Rick Sordelet

Physical Action Director Rick Sordelet has staged fifty-two Broadway productions, including Disney's The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Tarzan, and Aida; The Scottsboro Boys; That Championship Season; and Wonderland as well as the national tours of Beauty and the Beast, Spring Awakening, and Les Miserables. He has staged the fights for Cyrano de Bergerac starring Plácido Domingo at the Metropolitan Opera; the Royal Opera, Covent Garden and in Valencia and Milan’s La Scala, as well as Don Carlo at the Met. Sordelet’s film credits include The Game Plan, Dan in Real Life, and Hamlet. His television credits include serving as the chief stunt coordinator for Guiding Light for twelve years; he currently works on One Life to Live. Sordelet teaches at the New School for Drama, the Yale School of Drama, and the Neighbor Playhouse. He is a company member of the Drama Department, a board member for the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, and the author of the play Buried Treasure. He is also a recipient of the Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence from the Lucille Lortel Foundation.