JERMAINE HILL is a Jeff Award-nominated music director, actor, singer, and arranger making his TimeLine debut with TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET. Recent credits include THE TOTAL BENT (Haven Theatre), NELL GWYNN (Chicago Shakespeare), MEMPHIS (Porchlight) and RAGTIME (Griffin Theatre). He has performed with Erasing the Distance, Onion Labs, and appeared in an episode of CHICAGO MEDHe is an assistant professor of theatre and music director at Columbia College Chicago, an ensemble member of Griffin Theatre, and a graduate of Ithaca College and the New England Conservatory of Music.