Rick Lombardo

Southwest Regional Rep

Rick Lombardo is a twenty two year Member of SDC and is in his sixth season as Producing Artistic Director at San Jose Repertory Theatre, where he most recently staged the world premiere of his original musical The Snow Queen.   For the previous 13 years, he led New Repertory Theatre into becoming one of New England’s leading mid-size theaters. He was awarded the Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence from the Boston Theatre Critics Association for his body of work there. At New Rep his award-winning productions included: The Clean HouseSweeney ToddRosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadA Streetcar Named DesireRagtimeWaiting for Godot, The WeirHis world premiere of Bill W. and Dr. Bob enjoyed an extended run Off-Broadway at New World Stages. He was honored to serve for ten years as the President of NEAT, the Association of New England Area Theaters, as well as serving on the boards of both StageSource and ArtsBoston.  A New York native, in his early career he directed at Musical Theater Works, the Ohio Theater, and the New Amsterdam Theatre Company at Town Hall, in addition to assisting on several Broadway