Kristin is a composer whose work has been performed in New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. She was awarded the BMI Foundation’s Jerry Harrington Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in 2015 with writing partner Kevin Hammonds. Their musical comedy, “Up and Away” premiered in 2018 at Pittsburgh CLO, and had an extended 16-week run. It will be staged by Broadway Rose Theatre Company in January 2020. Prior development included: THEatre ACCELERATOR with Apples and Oranges Arts (Winter 2019), Pittsburgh CLO’s New Musicals Weekend (2017 staged reading), and Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab (2014 staged reading). Kristin and Kevin also received commissions from URock Theatricals and NYC Children’s Theatre, and their short musicals “The Sell” and “The Phobia Phobes” were produced by Prospect Theater Company. Their latest project is an adaptation of acclaimed photographer Hinda Schuman’s memoir “Dear Shirley”, an intimate story of the unraveling of her ten-year marriage to a man, and the blossoming of her new relationship with a woman, as told through a series of letters to a cherished friend.
In 2016, Kristin and lyricist/librettist Sarah Ziegler were commissioned to write the mini musical “Dustin Gavins P.I.” for UC-Irvine and [email protected] Musicals (NYC). Kristin wrote the book, lyrics and music for Cats and Mice, a TYA musical produced in Philadelphia. Her songs have been featured in the BMI Smoker series and the New York Theatre Barn. She is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Advanced Workshop.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)