Jarrod has always been passionate about the arts. Originally from Australia, he has worked in major cities all over the world, including Sydney, London and New York. He moved to Perth to study and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in musical theatre from Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts, a department of Edith Cowen University, in 2000.
Jarrod Carland has always had a passion for musicals. Early in his career, he performed on stage in musical productions. While living in London, he had major roles in productions like Grease, The Phantom of the Opera and Cats. In 2006, he also performed in London’s Royal Albert Hall’s productions of Show Boat.
After moving to New York, Jarrod worked on Broadway productions. His most notable production is The New Mel Brooks Musical: Young Frankenstein, which he worked on as an assistant producer to Mel Brooks. Other major productions he worked on include The Producers and Hairspray.
Back in Australia, he was an assistant producer of Andrea Bocelli in Concert, which toured cities across Australia and New Zealand and was seen by over 55,000 people. Following the concert series’ success, Jarrod executive produced Avenue Q Australia on its two-year tour around cities like Auckland, Canberra, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane. A critical success, Avenue Q was nominated for 8 awards in 2010 including Best Musical. It won 5 awards, including Best Director, Best Male Actor and Best Female Actor in the musical category.
Now living in Melbourne, Jarrod is running Studio Jack, a graphic design studio that embraces his love of the arts. Bringing together a team of talented designers from nearly every visual medium, he founded a boutique studio specialising in creating groundbreaking visual imagery.
Developing unique visual marketing strategies and campaigns for major art and culture programs in Sydney and Melbourne and other events in major cities throughout the country, Studio Jack is respected for bringing vision and passion to every project.
To see examples of projects by Jarrod Carland, check out his portfolio or visit Studio Jack’s website.
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