What If?

What If?
What If?- our Musical Concert series at La MaMa E.T.C. - www.BriannaLaRoccoPhotography.com

Monday, August 9, 2010

Meet the Artist- Christian DeGre- Spellbound

Christian DeGre- Co-Writer, Co-Lyricist and Co-Composer of Spellbound: A Musical Adventure

Born in Mexico City, Christian De Gré is a Producer, Director, Actor, Composer, Playwright and Orchestrator currently residing in NYC. He has performed in a number of plays & musicals throughout North America, Grand Cayman, North Africa and Eastern Europe and has been a judge for numerous international festivals. Last year De Gré traveled to Bulgaria and Tunisia to aid in the training and directing of performers from thirty countries as the'Theater for Social Change’ Partner of the United Nations ‘International Y-Peer Network.’ De Gré currently works as a Composer and Musical Director for a number of production companies including the 'NiteStar Program,' 'City at Peace’ and is the creator of the innovative Cabaret series 'What If?' De Gré served as Producer and Assistant Director for the art film ‘Broken Crayons’ and was the Executive Producer of the world premiere of‘May-December with The Nose and Clammy’ at the 2009 NYC International Fringe Festival. De Gré studied acting and theater at the ‘American Academy of Dramatic Arts’(NYC), music at the ‘New England Music Conservatory’ (Maine) and fine arts through ‘Cambridge University’ (Cayman Islands). He is a self taught composer and orchestrator and has written and directed a number of his own productions over the last eight years. Most recently he was the Artistic Director of the La Mama ETC Spring series ‘A Mind The Art Anthology’ featuring ‘What If?,’ ‘Die’ and TEA’s ‘Under The Veil.’ He is currently the Producer for the 2010 International Fringe Festival productions of ‘Timing of a Day’ and his co-written musical fantasy ‘Spellbound- A Musical Adventure’ which is being co-produced with Robert R. Blume.

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