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Laura Rikard

Theatrical Intimacy Education
Laura (SAG-AFTRA/AEA) is a director, actor, stage movement specialist,
intimacy choreographer, and a founding member of Theatre Intimacy Education.
Directing credits include: The Seagull, Dead Man’s Cellphone, Spring
Awakening, 13, the Musical, Romeo and Juliet, and others. Acting Credits
include: A Streetcar Named Desire, By the Bog of Cats, Two Gentlemen of
Verona, Macbeth, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Rhinoceros, and others. Stage
Intimacy Choreography includes: Scenes from an Execution, Three Guys and
Brenda, Tally’s Folly, Omnium Gatherum, The Red Paint, and Fun Home. She
has worked in film and television, NYC, regionally, on national tours,
internationally and devised solo performance productions. She has been coaching
and teaching for 19 years. Former students have won the National Shakespeare
Competition at the Lincoln Center, been accepted to top training programs and are
currently working on and off Broadway, in professional theatres in Chicago, Los
Angeles, London, at top regional theatres and her students can also been seen in
numerous films and television series. She is a recipient of the best acting award at
the Virginia Film and has been named by Academic Keys as a "Who's Who in Fine
Arts Education" Festival. She has taught performance at the University of
Virginia, Stephen F. Austin State University, Brown University, and the
University of Miami. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Theatre at the
University of South Carolina Upstate. She is also a proud mom of infant twins,
Ellie and Maisie. Learn more about Laura’s work at laurarikard.com,
laurarikarddirector.com, and theatricalintimacyed.com.