Veronica ("Ronnie") Mansour is a 24-year-old composer/lyricist/artist based in New York City and Los Angeles. She was recently nominated for a Marvin Hamlisch International Music Award (Musical Theatre Composition), selected as one of four writers for DreamWorks Theatricals, MTI & NBCUniversal Emerging Writers Program (developing new musical adaptations of DreamWorks Animation films for MTI’s catalogue), and one of three 2023 Write Out Loud Contest Winners for her song “Runaway Girl” (written with abs wilson). Current works: LIGHTHOUSE (Eugene O'Neill NMTC Finalist 2023, Vanguard Theater New Works Festival Commission) and The Dark Lady (to be developed as one of three works at the 2023 National Music Theatre Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center).
Having spent many years studying at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and The Colburn School, Veronica has performed with artists such as Kristin Chenoweth, Todd Rundgren, Chloe Agnew, members of the cast of Hamilton as both a cellist and a vocalist, and performed for many more, including Martin Chalifour and Philip Glass. She was a selected cellist in the 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival, performing at Disney Hall, and served as the principal cellist of the University of Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra. She has been featured on the radio ("Sundays Live" on KUSC) and ABC's The Goldbergs. She is the founder of her own charitable organization, The Young Artists Alliance, which has raised nearly $30,000 for various children's charities.
Past works: CYRANO (music/lyrics, University of Notre Dame, named part of NAMT's "Other Shows You Should Know About Jukebox"), An Old Family Recipe (book/music/lyrics, Regional BroadwayWorld “Best Streaming Musical”, premiered as a film at the University of Notre Dame in the Spring of 2021), music for Zoe Howard's play, Midnight Mirage (Theatre Row-- Downtown Urban Arts Festival, placed third in the "Best Short Play" category).
Veronica is a selected mentee for 2022-2023 Mentorship Programs with both Maestra and the Society of Composers and Lyricists. Veronica is a proud member of Maestra, BMI, the Society of Composers and Lyricists, and the Dramatist's Guild. She has an MFA in Graduate Musical Theatre Writing from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- LA/Southern California
Interested in touring?
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Theatrical Lyricist
- Theatrical Bookwriter
- Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
- Music Assistant
- Vocal Arranger
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Voice Teacher (Private Studio)
- Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)
Person of Color?