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.
 
Credits

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

1Credited as Sordelet Ink.

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

1Credited as Action and Movement.

Designer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Dracula Little Shubert Theatre 01/05/2011 Special Effects
Awards
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