Madisyn Shipman: The 411

Madisyn Shipman plays the environmentally conscious Flora on Red Ruby. We sat down with her in between takes to get the 411, here’s what we learned!


What was your favorite Red Ruby scene to shoot?

I was filming with Michael [Campion] and we were biking. I was going up a hill and kind of nervous and I ended up completely face planting. It was really cute and attractive, I’m sure. LOL!

How did you get into acting?

I started acting when I was about six. I begged my parents to let me act and finally they took me to an acting convention, and I booked a Broadway show!

Which Broadway show was that?

It was called Enron about the financial scandal.

What do you love about being on set?

The bonds that you make with the cast. Everyone is phenomenal. I knew most of this cast beforehand, and it was nice to get to know them better, but also to meet new people. Michael is literally my best friend. We’ve all grown so close during this.

What do you hate about being on set?

I mean, I don’t like being cold. But that’s just nature, that’s not set’s fault!

Whos a figure from history that you admire or look up to?

Frida Kahlo. She’s taught so many young girls and has had such a good influence.

If you could be another character on a Brat show who would it be and why?

I’d love to be a cheerleader on Boss Cheer! i want to be a cheerleader but i have no coordination.

Where do you see yourself in ten years?

Graduated from college, fully enjoying my life, and doing things that make me and other people happy. Hopefully having a positive influence on those around me.

Do you know what you want to study in college?

I want to be an Ob-gyn or a midwife, so I’ll study something that can lead me to that.

Whats’ your favorite thing to do when you’re not on set or working?

I like going to the beach and the movies with my friends!

If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be, and why?

Santorini in Greece. I’ve never been, but the photos are gorgeous.

What’s your favorite show currently?

Law and Order SVU.

If you could be someone else for a day who would it be, and why?

My mother. Becuase i’d like to see what it’s like to live her life ,and maybe get to repay her and do nice things for her.

What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?

Body spray from Victorias Secret called Coconut Passion. It’s my go-to scent. I love cocunut and anything tropical.

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?

Haagen-Dasz cocunut pnneaple.

What’s your favorite ride at Disneyland?

The swinging gondolas or California Screamin’, which is now called Indredicoaster.

Before we wrap up, can you tell us one last fun fact about yourself?

I play guitar, ukulele, keyboard, bass, and I sing.

Watch Madisyn as Flora on brand new episodes of Red Ruby every Monday at 3PM!