Christian Levatino is proud to be the Founder and Artistic Director of the GANGBUSTERSTHEATRECOMPANY. Since 2002 he has appeared, produced and/or directed twenty-nine productions with the company. Some favorite stage roles with the GANGBUSTERS include: SEXUALPERVERSITY IN CHICAGO (Bernie), ONEFLEWOVERTHE 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), TALKRADIO (Barry Champlain – LA Weekly Award Nominated Best One-Act Ensemble), SEARCHANDDESTROY (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 THELIVINGDEAD was nominated for an NAACP Award and his first original play SUNNYAFTERNOON 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 KINGDICK 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 BLACKBAGPENTALOGY.