Clayton Daniel Briggs is a musical theater writer based in Brooklyn, New York. He has been featured Off-Broadway as both a writer and performer. His most recent musical Electric Circus, written with Molly Reisman, received its first staged reading at Pepperdine University in April 2019. Clayton also works as a copyist and orchestrator, specializing in music for the stage.
Originally from Fresno, California, Clayton was born into a family of musicians and actors, and he has been performing in musicals for over a decade as both an actor and an instrumentalist. Clayton received his MFA in Musical Theater Writing at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and his Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory and Composition from Pepperdine University in 2016, where he also studied vocal performance.