Rick Walters is an actor (AEA), director, and teacher. He has been a member of the acting companies at the Guthrie Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, The Empty Space Theatre in Seattle, and a core member of Picture This–-a professional improv group specializing in theatre for social and corporate programs, and health and wellness education. Rick is a recipient of the Kennedy Center–-American College Theatre Festival Actors Center Fellowship. He is a certified associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework® and holds a level-one certification in Margolis Method (a physical approach to acting). He has taught acting, voice, and movement at the University of Minnesota and Indiana University at Indianapolis, and has been influential in developing educational theatre programs at the Guthrie Theatre, Stepping Stone Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Young Audiences of Indiana and others. Rick is the Region III chair of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF). He holds an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Minnesota and a B.S. in theatre from the University of Evansville.