Richard Finn

Director of Stage & Screen Arts

BA (Auckland), PGDip Drama (Auckland), MA (VUW), Graduate of Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School

Richard is a former Associate Director of Fortune Professional Theatre from 1987 to 1993 and Artistic Director of the New Zealand College of Performing Arts from 1994 to the present. He has been the recipient of two Creative New Zealand grants: one for professional development to study theatre in the United Kingdom and Dallas, U.S.A.; and one for script writing. Aside from the over twently productions he directed at the Fortune Theatre, Richard has mounted shows at BATS, Circa Theatre, and Centrepoint Theatre in Palmerston North. He has directed and designed over fifty productions at the New Zealand College of Performing Arts, and written twelve of the shows there.

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