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Brandt Blocker City Springs Theatre Executive/Artistic Director Brandt was the managing artistic director for Atlanta Lyric Theatre from 2007-2016. In that time, he reorganized and revitalized the company, making it one of the fastest growing arts organizations in metro Atlanta. During his ... (read complete bio)
 
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Bio:
Brandt Blocker City Springs Theatre Executive/Artistic Director Brandt was the managing artistic director for Atlanta Lyric Theatre from 2007-2016. In that time, he reorganized and revitalized the company, making it one of the fastest growing arts organizations in metro Atlanta. During his ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Brandt Blocker Biography

Brandt Blocker
City Springs Theatre Executive/Artistic Director

Brandt was the managing artistic director for Atlanta Lyric Theatre from 2007-2016. In that time, he reorganized and revitalized the company, making it one of the fastest growing arts organizations in metro Atlanta. During his leadership, The Lyric grew its subscription base over 720%, and CBS Atlanta recognized the company in 2016 as one of the “Best Theatre Companies in Atlanta.” For his achievements, Mr. Blocker was recognized in “Who’s Who in North Georgia” and as one of “40 Under 40” by Cobb Life Magazine. Prior to arriving in Atlanta, Mr. Blocker was Producing Director of Brandt Blocker Presents, a full-scale production company that presents large scale, award-winning theatrical entertainments in the south Louisiana area. Before starting his own production company, Mr. Blocker was Director of Development and Marketing of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, and also served as a stage and music director for the New Orleans company’s main stage musicals. He is a recipient of five Big Easy Entertainment Awards, New Orleans’ premier achievement honoring the musical and theatrical talent of a city world renowned for its outstanding performing arts. He has staged award-winning work for nearly every theatre in the city including, the New Orleans Opera Association and Southeastern Louisiana University’s department of music and dramatic arts. Blocker has also served as vocal music clinician alongside choreographer Dee Dee Wood, actress Anita Gillette and Broadway legend Chita Rivera.




Brandt Blocker News

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEO Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; City Spring's THE SOUND OF  Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; City Spring's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

New Orleans' Archbishop Rummel High School Names Brandt Blocker, '90, Director Of The Photo New Orleans' Archbishop Rummel High School Names Brandt Blocker, '90, Director Of Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2021

Archbishop Rummel High School, a Catholic, Lasallian school for boys in metro-New Orleans, has announced that Rummel Alumnus Brandt Blocker '90 has been named the Director of the Archbishop Rummel Theatre Program, the Genesian Players.

City Springs Theatre Company Announces Change In Leadership Photo City Springs Theatre Company Announces Change In Leadership
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 11, 2021

City Springs Theatre Company announced today that Brandt Blocker will be stepping down from his position as Executive/Artistic Director. After launching the theatre company and serving as the director since 2017, Blocker made the decision to leave the Sandy Springs based theatre company.

City Springs Theatre Company Announces Leadership Change Photo City Springs Theatre Company Announces Leadership Change
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

City Springs Theatre Company announced today that Brandt Blocker will be stepping down from his position as Executive/Artistic Director. After launching the theatre company and serving as the director since 2017, Blocker made the decision to leave the Sandy Springs based theatre company.

City Springs Theatre Names Jalise Wilson Company Manager Photo City Springs Theatre Names Jalise Wilson Company Manager
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021

City Springs Theatre Company Executive/Artistic Director Brandt Blocker has announced Ms. Jalise Wilson as company manager for the Sandy Springs-based nonprofit arts organization. Ms. Wilson is a proud New Orleans native who relocated to Atlanta in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

City Springs Theatre Hires Esteemed Local Artist Kayce Grogan-Wallace As Casting Dire Photo City Springs Theatre Hires Esteemed Local Artist Kayce Grogan-Wallace As Casting Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2020

City Springs Theatre Company has announced local veteran actress and award-winning artist Kayce Grogan-Wallace as its first casting director.

City Springs Theatre to Present A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Photo City Springs Theatre to Present A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2020

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, will present the Tony Award-winning Best Musical 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder,' playing Byers Theatre at The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) March 6 - 15, 2020. Tickets are $30-$65, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel.

BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update: BECOMING NANCY - Alliance Theatre Leads Best Mus Photo BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update: BECOMING NANCY - Alliance Theatre Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Atlanta Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Atlanta Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.

Brandt Blocker Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside BILLY ELLIOT in Atlanta VideoVIDEO: Go Inside BILLY ELLIOT in Atlanta
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2019

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, presents Broadway's Drew McVety, Pamela Gold, and Sarah Charles Lewis in the international smash-hit 'Billy Elliot The Musical,'featuring the incredible talents of 13-year-old Liam Redford as Billy. Winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, 'Billy Elliot The Musical' plays the Byers Theatre at TheSandy Springs Performing Arts Center(1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) May 3 - 12, 2019. Tickets are $30-$62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.comor call 404-477-4365 for more information. 'Billy Elliot The Musical' contains adult themes and language and may not be appropriate for all audience members.

STAGE TUBE: Chase Peacock, Jeff McKerley, and More Lead CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Atlanta Lyric
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2015

Atlanta Lyric Theatre, the metro area's only professional musical theatre company, presents the high-­flying hit musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN February 13 - March 1, 2015 at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). Below, watch stars Chase Peacock, Jeff McKerley, and more in a new promo for the show!