BROOKLYN COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF THEATER

 

Richard Crawford
Adjunct Lecturer,
Improvisation/Movement

Richard Crawford (Brooklyn College)

 

Richard Crawford studied with Jacques Lecoq, and also at Rose Bruford College, London. He was a founding member of the internationally-acclaimed New York physical theater ensemble The Flying Machine and starred as Sergeant Thunder for two years on Broadway in War Horse. He also played the lead in the off-Broadway hit show Slava's Snowshow from 2004-2006 and regularly directs clown work for Cirque du Soleil (Dralion, MJ1 and VOLTA). He is an award-winning director whose projects have included a Commedia dell'Arte version of Petrushka at Carnegie Hall; The Bourgeois Gentlemen at the UMN/Guthrie and Comedy of Errors at TheatreWorks, Colorado Springs. He also performed in the 2002 OBIE Winning [Sic] at Soho Rep, NYC, and as the lead in La Jolla Playhouse's groundbreaking The Adding Machine in 2007. Richard has been teaching for the past 12 years in London, Paris, Santiago, Montreal, and New York and in 2010 founded Movement Theater Studio, NYC — the first studio based on the teachings of Jacques Lecoq in New York.