Biography

Theron Kay is a Japanese-American composer for film, television and video games. Theron began his career in television, writing the original scores for ESPN’s Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream  and The Evolution of Punk while studying at Baylor University. Following his move to Los Angeles, Theron continued his education at Cal State University, Northridge, where he earned the Paltsev Scholarship Award, an award that honors and identifies promising up and coming composers. While at Northridge, Theron also pitched for the CSUN division I collegiate baseball team and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Music Composition for film & media. In 2019, Theron was accepted into the prestigious USC Screen Scoring program where he studied under a plethora of industry veterans including Pete Anthony and Garry Schyman. On the big screen, Theron has contributed music to projects alongside composers Michael Kramer, Scott Glasgow and Patrick Kirst. Theron also has experience in the advertising world working as an in-house composer at Eternal Music Group, where he had placements on trailers that include Marvel's Wandavision, Amazon's Being The Ricardos & Nightmare Alley. Theron was recently selected into the 2021 SCL mentorship program, and currently works as an assistant to Tom Holkenborg (Mad Max: Fury Road, Godzilla vs. Kong, Justice League: The Snyder Cut).