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Richard Greenblatt is an actor, director, writer, and musician who has been a professional theatre artist for the last 45 years. He was born in Montréal and received his acting training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in England. He has performed in theatres across Canada and abroad, as well as in feature films, television and radio.
He has directed well over 130 productions for theatres across the country, the vast majority being original and/or Canadian works, including many groundbreaking and award-winning plays for young audiences. Recently he directed The Caucasian Chalk Circle at George Brown College.
He co-wrote and performed in 2 Pianos 4 Hands with Ted Dykstra, as well as numerous other successful plays, including Athabasca, recently at the Next Stage Festival. He has taught acting, directing and play creation at almost all of the major theatre training institutions in Canada.