Eric Rasmussen is a New York based actor who has performed in numerous original plays including the critically acclaimed productions of Jeanne-Claude van Itallie’s Master and Margarita and the American Premiere of Job’s Passion by Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin. He has performed with the OBIE winning Threshold Theater Company and in The Kennedy Center’s Best New American Play Award winning Hiroshima by Yoko Ono. He played Stan in TrueMyth; named one of the ten best plays of the year by The Advocate Magazine.

Regionally, his work includes playing the would-be husband of Perry Ojeda (Broadway: On The Town, Blood Brothers, Imaginary Friends) in Donna DeMatteo’s topical gay marriage comedy Our Son’s Wedding at The Gloucester Stage Company.

He was a member of The Workhouse, Monkey Wrench, and Mint Theater companies as well as the ongoing Ensemble at Columbia University under the direction of Anne Bogart. His solo work in progress was performed at Second Stage Theater’s Reading Series.

On film Eric appeared in Jason Ruscio’s Eclipse (NYU First Run Film Festival winner) and played the leading roles in Noboku Takei’s L’air du Temps (student-Emmy winner), No Parking (currently airing on The Lexus Arts Online Magazine) and in the soon to be released Still.

Eric trained at The Neighborhood Playhouse, where he had the privilege of studying with the legendary Sanford Meisner during Mr. Meisner’s last year there; at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and with the world renowned Theatre de Complicite in London.