Our Director

Our wonderful director, Robert Townsend (a.k.a. “Mr. T.”), has been Westview’s drama and theater tech teacher since Fall 2016.  Mr. T. teaches:

Drama 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Theatre Study and Performance 7-8
Technical Production for Theater 1-2, 3-4

Mr. T. was a guest director for two WVTC productions in 2015-16, and has been WVTC’s director since Fall 2016.  He is also the WVTC faculty advisor and the Westview theater manager.

Mr. T. has been a professional actor for over 25 years.  He has been on Broadway and many national tours including Mamma Mia!, Jersey Boys, Camelot, and Grease.  He received Los Angeles Ovation Best Actor awards for his performances in Jekyll and Hyde as the title role, and as Thomas Weaver in The Story of My Life.  Mr. T. is also the recipient of multiple Critic’s Circle award nominations for his work in San Diego, most recently being named as Best Actor for his portrayal of Georges in San Diego Musical Theatre’s production of La Cage Aux Folles.  He is still acting in regional theater productions.

Read the 92129 Magazine Article about Mr. T!