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Colin M. Rust


Adjunct Lecturer

Colin Rust received his Master’s in Theatre from Bowling Green State University, Ohio, in 2007. He is originally from the North Country and an alumni from Plattsburgh State, where he received his B.A. in English Literature in 2004. He earn his B.A. in Theatre from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Colin is a theatre generalist. His approach is inclusive of theatre as a whole, although his passion lies in teaching, directing and acting.

Education

  • Master of Arts in Theatre, Bowling Green State University
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, State University of New York College at Plattsburgh  
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, State University of New York at Buffalo  

Directing Credits

  • Now is the Time complied by Stephon Ferguson, (A retrospective show of the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior and the music of Mahalia Jackson), The Dream Lives production, Clarkston campus, Georgia Perimeter College
  • Oedipus the King by Sophocles, Playcrafters, Dunwoody campus, Georgia Perimeter College
  • The Actor’s Nightmare by Christopher Durang, Playcrafters, Dunwoody campus, Georgia Perimeter College
  • ‘Dentity Crisis by Christopher Durang, Playcrafters, Dunwoody campus, Georgia Perimeter College
  • (Staged Reading) A Long Bridge Over Deep Water by James Still, Georgia Perimeter College (Toured to all GPC campuses)
  • Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, The Rosewater Theatre, Roswell, Georgia
  • (Assistant Director) Ice Wolf, Eva Marie Saint Theatre, Bowling Green State University

Acting Credits

  • Graceland, voiceover as DJ, - Georgia Perimeter College, Playcrafters, Dunwoody campus, Georgia
  • The Canterbury Tales, as Miller and Ensemble, Georgia Perimeter College, Theatre Arts Guild, Clarkston Campus, Georgia
  • Arcadia, as Jellaby, Georgia Perimeter College, Theatre Arts Guild, Clarkston Campus, Georgia
  • See How They Run, as Clive, Rosewater Theatre, Roswell, Georgia
  • 1776, as John Hancock, Huron Playhouse, Huron, Ohio
  • Damned Yankees, as Ford Frick, Huron Playhouse, Huron, Ohio
  • An Act of the Imagination, as Simon Putnam, Plattsburgh Little Theatre, Plattsburgh, New York
  • Romeo and Juliet, as County Paris, Pendragon Theatre, Saranac, New York
  • Audition for Murder, as David Howard, Friends of the Theatre, Plattsburgh, New York
  • An Ideal Husband, As Footman, Irish Classical Theatre Company, Buffalo New York

Technical Directing Credits

  • (Freelance) Fly by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Kahn, Theatrical Outfit — Balzar Theater at Herren, Atlanta, Georgia
  • (Freelance) The Gifts of the Magi by Mark St. Germain, Theatrical Outfit — Balzar Theater at Herren, Atlanta, Georgia
  • A Queer Carol, Theatre Decatur, Decatur, Georgia
  • Waiting For Oprah, Theatre Decatur, Decatur, Georgia
  • Alice in Fairy Tale Land, Theatre Decatur, Decatur, Georgia
  • Six Dance Lessons, Theatre Decatur, Decatur, Georgia
  • A Good Hot Damn, Theatre Decatur, Decatur, Georgia
  • A Queer Carol, Theatre Decatur, Decatur, Georgia
  • Bath House: The Musical, Theatre Decatur, Decatur, Georgia
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