Currently based in the South West,Richard Chappell is an internationally renowned choreographer andperformer.

After training on The Royal BalletSchool's Associate program, Richard continued to study at Tring ParkSchool, before undertaking a BA Hons Degree at Rambert School. Whilsttraining, Richard started developing his choreography for theNational Youth Ballet (Sadler's Wells) and Youth Dance England'sYoung Creatives Scheme (Royal Opera House).

Throughout 2013-2016 Richard foundedhis company Richard Chappell Dance and created and toured hisinaugural double bill IRIS and The Vast Rocks with funding from ArtsCouncil England and The Linbury Trust twice across the UK. ThroughRCD Richard has also created three site specific short films, withone being shot for viewing in virtual reality on Oculus Rift andanother in collaboration with Stuttgart Ballet Soloist RobertRobinson.

In 2017, Richard created and toured hisfirst full length work At the end we begin through Studio WayneMcGregor's FreeSpace program. As a guest choreographer, Richard hascreated works for Stuttgart Ballet, English National Ballet, SwindonDance, Chichester University and the National Youth Ballet of GreatBritain.

Richard has lead choreographicworkshops for Singapore School of the Arts, Rambert School of Balletand Contemporary Dance, Northern School of Contemporary Dance andLasalle College of the Arts (Singapore), amongst others. Richard is achoreographer and producer for BalletWorks, Discovery Artist atPavilion Dance South West and Dance in Devon's Artist in Residence.