RUSTIN HAS A MARVELOUS IMAGINATION

- NJ Star Ledger

SANDY RUSTIN

Sandy Rustin is an actress and award winning playwright. Her sketch comedy musical, Rated P … For Parenthood, (“Wistfully Funny!” – The NY Times) opened Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre and was optioned for TV development with ABC Studios, Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos.

Her full length comedy, The Cottage, (“Laugh Out Loud!” – The NY Times) opened in New York at the Astoria Performing Arts Center and made its regional debut at Theatre Aspen. It has been enjoying a vibrant regional life ever since. The Cottage is currently in development for an upcoming commercial production in New York.

Sandy’s play, STRUCK (“A Charming Comedy!” – The NY Times) enjoyed a critically acclaimed world premiere at NJ REP and is appearing in the summer of 2017 at Theatre Raleigh.

Her play, HOUSTON, is the recipient of the New American Musical Award and after a recent workshop in NYC is currently in development for production. Her newest comedy, ELIJAH, is in development.

She created, developed, wrote and starred in her own show for Nickelodeon (Nick Mom) called Overbooked. And her webseries, It’s Complicated, was acquired by Stage17.TVSandy has two screenplays and two television pilots in development. (Abrams Artists)

Sandy is the voice director of the upcoming YA Panoply Podcast, Jessica Majors from the Peabody Award Winning Gen-Z Team. And she is the co-director/producer of the annual North Jersey Listen to Your Mother Show.

As an actress, Sandy guest starred on Comedy Central’s, Inside Amy Schumer and regularly appears at New York’s The Upright Citizen’s Brigade in “Gravid Water” (named “Best Improv Show” by Time Out NY). She has worked with Loopers Unlimited for over 15 years as a voiceover actress, appearing in hundreds of TV shows and Films. She is the Founding Co-Artistic Director of Midtown Direct Rep & an advocate for http://cowdenfoundation.org/

Favorite NY acting credits include Found (Atlantic Theatre Company), Modern Orthodox (New World Stages), I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Westside Theatre), Jolson & Company (Century Center), Sarah, Plain and Tall (Lucille Lortel), and Neil Simon’s Hotel Suite (Roundabout). TV credits include “Inside Amy Schumer,” “The Scariest Show on TV” (Comedy Central), “Law and Order; SVU,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children” and “Guiding Light.” Extensive voiceover experience. Northwestern University graduate. Sandy is a member of ASCAP, SAG, AEA, and the Dramatists Guild and is represented by Abrams Artists.