Kristopher has been in the industry for over twenty years. A native of California, he was raised around the performing arts and as a young actor worked in commercials for television and earned a reputation as a singer and promising young performer.
As a concert producer he has presented Tony® Award Winning Broadway Legend Carol Channing, Tony® Award Nominee Sharon McNight, Luba Mason, Heather MacRae, Mark Nadler, KT Sullivan, Wesla Whitfield, Mike Greensill, Cindy Benson, Stephanie Pope, Ed Alstrom and other luminaries. McDowell also recently served as Director and Executive Producer for productions of AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL, and AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'.
McDowell has played five solo night club acts around the United States and at the Jermyn Street Theatre in London. As a musical theatre actor Kristopher was honored with a Dean Goodman Award for Leading Actor in a Musical (ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT… at 42nd Street Moon in San Francisco, CA) 2006 and nominated for a Manhattan Association of Cabaret Award for Outstanding Male Debut (FACES OF LOVE Beechman Theatre NYC) 2001. His three year solo recording career can be enjoyed on two compilation recordings that benefit worthy charities as well as on his debut CD entitled FACES OF LOVE which was the title of his debut one man show.
His education includes a combination of schools having attended programs at Empire State College, NY; American Music and Dramatic Academy, NY and Fordham University at Lincoln Center, NYc. Kristopher is a member of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters as well Americans for the Arts and Actors Equity. Kristopher also runs an artist management and public relations company since 2005.