christian levatino

Christian Levatino is proud to be the Founder and Artistic Director of the GANGBUSTERS THEATRE COMPANY. Since 2002 he has appeared, produced and/or directed twenty-nine productions with the company. Some favorite stage roles with the GANGBUSTERS include: SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO (Bernie), ONE FLEW OVER THE CUKOO’S NEST (Randall P. MacMurphy), STREAMERS (Billy Wilson/NAACP Award Nominated Best Director), BALM IN GILEAD (Dopey – LA Weekly Award Nominated Best Supporting Actor & Revival-Production), TALK RADIO (Barry Champlain – LA Weekly Award Nominated Best One-Act Ensemble), SEARCH AND DESTROY (Kim – Backstage West Stage Spot), TRACERS (Professor – Ovation Award Nominated Best Ensemble, Backstage Garland Award Nominated Best Ensemble/Best Director), HAMLET (Hamlet – Backstage Garland Award Nominated Best Actor) and WOYZECK (Woyzeck – New York International Fringe Festival).

Mr. Levatino is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he received a BFA in the School of Fine Arts. His stage adaptation of George Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD was nominated for an NAACP Award and his first original play SUNNY AFTERNOON was awarded a Best of Fringe honor in 2013 and went on to a critically acclaimed four month run at The Asylum Theatre in Hollywood. His second play KING DICK was also awarded a Best of Fringe honor and nominated for two playwriting awards.

MEANTIME AT HOJO’s is the third piece in Levatino’s BLACK BAG PENTALOGY.