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Chandra McClelland

Chandra McClelland

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    I am a Brooklyn-based bookwriter-lyricist. My work has been performed as part of Artemis Theatrical’s Hear Us Roar cabaret, American Opera Projects’ “Park & Bark,” Musical Theatre Factory’s 4×15 series, the University Of Georgia’s Next Act season, and Badlands Opera Projects. Current projects include The First Year, a full-length musical written with composer May-Elise Martinsen; Isabel, a full-length opera with music by Nathan Thatcher; The Girl in Gray, a song cycle for soprano, viola, and piano with music by Joseph Sowa; and East of the Sun, West of the Moon, a 90-minute TFYA show with music by Tek Goo Kang. MFA from NYU Tisch’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

    Professional Experience

    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Bookwriter/Librettist

    Primary Instruments

    • Voice

    Affiliations

    • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD