Kyle Christopher West

Kyle Christopher West

Kyle Christopher West is obsessed with the arts. Growing up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Kyle trained as a gymnast and dancer where he performed across the East Coast in productions of West Side Story, Damn Yankees, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Fame, Footloose and more. He began professionally choreographing summer stock musicals at the Cape's Academy Playhouse at only sixteen years old (working alongside director Kim Croker, sister of Broadway's Scott Ellis), and made his directorial debut with A Chorus Line just two years later.

Upon moving to New York City in 2004, Kyle continued his education working hands-on with various Broadway and off-Broadway productions. As a promotional marketing manager, Kyle worked under Broadway producer Barry Weissler (Chicago, Grease, Annie Get Your Gun) on the Christina Applegate revival of Sweet Charity, and for Ken Davenport (Spring Awakening, It's Only A Play, Godspell, 13) on his first New York productions. Kyle also worked closely with producer Tom D'Angora (Marvelous Wonderettes, Newsical) marketing Broadway's 42nd Street, Dracula, Little Women, Jersey Boys and Forbidden Broadway. Kyle spent his evenings working in various Broadway theatres on productions of Chicago, The Color Purple, A Chorus Line and Avenue Q, and he held management positions at Disney's New Amsterdam Theatre (Mary Poppins) and off-Broadway's I Love You Because.

Kyle has worked across the US as a producer, director, choreographer, costumer, scenic designer and production photographer. For his work, he has received many awards including the AriZoni Award of Excellence, MET Award, Annie Award, Bourne Actor's Award and BroadwayWorld Award, among others. Kyle relocated to Dallas, TX in 2014 and has recently been featured in a commercial for Ameican Airlines and in the 2017 marketing campaign for Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen. He is thrilled to promote Dallas and Fort Worth as a senior editor at BroadwayWorld.




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Photo Flash: Grand Prairie Arts Council's LEGALLY BLONDE Opens Tonight at Uptown TheaterPhoto Flash: Grand Prairie Arts Council's LEGALLY BLONDE Opens Tonight at Uptown Theater
Posted: Oct. 4, 2019


Queen Musical WE WILL ROCK YOU Rolls Into Irving at Toyota Music FactoryQueen Musical WE WILL ROCK YOU Rolls Into Irving at Toyota Music Factory
Posted: Oct. 16, 2019


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Wizard of Oz Actress Adjusts Performance for Deaf PatronsWizard of Oz Actress Adjusts Performance for Deaf Patrons
Posted: Apr. 26, 2019


THE CHOIR OF MAN Returns to U.S. for Second North American TourTHE CHOIR OF MAN Returns to U.S. for Second North American Tour
Posted: Aug. 15, 2019


Queen Musical WE WILL ROCK YOU Rolls Into Irving at Toyota Music Factory
October 16, 2019

Written in 2002, the Queen and Ben Elton musical WE WILL ROCK YOU has taken the globe by storm, featuring record-breaking pop and rock hits of the 1970s and beyond. Following the success of the Oscar®-winning film “Bohemian Rhapsody,” WE WILL ROCK YOU, recently returned to North America and is currently en route to Irving's Toyota Music Factory for one night only on Tuesday, October 22nd.

Photo Flash: Grand Prairie Arts Council's LEGALLY BLONDE Opens Tonight at Uptown Theater
October 4, 2019

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, presented by the Grand Prairie Arts Council, opens at the historic Uptown Theater on Friday, October 4, 2019, and runs through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The beautifully restored 1950's theater is located at 120 E Main St, Grand Prairie, TX 75050.

THE CHOIR OF MAN Returns to U.S. for Second North American Tour
August 15, 2019

Back by popular demand, the runaway international hit is coming back to the states! Known across the globe as a?oethe ultimate-feel good show, THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy! It's a party. It's a concert. It's a pint-filled good time that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything a?' pub tunes, pop, Broadway, classic rock a?' all to roof-raising heights. It's the best singing, dancing, stomping, concert pub-crawl you'll ever attend.

