Hailing from St. Louis, Rick graduated from Indiana University and has appeared in numerous stage productions across the United States and Canada. Prior to joining the national tour of WICKED, Rick originated the role of Jim Hawkins in the world premiere of TREASURE ISLAND (Fulton Opera House), a role which he recreated at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. Other credits include JOSEPH… (Beef & Boards), GREASE (Stages St. Louis), FOREVER PLAID, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and GUYS AND DOLLS.
Alongside his Wicked company, Rick appeared as Riff Raff in a sold-out one night only benefit of the WICKED ROCKY HORROR SHOW at the New Tropicana in Las Vegas, which raised over $81,000 for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids. Rick can be seen in an ongoing series of concerts benefiting the Educational Theatre Association, which supports high school and college performers.
In addition to his charitable work on-stage, Rick passionately supports the funding of pancreatic cancer research through the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the Lustgarten Foundation.
When he’s not on stage, he enjoys playing a pick up game of ice hockey, walking his dynamo of a dog named Bandit, exploring his Park Slope neighborhood and offering strength and conditioning training to athletes and gym-goers.
|Wicked||Boq u/s (performed)||First National Tour|
New York Theatre
|Family Dinner||Alex||Family Dinner LLC / Beckett Theatre|
|Hello, I Must Be Going||Julie||FringeNYC|
|Treasure Island (World Premiere)||Jim Hawkins (Starring)||Fulton Opera House|
|Treasure Island (Midwest Premiere)||Jim Hawkins||Beef & Boards|
|Joseph…||Joseph||Beef & Boards|
|Grease||Swing||Stages St. Louis|
|The Sixth Borough||West/Due/Reporter||Premier Musicals|
|Forever Plaid||Jinx||The Theater Barn|
|Grease||Doody||The Theater Barn|
|Guys and Dolls||Multiple Roles||Barn Theatre, Augusta, MI|
|Beauty and the Beast||Multiple Roles||Barn Theatre, Augusta, MI|
|AIDA||Guard||Barn Theatre, Augusta, MI|
|Cats||Ensemble||Shenandoah Music Theatre|
|Urinetown||Hot Blades/Old Man||IU Dept. of Theatre|
|A Chorus Line||Al||IU Dept. of Theatre|
|Bat Boy: The Musical||Ron||IU Dept. of Theatre|
|Pal Joey||Assistant||IU Dept. of Theatre|
|The Rocky Horror Show||Brad||Indiana University Players|
|Guys and Dolls||Crapshooter||IU Union Board|
|Fiddler on the Roof||Bottle Dancer||Southern Illinois University|
|Romèo et Juliette||Opera Chorus||IU Opera Theatre|
|La Bohème||Opera Chorus||IU Opera Theatre|
|The Rocky Horror Show||Riff-Raff||New Tropicana Las Vegas|
|Warsaw||Shya||NJ Holocaust Ctr.|
|Family Dinner||Alex||Midtown Intl. Theatre Fest|
|1812||Priest||Midtown Intl. Theatre Fest|
|Not Exactly Romeo||Ensemble||Eric Holmes / Paul Fujimoto|
|Alice: A New Musical||White Knight||Midtown Intl. Theatre Fest
|African Vision of Hope||Featured Performer||Sheldon Concert Hall|
|Acting: Kelly Kimball (on camera)||Voice: Andrew Byrne||Dance: Steps NYC -Patti Wilcox|
|Musical Theatre: Jen Waldman, Steve Pacek, Ray Fellman|
|Indiana University: B.A. Musical Theatre – George Pinney, Henry Woronicz, Bruce Burgun, Paul Kiesgen, Martha Jacobs, Adam Burnette, Jennifer Adam|
|Most Competitive Sports- Especially Ice & Roller Hockey, Skating, Baseball, Soccer, Weight Lifting, Mountain Biking, Golf, Racquetball, Frisbee, Swimming, & Basic Jiu-Jitsu; Partnering; Whistling; Basic Piano; Beat Boxing; Catching food in mouth|
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