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Jamie Buxton

Jamie Buxton

  • Biography

    Jamie Buxton is a music theatre writer, composer, performer, and teacher. Writing credits include MY FIRST START, a musical short film co-written and directed by Tony winner Victoria Clark, Amazon Prime premiere; QUILLÉN, a Chilean fantasy musical with composer Pablo Concha; MARRYING JAKE GYLLENHAAL (as composer, book/lyrics by Melissa Center), Edinburgh Festival Fringe; THE FOX, mini-musical based on the D.H. Lawrence novella with composer Lucy O’Brien, Bishopsgate Institute in London; MOONPHASE, a short-form audio musical with composer Sean Eads; and FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS, Routledge Press, 2021 (chapter author: JERSEY BOYS). As a performer, her credits include national and international touring productions of A CHORUS LINE, HAIR, and THE MIKADO; stints with the RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Disney Cruise Line, and the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players; and regional productions of 42ND STREET, ME AND MY GIRL, HAIRSPRAY, and GYPSY. Directing credits include THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, THE FANTASTICKS, A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, JAKE'S WOMEN, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, and CLUE. Her original songs have been performed at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, Dixon Place, and Birdland Jazz Club. A member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, NATS, and the Dramatists Guild, Buxton holds an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU and is Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at Milligan University.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education
    • TV/Film
    • Tours

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • Texas/Southwest

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Bookwriter/Librettist
    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist
    • Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Voice

    Software

    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Theatrical Director
    • Playwright
    • Actor-Musician
    • Singer/Performer

    Affiliations

    • ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION (AEA)
    • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
    • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF SINGING (NATS)
    • SAG/AFTRA