BWW Review: A Mouthful of Magic with Trigg Watson at Checkered Past Winery
July 2, 2019

I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I received an invitation to a Wine & Magic show located under an artsy Dallas apartment building. But being a sucker for live theatre, dinner and drinks (where's the dinner theatre, DFW?), I accepted with an open mind and empty stomach. And while I may not have left the captivating event with the secrets to the show, I did succeed in making some incredible eats disappear. And I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

A Not So Casual Affair with Corey Cott Ohlook Performing Arts Center
June 9, 2019

How do you celebrate an expansion eighteen years in the making? You throw a swanky, "Not So Casual Affair"!

BWW Interview: Brooke Singer of CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE 90'S MUSICAL at Dallas' Winspear Opera House
May 14, 2019

Texas-born Brooke Singer is no stranger to the stage. In fact, she's been performing professionally since before most of her peers had picked their first extra-curricular activity. And now, after years of sailing the world playing famous Disney characters like Belle and performing in the world premiere of the stage version of TANGLED, she's got an opportunity to show off her less family-friendly skills by taking the new stage musical version of the nostalgic 90's film Cruel Intentions on the road. We caught up between shows while the tour was stopped in sunny Washington DC. Read more, below:

Wizard of Oz Actress Adjusts Performance for Deaf Patrons
April 26, 2019

This weekend in Fort Worth, Texas, actress Molly Franco took the stage as Dorothy in Casa Mañana's production of THE WIZARD OF OZ. When Franco learned that members of the deaf community were in the audience on Thursday evening, she sought permission to adjust the blocking of the show's iconic song "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" to incorporate American Sign Language into her performance.

'John and Jen' Musical Opens Ritz Theatre 2019 Season Starring Dennis Clark and Kristen Gehling
March 22, 2019

The 2019 Ritz Theatre season will open with 'John & Jen' at 7:35 p.m. April 4-6 and at 2 p.m., April 7 at the Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. 'John & Jen' is a musical with music by Andrew Lippa, lyrics by Tom Greenwald, and book by Lippa and Greenwald. Lippa went on to write the music and lyrics for the stage musicals 'Wild Party', 'The Addams Family' and 'Big Fish.'

Auditions Announced for AIDA at Plaza Theatre Company
February 22, 2019

Plaza Theatre Company is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming production of Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA. The production will be directed by JaceSon P. Barrus with assistant direction by Kimberly Billins-Oliver and Jay Cornils, stage management by Lindsay Batt, choreography by Tabitha Ibarra and assistant choreography by Eden Barrus and Alina Jennings.

Photo Flash: THE MANUFACTURED MYTH OF EVELINE FLYNN at Theatre Three
January 31, 2019

Dallas' newest musical, The Manufactured Myth of Eveline Flynn debuts tonight on the mainstage at Theatre Three. The musical is written by locals Ian Ferguson (music and lyrics) and Michael Federico (book) and runs January 31st-February 24th. The official opening night is scheduled for Monday, February 4th, but preview performances are open to the public. Tickets and more information can be found at www.Theatre3Dallas.com.

Photo Flash: NEWSIES at Plaza Theatre Company
January 30, 2019

This Friday, February 1st, Plaza Theatre Company opens DISNEY'S NEWSIES THE MUSICAL at PlazaCo's Dudley Hall location at 305 S. Anglin Street in Cleburne, TX opening on February 1st and playing thru March 2nd, 2019. Tickets are more information at www.plaza-theatre.com

Extra! Extra! Plaza Theatre Company's NEWSIES Opens This Friday!
January 28, 2019

This Friday, February 1st, Plaza Theatre Company opens DISNEY'S NEWSIES THE MUSICAL at PlazaCo's Dudley Hall location at 305 S. Anglin Street in Cleburne, TX opening on February 1st and playing thru March 2nd, 2019. The show will be the 126th produced by Plaza Theatre Company since its inception in November of 2006.

