has been seen on the stages in over thirty countries and in all fifty states of the US.
Prior to his move to Bradenton, Rick was the Entertainment Director for the USO of Metropolitan New York and the organizer of the Miss USO Contest.
USO troupe was featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox News
, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and on The Miss America Pageant.
The same USO troupe performed as part of the USO Celebrity Tours in the Middle East, Europe and the Baltic.
Other directorial credits include numerous shows at the Surflight Theatre
in New Jersey, Theatre By the Sea in Rhode Island, The Arundel Playhouse in Maine, Wolford Hause Dinner Theater
in Virginia, New London Barn Playhouse in New Hampshire, Stage Door Canteen Theatre at the National World War II Museum
in New Orleans, Westbank and Duplex Theaters in New York City and on many cruise ships.
has served on the faculties of Wagner College
on Staten Island and The Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts
in New York City.
Rick is the newly Current President of the Florida Theatre Conference, Past President of the Florida Association of Community Theaters and is serving on the Executive Committee of the American Association of Community Theatres.
-As the Producing Artistic Director of Manatee Players
is responsible for the creative direction of the Manatee Players
He has received several Handy and Sarasota Magazine awards including "Master Director" in 2013, is a three time winner at the South Eastern Theater Conference as Outstanding Director and two time winner as Best Director at the American Association of Community Theatre's AACTFest.