AMDA Faculty since: 2018
Jan Roper is a composer and music director. After many
years as a singer/performer, she launched her theater career with the
full-scale production of her own original rock opera, Jerusalem A.D. Her original musical, City of Light, was chosen for the American Society of Composers,
Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Stephen Schwartz' workshop and the New York City
Festival where it won Best Score. City of
Light has also been featured as at Feinstein's/54
Below. Jan also composed and directed a one-woman show on the Broadway career
of Lane Bradbury (the original Dainty Rose in Gypsy). with performances in Los Angeles and New York City. She stays busy as a vocal
and music director in the local theatre and cabaret community of Los Angeles.
Jan is an accompanist.