Sean PaxtonMusic Director
Sean Paxton (also Music Director) is a composer, pianist, and musical director who returns to SMP after writing music for Stuart Little, Deathtrap and A Wrinkle in Time, and music directing Always…Patsy Cline, Dames at Sea, The Marvelous Wonderettes, and Pump Boys & Dinettes in which he also performed. He started his career in Los Angeles at USC and has since scored films, composed for theater, and orchestrated or arranged for everything from orchestral to pop to jazz ensembles. In the past year Sean has worked on Man of La Mancha, The Fantasticks, Sister Act, Candide, Beehive, and The Robber Bridegroom. He is a recipient of ASCAP's Harold Arlen award, and former participant in the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop.