Theater

Chris ZavadowskiChris Zavadowski, a native of Northern Virginia, was recently musical director and marketing director for a new production of The Wizard of Oz and is signed on in the same role for a 2014 production of Les Misérables. Before that, he musically & vocally directed wildly successful sold out productions of Man of La Mancha, Annie, and Honk!.

He also recently finished working with the producers of the recent Off-Broadway musical, The ARK - both as an investor, and as Internet marketing director to develop an innovative marketing system to tap into a new audience base.  Along those lines, he was a recent guest lecturer at The Catholic University of America on the business of the arts and the future of arts & the Internet.

Before that, he worked with Eric Schaeffer (artistic director of the Sondheim Celebration) on the Kennedy Center’s production of Sunday in the Park with GeorgeServing as an assistant to the director, he began a relationship that continued at Mr. Schaeffer’s Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre in the following season, where Chris served as Assistant Director on the highly-anticipated new production of 110 in the Shade (winner of two Helen Hayes awards and five nominations, including Outstanding Resident Musical – the same new version that appeared on Broadway starring Audra McDonald). By a twist of fate, Chris was also cast as a swing in the production and performed alongside Matt Bogart, Jacqueline Piro and others to close out the musical.

Chris has opened Virginia Tech’s main stage theatre season as director of the musical Cole. Continuing a new collaboration between the theatre and music departments, he created an ensemble of triple-threat artists within a few short weeks. Offered a guest artist position before graduation, Chris holds the distinction of being the first Virginia Tech graduate invited back as a director. Opening shortly after 9/11, this timely production celebrated New York, America and true patriotism, and received rave reviews in both The Roanoke Times and The Collegiate Times as well as local radio stations.

Prior to his work on Cole, he directed and musically directed the Virginia premier of the Off-Broadway musical Little By Little. Playing to sold out, enthusiastic houses, this show brought a rebirth of musical theater workshop productions to Virginia Tech. Believing no theater — musical or otherwise — consists of “fluff”, he also directed a chilling production of That Midnight Rodeo in southwest Virginia.

Experienced as a musical director, he ran all musical aspects of Mill Mountain Theatre’s Summer Drama Day Camp in Roanoke, Virginia for 3 years. At the same time, he created a new revue, Golden Years of Broadway, then produced and performed two versions of the show throughout his home state. A year earlier, with the help of a fellow Virginia Tech graduate, he created a revue of lesser-known Broadway tunes. Called Applause, Applause!, Chris served as the revue’s producer, musical director and as a performer for the production.

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Virginia Tech, he holds Summa Cum Laude degrees in both Music and Theater – the first student to ever successfully complete such a demanding curriculum at the university. He has also trained in New York City at the Manhattan School of Music, Broadway Dance Center and at the CAP21 musical theater studio. Plus, he was awarded Virginia Tech’s prestigious Helen Hayes award for his “outstanding contribution to theater”.

Also no stranger to the stage, his professional stage credits include: 110 in the Shade (Swing), Fiddler on the Roof (Constable), Singin’ in the Rain (Roscoe), South Pacific (Brackett), 1940’s Radio Hour (Wally) and Hello, Dolly!. Other performance credits include A Little Night Music (Henrik), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Hero), Sound of Music (Captain), Jesus Christ Superstar (Peter), Guys and Dolls (Angie), Dido and Aeneas, his solo recitals From the Heart & Baroque to Broadway and the Kennedy Center. He also served as a soloist for The Metropolitan Chorus’ 2002 season.

With the help of CultureFinder, Inc., Chris Zavadowski created the first online area in the world for students in the arts. The forum, called Extreme Culture, was originally launched on America Online in December, 1996. Chris was Editor-in-Chief of Extreme Culture through 2000.

Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Chris is the president of his own marketing and publishing company, Lifetime Marketing Success, Inc.. He has spent the majority of the last few years blending art with the Internet to create, among other things, new Internet-based theatre projects.

He was also named “coach of the year” in one his industries and with tens of thousands of customers, subscribers and students, Chris currently speaks around the country at the top online marketing seminars, in addition to holding his own live events.

Business

Chris ZavadowskiThe creator of many best-selling business resources Chris Zavadowski, president of Lifetime Marketing Success, Inc., has helped tens of thousands of people around the world build their businesses on autopilot with his direct response marketing and outsourcing systems.

He’s shared the stage with top marketers like Yanik Silver, Ryan Deiss, Marlon Sanders and more. You can find Chris’ marketing systems and materials being spotlighted at the sold-out Underground Online Marketing Seminars – where he also spoke two times. And his promotion methods were highlighted by Glazer-Kennedy Insider’s Circle.

Chris was recently named the DotComSecrets’ “Coach of the Year” in one of his industries — the very first recipient of the award. And his materials have been endorsed by the “who’s who” of online marketing: Yanik Silver, John Reese, Mike Filsaime, Tom Beal, Jeff Walker, John Carlton, Ryan Deiss, Ed Dale, Rich Schefren, Jeff Mulligan, Jeff Johnson, Daegan Smith, Jerry Clark, and many others.

You can find him featured as the Internet marketing contributor in The Ultimate Guide to Network Marketing, available at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and any other major book stores.  Additionally, he has guest lectured at Tulane University and The University of Iceland on real-world business & online marketing strategies. And he has guest lectured at The Catholic University of America on the business of the arts and the future of arts & the Internet.

Chris  is also a strong believer in giving back to the community. Each year he and his company donate & and raise tens of thousands of dollars for a wide variety of charities and non-profit organizations like the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society, the Lymphoma Research Foundation, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Collaborative Arts Project 21, charity:water, scholarship funds, his zany “Charity Power Hour” and “Gobble Gobble Bitches” charity fundraisers and many other important causes!

Charity

Chris Zavadowski Media Appearnces

A strong believer in giving to the community, each year Chris Zavadowski and his company donate and raise thousands of dollars for a wide variety of charitable organizations.  In recent years, he has raised over $125,000.00.

In addition to being team captain of the #1 Northern Virginia Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night team (TeamZavadowski.com), Chris sits on the Leadership Team for all of the National Capital Area Walks.

He is also currently an Ambassador for the Lymphoma Research Foundation, speaking at events to help advance the mission of LRF in ultimately eradicating lymphoma.

Here’s a clip that recently aired on Comcast Newsmakers and CNN…

Here are a few of the other organizations Chris and his company support…

  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Collaborative Arts Project 21
  • Freedom from Hunger
  • Christian Foundation for Children & Aging
  • The Smile Train
  • Village Enterprise Fund
  • The Pajama Program
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Make-a-Wish Foundation
  • United Service Organizations
  • Autism Research
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Charity: Water
  • Arts Scholarship Funds
  • And many others!

Social Media

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