Jennifer-Pauslon-Lee-headshot-2015xJENNIFER PAULSON-LEE


Ms. Lee’s credits include Co-Author of book revisions for Frank Wildhorn’s WONDERLAND alongside longtime collaborator Gabe Barre, with a full production slated for the 2022 season at Tuacahn Center for the Arts. Ms. Lee will choreograph and Barre will direct. Revisions began during a pre-Covid production of Wonderland with NYU’s Steinhardt School of Vocal Performance. Other credits include MCP’s 2019 concert production of The Scarlet Pimpernel at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall starring Tony Yazbeck, Laura Osnes and Norm Lewis; and RAGS with NYU’s Steinhardt School of Vocal Performance. Currently running on 3 vessels is Magic To Do under a special partnership with Princess Cruise Lines and Stephen Schwartz with director Gabriel Barre; A Rockin’ Midsummer Night’s Dream (World Premiere, CT); Susannah (St. Petersburg Opera); Camelot  (Ft. Worth’s Casa Manana Theatre); City of Angels (Goodspeed Opera House); Enter Laughing, the musical (associate Dir./Choreographer – York Theatre NYC, Bay Street in Sag Harbor and Mark Taper in LA); and HMS PinaforeThe Consul (Opera NJ). As part of an initiative by NewArts, Ms. Lee choreographed Seussical, the musical, working with director Michael Unger starring John Tartaglia and a double cast of 84 local Newtown, CT residents from ages 5-18 as a way to bring immediate healing – to remember, honor and inspire through the performing arts. (visit Other professional work includes choreography for the Broadway workshop of Little Women: the musical; Annie Get Your Gun (Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont with Patti LuPone); The Four Seasons Vivaldi Concert (Vancouver Symphony, Alice Tully Hall and Tsai Performing Arts Center in Boston). Off Broadway: Stars in Your Eyes, The Last Starfighter; Lola, the musical. Also, Fables in Slang and Tintypes (Melting Pot Theatre). R&H’s Cinderella (Paper Mill Playhouse and Ogunquit Playhouse); West Side Story (Pioneer Theatre – Utah). All About Us (Kander and Ebb with book by Joe Stein based on Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth). The Rink (Cape Playhouse); Mel Marvin’s The Book of Candy. Pericles and A Child’s Christmas in Wales for Shakespeare Theatre of NJ. At Goodspeed Opera House: Dear World; A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, Finian’s Rainbow (nominated –Best Choreography – CT Critics Circle), Just So, Houdini, Sweeney Todd and others. Other regional: Zorro, Guys and Dolls, Jerry’s Girls; Jacques Brel is Alive and Well; NY Musical Theatre Festival: Behind the Limelight, Tim & Scrooge. Bookends, a Musical at NJ Rep. A Christmas Carol at The McCarter Theatre (re-staging and choreography supervisor since 2006); Princeton’s Triangle Club Heist Almightyand the Princeton University’s 250th Triangle Club Show, The Tiger Roars. Directing credits: Flyer, the musical; A Time To Be Born; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Amanda Green at the WestBank, Beyond Measure (2010) and 2Life.  Ms. Lee has danced for and/or assisted many notable director/choreographers of our time, including Jerome Robbins and Susan Stroman (PBS Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall and 110 in the Shade NYC Opera – Principal Dancer). Ms. Lee holds a BFA in Dance from East Carolina University.