Janelle Lawrence - CHOREOGRAPHER, COMPOSER, COSTUME DESIGNER, Director, LYRICIST, MAKEUP ARTIST, MOVEMENT DESIGNER, Musical Book Writer, PLaywright
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JANELLE LAWRENCE received her B.F.A. in Musical Theatre Performance from Manhattanville College. In her career she has worked with Award Winning artists such as Austin Pendleton, Ntozake Shange, Chris Wells, and Jeremy Bass.
In 2018 she performed with The Lobby Project for DON’T BOTHER ME I CAN’T COPE* at Encore! City Center and at 54 Below.
As a writer, composer, and lyricist Janelle has had her musicals SUBLIMINAL, 'TIS THE SEASON, and GROUP THERAPY at various Theaters in the NYC area such as Club Cumming, Teatro La Tea, and Joe’s Pub.
Her operetta MIXING MARX WITH MADNESS was presented at Dixon Place on the Main Stage.
Janelle Lawrence is the Artistic Director of Broad Views on Broadway, a non-profit Theatre Company dedicated to providing equal opportunity and representation of new theatre works.
She recently finished her residency with the 92nd St Y Musical Theatre Development Lab: Collective and is the Co-Moderator of Musical Theatre Factory’s Women/Trans/Gender Non-Conforming Roundtable.
Janelle is a 2019 Greenhouse Resident with SPACE on Ryder Farms and a Resident in the Hamilton Project with Barn Arts Collective.