Richard Dent IV

Department of Drama

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor, Acting

Richard Dent IV

Syracuse Stage/Department of Drama Theater Complex
820 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210-1508

Richard Dent IV teaches acting/movement in the Department of Drama.

Dent’s credits include The Old Man and the Old Moon in Jackson, Wyoming (director and designer), Moon Children in Woodstock/New York City (lighting design and movement), and Chanticleer in San Francisco (mask direction and storyboarding). He has a background in movement/Alexander Technique; commedia dell’arte/clown; and mask history, design, and construction. He has built customized masks for various artists in the United States.


  • B.F.A., The Juilliard School