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Q+A: Michael Mitchell
January 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us in a discussion with MUSE Founding Member Michael Mitchell, where he will share his knowledge, answer questions about his career, and get to know you!
Note: This event is open to MUSE Directory members only.
Michael Mitchell is an award winning pianist, music director, composer, arranger and orchestrator who is an endorsed Yamaha Artist. He is the Music Director for“Amateur Night at the Apollo” at the world famous Apollo Theater in the historic Harlem, NY. Most recently Michael, along with his wife, Annastasia Victory were commissioned to be the arrangers, orchestrators, and music directors for a groundbreaking new musical – “A Wonderful Word: The Life and Music of Louis Armstrong.” The world premiere will be presented by Miami New Drama at the Colony Theater Fall 2021.
Michael has made his mark in the Broadway world as an associate conductor on the smash hit show Motown: The Musical. He is the Associate Conductor for the highly anticipated Broadway show MJ: The Musical – a behind the scenes look at Michael Jackson’s 1992 Dangerous Tour. Some of his other Broadway credits include: The Color Purple, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Memphis, Baby It’s You. Michael was a part of the music team for NBC’s award winning production of The Wiz Live!
Michael completed 4 years as conductor/music director for the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar, starring Ted Neeley, from the motion picture Jesus Christ Superstar. He was also the conductor/music director for Jesus Christ Superstar Gospel (Alliance Theater); where he was awarded the Suzi Bass Award for ‘Best Musical Director’. As the Music Director for The Best of Both Worlds (American Repertory Theater) and Dreamgirls (Dallas Theater Center), he received rave reviews for his music direction as well as pianistic abilities.
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