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Joriah Kwamé is an upcoming writer and performer currently based in Michigan. Joriah started singing when he was a small child. As a result of the music that was the soundtrack for his childhood, Joriah began to admire classic R&B, Soul, and Jazz music. He has been composing since he was 11 years old. Earlier in life, Joriah wrote and produced commercial music, releasing an original album by the age of 13. He performed this music throughout his younger years, performing with R&B/Neo Soul artists such as Anthony Hamilton, The Dramatics, Lyfe Jennings, and Keith Sweat .

 

Joriah's deepest passion is for Musical Theater composition. His biggest inspirations in that regard are Stephen Sondheim, Lin Manuel Miranda, Jason Robert Brown, Jeanine Tesori and Pasek & Paul. He is currently penning 6 musicals, some of which have been featured in workshops and concerts around the country. He is best known for writing "Little Miss Perfect" by Taylor Louderman, which was featured on the album created to support up and coming MT composers-Write Out Loud.

 

 Joriah is also a member of The Actors Equity Association and has been seen as an actor in many professional stage productions, portraying a diverse array of roles ranging from Slightly Soiled in Peter Pan and Wendy to Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar. When he isn't making art, you can find him on a pair of roller skates or watching a new show on Netflix.