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Sub-Focus: Stage Directing,TV Acting, Stanislavski Technique
An award-winning actor and director, Richard Seer has directed or performed in over seventy productions at theaters in this country and Great Britain, including: The Goodman Theater; The Kennedy Center; The Stratford Shakespeare Festival; The Brooklyn Academy of Music; The Huntington Theater Company in Boston; San Jose Repertory Theatre; Washington’s Playwrights’ Theater; Studio Arena Theater; Shakespeare Santa Cruz; the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland; and the Sybil Thorndike Repertory Theatre in England, among others. On Broadway, he received the Theater World Award for his performance as Young Charlie in the 1978 Tony Award-winning production of Hugh Leonard’s Da. On television, he starred with Michelle Pfeiffer in the ABC comedy series Delta House; co-starred with Lloyd Bridges in the NBC miniseries Moviola, and appeared in the ABC daytime dramas Ryan’s Hope, One Life to Live and All My Children. At the Old Globe Theatre his credits include Old Wicked Songs, Da, All My Sons, Blue/Orange (2003 Critics’ Circle Award – Best Director & Best Production), Fiction, Vincent in Brixton, Trying, Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Romeo & Juliet, The Price, and The Last Romance. Born in Seattle, Washington, Mr. Seer has been Director of The Old Globe/University of San Diego Professional Actor Training Program since 1993. Prior to his current appointment, he was an Associate Professor of acting and directing at Boston University’s School for the Arts, where he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in directing a decade earlier.
MFA in Directing, Boston University, 1982-85. Kahn Career Entry Award (1985)