actor director photos Blog Toni Ruscio home
toni ruscio

Currently the President of Curtain Call Theatre in Braintree, MA, Toni is a graduate of Boston University and Emerson College, and has performed in, directed, and produced many shows in and around the Boston area. In 2003, she founded her own theatre company, Athena Productions, which primarily focused on producing family shows starring youth actors. In 2016, she wrapped up a four-year run as the Executive Director/Producing Artistic Director of Riverside Theatre Works in Boston and is currently a professor at both Bridgewater State University and Massasoit Community College.

"Children need to learn their regular school lessons, of course, but they also need nourishment for their imaginative life." - Dr. Robert Coles

Theatre Highlights

Acting credits include: To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (Ester), The Diary of Anne Frank (Mrs. Van Daan), Our Town (Mrs. Gibbs), Steel Magnolias (Truvy), You Can’t Take It With You (Gay Wellington), La Cage Aux Folles (Monique) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Gymnasia).

Directing credits include: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Sideways Stories From Wayside School, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Freckleface Strawberry the Musical, Scrooge the Musical, A Wrinkle in Time and It's A Wonderful Life.

Producing credits include: Nunsense, [title of show], Les Miserables, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Annie, Hairspray and Nuncrackers: the Nunsense Christmas Musical.

footer l 781-258-1689