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RIGEL HARRIS

Actor. Writer. Athlete. Great source of iron.

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RECENT NEWS

April, 2019 - We Are The Strippers, a sketch written by Rigel, has been released by Means of Productions, a Brooklyn-based sketch producing company. Sketch embedded below.

March, 2019 - July, 2019 - Rigel is currently working in the writers room of a new television series on Showtime Networks Inc.

March, 2019 - The trailer for ‘Lost in Place,’ a short film starring Rigel was released! Check it out here:

March, 2019 - Rigel will be playing the role of Felicity in a reading of ‘My American Girl Doll Play’ by Justine Gelfman, at Access Theater.

March, 2019 - Rigel will be doing a reading of ‘Me and My Muslim Cleaning Lady’ by Eliza Foss at Ensemble Studio Theatre.

January, 2019 - Rigel worked on a reading of ‘The Plan’ by Mary Elizabeth Hamilton, directed by Joel Kirk.

December, 2018 - ‘We The Strippers,’ a sketch written and performed by Rigel, was shot by ‘Means of Production,’ a sketch comedy-producing company in New York City. To be released shortly.

December, 2018 - Rigel was selected to participate in a weekend-long workshop with Anne Bogart at the SITI Company’s studios.

November, 2018 - Rigel was featured as a voiceover artist in ‘Reel Rock 13,’ a film about rock climbing made by the world’s premiere rock climbing film team, Reel Rock.

November, 2018 - Rigel performed in a reading of a new play by Teddy Bergman and David Rossmer.

November, 2018 - Rigel played Arviragus in a workshop reading of ‘Cymbeline’, performed by The Queen’s Company.

October, 2018 - Rigel played Lady Chatterly in a workshop of Lea McKenna Garcia’s #metooLADYCHATTERLY at IRT Theater.

October, 2018 - Rigel played Felicity in a reading of Justine Gelfman’s ‘My American Girl Doll Play’ at Access Theater directed by Susanna Wolk.

September, 2018 - Rigel is in a new sketch by Means of Productions entitled 'Who I Am.' CLICK HERE to watch!

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October, 2018 - Rigel will be playing the role of Arviragus in The Queen's Company's reading of 'Cymbeline,' directed by Rebecca Patterson.

June, 2018: 'Electric Rosary' reading at Manhattan Theatre Club, a new play written by Tim Foley and directed by Teddy Bergman.

June, 2018: Rigel is freelancing with Paradigm for commercial work!

May 16, 2018 - After 9 months at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Rigel is back in New York City!

April, 2018 - Rigel will be performing in the 'New Voices' Festival, a series of ten-minute plays by Louisvillian high schoolers at Actors Theatre of Louisville,' under the direction of Janelle Dunn and Keith McGill.

February, 2018 - The Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville has begun! Rigel will be performing in 'You Across From Me,' a play directed by Jessica Fisch, and written by Dipika Guha, Jaclyn Backhaus, Brian Otaño, and Jason Gray Platt.

For more information on 'You Across From Me,' click here.

January, 2018 - Rehearsals have begun for 'The Tens' at Actors Theatre of Louisville! Rigel is performing as Rory in 'Bronies' by Eric John Meyer and directed by Jelani Cornick , and as Rachel in 'All This Togetherness' written by Francesca Pazniokas and directed by Lavina Jadhwani. 

December, 2017 - Rigel is performing as Marigold Fezziwig and Gwendolyn, and understudying Belle/Mrs. Fred, in 'A Christmas Carol' at Actors Theatre of Louisville, directed by Drew Fracher.

September, 2017 - Rigel is in rehearsals for 'Identity's a Box of Chocolates,' a new play written by MJ Kaufman and directed by Michael Legg.

September, 2017 - Rigel has been cast in Actors Theatre of Louisville's mainstage production of 'A Christmas Carol,' and will be performing as Gwendolyn and Marigold! Directed by Drew Fracher.

September, 2017 - Rigel has begun rehearsals for M.J. Kaufman's new play as a part of the New Play Project at Actors Theatre of Louisville.

August, 2017 - Rigel has begun her 9 months as an Acting Apprentice as the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY! 

July, 2017 - Filming Lost In Place with director Robert T. Herrera, a film by Gray Pictures (Palacios, Hoop Dreams).