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Erika Rolfsrud

Guest Artist, Actress

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Salem Campus

900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301


Recently played the part of Topaz in I Capture the Castle at the Shakespeare of New Jersey in New Jersey, and Lavinia Chamberlayne in The Cocktail Party at The Actors Company Theatre in New York. On Broadway she has played in The Coast of Utopia, Rabbit Hole, Exit The King. Off-Broadway: Misalliance; The Glory of Living; How I Learned to Drive; Trout Stanley; O Pioneers!; Comedy of Errors; Eclipsed; Love’s Fire.

Regional theatre performances have been in Black Pearl Sings, Ford’s Theatre; Little Dog Laughed (Kevin Kline Award, Best Actress), Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Rabbit Hole, Pittsburgh Public Theatre/Hartford Theaterworks; Sea of Tranquility, The Seagull, Cymbeline, Henry IV, Dancing at Lughnasa, Macbeth, The Gate of Heaven, Old Globe Theatre; Bad Dates, Arizona Theatre Company and Two River Theatre Company; Outrage, Wilma Theatre; Jumpers, ACT Theatre; The Dazzle, Hartford Theaterworks; Much Ado About Nothing, Great Lakes Theatre Festival; The Good Times Are Killing Me, Seattle Repertory Theatre; and the Shakespeare Festivals of Utah, Seattle and Idaho.

In films Erica Rolfsrud has appeared in Alone and Dream Date, and in television she has appeared in Law & Order, Third Watch, All My Children, As The World Turns.

Erika Rolfsrud has an MFA from Old Globe Theatre/USD.

“The worst thing about being an actor is the rejection. You have to train yourself not to take it personally and remember the reason you chose this profession in the first place: You simply love it.”

Willamette University


M. Lee Pelton Theatre
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.