Jermaine is an actor, singer and vocal coach happy to call Chicago home, and honored to be represented by Gray Talent Group. Originally from New York City, he received his Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College and a Master of Music from the New England Conservatory. He studied acting with Barbara Anger, Paula Murray Cole, and Arno Selco, voice with Helen Hodam, and vocal coaching with John Moriarty. Equally at home on theatrical, concert and operatic stages, he has appeared at New York’s Carnegie Hall, Boston’s Jordan Hall, Chicago’s Symphony Hall, The Lost Colony (NC), Rome Capitol Theatre (NY), and the Aldeburgh Festival in the U.K.
He is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at North Central College in Naperville, where he coordinates the musical theatre major, and serves on the Board of Directors for The Other Theatre Company in Chicago. He maintains a small private coaching studio and recently worked with Tony and Grammy Award winner Heather Headley in preparation for her return to the Broadway stage in The Color Purple.
A pianist, musical director, and arranger as well, Jermaine is still active in those areas. You can find out more about his musical side and listen to clips of his work at jermainehillmusic.com.