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Ada Westfall

Ada Westfall

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Ada Westfall is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, performer, and trans-rights activist. She is an Associate Artist with Theater Mitu and The Civilians and has composed/arranged music for NAATCO, Built For Collapse, NYU, NYU Abu Dhabi, and University of the Arts. Composer/Arranger: A Play On War (Connelly Theater; Drama Desk nomination), Juárez: A Documentary Mythology (Rattlestick), Rimbaud in New York (BAM). Onstage musician: Joan of Arc: Into the Fire (Public), The Last Goodbye (Old Globe), Death of a Salesman (BAM). Actor: Rimbaud in New York (BAM), Songbird (59E59), Remnant (Mitu580). BFA: NYU Tisch.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • LA/Southern California

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Bookwriter/Librettist
    • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Orchestrator
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Pit Musician (Other)
    • Sound Designer/Composer
    • Music Producer/Record Producer

    My Instruments

    • Bass - electric
    • Drums
    • Guitar - acoustic
    • Guitar - electric
    • Mandolin
    • Percussion
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Ukulele
    • Voice
    • Other
    • singing saw, Omnichord

    Software

    • Ableton
    • Finale
    • GarageBand
    • Logic
    • MainStage
    • Pro-Tools

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION (AEA)
    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)