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Jennifer Paulson-Lee
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Jennifer Paulson-Lee

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Guest Associate Director/Choreographer for 
Temple (ImaGEN, 2016)

Jennifer Paulson-Lee has enjoyed a 25+ year career throughout the USA, Europe, Japan and Canada spanning Broadway and Off Broadway, Radio City, Classical Opera and Television, while often developing new works.

Credits include: Magic To Do a new musical revue of Stephen Schwartz songs currently running on 3 vessels for Princess Cruises; Enter Laughing, the musical (NYC York Theatre, Mark Taper and The Wallis in Los Angeles); Annie Get Your Gun (Lincoln Center NYC); Susannah (St. Petersburg Opera); Camelot (Casa Manana); HMS Pinafore, The Consul (Opera NJ). Little Women, the musical (pre-Bway workshop); The Four Seasons (Vancouver Symphony). Off Broadway: Cyrano de Bergerac, Stars in Your Eyes, The Last Starfighter; Lola, the musical. Fables in Slang, Tintypes (Melting Pot). R&H’s Cinderella (Paper Mill); West Side Story (Pioneer); The Rink (Cape Playhouse); The Book of Candy (Passage Theatre Co.); Pericles and A Child’s Christmas in Wales – (Shakespeare Theatre of NJ). Bookends (NJ Rep). At Goodspeed Opera House: City of Angels; Dear World; A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, Finian’s Rainbow (nominated – Best Choreography), Just So, Houdini, Sweeney Todd and others. Regional: Zorro, Guys and Dolls, Jerry’s Girls; Jacques Brel is Alive and Well, Seussical and the World premier of A Rockin’ Midsummer Night’s Dream with a score by Eric Sveycar (Featured at 2016 TriBeCa Film Festival – Midsummer in Newtown). Princeton’s Triangle Club: Heist Almighty and The Tiger Roars. A graduate of East Carolina University, Ms. Lee has also danced for and/or assisted many notable director/choreographers of our time, including mentor Mavis Ray (an Agnes De Mille dancer), Susan Stroman and the legendary Jerome Robbins. Upcoming: Temple in association with MSU, and Howard – a new musical based on the life of billionaire Howard Hughes. www.jenniferpaulsonlee.com

ImaGEN is a collaborative venture between the MSU College of Arts and Letters’ Department of Theatre and the MSUFCU Institute for Arts & Creativity at Wharton Center.