Rick Sordelet

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RICK SORDELET (Fight Director) 37 Broadway shows including Tarzan, Aida, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Curtains, 110 in the Shade, Talk Radio, Titanic, Urinetown and soon The Little Mermaid, 42 productions world wide. He staged the fights for Cyrano at the Metropolitan Opera, The Royal Opera House and Les Arts in Valencia, Spain, and soon in Milan starring Placido Domingo. Rick staged the fights for King Lear at the Public starring Kevin Klein, Howard Katz starring Alfred Modina, Tall Grass, King Hedley ll and Two Trains Running at the Signature Theater. Rick will stage his 70th Romeo and Juliet for the Public this summer in the park directed by Michael Grief. He staged Titus Andronicus for The Shakespeare Theater in Washington DC directed by Gale Edwards and King Lear at the Goodman Theater directed by Robert Falls, starring Stacy Keech, Cymbaline at the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey directed by Joe Discher. He was the Stunt Coordinator for the films The Game Plan starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Dan in Real Life starring Steve Carell, Juliet Binoche and Dane Cook He is the Stunt Coordinator for “Guiding Light,” and an Instructor for Yale School of Drama, The New School University, and The Neighborhood Playhouse, a company member of the Drama Department, Board member for the Shakespeare Festival of New Jersey and author of the play Buried Treasure. Married to actress Kathleen Kelly with three beautiful children, Kaelan, Christian and Collin.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Arden of Faversham Lucille Lortel Theatre 03/16/2023 Fight Director
2 The Butcher Boy Irish Repertory Theatre 08/01/2022 Fight Director
3 Romeo and Bernadette, A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn Theater 555 05/16/2022 Fight Director
4 A Touch of the Poet Irish Repertory Theatre 03/08/2022 Fight Choreographer
5 Ira Fuchs' Vilna Theater at St. Clement's Church 03/20/2019 Fight Director
6 The Seafarer Irish Repertory Theatre 04/18/2018 Fight Director
7 Office Hour1 Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Martinson Hall 11/08/2017 Fight Director
8 Torch Song Second Stage Theatre 10/19/2017 Fight Director/Coordinator
9 The Violin 59E59 Theaters/ Theater A 09/19/2017 Fight Director
10 Napoli, Brooklyn Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 06/27/2017 Fight Director
11 The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 11/13/2016 Fight Director
12 Troilus and Cressida Delacorte Theater 08/03/2016 Fight Director
13 Out of the Mouths of Babes Cherry Lane Theatre 06/19/2016 Fight Director
14 Indecent Vineyard Theatre 05/17/2016 Fight Director
15 Eclipsed Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 10/14/2015 Fight Director
16 Cymbeline Delacorte Theater 08/10/2015 Fight Director
17 Cagney York Theatre at St. Peter's 05/28/2015 Fight Director
18 'Tis Pity She's a Whore The Duke on 42nd Street 04/26/2015 Fight Director
19 Big Love Pershing Square Signature Center/ Irene Diamond Stage 02/23/2015 Fight Director
20 Our Lady of Kibeho Pershing Square Signature Center/ Irene Diamond Stage 11/16/2014 Fight Director
21 Atomic Theatre Row / Theatre Three (previously Acorn Theater) 07/13/2014 Fight Director
22 The Mystery of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful Lucille Lortel Theatre 04/17/2014 Fight Director
23 Heathers: The Musical New World Stages/ Stage I 03/31/2014 Fight Director
24 Appropriate Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 03/16/2014 Fight Director
25 Loot Lucille Lortel Theatre 01/16/2014 Fight Director/Coordinator
26 Grasses of a Thousand Colors Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Susan Stein Shiva Theater 10/28/2013 Fight Director
27 stop. reset. Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre 09/08/2013 Fight Director
28 iLuminate: Artist of Light New World Stages/ Stage IV 07/18/2013 Fight Director
29 The Two-Character Play New World Stages/ Stage V 06/19/2013 Fight Director
30 The Comedy of Errors Delacorte Theater 06/18/2013 Fight Director
31 Falling Minetta Lane Theatre 10/15/2012 Fight Director
32 Falling Minetta Lane Theatre 10/15/2012 Movement
33 As You Like It Delacorte Theater 06/21/2012 Fight Director
34 Edward Albee's The Lady From Dubuque Pershing Square Signature Center/ Irene Diamond Stage 03/05/2012 Fight Director
35 Carrie Lucille Lortel Theatre 03/01/2012 Fight Director
