College Faculty:Musical Theatre
Josh Kight is a composer-lyricist and musician working on and off Broadway and in regional theaters around the US. His musical Chairs premiered in New York in 2015 after a successful regional run, and as a fellow of the BMI Workshop, he collaborated with bookwriter Gary Jaffe to create The Girl in The Mirror, slated for world premiere in San Francisco in 2019. Other works include musicals Pity and A Worn Path, the children’s musical Above the Beanstalk, and song cycle The Cuckoo. Further credits include sold-out evenings of original songs at 54 Below and The Metropolitan Room, music directing at Weston Playhouse, NY Stage and Film/Powerhouse Theater, and for workshops including The Talented Mr Ripley, and recently Associate Music Director for the Playwrights Horizon lab of James Lapine, Michael Korie, and Tom Kitt’s Flying Over Sunset, led by Kevin Kline and Christine Ebersole. He frequently accompanies Tony and Olivier Award winning performers, and has worked with artists including Raul Esparza, Alice Ripley, Danielle Brooks, Lesli Margherita, and Lindsay Mendez. Josh is a proud member of ASCAP, The Dramatist’s Guild of America, and the American Federation of Musicians/Local 802.