Jasper GrantThe Color Purple
Jasper Grant is a brilliant Musical Director and Broadway Connection Master Teacher who almost had his music education cut short when he was mistakenly identified as being "tone deaf" by his third grade music teacher Miss Gladdin. Since then he has gone on to Music Direct from China to Californa including the National Tours: The Color Purple, Altar Boyz, Fame, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Smokey Joe's Cafe. Favorite regional credits include: The Wiz, Company, The King and I, Beehive, Diamonds, A Chorus Line, Fiddler On The Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tommy, Weird Romance, Quilters, South Pacific, Merrily We Roll Along, and Damn Yankees. Former Faculty: USD/Old Globe Theatre. Upcoming: Saved! (Kansas City Rep) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Beijing) Jasper thanks Mike Norman, his first piano teacher, who didn't believe Miss Gladdin anyway. BFA, Boston Conservatory.
Dion and Amyia were excellent!! They really went above and beyond for us. They took all of our kids backstage and had cast members ready to give tours. The kids were in awe (as were the adults)!” - E. Antilla
I particularly liked Ryan's urging in the Q and A for kids to expose themselves to as much dance, voice and acting as they could and to commit themselves to whatever they are doing 100%.” - P. .