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Simone Allen

Simone Allen

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Simone Allen is a music director, pianist, arranger, & songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. She recently music-directed Sweeney Todd at The Hangar Theatre, featuring Nik Walker and Donna Lynne Champlin. Broadway: The Cher Show. Off-Broadway: Your Own Personal Exegesis (LCT3 Lincoln Center, Music Director), Octet (Signature Theatre/Berkeley Rep, AMD), Black No More (The New Group), Folk Wandering (Pipeline Theatre, AMD), Cruel Intentions (keyboard sub), As You Like It (Public Works). Additional & developmental: Lempicka (La Jolla Playhouse), The Tattooed Lady (Philadelphia Theatre Company, AMD sub), The Karate Kid (lab), Suffs (Public Theater, readings), Against Women & Music! (The Civilians reading, vocal MD), Liner Notes On Love & Music (MD), One Way (NAMT, MD), A Beautiful Noise (reading), Letters to the President (Cooper Union, songwriter), Black Orpheus, The Cherry Orchard (Lake Lucille Chekhov Project), Moulin Rouge (lab, rehearsal piano). BA Music Tufts University.

    Professional Experience

    • Broadway
    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • San Francisco/Northern California

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Bookwriter
    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Assistant
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
    • Music Copyist
    • Music Transcriber
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist

    Primary Instruments

    • Accordion
    • Flute
    • Guitar - acoustic
    • Piano
    • Saxophone
    • Synthesizer
    • Voice

    Software

    • Finale
    • GarageBand
    • Logic
    • MainStage
    • Sibelius

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
    • ASCAP