During his long and rewarding theatrical career, Rick has directed or appeared in over 300 shows, ranging from Shakespeare to musical comedy.
Local audiences may have seen him onstage in such diverse roles as Tevye in Fiddler On the Roof, Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, Ben Franklin in 1776, Teddy in Arsenic and Old Lace, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum, W. O. Gant in Look Homeward, Angel, Oscar in The Odd Couple, Weller in The Gin Game, Sid in Take Me Along, Drummond in Inherit the Wind and his personal favorite, Matthew the Storyteller in Cotton Patch Gospel, a role he performed for three seasons.
The long time artistic director of Renton Civic Theatre and Civic Light Opera, Rick is now a freelance actor and director. Most recently he has been touring in the award-winning one man play, Bully! An Adventure with Teddy Roosevelt.