AMY ENGELHARDT wrote the score for BASTARD JONES, nominated for the Off-Broadway Alliance’s Best New Musical Award and a Richard Rodgers Award Finalist, developed with a NAMT Writers’ Residency Grant at the Millikin New Musicals Workshop. Other credits include TRIPTYCH (book/music/lyrics, New York Transit Museum), ANNIE DREAM WILL DO (book/music/lyrics, Prospect Theatre Musical Writers Lab), lyrics for commissioned adaptations of Carl Sagan's CONTACT (2009 Puget Sound Theatre Award), NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, TESLA (New Musicals Foundation) and music/lyrics for A COMEDY OF ERAS (with the Flying Karamazov Brothers). Amy received the Burman Award for Songwriting from the Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) and co-Created TUNE IN TIME, New York’s Musical Theater Game Show (York Theatre 2014-2016). Her solo one-act play IMPACT, developed at the National Winter Playwrights Retreat (CO), streamed on demand in 2021 (the cell NYC/Playhouse at White Lake) and premiered at Emerging Artists Theatre's New Works Festival in fall 2022. Guest appearances/writing features: In The Works (The Duplex), Broadway Sessions, Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theater (54 Below/Feinstein’s), Winter Rhythms (Urban Stages), Mostly Musicals (Los Angeles), ASCAP/A Little New Music (Los Angeles), Birdland, Don’t Tell Mama, 53 Above, Iridium, The Triad/Stage 72, the Met Room. During the holidays, Amy tours with Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, This is Spinal Tap) and Judith Owen in CHRISTMAS WITHOUT TEARS. From 1998-2012, Amy recorded 4 albums and toured the US and Europe as a vocalist/writer/arranger for Grammy-nominated, genre-busting vocal band The Bobs. She is the only honorary female member of the Vienna Boys Choir and a resident artist at the cell theatre in NYC.
Residencies: Nautilus Composer/Librettist Studio (Los Angeles), Bethany Arts Community (NY), NWPR (CO), Fish Factory Creative Center (Iceland). Berklee/Syracuse/Columbia
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