Marshall Pailet is a director, writer, and composer for musical theater, plays, and animated films, and is the proud owner of a wildly untrained but ultimately well-meaning terrier mix. He directed, composed, and co-wrote the Off-Broadway musicals Who's Your Baghdaddy; or How I Started the Iraq War (New York Times Critics' Pick) and the now internationally licensed Triassic Parq (Ovation Award, Best Musical; Ovation Nom; Best Director). Other theater: Shrek the Halls (DreamWorks Theatricals); Claudio Quest (winner of six 2015 NYMF Awards for Excellence); Loch Ness (Best Musical, OC Weekly); The Chocolate Tree (NAMT). Film: VeggieTales: Noah's Ark starring Wayne Brady (Original Songs). As Director Only: Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat; The Voice Within; Eudaemonia; Uncle Pirate; Stuck; The 49 Project; Thursday; With Kings in the Back; Bat Boy; Escape Artists; and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. He is also on faculty at Molly College/Cap 21 and the Broadway Dreams Foundation. Graduate of Yale University. Website: www.marshallpailet.com.