The Music Director
Christopher Lloyd Bratten (Music Director), a graduate of the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, joined Upright Cabaret as the Music Director in the fall of 2007. Prior to his involvement with Upright, he music directed the productions of Little Shop of Horrors and Cabaret at the Ventura Court Theatre. He and his sister Melessa Jean teamed up to write the songs for an original musical adaptation of the movie Sideways which was staged in 2007. In addition to Upright, Chris teaches piano privately and co-teaches a musical theatre class at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. Chris also writes and performs his own music.