The Catholic University of America
Jay D. Brock, M.F.A.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Musical Theatre


Jay D. Brock

Clinical Assistant Professor, Musical Theatre

Jay D. Brock teaches acting, directing, and business of theatre in the musical theatre division.  In addition to his university work Jay is also a critically acclaimed award winning director of plays, musicals, and operas spanning coast to coast. Recent credits include the world premiere of the fully orchestrated version of Songs for a New World conducted by composer Jason Robert Brown, the regional premiere of F#@cking Up Everything produced by Off the Leash Productions/New Musical Foundation at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and the regional premiere of Sisters of Swing with NYC’s Infinity Theatre Company. Regional credits: Dance for Her (Pasadena Playhouse 2nd Stage, CA); Into the WoodsPippinEast of the Sun and West of the Moon (Imagination Stage, MD); Life in Death (The Kennedy Center, DC); It's a Wonderful Life: Radio PlayThe Tempest (Annapolis Shakespeare, MD) West Side Story (Riverside Theatre Center, VA);The Rocky Horror Show (The Washington Savoyards, DC); The HP Lovecraft Nightmare SuiteNormal (Molotov Theatre Group, DC); In the Beginning (The Fibonacci Center & Tour, TX); After Hours in the Whale Room (Dana Point Theatre Company, CA); Souvenir, The Last Five Years, Do I hear a Waltz (1st Stage, VA); Zeno’s World (Ensemble Theatre, CA); Naughty Marietta (Opera AACC, MD); Last Five Years, Closer Than Ever (Limelight Theatre, MD); When the Stars Go Out (Bright Alchemy Theatre Company, DC); Tango!Tango! (Opera Aurora, VA); Ubu Roi (Journeymen Theatre, DC); Romeo et JulietteCavalleria Rusticana, I Pagliacci (Marland Lyric Opera); Padrevia , Dido & Aeneas, Signor Deluso, The Women, Magnum Opus (Opera Alterna, DC); Eleemosynary (Boo Box Productions, CA). University credits: CarouselSweet CharityThe Pajama GameShakespeare in HollywoodThe Drowsy ChaperoneCabaretSuor AngelicaLa Voix Humaine, The Serpent Woman, The Magic Flute, The Tragical History of Dr. FaustusTrouble in Tahiti, The Medium, In Good King Charles’ Golden Days, and The Frogs. Jay has additional directing credits with Folger Theatre, Synetic Theatre, Los Angeles Theatre Center, The Geffen Playhouse, Theatre J, and Anteus Classical Theatre Ensemble.  He is currently an associate member of SDC and a resident director with Annapolis Shakespeare Company.