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Magda Kress

Magda Kress

  • She/They
  • Biography

    Magda Kress is a Brooklyn-based queer non-binary bassist, currently on the first national tour of Pretty Woman: the Musical. She can frequently be found playing one or two basses in musical theatre productions and cabaret bands all over NYC. She especially loves collaborating with theatre-makers and performing new, experimental, and immersive works. Recent favorites include Folk Wandering (Pipeline Theatre Company), Deathbed Edition (Ars Nova/ANTfest), Waterman (Thicket & Thistle), and The Tattooed Lady (workshop at New Dramatists). She regularly plays with Blake Allen's recurring An Evening with... Series at Green Room 42.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • TV/Film
    • Tours

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • Philadelphia/Mid-Atlantic

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Pit Musician (Other)
    • Music Contractor/Coordinator

    My Primary Instrument

    • Bass (upright/electric/fretless)

    My Instruments

    • Bass - electric
    • Bass - upright

    Software

    • Finale
    • Logic

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)