Justin M. Blanchard
Vocal Music Director
Justin M Blanchard (Vocal Music Director) is excited to back for his second production with Rivertown Theaters, the first being A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. A true educator, he can be found teaching 6th grade English, as well as assisting in the choir and theatre departments, at J.B. Martin Middle School in St. Charles Parish. Other musical direction credits include The Little Mermaid (St. Luke's United Methodist A Wing and A Prayer Productions and Slidell Little Theater), Little Women (Liberty Magnet High School), and Grease (Benjamin Franklin High School). Justin has also had the opportunity to perform with the New Orleans Opera Chorus in productions such as Verdi's La Traviata, Puccini's Turandot, and Gounod's Faust, as well as with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in Bach’s Mass in B minor, Mozart’s Requiem Mass, and Brahms’s Ein Deustches Requiem. Justin can be seen returning to St. Luke’s United Methodist in June 2023 as the music director and conductor of their summer production of The Wizard of Oz!