March 2017

soft power

Richard will serve as the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Observer for David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s new musical Soft Power. Richard will observe  director Leigh Silverman. The Production runs at the Amhanson Theater in Los Angeles from May 3-June 10, then at the Curran Theater in San Francisco from June 20-July 8.

February 2017


Richard will direct The Fighta short play for Pint Sized Plays at PianoFight. Pint Sized Plays runs Feb 5, 12, 19, and 26!

October 2017


Richard will direct Melon Colors, a 10-minute play for PintSized Plays at PianoFight. Pint Sized Plays runs Oct 9, 16, 23, and 30!


Richard will direct a staged reading of Aaron Mark’s play Empanada Loca on October 23, 2017 at PianoFight. A fully-produced production starring Marilet Martinez is tentatively planned for 2018. Stay tuned!

June 2017

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Richard was selected to be part of the Stage Director’s and Choreographers Foundation 2017-2018 Observership Class. Find out more here



Richard received a Bachelors Degree of Fine Arts from The Theatre School at DePaul University.


February 2017


Richard conceived and directed a workshop production of just a lonely man. The production will be part of the Lab Series at The Theatre School at DePaul University from Feb 10-12.