Richard Wesp

Adjunct Lecturer of Theatre

1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Richard Wesp teaches Introduction to Theatre, Play Analysis and Theatre History as an Adjunct Lecturer at SUNY Geneseo's Department of Theatre and Dance. An actor for over thirty-five years, he has appeared at the American Players Theatre, The Cleveland Playhouse, The Studio Arena Theatre, GeVa Theatre, The Champlain Shakespeare Festival, and The Academy Theatre of Atlanta, among others. He has also performed at the English Theatre of Vienna and off-Broadway. As an academic, Wesp has taught classes in performance, theatre history, and dramatic theory and criticism at the SUNY University at Buffalo and Genesee Community College. he complete his undergraduate studies at Ithaca College (BFA: Acting and Directing) and his graduate work at The Ohio State University (MFA: Acting).

Faculty Information


  • BFA, Acting and Directing, Ithaca College
  • MFA, Acting, The Ohio State University