Robby Stamper is an award winning composer and alumni of the Tony award-winning BMI Musical Theater Workshop. He has written Miss Buttercup is Missing, The Tale of Ganesh The Elephant Prince, and The Frog Prince, Bugtown, Sunset Park and Moonlight (book and lyrics by Nicole Kempskie). His shorts Picture Perfect and Dream Teen, (book and lyrics by Arianna Rose), and Mother of the Year, (book and lyrics by Nicole Kempskie) have been produced at The York Theater-NYC as part as their [email protected] series. He is also composer of the shorts Wild Roses and Sister Aimee: Live at the Capitol Theatre, (book and lyrics by Andrea Frierson). His musical, Helen on 86th St., (book and lyrics by Nicole Kempskie), had its highly praised New York premiere in April of 2011.
As a teaching artist, he works with Tada!, Arts Connection, Camp Broadway and City Center's Encores! In School programs, teaching Musical Theater performance and songwriting skills to kids throughout New York City. He is a NEO (New, Emerging and Outstanding) Award-Winner: an award given by the York Theater Company for outstanding work in composition. He and lyricist/librettist Andrea Frierson are recent recipients of the Dramatist Guild Fellowship Award for their musical Sister Aimee.