Originally from Philadelphia, Rick has been working in British theatre for over twenty years. He is currently Vice President of the Association of Lighting Designers.
Recent theatre work includes: Sunny Afternoon, The Audience, Chariots of Fire, Billy Elliot, the musical (West End), Jerry Springer The Opera (National Theatre / West End); Hamlet (Edinburgh International Festival / Barcelona / Birmingham); Honour (National Theatre);
Other theatre includes: Far Away (New York); A Number (Royal Court), Blue / Orange (National Theatre / West End); Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Berlin) and Via Dolorosa (Royal Court / Broadway).
Recent opera includes: 20 operas for Santa Fe Opera, Falstaff (Saito Kinen Festival and LA Opera) The Little Prince (New York City Opera, Houston Grand Opera); Fiery Angel, Turandot (Bolshoi, Moscow); Capuleti I Montecchi (Spoleto Festival, USA); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Fenice, Venice); Tsarina's Slippers, Wozzek (ROH).
Dance includes: Swan Lake (London / Los Angeles / Broadway) for Matthew Bourne
Awards include: Bronze Medal for Lighting Design at the 2005 World Stage Design show in Toronto. 1998, 1994 Olivier Award Winner for Best Lighting Design; and 2 Tony Awards for An Inspector Calls and Billy Elliot (Broadway).
Rick is very proud to be a Fellow of the Association of Lighting Designers.