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Research Areas

Acting, Acting on Film

Contact Information
Department of Theatre & Dance
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC0344
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
Phone: (858) 534-3791
Fax: (858) 534-1080
Email: rmrobichaux@ucsd.edu
Office Hours:
Mon. 11am - 1pm
  Richard Robichaux
Acting Faculty / Head of Graduate Acting

MFA from the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University


Richard Robichaux received his M.F.A. from Rutgers University and BFA from Stephen F. Austin University. His recent credits include: OCEAN'S 8 in theaters next summer, LAST FLAG FLYING and AMANDA & JACK GO GLAMPING both in theaters this fall. He recently worked on Richard Linklater's new film, WHERE'D YOU GO BERNADETTE? to be released next May. Other credits include: BOYHOOD, which was nominated for six Academy Awards and won the Golden Globe for Best Picture, THE BOOK OF LOVE, with Jason Sudeikis and Jessica Biel with all original music by Justin Timberlake, BERNIE, opposite Shirley MacLaine and Jack Black, as well as extensive television credits. His theatre credits include the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C., Yale Repertory Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Syracuse Stage and great theatres in New York, California and everywhere in between.

Professor Robichaux has worked with many of the top programs in the country and is a nationally recognized leader in actor training. He has conducted masterclasses for students and teachers at dozens of conferences and universities. He is an outspoken advocate for theatre education and is proud to have delivered the keynote address at several events, including the Southeastern Theatre Conference, Texas Thespian Festival, Florida Association of Theatre Educators, Heartland Film Festival, Colorado Thespian Festival, and the Educational Theater Association's National Teacher Conference. Professor Robichaux was the Head of Acting at Penn State University prior to his arrival at UCSD. He will teach acting process to our MFA actors as well as a course on professional practice and on-camera acting.

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UC San Diego 9500 Gilman Dr. MC0344, La Jolla, CA 92093
Tel: (858) 534-3791   Fax: (858) 534-1080