Geoff Packard

Assistant Professor of Theatre & Drama


Geoff Packard is an assistant professor of acting/directing at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. As an actor, Packard has been seen on Broadway in Bandstand, Matilda, Rock of Ages, and Phantom of The Opera, as well as the first national tour of Wicked, and theatres such as: The Old Globe (San Diego) Papermill Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre (D.C.), Ford’s Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Signature Theatre (DC), Huntington Theatre, Court Theatre, Bucks County Playhouse, KC Rep, and Goodspeed Opera House.

Packard has a Joseph Jefferson Award (Chicago), a Helen Hayes Award (DC), and an IRNE Award (Boston) for Leading Actor in a Musical. He received a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Cincinnati and an MFA from SUNY Stonybrook. He and his wife, Chelsea Packard, have been running a summer musical theatre workshop called The Broadway Intensive for the past 10 years out of Ann Arbor, MI.