Over 20 seasons with South Coast Repertory, he designed some 90 productions and continues to costume its annual A Christmas Carol.
Southern California credits include McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, Ballet Pacifica, the Orange County Performing Arts Center, as well as Universal Studios, Disney Theatricals, SeaWorld and both the Geffen and Pasadena Playhouses.
Internationally, he has designed for two World's Fairs and theme parks in Seoul and Barcelona. For six seasons, he designed for Robert Redford's Sundance Theatre in Utah.
He also served as art director
for Pope John Paul's 1987 mass in Dodger Stadium. A Professor of Theatre
at UC Irvine, CalState Fullerton and Stanford University, Richard has been
honored for a Lifetime Achievement in Scenic Design by the Los Angeles
Drama Critics' Circle.