Resume

John-Michael d'Haviland

Music Director/Conductor/Performing Artist 

Music Direction - Regional Theatre

Kiss Me, Kate

The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Music Direction”

Thoroughly Modern Millie

The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Music Direction”

The Wild Party (La Chiusa)

Dominion Stage, Arlington, VA

Sweet Smell of Success

The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Music Direction”

Follies

The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Music Direction”

The Producers

The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA

42nd Street

The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA

Ain’t Misbehavin’

NextStop Theatre Company, Herndon, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Music Direction”

Dreamgirls

Dominion Stage, Arlington, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Music Direction”

A Little Night Music

The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Music Direction”

Spring Awakening

Dominion Stage, Arlington, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Music Direction”

Cabaret, (1998 version)

The Keegan Theatre, Washington, DC

Caroline, or Change

NextStop Theatre Company, Herndon, VA

Rocky Horror Show

American University, Washington, DC

Rent

American University, Washington, DC

Pippin

Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook High School, Mableton, GA

Violet*

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

*2017 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Award Nominee, "Music Direction"

Legally Blonde, Jr.

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

The Robber Bridegroom

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

Arabian Nights

Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook High School, Mableton, GA

Into the Woods*

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

*2018 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Award Nominee, "Music Direction"

The Addams Family

Pope High School, Marietta, GA

The Wedding Singer

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

Godspell (2012)*

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

*2019 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Award Nominee, "Music Direction"

1940's Radio Christmas Carol

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

Chicago, HS Edition

Pope High School, Marietta, GA

Big Fish*

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

*2019 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Award Nominee, "Music Direction"

Altar Boyz

Marietta Theatre Company, Marietta, GA

Disaster!, the Musical

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

Little Shop of Horrors

Elm Street Cultural Arts Village, Woodstock, GA

Baby

Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs, GA

Footloose

Pope High School, Marietta GA

Television

"The Kennedy Center Honors", Performer, Tina Turner Tribute Choir, (2005), CBS    

George Stevens, Jr. Producer, Washington, DC

"Christmas in Washington", Performer/Chorister,

(2004-2008), Turner Network Television, George Stevens, Jr. Producer, Washington, DC

Special Skills

Strong Sight-Reader - Absolute Pitch - Conducting from the piano and/or podium - A cappella Vocal Arranging - 

Vocal Coaching - Baritone Vocalist.

Software Platforms: Mainstage, Finale, GarageBand, MS Office. Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills - Certified Gymnastics Instructor, Expert/Certified Coach (all levels) of Cheerleading

Training

George Mason University

Master of Arts, Music (Conducting)

Bachelor of Arts, Music

Private Instruction

Piano

Dale Anthony, Edward Newman, Dr. Judith Harrison

Voice

Dr. Stan Engebretson, Dr. Kathryn Hearden-Bothelo

Conducting

Dr. Stan Engebretson, Mr. Anthony Maiello

Music Direction Intensive 2011, Goodspeed Opera House

(Michael O’Flaherty, Adam Souza, William Thomas, Dan Pardo, Dan DeLange, Rob Ruggiero)

Stage

The Rocky Horror Show       (Dr. Frank-n-Furter)

NextStop Theatre Company, Herndon, VA

WATCH Award Nomination “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical”

Ragtime      (Coalhouse Walker, Jr.)

The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA

Side Show      (Jake)

NextStop Theatre Company, Herndon, VA

The Wild Party      (Eddie Mackrel)

Dominion Stage, Arlington, VA

The Full Monty      (Horse)

Rockville Musical Theatre, Rockville, MD

Rent      (Tom Collins)

Winters Lane Productions, Washington, DC

Workshops/Masterclasses/Concerts

Workshop - Musicals

Music Director/Conductor, Samantha Spade: Ace Detective, 2015, Atlanta, GA

(Georgia Stitt, Composer)

Associate Music Director/Conductor, Rocket Boys, (Regional, Development Run), 2015, The Legacy Theatre Atlanta, GA

Music Director, Nero/Pseudo (World Premiere), 2014

WSC Avant Bard, Washington, DC

Music Director, Snuff, the Musical (World Premiere), 2013

Muse Theatre Company, Capital Fringe Festival, Washington, DC

 

Master Classes, Accompanist/Collaborative Pianist

Andrea Burns, Peter Flynn, Cary Tedder,

January 2019, Ripley Grier Studios,

New York, NY

Andrea Burns, Peter Flynn, Cary Tedder, Cody Williams,

January 2018, Ripley Grier Studios,

New York, NY

Peter Flynn, Tyler Hanes, Georgia Stitt, Cary Tedder, Cody Williams, Billy Tighe, January 2017, Ripley Grier Studios,

New York, NY

Cady Huffman, Peter Flynn, Andrea Burns, Cady Tedder, Cody Williams, January 2016, Ripley Grier Studios, New York, NY

Georgia Stitt, Peter Flynn, Andrea Burns, John Rocco 

January 2015, Ripley-Grier Studios, New York, NY

Concerts - Music Director

They’re Playing His Song, 2014, Winters Lane Productions,

Baltimore, MD

“It Takes A Village”, 2013 Gala, Winters Lane Productions, 

Baltimore, MD

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