark's, Glendale.