"I'm not going to limit myself
just because people won't accept the fact that I can do
Jordan Campbell's dynamic career traverses the fields of theatre, education, and cultural policy. Most recently, he returned from Saudi Arabia where he was performing in the international tour of the Wizard of Oz. Jordan received his Master of Education from Harvard University where he studied acting pedagogy in the Arts in Education program. Just before his time at Harvard, he embarked on the first Broadway National Tour of Amazing Grace. He also received a Helen Hayes Award nomination for his portrayal of Mrs. Bumbrake in Constellation Theatre's Peter and the Starcatcher. He has performed in several other notable regional theatre productions, including the Broadway-bound production of The Secret Garden at Shakespeare Theatre Company and the critically-acclaimed production of Bad Jews at Studio Theatre.
In addition to performance, Jordan has dedicated great time and effort to the arts education field. He serves as a teaching artist for several organizations, his work also spanning across arts advocacy and education policy, where he has advocated for federal funding and congressional support for arts in education. Jordan worked at the White House during the Obama Administration, focusing his time on the Turnaround Arts Initiative. He also worked as a researcher at Americans for the Arts where his efforts around Emerging Leaders in the field of Arts Education galvanized the organization's current efforts around broadening and diversifying the leadership pipeline.