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MAX QUINLAN is a Broadway Resident Director, Director, Broadway Performer, Jeff Award-Winning Actor, and Audition Coach based in New York City. Currently, Max is serving as the Resident Director for the North American U.S. National Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Previously, Max served as the Resident Director for the 2014 Broadway Revival of LES MISERABLES. Max has an extensive background working as a director, performer, instructor, and in casting, spanning much of North America.

Max recently made his film Directorial debut with the short SAMMY'S FEDORA. Other favorite Directing credits include: COMPANY (BC/EFA Benefit), SHOW BOAT (Gulf Coast Symphony), NEXT TO NORMAL (BC/EFA Benefit), RAGTIME (Brooklyn Players), DETROIT (Guild Hall, East Hampton), WHY WE TELL THE STORY (Brooklyn Players), and the review PLACES TO GO (Resonance Voices of Omaha).

​As a performer, Max has been seen starring on Broadway, National Tours, and Regional stages alike. Highlights from his performance career include LES MISERABLES 2014 Broadway Revival (OBC), EVITA Revival 1st National Tour (Che), LES MISERABLES 25th ANNIVERSARY National Tour (Marius), Jeff Award-Winning performance in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA (Fabrizio, Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire), and Broadway World Award-Winning performance in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Jesus, Theatre at the Center). Max made his professional performance debut at the age of 12 as The Little Boy in the Chicago Company of RAGTIME starring Hinton Battle, LaChanze, and Barbara Walsh.

​​As a Guest Concert Soloist,  Max has had the honor of working with Maestros Paul Gemignani, James Levine, Michael Krajewski, Jack Everly and the late Erich Kunzel. He has sung with the Utah, Indianapolis, Chicago, Omaha, Florida, and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras.

Max grew up in the Chicago land area and earned his B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music. In addition to directing and performing, Max has an extensive background serving as a guest instructor for many different performance based organizations.  Max has had the pleasure of working with The Growing Studio, Broadway Classroom, On & Off Broadway Inc., Educational Performance Tours, Camp Broadway, and Broadway Artists Alliance. He delivers a wide array of classes focusing on audition coaching, song interpretation, vocal coaching, and introduction to professional theatre.  Max has also worked for the New York Casting Office STEWART/WHITLEY.

Max teaches an ongoing Song Interpretation Master Class in New York City "Bring YOU to your work".
The class is dedicated to discovering each actor's individual voice in a fun, safe, supportive environment. It is a chance to fully bring one's self to a story or explore a character's journey in song.

Max is also available for private audition coaching as well as college preparation sessions.​​

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