Christopher Raymond

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Theatre

Troy - Lyricist for theme song (sung by Jackie Evancho and composed by Tyler Bates)
Beijing National Stadium (Beijing, China), 2017

27th Annual Ovation Awards - Musical Director/Composer/Writer/Conductor/Pianist
Ahmanson Theatre (Los Angeles, CA), 2017

Scarlet Letter: The Musical (Staged Reading) - Composer/Writer/Director/Conductor
Sacred Fools Theater Company (Los Angeles, CA), 2016

American Idiot - Producer/Musical Director/Conductor
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2015

Jesus Christ Superstar - Musical Director/Conductor
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2015

Young Frankenstein (LA Times Critic’s Choice) - Musical Director
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2015

Dorian’s Descent - Original Musical - Composer/ Co-Writer of Book & Lyrics/ Producer/ Orchestrator/ Musical Director/ Conductor/ Pianist
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2014

Nine - Musical Director/ Conductor/ Pianist
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2013

Dreamgirls (LA Times Critic's Choice and awarded "Best Musical" at LA Drama Critics Circle Awards and LA Weekly Awards.) - Musical Director/ Conductor/ Pianist
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2013

Avenue Q (LA Times Critic's Choice) - Musical Director/ Conductor
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2012

Xanadu (LA Times Critic's Choice) - Musical Director/ Conductor/ Pianist
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2012

Jekyl & Hyde - Musical Director
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2012

Songs For A New World - Musical Director/ Conductor/ Pianist
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2012

The Who’s Tommy - Musical Director/ Conductor/ Pianist
The MET Theatre/ DOMA Theatre Co. (Los Angeles, CA), 2012

Brats in Space (West Coast Premier) - Musical Director/ Pianist
Palisades Theater (Pacific Palisades, CA), 2012

The Playground - Musical Director/ Orchestrator/ Conductor/ Pianist
The MET Theatre/ An 11:11 Experiment (Los Angeles, CA), 2011

Handel’s Messiah Rocks - Featured Performer
NETworks National Tour (USA), 2010

Summer Musical Theatre Program - Musical Director/ Conductor
American Rose Theater (San Diego, CA), 2009

13 The Musical - (On BROADWAY) Pit Musician
Bernard B. Jacobs Theater (NYC, NY), 2008

13 The Musical - Pit Musician
Goodspeed Opera House (East Haddam, CT), 2008

13 The Musical - Pit Musician
Mark Taper Forum/ Center Theater Group (Los Angeles, CA), 2007

13 The Musical - Pit Musician
Kirk Douglas Theater/ Center Theater Group (Los Angeles, CA), 2006

Music

Christopher Young (Golden Globe-Nominated Film Composer) - On Staff Music Arranger, Writer, Lyricist for Christopher Young (2015)

Lexy Panterra - Director of Live Performances (2012)

Television Commercials

National Oreo Commercial (feat. Randy Jackson) - Music Arranger/ Performer (2005)

Awards and Nominations

Stage Raw Award (2016) Best Musical Direction, Jesus Christ Superstar [Won]
Broadway World Award (2016) Best Musical, American Idiot (Produced by Christopher Raymond and Marco Gomez) [Won]
Broadway World Award (2016) Best Musical Direction, American Idiot [Won]
Stage Raw Award (2015) Best Musical Direction, Young Frankenstein [Nominated]
NAACP Award (2014) Best Musical Direction, Dreamgirls [Won]
L.A. Weekly Theater Award (2014) Musical of the Year, Dreamgirls [Won]
L.A. Weekly Theater Award (2014) Best Musical Direction, Dreamgirls [Nominated]
Broadway World Award (2014) Best Musical Direction, Young Frankenstein [Nominated]
Los Angeles Drama Critics Award (2014) Musical of the Year, Dreamgirls [Won]
Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award (2013) Best Musical Direction, Dreamgirls [Nominated]
Stage Scene LA Award (2012-2013) Musical Director of the Year [Won]
Stage Scene LA Award (2011-2012) Musical Director of the Year [Won]
Ovation Award (2013) Best Musical Direction, Avenue Q [Nominated]
Broadway World Award (2013) Best Musical Direction, Avenue Q [Nominated]
Broadway World Award (2012) Best Musical Direction, Jekyll & Hyde [Nominated]

Education

California Institute of the Arts Music Composition and Performance

Instruments

Piano, Keyboards, Voice, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Percussion

Production Skills

Proficient using ProTools, Sibelius, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Final Draft, iMovie, Google Programs.