grace Oberhofer - composer, lyricist, sound designer
Grace Oberhofer is a Tacoma, WA native and a Tufts graduate (B.A. Music, s.c.l.) who works as a composer, performer, sound designer, and music director. Since moving to Brooklyn, she has worked in various capacities with the Adirondack Theater Festival, Two-By-For Productions, Gloucester Stage Company, Everyday Inferno Theater Company, Fresh Ground Pepper, and HERE, among others. Current compositional projects include the musical After I Was Free (with author Caroline Angell), previewed at Dixon's Place in NYC, the musical Hot Cross Buns (with playwright Julia Izumi), presented at Corkscrew Theater Festival 2017, and A Doll’s House: A New Opera (with director Allison Benko), showcased in concert at both The Tank in NYC and Central Square Theater in Boston. Grace is also a current member of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop. Her choral play trilogy ICONS/IDOLS (with playwright Helen Banner and director Colette Robert), was presented at the 2016 New Ohio Ice Factory Festival, and recently received the 2017 Opera America Discovery Grant.