Richard H Jessup (director) has been directing musical theatre productions since 1994. He has worked with The Shedd Theatricals since joining the staff as the choreographer for Guys And Dolls in 2004. Richard has directed and/or choreographed over 80 productions, around the west coast and in Michigan as well. Some of his favorites have been The King & I, Sondheim's Follies and Sweeney Todd, plus the Rodgers & Hammerstein masterpiece Oklahoma!, and the upcoming Meredith Willson classic, The Music Man. Richard was born in Dallas, TX and did his schooling in Reno, NV and the University of Nevada, Reno. He currently makes Southern California his home base.