Mark Allen has been a published songwriter and musician since he was ten years old. Before moving to New York, Mark was a studio vocalist and songwriter in Nashville, Tennessee, working with some of the biggest names in country and gospel music. An award-winning and critically acclaimed professional actor and director, Mark has been a part of theatre virtually his whole life. Mark is also a 2006 graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, where he was the winner of the 2005 ASCAP Max Dreyfus Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre Writing. Mark is also an award-winning film composer, winning the Award for Best Original Score at the 2008 First Take Film Festival for his original score for the award-winning feature film, A Viking Saga. He and his beautiful wife Kelly, an actor and performer, live in New York.