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Kirsten Childs

Representation

Susan Weaving - WME

Kirsten Childs

  • She/Her
  • 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

    Maestra Expertise

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

    Software

    • Finale

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • BMI
    • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
    • SAG/AFTRA

    Person of Color?

    • Yes