Wednesday, March 30, 2016


 
Ric Morton has had an extensive theatrical and special events career that spans many many years.

He has produced fairs, festivals, and concerts including The Free Summer Theatre Festival, Hobbiton-Bucklebury Fair, Labor Day Music Festival and Hermosa Beach Jazz Festival.




Ric also organized the Summer Concerts In The Park series for the cities of Manhattan Beach
and El Segundo, Calif.

Ric has served as master of ceremonies and activities organizer for many special events and participated in all aspects of theatrical production, including directing the musicals "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "The Fantasticks".




Ric has also performed in the musicals "Lil Abner" and "Brigadoon".

He also produced touring children's theatre productions with his own acting company
"Genesis D'arte Theatre Company".

Ric has been a professional puppeteer since 1974 and received training from
Jim Henson Productions.
 
As a puppeteer Ric performed in the "Muppet Movie", "MuppetVision 3-D" and "The Flintstones".

Ric has presented puppet shows at such diverse locations as; zoos, tourist attractions, museums, schools, libraries, malls, theaters, fairs and festivals throughout the western states.

For four years Ric entertained thousands of happy customers as the featured puppeteer at Old Towne Mall in Torrance, California.


Ric's life long interest in science has resulted in his popular touring production "Silly Science Show".
Ric is now available as a Real Bearded Santa.
Presenting the jolly gent at events throughout Southern California.




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Ric Morton, as Froggie, was one of the participating performers at the "We Are the World"
Hands Across America event on May 25, 1986.
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**County Fair engagements**
California
Big Fresno Fair, Lassen County Fair, Colusa County Fair, Del Norte County Fair,
Mariposa County Fair, Siskiyou Golden Fair, Butte County Fair, Plumas County Fair,
Sonoma County Fair


Oregon
Lane County Fair, Jefferson County Fair, Washington County Fair,
Tillamook County Fair, Clatsop County Fair, Klamath County Fair, Curry County Fair


Washington State
Western Washington Fair (Puyallup Fair), Jefferson County Fair
Arizona - Coconino County Fair, La Paz County Fair
Colorado - Moffatt County Fair



**Festival engagements**
California
California Strawberry Festival, Lodi Grape Festival, Gilroy Garlic Festival,
Harvest Festival (Pleasanton & Ventura), Taste of Orange County,
Imagination Celebration, Central Coast Pumpkin Festival, L.A. Arts Festival,
Olympic Arts Festival, Renaissance Pleasure Fair, Best of L.A. Festival,
Lobster Festival, Tustin Tiller Days


Nevada - Harvest Festival (Las Vegas) Colorado - New West Fest
Canada - Big Valley Jamboree
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