Rodney Gardiner

AEA Member

Rodney Gardiner

Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls; Stage Manager and Undertaker in Head Over Heels

In five seasons at OSF: Dromio of Louisiana and Harlem in The Comedy of Errors; Cockney Quartet 4, Ensemble in My Fair Lady; Coughlin, Rook in The Unfortunates; Sir Thomas Grey, Duke of Orleans, Michael Williams in Henry V; Amiens in As You Like It; Guy in The Imaginary Invalid; Rumour, Pistol, Gower, Harcourt in Henry IV, Part Two; Pirate and Police in The Pirates of Penzance; Ben Pettus in American Night; Black Swan Lab (2011, 2013). 

Other theatres: Off-Broadway: Dr. Martin Luther King in The King Operetta, King Darius in The Persians, Kublai Khan in Marco Millions and others (Waterwell); Wailin’ Walter in his one-man blues narrative, Episodes in Blue (various theatres and high schools around the Tri-State Area). Regional: Caesar Wilks in Gem of the Ocean (Fountain Theater); Willie in Master Harold...and the Boys (GableStage); Cymbeline, Man of La Mancha (Utah Shakespeare Festival). 

Other credits: Writer (Waterwell); worked with Teo Castellanos performing in jails, rehab centers and homeless shelters in Miami, Florida; 

Education: New World School of the Arts; BFA, State University of New York, Purchase.