Guyanese-American Broadway Actor and Metropolitan Opera tenor, Christian Mark Gibbs, lauded for his “handsome, sardonic presence and his suave traversal of the vocal lines” (Opera News) as well as his “strikingly handsome tenor and brilliant performances” (Broadway World), is quickly establishing himself as an artist to watch in various mediums including Opera, Musical Theatre, TV/Film, and Commercial.
Christian was recently in the cast of the 5-time Tony-Nominated revival of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot at Lincoln Center Theater. With a new version of the classic tale, this production featured a new book by Academy and Emmy Award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin and direction by Bartlett Sher.
Off-Broadway debut with the Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse in Ricky Ian Gordon and Lynn Nottage’s hit opera Intimate Apparel, directed by Bartlett Sher.
Kennedy Center debut with Washington National Opera, he starred in the world première of Carlos Simon’s it all falls down as well as Huang Ruo/David Henry Hwang’s The Rift, as part of the monument-driven production of Written in Stone to celebrate the Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary season.
Returned to The Metropolitan Opera for the US premiere of Brett Dean’s Hamlet as well as their workshop of the hit opera The Hours.
Soundtrack vocalist in the film The Woman King. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Music Composed by Terence Blanchard
Concert engagements: Debut with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre and performances at Feinstein’s/54 Below, Joe’s Pub, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and Yale University.
Made his international debut as Tony in West Side Story at the Savoy-teatteri in Finland.
Opera Theatre of St. Louis debut in the critically acclaimed production of Highway 1 U.S.A. alongside Nicole Cabell and Will Liverman, receiving the 2021 Richard Gaddes Career Award for his portrayal of Nate.
Coalhouse Walker Jr. in Ragtime Fan Film. Directed by Akil DuPont.
Released an EP of two songs (“Maria” & “Something’s Coming”) that were recorded live from the West Side Story production at the Savoy-teatteri with the Vantaan Viihdeorkesteri. This EP is titled TONY: Two Songs from West Side Story (LIVE) and is available on all major streaming platforms including iTunes, Apple Music, and Spotify.
Metropolitan Opera debut as Robbins and Crab Man in the GRAMMY award-winning production of Porgy and Bess
An avid champion of versatility as an artist, CMG was most recently seen in a national ad for Tillamook, as the official Cheddar MC for their Cheddarbration campaign for National Cheddar Day, which coincided with the SuperBowl. He has also appeared in commercials for Good Morning America/ABC, Cohen’s Fashion Optical, Sotheby’s International Realty, AXON, and NICE.
On screen, he was most recently seen as Cuba Gooding Sr. on the hit show WUTANG: An American Saga on HULU and Dennis on My True Crime Story on VH1.
Previous credits include Oklahoma at Denver Center, Falstaff at Opera Colorado, The Love I Meant to Say at Lucille Lortel Theater, and Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the Ragtime Fan Film: Wheels of A Dream, directed by Akil DuPont.
Christian Mark Gibbs has both a Master of Music from Colorado State University and Bachelor of Music from the Aaron Copland School of Music - Queens College in Vocal Performance.