Auditions Announced for THE GLASS MENAGERIE at The Firehouse Theatre
November 8, 2018

A small, African-American family lives in near-poverty in segregated, Depression-era St. Louis, MO. The sound of jazz/blues fill the air like memories of the Father/Husband who no longer provides for them. The son, Tom, and the mother, Amanda continually aggravate each other despite their apparent familial love. The daughter, Laura, proves incapable of living a normal life outside the safety of their small apartment. The need to provide for Laura becomes an all-consuming mission that finds its potential resolution in Jim, an all-too average young white man who unwittingly finds himself carrying the hopes and dreams of every character in the play.

Resolute Theatre Project Opens A BRIGHT NEW BOISE This Week!
October 31, 2018

This November, Resolute Theatre Project presents Samuel D. Hunter's comedic play, A BRIGHT NEW BOISE. Opening on Friday, November 2nd and running through Sunday, November 11th, A BRIGHT NEW BOISE takes the stage at Amy's Studio of Performing Arts (11888 Marsh Lane, Ste. 600, Dallas, TX 75234). All tickets are $18.00.

Auditions Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ at Jewish Community Center Of Dallas
October 27, 2018

Jewish Community Center of Dallas' Performing Arts Space (JPAS) will hold auditions for two casts of the musical Wizard of Oz Young Performers Edition (Tams-Witmark) on Sunday, Jan. 13 and Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. This treasured family musical proves there's truly no place like home.

BWW Interview: A Q&A with Dallas Summer Musicals President Kenneth T. Novice
October 19, 2018

Broadway World sits down with Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) President Kenneth T. Novice to discuss the importance of arts education, making musical theatre accessible to all and the upcoming 2018 DSM Gala, An Evening with the Best of Broadway.

Leading Men Rotate Roles in The Firehouse Theatre's OF MICE AND MEN
October 17, 2018

John Steinbeck's American literature classic, Of Mice and Men has been brought to life in a dramatic stage play opening soon at The Firehouse Theatre. Set in California during the Great Depression, the story follows two migrant workers George, a sharp but uneducated, short-tempered man, and Lennie, a large but simple-minded man. Together they hope to one day acquire their own piece of land. But when Lennie stirs up trouble on the job, George must choose between protecting his friend or staying the course towards his version of the American dream.

Photo Flash: Meet the Company of Mainstage-Irving Las Colinas and thinkIndia Foundation's THE RED PASHMINA at the Irving Arts Center
September 25, 2018

THE RED PASHMINA is an intriguing story of a psychiatrist and two of his patients that takes us on an unforgettable journey. As the patients undergo regression therapy, we see their memories come alive on stage and experience different eras in India's picturesque past - from a quaint fishing village to an opulent palace, merchant caravans in the desert to a typical imperial officer's club, a dark, dank dungeon to a magnificent ancient temple! Complete with live music, dance and drama, The Red Pashmina tells the story of serendipity through the ages... or is it destiny?

BWW Review: THE CUBAN AND THE REDHEAD at Pegasus Theatre
September 24, 2018

One sure sign of a troubled musical is the inability to recall a single tune from the twenty listed in the show's program immediately following the performance. But that's not all that needs adjusting in Pegasus Theatre's ambitious new work, THE CUBAN AND THE REDHEAD, onstage at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts through September 30th.

BWW Review: Dolly Dazzles at The Dome
September 12, 2018

The recent revival of HELLO DOLLY may have just left the Great White Way and, sure, there's a fresh tour starring Broadway legend (and Fort Worth native) Betty Buckley just around the corner…but the production currently on stage in Fort Worth is worth putting on your Sunday clothes for with a dazzling production featuring a terrific cast of characters. But this Dolly's visit is fleeting - the show concludes it two-weekend-only run at Casa Manana on Sunday, September 16th.



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