Marlon Campell

Marlon Campbell is experienced in every aspect of theatrical production, and special event presentation. He has planned, produced, promoted, performed, directed, and designed shows for major companies, emerging Artists, as well as local arts organizations.

Mr. Campbell served as Stage Manager for numerous productions, ranging from New York’s Harlem Week Celebration, the Asian-American Dance Festival, and the Madison Avenue Street Fair, to special ceremonies at New York City Hall, Museum of Modern Art, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the American Museum of Natural History, and the United Nations.

On Her Majesty’s Service, he was Technical Coordinator of the Ruth Seaton James Center for the Performing Arts, in Devonshire, Bermuda. While in that position, he trained students from Cedarbridge Academy, and also sat on a Ministry of Education panel charged with developing a new School for the Arts on the island. Previously, he was the Technical Coordinator of Aaron Davis Hall, at the City College of New York, and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the award-winning Caribbean American Repertory Theatre.

He was the Production Manager and Technical Director of Vy Higginsen’s long-running gospel musical Mama, I Want to Sing!, and its many sequels. For more than a decade, he oversaw performances worldwide, at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, Union Square Theatre, Madison Square Garden, Dempsey Theatre, Washington’s Warner Theater, Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, Louisville, Kentucky’s Whitney Center, Der Weiner Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria, as well as multiple tours of Germany, Switzerland, and Japan.

In addition, Mr. Campbell has served as Property Master for several New Federal Theatre productions, including Christchild, Robert Johnson: Trick the Devil, Checkmates, Urban Transition: Loose Blossoms and Bessie Speaks!, as well as the National Black Touring Circuit’s Brother Malcolm X, at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. He also provided props for the Roberto Stivanello productions of the operas Pagliacci, Suor Angelica, Madama Butterfly, and La Boheme at Henry Street Settlement and University of Bridgeport, as well as the thriller Wait Until Dark, for the Harlem Theatre Company. –

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Props Christchild 1992-93 Season
Props Robert Johnson: Trick the Devil 1992-93 Season
Props Urban Transition: Loose Blossoms 2002-03 Season
Props Diss Diss & Diss Dat 2003-04 Season