Graham Northrup has led the education and training arm of Theatre Aspen since 2010. During his tenure Theatre Aspen School has seen its summer registration numbers increase by over 100%. Graham received his MFA in Directing from Baylor University and serves as the administrator, lead teacher and director for both youth and adult theatrical training for Theatre Aspen School. He has taught classes from elementary to graduate school. He has directed the Teen Conservatory productions of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Shrek, the Musical, Working, The Importance of Being Earnest, Romeo and Juliet - the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, Urinetown, Little Shop of Horrors and The Curious Savage, as well as Schoolhouse Rock, Live Jr., a musical version of The Hobbit and Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr. for Theatre Aspen School's Spring Youth Production series.
He has coached, directed and associate-directed for other local companies including The Foreigner with Snowmass Chapel and Barrymore with the Hudson Reed Ensemble. As an actor Graham has been seen as Cogsworth in ACT's production of Beauty and the Beast, FDR in Theatre Aspen's reprise of Annie, John Adams in ACT's production of 1776, Guy in the Fringe Festival staged reading of John Cariani's Last Gas, Oliver Kilbourne in Theatre Master’s reading of The Pitmen Painters and more. He is also a voiceover artist and photographer, in addition to being a husband to a wonderful wife and father of five beautiful daughters. You can contact Graham here.
Graham's thesis project was All My Sons by Arthur Miller.