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Artemis Montague

Artemis Montague

They/Them

Artemis Montague

They/Them

Biography

Artemis Montague is a Black mixed-race genderqueer singer-songwriter with co-occurring disabilities. "She Sings Me Home", their full-length Black-, trans-, and queer-led musical - written in in the styles of the Black American canon - has been performed at the REACH at the Kennedy Center as a Page to Stage Resident with Ally Theatre Company; the Green Room 42 in NYC as a concert in February 2023, at Round House Theatre in Bethesda, MD as an Equity workshop in May 2023; and it was pitched at the 2nd Annual Broadway Shark Tank at Open Jar Studios in October 2023.

Recently, Montague was awarded a 2024 MacDowell Fellowship for Theatre. They were a Lyricist in 2022 in a cohort of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop in NYC. They were a Finalist for the 2022 Write Out Loud Contest for their song, “friend"; received an Audiofemme Agenda Grant in May 2023 to record an EP of original music; and awarded a National Disability Theatre Artist Grant. They have another 2 musicals in-progress, "Rhapsody in Sunflower Yellow" and "How Baby and the Ancestors Attempted A Revolution"; 150+ songs; and 2 work-in-progress film scripts.

Montague is also the IIDEAA Board Chair for TEMPO (Trans Expansive Music Professional Organization) and a NYCLU Artist Ambassador since early 2023.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • Community Theatre

Regions

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

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Theatrical Bookwriter
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter

Primary Instruments

  • Voice

Software

  • Ableton
  • Logic

Additional Skills

  • Theatrical Director
  • Playwright
  • Singer/Performer
  • Arts Administration

Affiliations

  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
  • MUSE

Person of Color?

  • Yes