Christanna Rowader, Soprano
Actress Christanna Rowader, originally from Chicago, is an LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award winner for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her role as Mother in Ragtime. She has performed for audiences around the world and has worked closely with many notables including Sally Struthers, Gabriel Barre, Jennifer Paulson Lee, Bruce Kimmel, Mark Hartman, Norman Large, Joey D’Auria and many more.
At 13 she landed her first role as the White Witch of Narnia, then performed in numerous productions throughout high school. At 18 she moved to New York City to study at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. She Graduated from ASU with Musical Theater and Creative Writing degrees in 2009.
Ms. Rowader’s Filmography includes: My Crazy Ex (TV series) Real Patti; Blood Relatives (TV series) Beth; Non-Super Steve (Short) Kim/Red Flame; and The Movie Guys (TV Series) Herself.
Ms. Rowader’s Musicals include: 1776 Abigail Adams; Into the Woods Rapunzel; Annie Grace Farrell; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Christine Colgate; The Music Man Marian Paroo; Camelot Guenevere; The Fantasticks Luisa: Ragtime Mother; Sondheim On Sondheim; Side Show Fortune Teller; Miracle on 34th Street The Musical Doris Walker; Alice in Wonderland Alice; Cinderella; and The Sound of Music.
Ms. Rowader debuted the much-acclaimed Stephen Schwartz show, Magic to Do on The Emerald Princess Cruise Line.
Ms. Rowader has played in numerous theatrical production throughout Arizona along with performing many times as guest soloist with The Prescott Pops Symphony. She will be performing the role of “Aldonza” in The Man of La Mancha this September.
Ms. Rowader has lived in the L.A. area since 2009.