R.J. Foster has performed in New York theaters such as the Pearl Theatre Company and Classic Stage Company and has performed in many regional Shakespeare productions, including a full season at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He portrays Joseph Bologne in the Midwest premiere of The Chevalier, presented by Music of the Baroque in partnership with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association.
He has appeared on television shows such as “Fringe” (Fox), “Guiding Light” (CBS), “Damages” with Rose Byrne and Campbell Scott (FX), “Blue Bloods” with Donnie Wahlberg (CBS), “The Blacklist” with Paul Reubens (NBC) and “Person of Interest” with Michael Emerson (CBS). Foster was nominated for best actor by Broadway World for his portrayal of Othello in 2015. Raised in Baltimore, Foster received his bachelor’s degree in theater performance from Fordham University at Lincoln Center.