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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

 

Director:

 

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

 

Choreography:

 

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

 

Acting:

 

"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

 

Commercials:

 

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

 

Clubs:

 

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

 

Opera:

 

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