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Jordan Paul Clarke

jordanclarke@bymt.org

BYMT together with Musical Theatre Network (MTN) and Mercury Musical Developments (MMD) are delighted to announce that Jordan Paul Clarke will be the Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer on placement at BYMT commencing in January 2022.

Jordan Paul Clarke trained in Composition at The Royal Academy of Music, and is a composer, musical director and improviser. He's a member of Olivier Award Winning Showstopper: The Improvised Musical ["incredible... defies belief" The Telegraph], and has toured with multi-award winning Mischief Theatre (Olivier-Nominated Mischief Movie Night). Other MD Credits include Broken Wings (Assistant MD, Dubai Opera House), AIDS Baby (Barbican), Animal Farm (National Youth Theatre), and Ride (Garrick Theatre). He composes for plays, digital media and musicals including: Happy at Waterloo Vaults, and The Kings Head ["profound, modern theatre at its best" Boyz], Building Paulus (UK Tour), Friday Night Sinner at Soho Theatre, "would do Mel Brooks proud" [Chortle] "Flawless music" [Musical Theatre Review], and with writing partnership ‘Forristal and Clarke’ - P.S. I’m a Terrible Person (currently in development, shortlisted for the Charlie Hartill Award, Pleasance Theatre, and the Stiles and Drewe Mentorship Award 2021), and Public Domain (Vaudeville Theatre) ★★★★★ Everything Theatre ★★★★★ GScene - The Times' Pick of the Week [The Times Hotlist, 2021]; featured on BBC RADIO 2 [“INNOVATIVE" The Daily Telegraph, “ORIGINAL AND EDGY" The Guardian] for which they received a Merit Award from the LA New Voices Project 2021, supported by Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment. Jordan is the Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer with BYMT, 2021.