Rick Batalla is an actor, theatre director and playwright.
He grew up in Santa Monica. He has worked both in front of the camera as a series regular (Payne, HUD, True Love), and as a guest star (Married... with Children, Living Single, Brooklyn South, 8 Simple Rules) on various television shows, and in films like Eraser with Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Gia with Angelina Jolie.
Rick is also involved in LA Theater. He is a founding member of the Troubadour Theater Company, which takes current music, and sets it to the plays of Shakespeare.
- My Mexican Life
- Blake…Da Musical, Ovation Award-winning musical about Robert Blake 
- "CHiPs The Musical"