jasper has been an active vocal coach for over 14 years in new york city and believes in body/mind/spirit approach to the material. an active music director, he has been involved in over 80 professional productions from new york to shanghai. favorites include the national tours of: the addams family, the color purple, altar boyz, smokey joe's cafe, fame, & seven brides for seven brothers. favorite regional credits include: yoshimi battles the pink robots, the wiz (la jolla playhouse) saved (kansas city rep) a chorus line, damn yankees, company (starlight theatre) quilters, diamonds, lucky stiff (saddleback civic light opera) merrily we roll along, my fair lady, you're a good man charlie brown, and the world goes round (lambs players)
he was involved in the very ﬁrst broadway production in china (fame, the musical) and is an adjunct faculty member of both the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing & Shanghai Theatre Academy where he produced Rent,
Miss Saigon, Guys & Dolls and Thoroughly Modern Millie for Chinese audiences.
he is also the artistic director of the new theatre company, b-side productions, an exciting new organization that fosters opportunities for creative exploration without the pressure of industry expectation. created by artists for artists, b-side productions aims to inspire through the imaging of new and existing works of musicals.
check out b-sideproductions.org for more about the inaugural season.