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Avi Amon

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Avi Amon is a Turkish-American composer, sound artist, and educator. Recent credits include: THE COPPER CHILDREN with Shariffa Ali (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), STEW with Zora Howard and Colette Robert (Soho REP), THE FISHERMAN dir. Zoey Martinson (HBO Films), THE BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM (HERE Arts), ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Avi Amon is a Turkish-American composer, sound artist, and educator. Recent credits include: THE COPPER CHILDREN with Shariffa Ali (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), STEW with Zora Howard and Colette Robert (Soho REP), THE FISHERMAN dir. Zoey Martinson (HBO Films), THE BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM (HERE Arts), ... (read complete bio)

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[Off-Broadway, 2022]
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[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Sound Designer

Avi Amon Biography

Avi Amon is a Turkish-American composer, sound artist, and educator. Recent credits include: THE COPPER CHILDREN with Shariffa Ali (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), STEW with Zora Howard and Colette Robert (Soho REP), THE FISHERMAN dir. Zoey Martinson (HBO Films), THE BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM (HERE Arts), SALONIKA (Berkeley REP) and THE WHITE CITY with Julia Gytri (Yale Institute, O’Neill NMTC), and several sound installations in a 100-year-old grain silo in Buffalo, New York (w/ Torn Space Theater, featured at the Prague Quadrennial). Avi’s work has also been developed or presented by Actors Theatre of Louisville, Ars Nova, Atlantic Theater, BAM,  The Civilians, Edinburgh Fringe, JACK, Juilliard, Lincoln Center, La Mama, Playwrights Center, Prospect Theater, and Spoleto Festival USA, among others. In development: HEROINE’S GUIDE with Claire Kiechel (Spotify/Gimlet), CUPIDS (Tribeca Films), MLIMA’S TALE (St. Louis REP), RATED BLACK with Kareem Lucas (Woolly Mammoth), and INSHALLAH/MASHALLAH: a 3-D-audio opera re-imagining of the 1,001 Nights (Target Margin Theater). He is a Jonathan Larson Grant and New Music USA Grant winner, a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a commissioned member of the NNPN Bridge Program, and has been an Artist in-residence with: THEatre ACCELERATOR, Goodspeed Musicals, Princeton, Exploring the Metropolis at JCAL, Hi-ARTS, Judson, New Dramatists, and Weston Playhouse, among others. Avi is the resident composer at the 52nd Street Project and teaches a variety of collaborative art-making courses at NYU Tisch.





Avi Amon News

New Plays and Panel Discussions to Highlight Syracuse Stage's COLD READ FESTIVAL Photo New Plays and Panel Discussions to Highlight Syracuse Stage's COLD READ FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

Plays by Rogelio Martinez, Ty Defoe, Jessica Bashline and Craig Thornton highlight Syracuse Stage‚Äôs 2022/2023 Cold Read Festival of New Plays, Oct. 18 ‚Äď 23.

JCC Announces Fall Theater Arts: Jewish Plays Project Festival, FALLOUT Concert, A ST Photo JCC Announces Fall Theater Arts: Jewish Plays Project Festival, FALLOUT Concert, A STRANGE LOOP Event & More
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2022

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan has announced the line-up for fall theater arts programs, happening in-person with the Lambert Center for Arts + Ideas in Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Auditorium and at JCC Harlem.

Ars Nova and PlayCo Present World Premiere of Melis Aker's HOUND DOG in October Photo Ars Nova and PlayCo Present World Premiere of Melis Aker's HOUND DOG in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Ars Nova and PlayCo will present the world premiere of HOUND DOG by 2019 Ars Nova resident artist Melis Aker. Directed by Machel Ross with music by Aker and the Lazours, this cross-cultural jam-session-meets-play explores the winding path towards forgiveness and belonging.

Becky Ann Baker and Nikki M. James Will Lead Industry Reading of New Musical ASK, I W Photo Becky Ann Baker and Nikki M. James Will Lead Industry Reading of New Musical ASK, I WILL TELL.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

A private industry reading of Ask, I Will Tell, a new musical by Ben Diskant, will be presented in New York City on Thursday, June 23 at 3pm. 

Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project Photo Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.

PlayCo's Presents Ebru Nihan Celkan's WILL YOU COME WITH ME? Photo PlayCo's Presents Ebru Nihan Celkan's WILL YOU COME WITH ME?
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022

PlayCo today announces the cast and creative team for its first in-person production since the fall before the pandemic: the U.S. premiere of Ebru Nihan Celkan's Will You Come With Me?, directed by Keenan Tyler Oliphant, May 4-June 5 at MITU580.

Weston Theater Company To Receive Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts Photo Weston Theater Company To Receive Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

Weston Theater Company has been approved for a $15,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support their 2022 Original Works Programs. 

Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project Photo Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES Photo Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre¬†will conclude¬†its 2022 season with¬†Between Two Knees. The play, written by the intertribal sketch comedy troupe¬†The 1491s¬†and directed by¬†Eric Ting, is presented with¬†Oregon Shakespeare Festival.¬†Between Two Knees¬†will be performed May 12‚ÄďJune 4 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).

Cast and Creative Team Announced for US Premiere of WILL YOU COME WITH ME? Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for US Premiere of WILL YOU COME WITH ME?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

PlayCo today announced the cast and creative team for its first in-person production since the fall before the pandemic: the U.S. premiere of Ebru Nihan Celkan’s Will You Come With Me?, directed by Keenan Tyler Oliphant, May 4-June 5 at MITU580.

Avi Amon Videos

VIDEO: Anika Noni Rose Sings 'I Want a Friend' For the 2020 Game Changers Virtual Gal Videoplay
VIDEO: Anika Noni Rose Sings 'I Want a Friend' For the 2020 Game Changers Virtual Gala

by Stage Tube - May 24, 2020

Anika Noni Rose closed out the Game Changers Virtual Gala with 'I Want a Friend.'

VIDEO: Up and Coming Composers and Lyricists Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants and  Videoplay
VIDEO: Up and Coming Composers and Lyricists Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants and Perform Their Work

by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2019

The 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants were recently awarded to up and coming composers and lyricists Andy Roninson, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Julia Gytri & Avi Amon, and Ben Wexler.

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for MERCURY RISING Benefit Concert, Feat. Drew Aber & Josh Freilich
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2013

Big Thunder Productions will present Mercury Rising, a Benefit Concert by MSS Alums in the Big Apple, a cabaret event to be performed on Sunday, September 15th at 4pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The event will feature songs from new, bound-for-Broadway musicals written by up-and-coming composers and lyricists from all over the globe, including Mercury Summer Stock's own Dan Marshall, Carla Rose Fisher, and Aliyana Stewart. This benefit concert will feature Broadway's Corey Mach and Drew Aber, and over a dozen of Mercury's NYC-based professional alumni, along with special guest Marissa Rosen. Check out a first look at Aber and Josh Freilich rehearsing below!