Bill Newberry is a music director, actor, singer, voice teacher and vocal coach from Atlanta, Georgia. He has been working with
young performers basically all of his adult life. After a successful career teaching the arts in a private school, Bill began his professional
theatre career as kids' music director on the first national tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. On returning to Atlanta, he became
a sought-after music director in the Atlanta theatre community. Over the years he has worked as a music director/actor at most of the major Atlanta theatre, including the
Alliance, Actor's Express, Theatre of the Stars, The Atlanta Lyric theatre, and Georgia Ensemble Theatre. In addition, Bill has music directed on over a dozen national tours, among them the world premieres of Diusney's High School Musical I and II,
Les Miserables, The King and I, Joseph/Dreamcoat, Annie, and Beauty and the Beast. Bill has been a voice teacher/vocal coach for over twenty years; his students have gone on to major success on
The Voice, American Idol, and in TV, movies, and Broadway. He also has been the music director for Camp Broadway, a national organization of theatre camps, for over twenty years,
and he also founded and was artistic and music director for the Fox Theatre's Rising Stars Musical Theatre Intensive; Bill also was on the faculty of City Springs Theatre's Virtually Broadway Intensive this summer.
Bill's philosophy of teaching is using solid technique and acting skills to craft a total performance in each song his students learn.