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"If you're not interested in doing a play in a Living Room, then you can't be interested in doing a play on Broadway" - Billy Porter




Mitchell is a NYC based Director and Record Producer. He is also the Artistic and Creative Director for The Rusty Anchor Acting Company (RAAC), LLC. As a Record Producer he has worked with music legend Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound and with Two-Time Grammy Award winner Alex Venguer. Some recent projects include, Frankie! The Musical Studio Cast recording (Top 10 Billboard cast album), So Good with Alexa Green (Wicked, Company) which won “Broadway World’s Solo Album of the Year,” and Lauren Turner’s debut EP “Play On,” all on the Broadway Records label. As a Director he has worked on “Night of the Living Dead: The Musical” at Theatre Row (Off-Broadway), Birthday Boy the Musical at The Davenport Theatre (Off-Broadway), The Last Five Years at Columbia University, Gemini Starring Diana DeGarmo at Sony Hall, and DnA: Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young at Birdland. He has also directed shows for Blaine Alden Krauss (Hamilton, Kinky Boots), Janine DiVita (Anything Goes, Grease), Michelle Dowdy (Hairspray), Victoria Cook (Into The Woods), and Amy Toporek (Marvelous Wonderettes) at Feinstein’s/ 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, Don’t Tell Mama, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Haswell Greens, and The Metropolitan Room. He is a graduate of University of Cincinnati, CCM BFA in Musical Theatre and proud member of AEA.

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The Rusty Anchor Acting Company’s home theatre is located in Washington Heights, NYC. Started by Director and Record Producer Mitchell Walker, RAAC is a throwback to the underground theatre scene of the 1960's that has seen a renaissance in recent years. The Heights has been helmed the "New Brooklyn" by the New York Times and it has a growing art scene to back that up. 

Theatre 4C is an immersive 25 seat Black Box Living Space in the heart of Hamilton Heights bustling art scene. Presenting Classic American plays, acoustic musicals and artists, and staged readings of new or rediscovered works. Come for Tea, stay for an experience

The Rusty Anchor Acting Company provides a unique and highly personalized environment. Encouraging creatives to achieve the highest level of success while staying just under the radar of commercial theatre. Browse through our site to learn more about what we have to offer.

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“I always liked the visuals to be choice and at the same time minimalist. And, I love black boxes. After all, that's what theatre is, it's an empty space, and it's both limited and unlimited because the space is the space, but what you can do with people's imaginations is really endless.” - Harold Prince



New York County, New York, NY, USA


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