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Elyssa Lynne Samsel

Elyssa Lynne Samsel

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Elyssa Samsel is one half of the Annie Award nominated songwriters behind Disney Animation’s Olaf’s Frozen Adventure and the hit Apple TV+ series Central Park, along with lyricist Kate Anderson. Samsel met Anderson in the acclaimed BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Writing workshop in 2010. Other projects for the stage include BETWEEN THE LINES, which debuted in New York City at the Tony Kiser Theatre in July 2022, and THE BOOK THIEF, premiering in the UK at the Bolton Octagon, September 2022. Samsel/Anderson are also working on a feature film for Warner Brothers loosely based on Rip Van Winkle starring Cynthia Erivo. Check our us out on Spotify by searching Elyssa Samsel or Kate Anderson. IG: @elyssalynnesamsel @samselanderson

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • TV/Film

    Regions

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

    Interested in touring?

    • No

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger

    My Primary Instrument

    • Piano/Violin/Voice

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Violin
    • Violin - fiddle
    • Voice

    Software

    • Logic
    • Pro-Tools
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Singer/Performer
    • Film Scoring