Jason Marks (Music/Orchestrations/Vocal Arrangements) is an award-winning singer, actor & composer, based out of Richmond, Virginia. Mr. Marks has penned scores to A Christmas Carol (original version, commissioned by Virginia Rep), Hiawatha, The Twelve Elves of Christmas, The Big Talent Competition, Pup N' Adam, Ellis Island: Gateway of Dreams, Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: The Musical, The Little Engine That Could, Newton's Apple, and Croaker. As an actor, he has performed across the country (Ashland Cabaret Theatre, New Stage Theatre, Park Playhouse, Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre, Mill Mountain Theatre), and also at numerous productions in Richmond, VA (Virginia Repertory Theatre, Swift Creek Mill Playhouse). Awards include Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (2008 Richmond Theater Critic's Circle Award), 2010 Your Big Broadway Break Competition (Staybridge Suites Times Square, NYC), 3-time NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) winner in both Men's Musical Theater & Classical divisions, and the 2012 recipient of the Theresa Pollak Prize for Excellence in the Arts (Theater) given by Richmond Magazine. Croaker received the 2016 Artsie Award for Outstanding Original Work by the Richmond Theatre Critic's Circle. Mr. Marks has appeared as a concert soloist with the Richmond Symphony, as well as with the National Symphony Orchestra & Washington Chorus, Washington, DC, and regularly performs cabarets around the United States.