Musical Theater, Acting, Singing, Movement
Max is a Broadway Resident Director, Broadway Performer, Jeff Award-Winning Chicago Actor, Casting Associate, Audition Coach, and Director based in New York City.
Most recently, Max served as the Associate Director for the World Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s review, Unmasked. Previously, Max was the Resident Director for the 2014-2016 Broadway Revival of Les Misérables as well as the National Tour of The Phantom of the Opera from 2017-2019.
Directing highlights: Show Boat, Company, Next to Normal, Ragtime, Detroit, and the short film Sammy’s Fedora. Performance highlights: Broadway (Les Misérables Revival; Dance Captain / Fight Captain), National Tours (Evita, Che; Les Misérables 25th Anniversary, Marius; Ragtime, The Little Boy), Regional Theatre (The Light in the Piazza, Fabrizio – Jeff Award; Jesus Christ Superstar, Jesus – BWW Award; Joseph... Dreamcoat, Joseph; Ragtime, Younger Brother; My Fair Lady, Freddy).
In addition to theatre performances, Max has been a guest concert soloist with the Utah, Indianapolis, Chicago, Omaha, Florida, and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras. Max worked for the Broadway Casting company Stewart/Whitley, teaches regularly at Universities and acting studios around the tri-state area, and runs his own acting studio “Bring You to Your Work.” A proud member of AEA since 1998, Max earned his BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music.
Max is the proud husband to actress Siri Howard, and father to their son Jack.