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Jay Towns

Jay Towns

Biography

Jay Towns is a Chicago-based content creator, musician, actor, and entrepreneur. His work in the entertainment industry spans Theatre, Film, TV, live comedy, and music (performance, composition, and writing). He is currently studying Musical Theatre, Music Technology, and Business Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University and is open to relocation and job opportunities. His most recent work includes:

FILM/TV:

  • Composer for “It’s Not You, It’s Me,” a short film by Hannah Lindvall.
  • Lead role of “Sam Akins” in “Bookstore: Snippets,” a web series by Blair Johnson.

THEATRE:

  • “King Arthur” in Monty Python’s “Spamalot,” Dir. Jon Toussaint, Prod. Jessica Nekritz.
  • “Winnie” in Winnie the Pooh, Dir. Nate Cohen, Prod. ImagineU Northwestern.

LIVE MUSIC:

  • Featured Singer in JTE Song Cycle 2020, performed MT and pop repertoire.
  • Featured Singer in the Social Media Concert Series, produced by Paramount Theatre in Chicago.

You can find out more about Jay Towns at his website, on Instagram, on LinkedIn, or Backstage, and you can contact him directly via email at [email protected]

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Music Transcriber
  • Music Producer/Record Producer
  • Actor-Musician
  • Other

My Primary Instrument

  • Voice

My Instruments

  • Bass - electric
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Ukulele
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Other

Pronouns

  • He/Him