Eric Jordan Young

Eric Jordan Young | Assistant Professor of Theatre

Eric Jordan Young is an accomplished Producer, Director, Choreographer, Entertainer, Playwright and Songwriter with TV, Broadway (RAGTIME ‘98, RAGTIME ‘09, CHICAGO, SEUSSICAL, LOOK OF LOVE), Off-Broadway, Regional (NYSF, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Alliance Theater, Signature Theatre), National Tour (CHICAGO, RAGTIME, DREAMGIRLS), and Commercial credits. Eric is a Helen Hayes award recipient whose Las Vegas performances include COCKTAIL CABARET (Caesars Palace), ROCK OF AGES (Venetian/Rio), SHAKIN’ (Planet Hollywood), CHICAGO (Mandalay Bay), STARLIGHT EXPRESS (Las Vegas Hilton) and VEGAS! THE SHOW. Eric has performed with several Symphonies throughout the country including the Atlanta Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Phoenix Symphony Orchestra and the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. His solo album ONCE IN A LIFETIME, was produced by his company EnJoY! Productions and his one-man musical SAMMY & ME is the winner of the ArtVoice and Salt Awards. SAMMY & ME will receive an updated production in the summer of 2023 @ Bay St Theater. Mr. Young was the Resident Director of BAZ (Venetian/Palazzo) and Creative Director for RENEGADES (Caesars Palace) and DRAG SUPPER CLUB. Eric is the Associate Director for the Norwegian Cruise Line production of FOOTLOOSE and the immersive production of ROCK OF AGES in Hollywood, CA. Latest work includes the Kennedy Center production of GUYS & DOLLS and several new works including the new musicals VANISHING GIRL and THE LAST SHOW. Eric is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater at Long Island University in Brookville, NY. / @ejyshakin