KATYA STANISLAVSKAYA - COMPOSER, LYRICIST, MUSICAL DIRECTOR, playwright
KATYA STANISLAVSKAYA is a musical theatre composer, lyricist, librettist, musical director, and educator. Her original works include full-length musical RESIDENT ALIEN, theatrical song cycle WOMEN ON LOVE, and numerous short musicals and cabaret songs. Her works have been developed at the BMI Lehman-Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, Dramatist Guild Fellowship, New Dramatists, New Georges, Weston Playhouse, Astoria Performing Arts Center, New York Theatre Barn, and Western Carolina University. Her songs have been performed at Joe’s Pub, Feinstein’s/54 Below, Merkin Hall, Ars Nova, Barrington Stage, Goodspeed Opera House, York Theatre, and Prospect theatre by Broadway perfomers including Taylor Trensch, Wes Taylor, Karen Ziemba, Malcolm Gets, Alyse Alan Louis, Amy Justman, and Theresa McCarthy. Honors include the Jerry Harrington Award (BMI), Weston New Musical Award, MacDowell Colony Residency, and Nautilus/New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio.
Katya has served as musical director, conductor, and/or pianist at Prospect Theatre, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Barrington Stage (MA), Arden Theatre (PA), Shawnee Playhouse, Act II Playhouse, and numerous colleges and universities. She is an Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at State University of New York- New Paltz.