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Jordan Barrow

Musical Theatre Audition Prep + Song Book Building

Jordan is excited to join the Prep faculty! A New Jersey native, he is now a New York City based actor with a career spanning the Stage, Television, Film, and Voice-over. As a teacher, he enjoys empowering his students with the confidence to elevate their performances, auditions, and career skills. 

Jordan made his Broadway debut as the principal role of Boq in Wicked at the Gershwin theatre.  He is the first Black actor to play the role in North America. Most recently he starred as Benny in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Rent. Prior to that, he played Themba Khenketha, starring alongside Tony Winner Victoria Clark, Tony Nominee Montego Glover, and Tony Winner Judy Kaye in the world premiere Toronto production of the Maltby and Shire musical Sousatzka, directed by Adrian Noble. Additionally, he performed at Barrington Stage in the 2019 Kilroys Award winning world premiere of America V 2.1: The Sad Demise and Eventual Extinction of the American Negro directed by Logan Vaughn and written by Stacey Rose. He was seen in the Ovation® Award winning west coast premiere of Witness Uganda directed by Griffin Matthews. Some of his favorite credits include the world premiere musical Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road at the Temple Theatre, The Tempest at the New York Shakespeare festival at the Delacorte Theatre directed by Michael Greif, and Peter Pan at the Paper Mill Playhouse. On film, he guest starred on the first season of the critically acclaimed series Pose directed by Ryan Murphy. He is also featured on the Comedy Central series Broad City directed by Lucia Aniello. He can be seen in the  feature-length film Amy and Peter are Getting Divorced which was released Summer 2021.

He is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Musical Theatre program and holds a certificate from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts Shakespeare in Performance program. He is repped by Artists Firsts Management. Jordan enjoys roller coasters, pop culture, and cooking in his free time.  He has had exactly one legitimately viral TikTok.

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