Richard Stafford

Director / Choreographer / Educator

36 West 69th Street Apt 4-B
New York, NY 10023
Cell: (917)856-1487

The Bodyguard (Dates TBD due to Covid-19) Riverside Theater/Walnut Street Theater
Five Guys Named Moe Westchester Broadway Theater
Rocky (Dates TBD due to Covid-19) Walnut Street Theater
The Garden of the Finzi Continis (Dates TBD due to Covid-19) New York City Opera
9 to 5 (Dates TBD due to Covid-19) Westchester Broadway Theater
Legally Blonde Riverside Theater/Walnut Street Theater
Beehive Riverside Theater
An American in Paris Westchester Broadway Theater
Starlight Express Marymount Manhattan College
Stonewall: the Opera New York City Opera
Dear Erich New York City Opera
The Circus Animals! Staged Reading, York Theater
Mamma Mia! Riverside Theater/Walnut Street Theater
Il Pigmalione / Pygmalion New York City Opera
Anything Goes Westchester Broadway Theatre
Turandot Opera Hong Kong
Chicago Riverside Theater
Saturday Night Fever Riverside Theater/Walnut Street Theater
Los Elementos New York City Opera
Annie Get Your Gun Westchester Broadway Theater
Evita Casa Manana
Gypsy Sharon Playhouse
Sister Act Riverside Theater/Walnut Street Theater
Singin’ in the Rain North Shore Music Theater
Saturday Night Fever Riverside Theater/Walnut Street Theater
Beatsville NYU Steinhardt
Memphis Riverside Theater/Walnut Street Theater
My Fair Lady Sharon Playhouse
Saturday Night Fever North Shore Music Theater
Showboat Westchester Broadway Theater
Victor/Victoria Theater Under The Stars
Mary Poppins Westchester Broadway Theater
The Wizard of Oz Westchester Broadway Theater
CATS Casa Manana
Hairspray Florida Studio Theater
Camelot Theater Under The Stars
Guys and Dolls Westchester Broadway Theater
CATS North Shore Music Theater
CATS North Carolina Theater
Miss Saigon North Shore Music Theater
Castle Walk NYMF Festival
Oliver! North Carolina Theater
9-5 North Shore Music Theater
Hairspray Westchester Broadway Theater
George M! Westchester Broadway Theater
Can Can Westchester Broadway Theater
Fiddler on the Roof Westchester Broadway Theater
Miracle on 34th Street Westchester Broadway Theater
CATS National Tour (Troika)
The King and I North Shore Music Theater
Oliver! Sacramento Music Circus
Singin’ In The Rain Westchester Broadway Theater
Evita Casa Manana Theater
CATS National Tour (Troika)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn St. Clements Theater
Curtains Walnut Street Theater
Joseph...Dreamcoat Sacramento Music Circus
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Sacramento Music Circus
Oliver! Pittsburgh CLO
CATS National Tour (Troika)
Pre 2010 and notable:
Broadway: In My Life, 2005, Music Box Theatre, Choreographer
National Tours: CATS, 2001-2012 Troika productions, Director/Choreographer
Joseph...Dreamcoat, 1998, 1999 Troika productions, Choreographer
My Fair Lady, 2001 Troika productions, Choreographer
National Tours: CATS, 2001-2012 Troika productions, Director/Choreographer
My Fair Lady, 2001 Troika productions, Choreographer
Joseph...Dreamcoat, 1998, 1999 Troika productions, Choreographer
International: CATS, 1991-2001 Copenhagen, Sao Paulo, Rio, Buenos Aires, Mexico City
Joseph...Dreamcoat, Mexico City, Director/Choreographer
The Full Monty, Mexico City, Director/Choreographer
Jesus Christ Superstar. Mexico City, Director/Choreographer
Regional: as director/choreographer
Walnut Street Theatre (1997 to present) 15 productions
North Shore Music Theatre (2003 to present) 11 productions
Westchester Broadway Theatre (2002 to present) 18 productions
Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera (1998 to 2014)
North Carolina Theatre (2008 to 2013) 6 productions
Ogunquit Playhouse (2004, 2005)
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Beauty and the Beast
New York University,
New York NY
Adjunct Professor—Musical Theatre dance, spring semester 2015
Master Classes—Dance audition technique, 2010-2017
Vocal Performances 2017
Choreographer—Undergraduate Showcase 2014-2015
Manhattan Marymount College,
New York NY
Substitute Professor—Ballet, Theatre Jazz, Tap 2016 to present Adjunct Professor—Ballroom Dance for Actors, spring semester 1998
STEPS, New York, NY
Master Class and guest teacher—Theatre dance and Tap
Broadway Dance Center,
New York, NY 2014-present
Guest teacher—Theatre dance and Tap
Master Classes in Ballet and Theatre dance at private dance studios in Mexico City, Williamsburg, VA., Saratoga Springs and Buffalo, NY.
Broadway: CATS, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
1st National Tours:
Evita, On Your Toes, CATS
Regional: Anything Goes, George M!, Mame, Hello Dolly
University of Tennessee. 1974-1976
American College of Paris. 1976
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. 1977-1979
SUNY Empire State College- BA in Theatre and Dance 2015
Barrymore award for “outstanding choreography” La Cage aux Folles
Walnut Street Theatre
Winner “outstanding choreography” award Castle Walk
NYMF festival

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