Anderson, D. C.

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Born July 3 in Elyria, OH. Education: Studied voice and theatre at Baldwin Wallace College; did graduate work in directing at North Dakota State University; studied dance with Evans Dance Company, Seattle, WA.

Addresses: Contact—c/o The Colony Theatre Company, 555 North Third St., Burbank, CA.

Career: Actor, director, and songwriter. The Colony Theatre Company, member of company; performed cabaret at Steve McGraw's, New York City, The Gardenia, and California Plaza; taught theatre arts at North Dakota State University; performed with On the Sly (a musical trio), Chicago, IL; appeared in television commercials; also worked as greenhouse worker, camp counselor, retail clerk, Nautilus weight training instructor, daycare worker, dance instructor, choreographer, sandwich maker, theatrical director, telephone salesman, office temp, busboy, jingle singer, waiter, answering service operator, mail and information clerk at St. Moritz Hotel, dance studio cleaning staff member, and record producer.

Awards, Honors: Bistro Award, singer/songwriter, Backstage, 2002; Mac Award nomination (with Billy Philadelphia), outstanding special material, 1998, for "How's Your Little Act."


Stage Appearances:

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland, OH, 1982.

Three Postcards, Northlight, Chicago, IL, 1987.

D. C. Anderson, Working, Colony Studio Theatre, Silverlake, CA, 1994.

Picnic, Colony Theatre Company, Burbank, CA, 1995–1996.

Reyer, LeFevre, and Andre covers, Phantom of the Opera, Broadway production, 1998–2000.

Judge Coras, Martin Guerre, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1999.

Thomas Harrison, The Ballad of Little Jo, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, IL, 2000.

Also appeared in Candide, Seattle, WA; The Doctor in Spite of Himself, Seattle, WA; Dear Brutus, Seattle, WA; Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Seattle, WA; Phantom of the Opera, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles; Angry Housewives, Odyssey Theatre, Los Angeles; Rap Master, Chicago, IL; Harry Chapin: Lies and Legends, Chicago, IL; As You Like It, Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland, OH; Sunday in the Park with George.

Major Tours:

Various, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, U.S. cities, 1983.

Judge Coras, Martin Guerre, U.S. cities, 2000.

Andre, Phantom of the Opera, U.S. cities, 2000—.

Also appeared in As You Like It, Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, U.S. cities; Pippin, U.S. cities.

Stage Director:

The Mouse Trap, Colony Theatre Company, Burbank, CA, 1993–1994.

The Only Game in Town, Colony Theatre Company, 1993–1994.

Television Appearances:

Father Donovan, Lady Blue, ABC, 1985.



(With others) In Nobody's Shadow, 1993.

Time Was, 1993.

(With others) Cabaret Noel, 1993.

The Box under the Bed, Lml Music, 1997.

Blue Summer Day, Lml Music, 2000.

All is Calm, All Is Bright, Lml Music, 2001.

Collected, Lml Music, 2002.

Ballad, 2003.

Also recorded (with others) Cabaret Noel: A Broadway Cares Christmas.



Songs by D. C. Anderson, 2002.

Various songwriting credits include "How's Your Little Act."

Stage Lyrics:

Not for the Squeamish (musical revue), produced at Duplex Cabaret Theatre, New York City, 2002.



D. C. Anderson Official Site,, July 13, 2004.

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