36 Hurt Village Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre 02/27/2012 Fight Director
37 The Blood Knot Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 02/16/2012 Fight Director
38 The Illusion Peter Norton Space 06/05/2011 Fight Director
39 The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism With a Key to the Scriptures Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Newman Theater 05/05/2011 Fight Director
40 The Witch of Edmonton Theater at St. Clement's Church 02/03/2011 Fight Director
41 Dracula Little Shubert Theatre 01/05/2011 Fight Director
42 Notes from Underground BAC/ Jerome Robbins Theater 11/11/2010 Fight Director
43 Angels in America, A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part 1: Millennium Approaches Peter Norton Space 10/28/2010 Fight Director
44 Angels in America, A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part 2: Perestroika Peter Norton Space 10/28/2010 Fight Director
45 Banished Children of Eve Irish Repertory Theatre 10/24/2010 Fight Director
46 The Metal Children Vineyard Theatre 05/19/2010 Fight Director
47 Family Week Lucille Lortel Theatre 05/04/2010 Fight Director
48 The Scottsboro Boys Vineyard Theatre 03/10/2010 Fight Director
49 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter New York Theatre Workshop 12/03/2009 Fight Director
50 Twelfth Night Delacorte Theater 06/25/2009 Fight Director
51 The Toxic Avenger New World Stages/ Stage I 04/06/2009 Fight Director
52 Zooman and the Sign Peter Norton Space 03/24/2009 Fight Director
53 Dust Westside Theatre/ Downstairs 12/04/2008 Fight Director
54 Streamers Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 11/11/2008 Fight Director
55 Prisoner of the Crown Irish Repertory Theatre 05/22/2008 Fight Director
56 Antony and Cleopatra The Duke on 42nd Street 04/03/2008 Fight Director
57 Oroonoko The Duke on 42nd Street 02/10/2008 Fight Director
58 The Devil's Disciple Irish Repertory Theatre 12/13/2007 Fight Director
59 Spain Lucille Lortel Theatre 10/30/2007 Fight Director
60 The Overwhelming Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 10/23/2007 Fight Director
61 Romeo and Juliet Delacorte Theater 06/19/2007 Fight Director
62 Gaslight Irish Repertory Theatre 05/17/2007 Fight Director
63 King Hedley II Peter Norton Space 03/11/2007 Fight Director
64 Defender of the Faith Irish Repertory Theatre 03/08/2007 Fight Director
65 Howard Katz Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 03/01/2007 Fight Director
66 Two Trains Running Peter Norton Space 12/03/2006 Fight Director
67 Suddenly Last Summer Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 11/15/2006 Fight Director
68 Mimi le Duck New World Stages/ Stage III 11/06/2006 Fight Director
69 The Milliner East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 11/01/2006 Fight Director
70 The Hairy Ape Irish Repertory Theatre 10/05/2006 Fight Director
71 subUrbia Second Stage Theatre 09/28/2006 Fight Director
72 Seven Guitars Peter Norton Space 08/24/2006 Fight Director
73 Macbeth Delacorte Theater 06/14/2006 Fight Director
74 The Field Irish Repertory Theatre 06/01/2006 Fight Director
75 Landscape of the Body Peter Norton Space 04/16/2006 Fight Director
76 Entertaining Mr. Sloane Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 03/16/2006 Fight Director
77 The Wooden Breeks Lucille Lortel Theatre 02/21/2006 Fight Director
78 Beauty of the Father New York City Center/ Stage II 01/10/2006 Fight Director
79 Rope Zipper Theatre 12/04/2005 Fight Director
80 A Mother, A Daughter, and A Gun New World Stages/ Stage III 11/01/2005 Fight Director
81 A Soldier's Play Second Stage Theatre 10/17/2005 Fight Director
82 Miracle Brothers Vineyard Theatre 09/18/2005 Fight Director
83 Beast on the Moon Century Center For The Performing Arts 04/28/2005 Fight Director
84 Slag Heap Cherry Lane Theatre 04/13/2005 Fight Director
85 Moonlight and Magnolias New York City Center/ Stage I 03/29/2005 Fight Director
86 Hot 'n' Throbbing Peter Norton Space 03/28/2005 Fight Director
87 The Last Days of Judas Iscariot Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Martinson Hall 03/02/2005 Fight Director
88 Romance Linda Gross Theater 03/01/2005 Fight Director
89 Fat Pig Lucille Lortel Theatre 12/15/2004 Fight Director
90 Richard III Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Martinson Hall 10/11/2004 Fight Director
91 The Bald Soprano and The Lesson Linda Gross Theater 09/19/2004 Fight Director
92 The Distance From Here The Duke on 42nd Street 05/06/2004 Fight Director
