Kansas-born actor and writer Richard Broadhurst
"When we read writers we read them, and it's a joy. But when we read Richard, we make popcorn first, because we know Richard's script will transport us." Babz/ES Agency*WGA
Happy to announce that Richard will be starting a relationship with the It Factor Studio in Sacramento, CA. Richard will be teaching screenwriting seminars at the Studio, as well as acting classes. The next two day screenwriting seminar will be held at the It Factor Studio on August 28th and 29th--1:00 to 5:00 each day. The cost of the two day seminar will be $200. You can sign up and pay for the seminar via the It Factor link OR you can contact Richard and pay via his PayPal account. Keep checking back for updates on future seminars and classes.
Richard will also continue teaching his ongoing acting classes at 3009 F Street in downtown Sacramento. Please feel free to contact Richard directly about any classes that might interest you. Anyone is invited to attend one of Richard's Monday night acting classes (for free) to see what the class is like before making a commitment.
As a professional actor and writer, Richard Broadhurst is a veteran of stage, national commercials, film and the soap opera, One Life to Live. He has taught acting and writing in New York, Los Angeles and currently in Sacramento. Richard had the opportunity to study acting with Larry Moss, who has coached Academy Award winners Helen Hunt and Hilary Swank. Richard's play Billie was Mr. Moss's first directing project at his studio and it featured Noah Wyle of E.R. fame. He has also worked with Jason Alexander of Seinfeld and Edward Asner of The Mary Tyler More Show.
Richard resides in Sacramento, California. He is a member of SAG/AFTRA and Actor's Equity, and is a critically acclaimed and award winning writer for the stage and has been optioned. Wild Pitch (his treatment) is with Adam Sandler’s production company at this time.
Richard has a vast arsenal of finished and polished scripts. His writing is luxurious; his characters are real, vivid and charged. Actors love running his lines. Richard’s experience is varied and lengthy. Some highlights:
- Night Games performed at the Park Royal Theater (NY)
- The Moon Is A Mushroom, performed at the Warren Robertson Theater (NY) Park Larks
- Mother & Mayhem, performed on Theater Row (LA)
- Because of The Wonderful Things He Does (Larry Moss’s studio, LA)
- Rewrites: Hellbound (starred Chuck Norris)
- Semi Finalist: 2006 Eugene O’Neill Theater Festival
- Acting & Theatrical: has appeared in over 40 plays and regional theater in New York City and around the country
- Acting/Television-Film: One Life to Live, Crosscut
- Commercials: Hartz Mountain, AT&T, Sure
- Guest playwright at The William Inge Theatre Festival
- Co-wrote a radio drama for NPR called Requiem For A Woman's Soul which won some awards as the best "radio drama of the year"
Richard sits on panels often as an expert instructor and coach, and teaches acting classes here in Sacramento. Ed Asner notes: “Richard is one of the finest undiscovered writers in America.” He also teaches writing as a volunteer at Folsom Prison, Vacaville State Prison, and California Youth Authority, to name a few.