Malachi Watson is a sophomore musical theatre major from Wichita, Kansas. At IU, he has been seen in the mainstage production of The Threepenny Opera (King Edward, u/s Walter, u/s Charlie Filch, ensemble), as well as the University Players production of Footloose this past summer (Coach, ensemble). Back home, he trained at Kansas Dance Academy and was seen in Fame (Tyrone, Music Theatre Kansas City), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (ensemble, Music Theatre Wichita), Children of Eden (Cain, Music Theatre for Young People), and other community and professional productions in the Wichita and Kansas City metropolitan areas. Aside from performing, Malachi is passionate about journalism, fashion, and graphic design, and is able to stimulate these interests with his Media & Creative Advertising minor and by being a second-year member of the editorial staff of IU’s Season Fashion Magazine.
Hometown: Wichita, KS
Class of 2024
B.F.A., Musical Theatre
Media & Creative Advertising (minor)