93 Frozen East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 03/18/2004 Fight Director
94 Sea of Tranquility Linda Gross Theater 02/25/2004 Fight Director
95 Bright Ideas East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 11/12/2003 Fight Director
96 Rounding Third John Houseman Theatre 10/07/2003 Fight Director
97 Barbra's Wedding Westside Theatre/ Downstairs 03/05/2003 Fight Director
98 Shanghai Moon Greenwich House 01/15/2003 Fight Director
99 The Fourth Sister Vineyard Theatre 11/21/2002 Fight Director
100 The Prince and the Pauper Lamb's Theatre 06/16/2002 Fight Director
101 House New York City Center/ Stage I 05/21/2002 Fight Director
102 Garden New York City Center/ Stage II 05/21/2002 Fight Director
103 Othello Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 12/09/2001 Fight Director
104 Wonder of the World New York City Center/ Stage I 11/01/2001 Fight Director
105 The Glory of Living MCC Theater 10/30/2001 Fight Director
106 Reefer Madness Variety Arts Theatre 10/07/2001 Fight Director
107 The Dog Problem Linda Gross Theater 06/06/2001 Fight Director
108 The Dead Eye Boy MCC Theater 04/22/2001 Fight Director
109 Time and Again New York City Center/ Stage II 01/09/2001 Fight Director/Coordinator
110 Comic Potential New York City Center/ Stage I 10/24/2000 Fight Director/Coordinator
111 Stranger Vineyard Theatre 09/27/2000 Fight Director/Coordinator
112 American Buffalo Linda Gross Theater 03/16/2000 Fight Director/Coordinator
113 The Wild Party New York City Center/ Stage I 02/24/2000 Fight Director/Coordinator
114 Fuddy Meers New York City Center/ Stage II 11/02/1999 Fight Director/Coordinator
115 An Experiment with an Air Pump New York City Center/ Stage I 10/31/1999 Fight Director/Coordinator
116 The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek New York Theatre Workshop 06/30/1999 Fight Director/Coordinator
117 Angelique MCC Theater 06/17/1999 Fight Director
118 Bosoms and Neglect Peter Norton Space 12/01/1998 Fight Director
119 The Primary English Class Minetta Lane Theatre 11/15/1998 Fight Director/Coordinator
120 This is Our Youth McGinn-Cazale Theatre 11/03/1998 Fight Director/Coordinator
121 Anadarko MCC Theater 04/01/1998 Fight Director
122 Eyes for Consuela New York City Center/ Stage II 02/10/1998 Fight Director/Coordinator
123 Uncle Tom's Cabin Greenwich House 12/04/1997 Fight Director/Coordinator
124 As Bees in Honey Drown Greenwich House 06/19/1997 Fight Director/Coordinator
125 Henry V Delacorte Theater 06/18/1996 Fight Director/Coordinator
126 Riff Raff Circle in the Square Downtown 10/18/1995 Fight Director/Coordinator
127 Trafficking in Broken Hearts Linda Gross Theater 12/08/1994 Fight Director/Coordinator
128 Moe's Lucky Seven Playwrights Horizons 04/29/1994 Fight Director/Coordinator
129 Avenue X Playwrights Horizons 01/28/1994 Fight Director/Coordinator
130 The Loman Family Picnic New York City Center/ Stage I 10/28/1993 Fight Director/Coordinator
131 Desdemona Circle Repertory Theatre 10/27/1993 Fight Director/Coordinator
132 Pterodactyls Vineyard Theatre 10/07/1993 Fight Director/Coordinator
133 Young Playwrights Festival (1993) Playwrights Horizons 09/14/1993 Fight Director
134 Flaubert's Latest Playwrights Horizons 06/09/1992 Fight Director/Coordinator
135 One Neck Linda Gross Theater 06/03/1992 Fight Director
136 Little Egypt Playwrights Horizons 04/29/1992 Fight Director/Coordinator
137 The Virgin Molly Linda Gross Theater 03/14/1992 Movement
138 Raft of the Medusa Minetta Lane Theatre 12/10/1991 Fight Director
139 Young Playwrights Festival (1991) Playwrights Horizons 09/24/1991 Fight Director
140 The Balcony Scene Circle Repertory Theatre 06/16/1991 Fight Director/Coordinator
141 Walking the Dead Circle Repertory Theatre 04/24/1991 Fight Director/Coordinator
142 Black Eagles New York City Center/ Stage II 04/02/1991 Fight Director
143 Amulets Against the Dragon Forces Circle Repertory Theatre 03/22/1989 Fight Director

1Credited as Sordelet Ink.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Alchemist1 New World Stages/ Stage V 11/07/2021 Action Consultant

1Credited as Action and Movement.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Dracula Little Shubert Theatre 01/05/2011 Special Effects
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2017 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Fight Choreography Troilus and Cressida Fight Director
2 WON 2007 Lucille Lortel Award, Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence