Russell Peck is a New York City-based GNC/genderqueer actor and performance artist that grew up in Concord, Massachusetts, a suburb just outside of Boston. They graduated with a BFA in Drama from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. During their time at NYU, they studied with the Experimental Theatre Wing, the International Theatre Wing in Amsterdam, and Trinity College in Dublin. Since their first day of acting class at the age of 5, Russell has pursued their dream of working as a theatre artist and passionately explores all genres and styles of performance.
Russell has performed at multiple venues in the city over the years including Theatre Row, Abingdon Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Joe's Pub, The Flea, Abrons Art Center, Under St. Marks, Looking Glass Theatre, and Smalls Jazz Club. Previous credits include Cabaret, Coriolanus, Crazy For Gershwin, Frankenstein, and Gross Indecency.
Russell lives on Prospect Park in Brooklyn and is a member of Precariat Productions, a film/theatre company and collective. They are currently playing Blanche DuBois in a production of A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Kevin Hourigan. They are also working on workshopping a site-specific, experimental exploration of Michael Cunningham's The Hours. Proud AEA member.