RJ Higton is a dancer, teacher, choreographer, singer, and actor. He is currently a student at the University of Michigan’s department of Musical Theatre, which is well-known as one of the top musical theatre programs in the world. RJ is one of Showstopper’s all-time top-scoring soloists from the west coast. RJ is the founder of MPIRE Productions at the University of Michigan, a community centered around providing performers with educational opportunities, an artistic platform, and a voice. In 2018, he was named “Artist of the Year” for musical theatre performance by the Orange County Register. RJ has shared the stage with artists such as Mathew Morrison, Krysta Rodriguez, and Tony Award-winning actress Ali Stroker.