Sordelet, Rick

Rick Sordelet

Rick Sordelet
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Profile:

Rick Sordelet (Fight Director) has staged 50 Broadway productions, including The Scottsboro Boys, The Royal Family, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Tarzan, and Aida. Recently, Angels in America at the Signature Theater and his 80th Romeo and Juliet for Chicago Shakespeare Theater. He has staged the fights for the opera Cyrano de Bergerac, starring Placido Domingo, at the Metropolitan Opera, The Royal Opera House, and La Scala in Milan, also Don Carlos at the MET directed by Nick Hytner. Rick has staged fights for 52 productions on five continents including Ben Hur Live. Film credits include The Game Plan starring Dwayne Johnson, Dan in Real Life starring Steve Carell, Juliet Binoche and Hamlet starring Campbell Scott and Blair Brown. He was the chief stunt coordinator forGuiding Light for 12 years and staged the fights for First Jedi, a CD-Rom for George Lucas.

Mr. Sordelet teaches at The New School for Drama, the Yale School of Drama and The Neighborhood Playhouse. He is a Board Member for the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, and the author of the play Buried Treasure.

He holds an MFA from Rutgers University.

 
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