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Jamie Colburn and Jessica Gomes-Ng will perform the roles of Tony and Maria, respectively, in selections from West Side Story as part of one of the Philharmonic’s Young People’s Concert at Hill Auditorium on Nov. 18
SMTD has partnered with the Gershwin family to bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide.
Associate Professor of Musical Theatre
Office: 2459 Walgreen
B.F.A., Univ. of Michigan
Directorial/Choreographic credits include BAT BOY and SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ at THEATREWORKS (awards for Excellence in direction and choreography); SEUSSICAL! - Music Theatre of Wichita; JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, SIDE SHOW, OKLAHOMA, and CABARET - Univ. of Mich. Choreographic credits include world premieres of Henry Krieger’s and Bill Russell’s EVERYTHING’S DUCKY, and the revised GOOD NEWS! Tours: CABARET — Europe, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN — U.S. and Japan, BLUE'S CLUES LIVE, and DORA THE EXPLORER — U.S., including Radio City Music Hall. Regional Theatre: COMPANY with Carol Burnett — Long Beach CLO, STRIKE UP THE BAND — Goodspeed Opera House, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN and ANNIE — Paper Mill Playhouse. Other Theatres: Cincinnati Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, North Shore Music Theatre, and TUTS.
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