Masi Asare is a composer/lyricist who lives and works in New York City. She wrote music and lyrics for the secret agent musical comedy Sympathy Jones, which premiered at the 2007 New York Musical Theatre Festival, and several projects for the experimental theatre collective Anonymous Ensemble, presented at venues across NYC and at the Brisbane Theatre Festival in Australia. She spent several years as a staff songwriter and music director for Kidstock Theatre in the Boston area, where she wrote some sixty songs for children's musicals. She has worked as a producer developing new musicals in New York with Raw Impressions and 8Minute Musicals, and served as a music consultant for RIPFEST Collaborative Film Project's Movie Musicals initiative. She is an alum of the ASCAP, New Dramatists/Nautilus, and BMI musical theatre workshops, was a 2010-11 Musical Theatre Fellow at the Dramatists Guild, and holds degrees from Harvard and NYU Tisch.
She is currently working on two new shows -- writing book, music, and lyrics for a musical about her west African grandmother, and collaborating with Brooke Pierce on a new musical for high school performers. Please visit her online at: www.masiasare.com.