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Bonnie Corral

Bonnie Corral



Bonnie is a multi-faceted composer who specializes in both musical theater and film scoring. Living in both the stage and the cinematic worlds allows her to write with an emotional sensitivity, "capturing the moment of the story through music." Through thoughtful instrument choices and a genuine love of the characters, she writes "what feels natural and honest" for the scene's emotions.

Bonnie won 1st place in Creative Arts Theater’s Original Playwright Contest with her original musical Ghosts in Chelyabinsk (Creative Arts Theater, 2019) for which she wrote book, music, and lyrics. She music directed and performed as a musician for the musical’s debut production (Creative Arts Theater, 2020.) She produced and edited the original cast album (2022.) Bonnie is the principal composer for Human: A New Ancient Musical (Lines in the Sky Productions, 54 Below, NYC, 2023), co-written by Krystin Lacey. Other theater compositions and arrangements can be heard in Blockbuster (composer, arranger), No Plate Like Home (composer, arranger), and Miracles At My Doorstep (composer, arranger.)

Bonnie's film scores have been featured in ten short films from Clay Lacey Films. She was nominated for Best Score by the Los Angeles 48-Hr Film Festival in 2022. Her scoring work has also been featured in AGBO No Sleep 'Til Film Fest, the Yes We Cannes Global Film Challenge, and the My Rode Reel Challenge.

Bonnie composed and arranged music for audiobook The Good Circle. Her songwriting has been performed by bands Fifth Law, Bless My Stars, and The Echo Hill Band. She is a member of ASCAP, Society of Composers and Lyricists, Dramatists Guild, Alliance for Women Film Composers, Maestra and RISE Theatre.

She resides in the LA region with her husband and son.

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • TV/Film
  • Community Theatre


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

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Theatrical Bookwriter
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Producer/Record Producer
  • Recording Studio Engineer

Primary Instruments

  • Cello
  • Piano
  • Voice


  • Musescore

Additional Skills

  • Playwright
  • Actor-Musician
  • Singer/Performer
  • Film Scoring