Musical Theatre | Program Director

Jeffrey Page is a choreographer as well as an opera and theatre director of both classical and contemporary works. He has directed numerous projects in Tokyo, of which received Yomiuri Award nominations, including Best Musical. The first African American to be named the Marcus Institute Fellow for Opera Directing at The Juilliard School, where he serves as guest faculty and has directed and choreographed for both its Theatre and Opera departments. For Harvard University’s Theatre, Dance & Media Department, Jeffrey maintains a faculty lectureship. Jeffrey is Emmy-Award nominated and has won an MTV Video Music Award for his work with Beyoncé, whose creative team has included him for more than 12 years. His work was featured on Beyoncé’s The Formation World Tour, in her historic Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival performance, and in two of her HBO specials. Mr. Page was the associate creative director for Mariah Carey’s Sweet, Sweet Fantasy European Tour, and has been a featured choreographer on Fox Television’s So You Think You Can Dance. Mr. Page was in the original, award-winning Broadway cast of Fela!,  at Eugene O’Neill Theatre. He worked alongside Tony Award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori to choreograph the hit Broadway musical Violet starring Sutton Foster at Roundabout Theatre Company. At the Barrington Theatre Company, Mr. Page received glowing reviews as the choreographer for Company and won a 2016 Berkshire Theater Award for his work on Broadway Bounty Hunter. In 2016, he established Movin’ Legacy as an Indianapolis-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the ethnology and documentation of contemporary and traditional dance from Africa and the African diaspora. Jeffrey holds a Master of Fine Arts degree, with a concentration in Theatre Directing from Columbia University in New York City and has been awarded the Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship from the Brooklyn Academy of Music.  Currently he is co-directing and choreographing the upcoming Broadway revival of 1776 with Diane Paulus.