Richard Stamp has 25 years experience in Street Theatre. Most recently he has guest tutored at the 'Parklife' festival at the South Hill Arts Centre in Bracknel (2011), 'Winchester Hat Fair' Festival, working as a guest practitioner at the Winchester University with the Bachelor of Arts - Street Art Students (2010) and 'The Mint Fest Lakes Alive' Festival as a tutor in Street Theatre (2009).
In 2008 he led and directed workshops in Creation Centers in France. These were at 'Atilier 321' in Ruoen and 'Les Republiques' Marseille, 2007. At both of these creation centres, Richard worked with local artists, with a performance outcome on the opening ceremonies to present 'The Chain'.
In 2008 Richard ran a workshop with, and directed local artists, with a performance outcome of 'The Chain' at Womadelaide, Australia.
Using existing dotComedy shows The Chain and The Why's as teaching tools, the Students learn character, improvisation and performance skills .
Stamp gives a potted history of Street Art. He also gives background on his own career before dotComedy, and an insight into the running of the Company thus far, using video, photographs and many anecdotal tales .
He is joined by other dotComedy performers and technical staff. dotComedy offer residencies, or a one off workshop.
Each workshop includes live performances, to be arranged with the Festival.