Theatre

   
     
The Return
World Premiere
Dan The Met Theatre, Los Angeles
Bo Crowell
Othello
Othello UC Irvine
Brian Sivesind
Bring Love to My Doorstep
M.L. King Guthrie Theater Lab
Marcela Lorca
Timon of Athens
Apemantus UC Irvine
Robert Cohen
Seven Guitars
Hedley

UC Irvine
Eli Simon

Agamemnon
Agamemnon

UC Irvine
Magdalena Zira

Romeo and Juliet
Capulet UC Irvine
Cliff Faulkner
Peer Gynt
Button Molder UC Irvine
Robert Cohen
Big River
Jim Champaign-Urbana Theatre Co.
David Barkley
A Raisin in the Sun
Joseph Asagai Parkland College Theatre
Kate Roark
The Piano Lesson
Doaker Parkland College Theatre
Robert Homer-Drummond
Once on This Island Agwe The Station Theatre
G. Dakis/E. Deppe
     
     
Film & Radio  
     
Theatre on the Air
Nightmare on Elm Street
Lt. Thompson KUCI 88.9 FM
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Theatre on the Air
Children's Stories
Various Roles KUCI 88.9 FM
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SUV Nation Used Car Salesman Michele Rene
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Training   
   
Degrees:
MFA, Acting - University of California, Irvine
MA, US History - University of Illinois, Urbana
  BA, History - Johnson C. Smith University
   
Acting:
Richard Brestoff
Robert Cohen
Eli Simon
  Ken Washington
   
Movement: Donald McKayle

Annie Loui

  Marcela Lorca
  Thomas Prattki
   
Combat:
Christopher Villa
   
Voice/Speech:
Dudley Knight
  Philip Thompson
Cynthia Bassham
Catherine Fitzmaurice
  Andrew Wade
  Scott Kaiser
   
Singing: Daniel Gary Busby
Dennis Castellano
  Myrona DeLaney
  Andrew Cooke
   
Intensives: Cornerstone Theater Company Summer Institute
  Guthrie Theater Experience for Actors in Training
 
 
Special Skills
 
Accents:
New York
  Southern
  RP
  Estuary
  Cockney
  Various African
  British African-Caribbean
  French African-Caribbean
  Spanish African-Caribbean
  African American
  Midwestern
   
Combat:
Rapier and Dagger
  Single Sword
  Dagger
  Hand-to-Hand
  Tumbling and Falling
   
Dance:

Contact Improv

Waltz
Galliard
   
Additional:
West African Drums
  Football
  Tennis
  Yoga
  High-Pitched Shrieking
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Awards & Honors
   
Best Actor
2003
Champaign Urbana Theater Company
(for Jim in Big River)
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Omar Ricks

 

 

 

 

 

Omar Ricks

 

 

 

 

 

Omar Ricks

Omar Ricks as The Gangster in Kiss Me, Kate

Omar Ricks as The Gangster in Kiss Me, Kate

 

 

Omar Ricks as Apemantus in Timon of Athens

Omar Ricks as Apemantus in Timon of Athens

 

 

Omar Ricks as Apemantus in Timon of Athens

Omar Ricks as Apemantus in Timon of Athens

 

Department Phone: 949-824-6614, Fax: 949-824-3475, Email: drama@uci.edu
Address: University of California, Department of Drama, Irvine, CA 92697-2775