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Kirsten Childs

Kirsten Childs

Biography

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Obie, Kleban, Audelco, Richard Rodgers, Gilman Gonzalez-Falla awards; Rockefeller and Jonathan Larson Grants; Lortel, NAACP, Drama Desk nominations). Bella: An American Tall Tale (Frederick Loewe Award, Edward M. Kennedy Prize Finalist, 4 Audelco Awards. Fly with Rajiv Joseph, Bill Sherman and director Jeffrey Seller. Washington Square with Ben Wexler. New Group commission with Gordon Greenberg). Funked Up Fairy Tales. Miracle Brothers. Lucky Boy (Penn State Commission. NEA, Larson grants). American Songbook series. New Electric Company. Disney’s Believe and Disney’s Wishes. Guggenheim Museum Works & Process. Songwriter for Dianne Reeves (with Billy Childs).

Professional Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Songwriter
  • Vocal Arranger

Software

  • Finale

Affiliations

  • BMI
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
  • SAG/AFTRA

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her