Carmel Dean - Composer/Lyricist, Musical Director, Arranger
CARMEL DEAN (Composer/Lyricist, Musical Director, Arranger) is an Australian-born musician based in New York. Her compositional debut, Renascence (with a book by Tony Award-nominee Dick Scanlan), was produced Off-Broadway in 2018 by the acclaimed theatre company Transport Group, and subsequently won the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Musical. As a Broadway musical director and/or arranger her credits include: If/Then; Hands on a Hardbody; American Idiot and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Other roles include vocal arranger for jam-band Phish (Madison Square Garden and MGM Las Vegas); performer with Green Day on the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards; and former musical director for Broadway legend Chita Rivera. Carmel is a Fulbright Scholar, holds an MFA from New York University’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, and is a current member of the BMI Lehman Engel Writing Workshop. www.carmeldean.com.