JEFF THOMSON is a recipient of the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award as well as the Dramatist Guild Musical Theatre Writing Fellowship. His songs have been performed by such artists as Adam Lambert, Lea Michele, JoJo and Elizabeth Gillies, and he was a featured songwriter in the acclaimed songbook series at Lincoln Center. Jeff’s original musical TRAILS was performed in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle and Tokyo, winning him the NYMF award for Best Music as well as the Stage Entertainment Development Award. Other projects include VIRTUALLY ME for TheatreworksUSA, the critically-acclaimed musical horror spoof THANKSKILLING (adapted from the B horror movie), a club musical adaptation of the cult film JAWBREAKER, an arena rock musical adaptation of Allan Moyle's PUMP UP THE VOLUME (book and lyrics by Jeremy Desmon) and the postmodern musical comedy THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT (also with Mr. Desmon). He was selected by Amazon Studios to write the music for the animated movie musical MIDNIGHT, and he is also writing songs for the upcoming live action movie musical BEYOND RED, conceived by film and television writer/director, Darren Stein. Most recently, Jeff was chosen by Simon & Schuster to pen the score to a new Broadway musical based on the iconic and beloved sleuth, Nancy Drew.