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Will makes his National Tour Debut in BAT OUT OF HELL playing Ledoux as part of the original North American company at the ED Mirvish Theatre in Canada.


JULY 2018

Will opens plays his dream role Tony in WEST SIDE STORY at Barrington Stage! He was nominated for a BTCA Award for his performance!


December 2017

 Will makes his NYC debut as Harry Fine leading the new musical KRAGTAR:A NEW AMERICAN MONSTER MUSICAL. The primiere of the new musical runs off-broadway at The West End Theatre through December. 

September 2017

In North Carolina Will joins the cast of SOUTH PACIFIC at Triad Stage playing Lt. Joseph Cable. He thrilled to be close to his hometown, friends, and family.

July 2017

Will joins an awesome cast at Pittsburgh CLO's production of MAMMA MIA! playing Pepper.

June 2017 

Will can be seen in the Premiere of NIKOLA TESLA DROPS THE BEAT playing Marconi at ADIRONDACK THEATRE FESTIVAL.

March 2017 

Will make his Las Vegas premiere at CINEMA CON singing the music of Pasek and Paul on the Caesar Palace Stage for their new movie THE GREATEST SHOWMAN.

February 2017

Will produces and assistant directs a reading of FANGIRL: a new Pilot written by Will Ropp sponsored by the DRAMATISTS GUILD FUND.

December 2016

Will participates in a reading at THE DRAMATISTS GUILD FUND of a new Pilot ANOTHER NIGHTSTAND. 

September 2016

Will can be currently seen as Buck in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California. He will return to New York City in November. 

June 2016
Will Branner is an actor and director born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. His first role was in 3rd grade as an Oompa Loompa in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.  As well as acting, Will is a personal trainer, health coach, and rescue scuba diver. In addition to performance Will loves to capture and edit his own films.
Thus far in 2016 Will has directed two shows, appeared in two films, starred as Sky Masterson in GUYS AND DOLLS, and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre.
This summer Will is excited to be working at Music Theatre Wichita in three shows OKLAHOMA!, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. 
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