Rick Ossian is a Kearney Native, and has been for about 15 years. He was a Thespian in high school and college, but hasn’t been on stage for the past 35 years. He’s excited to make his Crane River Theater debut as Santa! Rick graduated form Tecumseh, Nebraska, earned his Bachelor’s degree from Peru State College, and his Master’s from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He currently works at the Department of Health and Human Services. In true Santa fashion, Rick was married on Christmas Day, and is celebrating 11 years of marriage to his wife. He also has three dogs and three cats. In his free time, Rick enjoys collecting music, reading, writing, and drawing. You can also find him at various Karaoke nights, as well as calling Bingo at the Eagles Club.