RICHARD GRAY currently teaches acting, audition and cabaret technique at Cornish. He has also directed Cornish productions of Company, Lift, Nine, Quilters, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Grand Hotel and will be directing The Rocky Horror Show in the fall. He has also guest taught at University of Texas, Montclair State University, Seattle Children’s Theatre and the 5th Avenue Theatre. As an actor, recent performances include roles in Murder For Two, Assassins, First Date, Spamalot, A Room With A View, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Producers, and Chicago. As a composer, Richard was named one of 5 finalists in both 2005 and 2006 for the Fred Ebb Award honoring up-and-coming new musical theatre writers. His musicals include Dick Whittington, The Flea and The Professor (Barrymore Award – Best Musical), Lyle The Crocodile, Cold Turkey, Time Again in Oz and The Long Game. Outside of theater, he is honored to be the reigning “King Neptune” of Seattle’s Seafair Festival.
Back to class safely – While we do hope to continue our in-person learning, please note that this learning experience may need to evolve to an online or hybrid learning platform based on the safety regulations and recommendations by the city and state.
Apply for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship!
Cornish is committed to making our courses available for youth students who demonstrate artistic and academic promise, financial need, and interest in the program by offering modest scholarship assistance. Cornish College reserves the right to change any final scholarship award based on the number of qualified applicants and available funding.
Program Summer At Cornish
Registration is currently open with special Early Bird prices available now through March 1st.
Dates: July 12th to 30th
Times: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Price $1,630.00; Early Bird $1,530.00
There are no dress requirements on the first day. Instructors will let the students know when dance or other lessons will take place and when to wear active comfortable clothing.