Justin Kopplin

Director of Music

Justin has been the Resident Director of Music at Millennium Dance Complex since 2002.

Justin is a singer, dancer, comedian, pianist, voice artist, interior designer, celebrity stylist, and can do rope tricks while riding on horseback.

He has sung at the Kennedy Center, the Sydney Opera House, and on Jimmy Kimmel Live. His first role ever was The Mayor of Munchkin City in The Wizard of Oz.

His favorite rolls include dinner biscuits, butter biscuits, and those ones with cheese and jalapenos that you have at that lobster place. His favorite roles include, but are not limited to, Ernst in Spring Awakening, Ripper in Disney’s High School Musical, Han’s Bitner in Grand Hotel, which won Best Production at The American College Theatre National Festival, Amahl in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Damis in Tartuffe, Chico Marx in The Rest Stop and Williams in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

Justin was also cast by Sandra Bullock as Avril Lavigne in Miss Congeniality 2, and although his scene was cut, it was an honor for her to write him into the movie.

Justin has directed Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, The Lion King, The Wizard of Oz, Cinderella, High School Musical, Camp Rock, The King and I, Annie, and The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe. He also directs the performing arts World Championships at the Los Angeles Westin Bonaventure every year.