Kellan Christopher

Last updated

July 29, 2022
 

Kellan’s current news

Recently returned to his Twin Cities hometown – and thrilled to relaunch his theatrical career after an extended hiatus.

Biography

Following an extended run in the Broadway company of Les Miserables, Kellan was invited to develop a new national Outreach and Education program for Actors’ Equity Association. More recently, he served as Co-Director at O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, in Marin county.

While in the Bay Area, he was a regular soloist with the San Francisco Gay Mens' Chorus, appearing in the title role of I Am Harvey Milk and camping it up in King George's show-stopping number from Hamilton

Selected Theatre credits: 
Les Miserables (Broadway), Zhivago (La Jolla Playhouse), Candide (Ahmanson Theatre & CT Repertory Theatre), Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Papermill Playhouse), Floyd Collins (Weston Playhouse), Beach Blanket Babylon (San Francisco), Robin Hood (Children’s Theatre Company), and leading roles in Pippin, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph...Dreamcoat, George M!, A Little Night Music, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, as well as an appearance in BBC Radio’s “Voice of Musical Theatre” in Wales.

He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota, with further studies in the Professional Actor Training Program at SUNY Purchase.

Video

Tired of the Silence - SFGMC

Kellan Christopher: "Grateful" at Marin County Board of Supervisors

Youll Be Back - SFGMC w/ Kellan Christopher

Résumé

BROADWAY

Les Miserables  •  Feuilly, Marius •  Imperial Theatre, dir. Jason Moore
 

REGIONAL THEATRE

Candide  •  Candide*  •  Ahmanson Theatre, dir. Gordon Davidson

Zhivago  •  Yanko  •  La Jolla Playhouse, dir. Des McAnuff

Floyd Collins  •  Homer   •  Weston Playhouse

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde  •  Puck  v  Paper Mill Playhouse, dir. Philip Wm. McKinley

Jesus Christ Superstar  •  Jesus  •  Playworks, Inc.

Jesus Christ Superstar  •  Simon; Judas u/s   •  Santa Barbara Civic Light Opera

Beach Blanket Babylon   •  Principal   •  Steve Silver Productions/Club Fugazi

Adventures of Robin Hood   •  ​​​​​​​Wil Scarlet   •  Children’s Theatre Company

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins   •  ​​​​​​​Court Magician   •  Children’s Theatre Company

Nina, Madame to a Saintly City   •  ​​​​​​​Andrew   •  History Theatre

Joseph...Technicolor Dreamcoat   •  ​​​​​​​Joseph   •  Chimera Theatre

George M!   •  ​​​​​​​George   •  Chimera Theatre

Pippin   •  ​​​​​​​Pippin   •  Minnesota Repertory Theatre

Hello, Dolly!   •  ​​​​​​​Barnaby   •  Minnesota Repertory Theatre

Godspell   •  ​​​​​​​Lamar   •  Jacob’s Well Theatre

* performed as understudy

 

TOURING

A Child’s Christmas in Wales   •  ​​​​​​​young Dylan Thomas   •  Troupe America, dir. Curt Wollan

 

CONCERT

Tyler’s Suite   •  ​​​​​​​featured Soloist   •  David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center

I Am Harvey Milk   •  ​​​​​​​Harvey Milk   •  Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

 

TRAINING

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities – B.A. Theatre, summa cum laude

SUNY College at Purchase, NY – Professional Actor Training Program

American Musical & Dramatic Academy, NYC – Graduate, musical theatre program

 

Additional Training:
   Voice – Edward Sayegh, Eric Vetro, Anne Cotton, Lenora Eve
   Musical Theatre – Craig Carnelia, Sara Lazarus

 

Note: Credits prior to 2008 billed as Christopher Paul Eid

 

Download Kellan’s résumé

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