THE RUSTY ANCHOR
"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 Walker is a NYC based Director, Record Producer, and The Co-Head of Musical Theatre and Head of Vocal Production at Five Towns College in Long Island. He is also the Co-Founder of No Reverse Records, the Artistic and Creative Director for The Rusty Anchor Acting Company (RAAC), and graduate of The University of Cincinnati, CCM with a BFA in Musical Theatre.
As a Record Producer he has worked on production with music legend Greg Calbi, Six-Time Grammy Award Winner Alex Venguer, 3-Time Grammy Award Winner Oscar Zambrano. His records have been on the Billboard Top 10 Cast Album Chart, #1 on iTunes Blues and R&B charts, #1 on Amazon, and have won Broadway World’s Solo album of the year (2016) and the Decade (2010 – 2020). Releasing music by Grammy Nominated Singer Songwriter LOLO aka Lauren Pritchard (Spring Awakening), Hamilton Duo “Saffron Lips” (Stephanie Jae Park & Voltaire Wade-Greene), Original Studio Cast Recording Frankie! The Musical (Broadway Records), Classical Crossover Composer Blake Allen, and Broadway stars Blaine Krauss, Michelle Dowdy, and Alexa Green.
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 cabaret shows for Blaine Alden Krauss (Hamilton, Kinky Boots), Janine DiVita (Anything Goes, Grease), Michelle Dowdy (Hairspray, Les Miz), 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.
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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.