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Faculty Profiles

Marc Richard

Coordinator, Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance


Contact Info: Ext. 2968

Marc Richard is the current coordinator for the Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance Program. He has been a faculty member at Sheridan College since 2004. At Sheridan, Marc teaches, directs and choreographs (West Side Story, Berlin to Broadway, Company, Pippin, Floyd Collins, Cradle Will Rock ). He holds a Masters of Arts in Dance and a Ph.D. in Education both from York University.  He was invited to present his research at many international conferences, including the prestigious World Alliance for Arts Education in Rovaniemi, Finland. He has had papers published in several conference proceedings and chapters in several books. In 2018, he was named a 3M National Teaching Fellow by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE). Marc is the first College Professor to be given this honor. 

Marc has taught at all levels of education, worked as a private arts education consultant and artist in education. He is an actor, director, choreographer, writer, and scholar. He appeared in theatre productions across Canada, including the World Stage Premiere of Anne Marie MacDonald’s Anything That Moves and Dorothy Dittrich’s When We Were Singing (Buddies, Belfry, National Art Centre).

Marc trained at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, where he had the opportunity to work with many of this country’s top choreographers. As a director and choreographer, he has worked on over sixty professional productions across Canada including Evita (Persephone) The Last Resort, Nunsense, Jasper Station, I Love You, You’re Perfect (Drayton Entertainment), You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and My Fair Lady (The Red Barn) Plank (Toronto, London, Winnipeg Fringe) and Excuse me, would you like to buy a bar? (Toronto Fringe).