Richie Cook has been a performer, director, and teacher in the Savannah Area for fifteen years. He is a theatre instructor at Savannah Arts Academy working with Chatham County’s most talented young theatre artists. Before moving to Savannah, Richie performed for Holland America Cruiseline, Dollywood Theme Park, and Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. He holds an MFA in Media and Performing Arts from SCAD and has a Bachelor’s degree in art from the University of Tennessee. Richie works with many theatre organizations in the area including Savannah REP, Savannah Children’s Theatre, the Historic Savannah Theatre, Bay Street Theatre, and The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina in Hilton Head, South Carolina.