Ric’s dance designs have taken him around the continental US, Mexico, Canada, Russia, China and Brazil. Selected dance collaborators: Helios Dance Theatre, Troupe Vertigo, Navarasa Dance Theatre, Royal Flux, Rhapsody in Taps, Danza Floricanto, EDGE, Viver Brasil, Theatre Bethune, Louise Reichlin and Dancers, Synapse, Keshet Chaim, and Lula Washington Dance Theatre as well as concert pieces for choreographers Doriana Sanchez, Frit and Frat Fuller, Terri Best, Nicole Berger, Genevieve Carson, Yusuf Nasir, Jaci Royal, and Marinda Davis, among others.
Theatrical collaborators include Rogue Machine, Circle X, The Fountain Theatre, Theatre of Note, Company of Angels, Theatre Forty, The Vagrancy, The Visceral Company, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, The Neighborhood Playhouse, Vanguard Repertory, The Madrid Theatre and many more. Corporate design work includes such clients as Panasonic, Samsung, Verizon, Boeing, Microsoft, Google, Airbnb, BMW, Chevron, the NHRA, Center Theatre Group and the Hard Rock Cafe. Music lighting credits include Lea Salonga, Judy Collins, Cyndi Lauper, Seun Kuti, The Fishtank Ensemble, Esperanza Spalding, the Klezmatics and The Bird and the Bee as well as hundreds of local concerts. Ric has twice been honored as Lighting Designer of the Year by StageSceneLA. He received his BA in Music Composition from Loyola Marymount University.