ACTING (partial):

Once                                

Nickel Mines                     

Romeo+Juliet+Anybodys 

Passion                             

The Fantasticks    

The Farnsworth Invention 

The Scottish Play     

Fiddler On the Roof     

Master Harold & the Boys  

Guy    

Samuel 

Romeo

Liutenant Torasso

Matt

Young Farnsworth

Morgan  

The Fiddler

Hally  

Broadway Rose Theatre Company

New York Musical Festival (NYMF)

Cincinnati Fringe Festival

UC Irvine

New Swan Shakespeare Festival

La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla Playhouse

Lyric Opera San Diego

San Diego Actors Theatre

Resume available for download here: 

WRITING:

The House of Edgar Allan Poe: A Musical Based on His Life and Work          

Wrote the book, music, and orchestrations.  Lyrics based on the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, Virginia Clemm, and Frances Sargent Osgood.  Poe received a full production in 2019 as part of Weber State University’s mainstage season.  Prior, Poe had two staged readings at UC Irvine, and in 2017 was part of New York Musical Festival’s (NYMF) Developmental Reading Series.

 

Margot’s Blessing: A Musical

Wrote the music.  Libretto by Lori Ada Jaroslow.  A fifteen-minute musical produced at New Musicals Initiative (NMI) in North Hollywood, which follows a recovering heroin addict trying to make amends with her dying mother.  Morgan and Lori are currently expanding Margot’s Blessing into a full length musical.

 

Morgan Hollingsworth EP

Self-produced album of songs written about the aftermath of abusive relationships.

 

Satin Nickel EP

Debut album from folk/rock band, Satin Nickel, produced by Brooklyn Sound Lab. Morgan contributes vocals, guitar, mandolin, and original songs.

OTHER WRITING:

When (dance piece) 

That Night (short film) 

In the Hall (musical)

Notes from Underground

The Effects of …Marigolds 

Midsummer Night’s Dream 

Original Music

Original Music

Composer

Composer/Book

Original Music

Original Music

Freemove Dance

Murphy Brothers Productions

Portola Middle School Performing Arts

UC Irvine Workshop

Uc Irvine Workshop

San Diego Junior Theatre

TRAINING: 

BFA in Musical Theatre with Honors in Acting and Music Theater from University of California—Irvine

Voice: Edward Hollingsworth, Dr. Daniel Gary Busby

Dance: UC Irvine, San Diego Dance Center, Touch of Class Studios

Acting: UC Irvine, The Old Globe Summer Shakespeare Intensive, La Jolla Playhouse Conservatory, San Diego Junior Theatre

Writing: Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project, NMI’s Academy of New Musical Theatre Core Curriculum

 

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Guitar (acoustic, electric, and slide guitar), mandolin, violin, viola, and piano

Perfect pitch, sight reading, proficiency in Finale Notation Software and Logic Pro X

Music arranging, copying, transcription, and transposition

Sound engineering and sound mixing

Juggles balls, rings, and clubs; can juggle while eating an apple.

British, Cockney, Irish, and Southern dialects.  

Rex Harrison impression.