Rudi is a playwright, poet, and performer who has created solo theater, devised theater works, and plays for two decades. He is also an acclaimed B-Boy; and has toured internationally, competing, adjudicating, and teaching with his award-winning group Flipside Kings.
Rudi is a recipient of a Kennedy Center award for playwriting, the Future Aesthetics Artist Re-grant funded by the Ford Foundation in conjunction with the Future Aesthetics Cohort, the Miami-Dade County’s Choreographers Award (2013 & 2018), a FEAST Grant for his book of poems "A Bag of Halos and Horns," and a Theater Masters' TAKE TEN 2021 Playwright.
He has trained and worked with DV8 Physical Theater and Cirque De Soleil.
And is a founding member of Teo Castellanos/D-Projects and Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre.
He is currently attending the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale for an MFA in Playwriting (2023).