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Laura Rikard

University of South Carolina Upstate
Member Delegate
Miami, Florida
Laura (SAG-AFTRA/AEA) is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at USC Upstate, director, actor, stage movement specialist, intimacy choreographer, and a founding member of Theatre Intimacy Education. 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.