Jerome Elliott is a Broadway World Award-winning actor, singer and director. A prolific cabaret performer, he has performed at major venues in Palm Springs, New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Los Angeles, Seattle and San Diego. He is known for combining deeply felt vocals with razor sharp tale spinning. Jerome is a three-time finalist in Open Call at the McCallum Theatre, an alumnus of the International Cabaret Conference at Yale University, and holds a B.A. in drama from Franklin & Marshall College.
Jerome has been a core member of Desert Ensemble Theatre Company in Palm Springs since 2014 and in 2018 became the company's Artistic Director. For his work with DETC, The Desert Theatre League recognized him as Outstanding Director & Outstanding Supporting Male Performer, Cabaret/Revue for BOYS' NIGHT OUT (2017); Outstanding Director, A NUMBER and Outstanding Director & Outstanding Lead Male Performer, Cabaret/Revue, SHOWSTOPPERS (2016). He also won as Outstanding Supporting Performer in 2013 for STANDING ON CEREMONY: THE GAY MARRIAGE PLAYS (Keith Coleman Productions).
A fervent believer in continuing education, Jerome is a frequent participant in cabaret conferences and master classes. He counts among his mentors Lina Koutrakos, Jason Graae, Amanda McBroom, Sharon McNight, Marilyn Maye, Sally Mayes, Rita Gardner, KT Sullivan, John Bucchino, the late Julie Wilson, Alex Rybeck, Rick Jensen, Tex Arnold, and Steven Lutvak.