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Moods: Solo Male Artist Folk: Celtic Folk Folk: Jazzy folk

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United States - New Jersey

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Richard Stillman

Richard Stillman was featured on the premier episode of the PBS television series Shining Time Station. He received critical acclaim for his performance in Lady Be Good at the Kennedy Center and the Goodspeed Opera House. On Broadway Mr. Stillman played the Clerk of Oxford in Canterbury Tales, and understudied
Mummenschanz. He has performed at the New Jersey Folk Festival, opened for Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog, and performs every year at the New Jersey Storytelling Festival.

For the past twenty years Richard has been touring his own shows to theatres, schools and festivals. Two Silly Fathers Productions is a musical theater duo with actor/musician/dancer Jonathan Luks. The Mythmakers is a storytelling and music duo with nationally acclaimed storyteller Gerald Fierst.

Richard also performs shows with guitarist Paul Byrne that combine original and traditional folk music, storytelling and percussive dance. In addition he plays with his own Dixieland, Swing, Country, Bluegrass, Irish and Italian bands.

Mr. Stillman teaches theatre, music, dance and storytelling workshops in schools. He has taught at the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts and the Whole Theater Company. Richard also teaches banjo, mandolin, ukulele, guitar, bagpipes, harmonica, concertina, and pennywhistle in his home or on Skype.

Mr. Stillman holds a BA in Theatre from Dartmouth College, a performing artists in the schools certificate from Columbia University, and studied further at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, with acting teacher Michael Howard, and with the vaudeville string musician Roy Smeck.