Ric Silver

35 Village Lane #2

Groton, CT 06340



Height: 5'10" Weight: 205# Eyes: Blue Hair: Auburn


Actor/Singer/Dancer  Director/Choreographer


                      On Stage




T.S.Eliot's "The Cocktail Party" Barker Theatre Providence, RI


" The Boys in the Band " National Theatre Institute  - Waterford, CT


California Federal Bank - Commercial with Bob Hope Asst. to Director


" Runaways " Asst. Director - New London High School New London, CT




Member: International Dance Council


"Tanglin' Hearts" Country Western Musical Hollywood, CA -


Created: "The Texas 'Silver' Star"-Square Dance - premiered on The Country Music Awards  in 1989


Ballet for "Hollywood Dancin' " - Come in from the Rain - Pas de Trois - Wilshire Ebell Hollywood, CA


Working at Vamps Disco N.Y.C. Created- "The Electric Slide"(1976)Copyright


"Runaways" New London High School New London, CT




"RAGS" - Spirit of Broadway Theatre   Norwaich CT  3/06


"FALLS" - Spirit of Broadway World Premier - Rampa - Norwich CT 2/05


"Inherit The Wind" - Starring Ron Palillo -  Jury - Ivoryton Playhouse 11/04


"Oliver" Bill Sykes - Waterford Week Players Waterford,CT 8/04


Neil Simon's "FOOLS" - Magistrate- Majestic Rose Dinner Theatre Norwich,CT 6/04


"Crazy For You" Everett - Pfizer Players New London, CT 6/01


"Godspell" N. Stonington Cong. Church Stonington, CT 3/01 Played Herb - Sang Lamar's "All Good Gifts" 


"The Sound of Music" Sounds of Broadway Co. Touring Co. FT. Laud. , Fl '98


"Curtain Up '97" & " '98" Broward Pref. Arts Center Ft. Lauderdale, FL


"Flower Drum Song"- Professor Chen - Barker Theatre Providence, RI  '95


"Pajama Game"- Charlie/Chorus - Barker Theatre Providence, RI '94


The Gatlin Brothers Christmas Show Backup Singer - Garde Theatre CT '92


"Razzle Dazzle" Musical Revue - City Nights Dinner Theatre Pawtucket, RI


"Zorba" - Constable - Theatre by the Sea Matunuck, RI '87


"The Body Beautiful " LEAD -Rialto Theatre NYC - Musical Revue  '84


"Charlenne" -  Host/Agent - Wilshire Ebell Theatre Hollywood, CA - Fuller Gordy, Producer.


"Showboat" - Frank - Granada Hills Community Theatre- Granada Hills, CA


"Cosmic Sands" Understudy/all male roles - Pan Andreas Hollywood, CA


"All The Kings Men"- Dancer - Vinnette Carroll's Urban Arts Corp. NYC  Off-B'way


"The Prince and The Pauper" -Pauper's Father - 18TH Street Playhouse New York City


"West Side Story" Action - New London High School  New London, CT


 Movies & TV:


"Amne$ia"  NBC TV - Game Show - Judge


"The Curse of Micha Rood"   with Ron Paolillo   Firesite Films  Still Photographer/Background Photographer/ Asst. to Mr. Paolillo


"The Game Plan" Disney with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 2007


"The Ted Bundy Case" Nippon TV Japan


"Man without a Country" with Cliff Robertson


"Trackdown" with George Segal and Shelly Hack


"Crocodile Dundee" with Paul Hogan




Nike Dice-K       Mar. 07      Boston Casting Assignment

Foxwoods              Sept 05               Connecticut    Boston Casting Assignment

Good Old Tom's     2003                  East Hartford, CT

Kawasaki     1999                  California




Good Times NYC                     Jason's Port of Call NYC                           Jason's Park Royal NYC


The Call Back Lounge NYC      Paulson's NYC    The Bushes NYC       The Andrea Hotel Misquamicut, RI




The Manhattan Opera Theatre NYC


The New York City Opera


The Rhode Island Civic Chorale


Handel's "Messiah" Bass Soloist St. Mary's Church Stonington, CT


Soloist -Road Church Stonington, CT


Dance & More:


Teacher: Music, Dance, Percussion, Voice, Piano

Creator of The Electric Slide;  Breakdancing;  The Robot;; Lockin' & Poppin';  The Texas 'Silver' Star Square Dance which Premiered on the ACM Awards show in 1989;  The Techtronic

Instructor at New York School of Music; Staten Island Music Academy;

    Arrowbear Dance School; Private Lessons in Piano, Voice & Dance

Vocal Coach to "WARRANT"                           

Studied Dance with: Larry Richardson, Walter Nicks, Rael Lamb, Paul Taylor, Arthur Mitchell, Martha Graham Co., Rudy Perez, Alvin Ailey, Lar Lubavitch, Merce Cunningham, Jose Limon, Danny Daniels, Martha Meyers


Artist & Model

Artists Model - Connecticut College; Art Students League


Articles and Affiliations:

Black20.com  News story on The Electric Slide

NPR Radio  2/20/07  National Public Radio - Interview

WTNH Channel 8 New Haven, CT  - TV Interview regarding the Electric Slide

Wikipedia - Article on The Electric Slide

CNET - 2 Articles regarding The Electric Slide

CID  - Counsel International De La Danse