Christopher Willard

Christopher Willard

Theatre Insructor

Christopher believes you’re never too young to tell a great story. For more than two decades, he has worked in the Denver area as a producer, director and actor with a special focus on children’s theatre because he loves to create inspiring, challenging and rewarding theatre experiences for actors of all ages. During his tenure as Artistic Director at the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, he founded the award-winning Backstage Children’s Theatre (professionals performing for children) and the highly successful Student Theatrical Enrichment Program (S.T.E.P.), which provides musical theatre performance opportunities for students in grades 3-12. Christopher also has directed dozens of youth actor shows, including School of Rock, Heathers, Lion King, Mary Poppins, Dear Evan Hansen, and Matilda.