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Composers

Artistic  members

Steven M

Allen

Composer, conductor and ethnomusicologist, writes music that possess an affinity for imbuing the verbal soul and musical vernacular of the common person with the highly crafted, vocal florid, and expressive heights of the grand opera tradition...

Dawn

Avery

Rarely are performers as at home in Lincoln Center as they are in an
Iroquois Longhouse. Composer, vocalist cellist, educator, NAMA and GRAMMY nominated performer...

nicholas

lell benavidas

aspires to be a storyteller through music, frequently drawing on his Nuevomejicano roots and culture...

Quraishi

Roya

A native of Kabul, Quraishi is a renowned musician and composer who is dedicated to
preserving and reinterpreting Afghan music in American culture...

Maurice

Saylor

Composer, lyricist, and performer, Maurice Saylor has been praised by The Washington Post for his evocative, powerful, music...
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writers

Yalda

Baktash

A native of Afghanistan, she is a recognized writer, poet, calligrapher, radio and TV host and co-writer of the Afghan women's project...…

Susan 

Galbraith

Playwright, librettist, songwriter, director, performer, and global theater-maker, she
now serves as Artistic Director of Alliance for New Music-Theatre...

Reuben

Jackson

DC born and bred poet, his work has appeared in over 40 anthologies, and he was a founding member of the original New Music-Theatre workshop...

Thomas W.

Jones II

Writer, director, and performer of more than 200 plays worldwide, he has been acclaimed nationally and internationally... 

Claudia

Rosales waters

Cuban-American, DC-based playwright, Claudia is also a performer, devisor, and educator...

New Singer-actors

other company members

Brittany

Baratz

Actor and singer, she has always found her joy using her unique voice to tell stories...…

verónica

del cerro

Actress, Director, Deviser, and Yoga Teacher, she is a gypsy and global theatre-maker with work on 3 continents... …

meghan mccall

Singer of many genres of music as well as an actress and vocal coach/teacher and who has performed with the Alliance since 2013...

ari

jacobson

​​Actor, singer, musician, songwriter and early childhood educator, Ari has been performing professionally in all of his fields. See him perform this season in Nick Benavides' opera, Pepito..

Greg watkins

Singer, actor, pianist, musical director, composer and arranger, he is a born and bred Washington, D.C. native...

david 

millstone

Acting member joined in 2014 to perform in the company’s original adaptation of Kafka’s Metamorphosis with cherished memories of singing and acting alongside animated objects...…  

Roz

White

A native of Washington, DC, Roz is a vocalist, actress, motivational speaker, and teaching artist...

jennifer

t

Choreographer and Performer, Jennifer is known for her refined, fluid, and effortless style, and has years of theatre, festival, and VIP performance experience in the U.S. and abroad...…    

Michael Yeshion

Actor, singer, director and photographer, Michael is a versatile character actor with a bad guy swagger and a velvety baritone...

drew

valins

Acting member of Alliance for New Music-Theatre since 2013, he has portrayed Václav Havel’s alter ego, Vaněk, in 3 different shows...