Richard Costes has been working consistently throughout Chicago and Ohio as an actor and director since his graduation from Kent State University. He was last seen in Our Town at Redtwist Theatre as the Stage Manager, Vanya (Or ‘That’s Life!’) at Rasaka Theatre Company as Astrov, and in a workshopped production of Battleaxe Betty at American Theater Company. Other notable Chicago acting credits include Wastwater at Steep Theatre Company, Glass Menagerie (Tom), Eight Reindeer Monologues (Comet), and The Tempest (Caliban). Richard's focus in theater advocacy is on accessibility, specifically more accessibility for the d/Deaf communities in which he holds a personal stake as being one of the few deaf artists working in the city. Richard is represented by Gray Talent Group.