Rachel Peters

Art Discipline: 
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Apr 17, 2017 to Apr 28, 2017

Rachel Peters resides in Brooklyn. Operas: Rootabaga Country (Sarasota Opera), The Wild Beast of the Bungalow (Center for Contemporary Opera), Pie, Pith, and Palette (Atlanta Opera), Companionship (Manhattan School of Music). Concert works: Ethel Smyth Plays Golf in Limbo (Acoustica21), Jack's Vocabulary, I Live Here (Galapagos Art Space), Canon I, Fronds: The Wisdom of Fanny Fern (Walt Whitman Project). Musicals: Only Children (NYU Tisch), Tiny Feats of Cowardice (NYC Fringe Festival), Write Left (Playwrights Horizons Theatre School), Tomato Red (UC Irvine), Octopus Heart (NYU Steinhardt). Scores for plays: Stretch (a fantasia) (New Georges), Tania in the Getaway Van (Huntington Theatre), What God Hath Wrought...(Alabama Shakespeare Festival), The Bacchae (Asolo Rep Conservatory). Art songs/cabaret songs: Lincoln Center, Second Stage, National Opera Center, Symphony Space, Ars Nova, cabarets/theatres nationwide. Contributor, The AIDS Quilt Songbook. Fellowships: New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio, American Opera Projects, John Duffy Composers Institute. Double B.A., Brandeis University; MFA, NYU.