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Elspeth Collard is a British-born composer-lyricist, orchestrator, and arranger. She recently graduated from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch, having previously studied Music at Newnham College, University of Cambridge. Full-length and short form pieces include: The Girl ... (read complete bio)
 

Elspeth Collard Biography

Elspeth Collard is a British-born composer-lyricist, orchestrator, and arranger. She recently graduated from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch, having previously studied Music at Newnham College, University of Cambridge. Full-length and short form pieces include: The Girl With The Rose-Colored Eyes (with Amber Delaluz and Sam Rosenblatt; in development); A Princess Story (with Sam Rosenblatt, in development); Twenty-Six Percent (with Sam Rosenblatt, available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts); Miroir (with Deniz Demirkurt, NYU thesis project 2020); Easier To Die (with Alex Higgin-Houser, actor lab, NYU 2019); and Don’t Ever Change (with Rebecca Rebis, Edinburgh Fringe and Brickhouse Theatre, Cambridge, 2017). Her songs and orchestrations have been featured at cabaret venues including Feinstein’s/54 Below, Dixon Place, The Duplex, and Don’t Tell Mama; and on various online streaming platforms, including YouTube web series Is This Art Now?, and musical theatre podcast The Latest Draft, for which she is also a programming manager. Elspeth has also been the musical director of several vocal and orchestral ensembles, as well as for a student production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (site-specific production dir. Eric Gelb, 2019), and played percussion for a variety of concerts and musicals, including the original Edinburgh Fringe run of Six. She is a proud member of Maestra and of the Dramatists Guild.





Elspeth Collard News

Patti LuPone, John Lloyd Young, Tony Yazbeck And More To Take The Stage At 54 Below T Photo Patti LuPone, John Lloyd Young, Tony Yazbeck And More To Take The Stage At 54 Below This January!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 29, 2022

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including solo performances from Tony Award-winners Patti LuPone and  John Lloyd Young and Tony-nominee Tony Yazbeck. See the full lineup below!

Kennedy Kanagawa, Kalonjee Gallimore, Kimberly Immanuel, and More Featured on COLLISI Photo Kennedy Kanagawa, Kalonjee Gallimore, Kimberly Immanuel, and More Featured on COLLISIONS: A CONCEPT ALBUM
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 24, 2022

Almost a year after the release of their first album, Little Love Notes, Collard & Rosenblatt are thrilled to announce their second album, Collisions: A Concept Album. Collisions: A Concept Album, produced in collaboration with the New Musicals Lab, includes over twenty new songs from musical-theatre-writing duo, Elspeth Collard and Sam Rosenblatt.

54 Below to Present Collard & Rosenblatt's COLLISIONS: THE LAUNCH Album Launch Concer Photo 54 Below to Present Collard & Rosenblatt's COLLISIONS: THE LAUNCH Album Launch Concert in January
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 4, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Collard & Rosenblatt's Collisions: The Launch on January 3rd at 9:30pm. Returning to 54 Below after sold-out two concerts in 2022, Collard & Rosenblatt are thrilled to present an album launch concert for their newest album, Collisions.

WOMEN OF THE WINGS VOLUME 4 to be Presented at 54 Below This Friday Photo WOMEN OF THE WINGS VOLUME 4 to be Presented at 54 Below This Friday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Women of The Wings Volume 4: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers will take place at 54 Below on September 30th at 9:30pm.

Tony Danza, Chita Rivera, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week Photo Tony Danza, Chita Rivera, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 25, 2022

Next week,¬†54 BELOW, Broadway‚Äôs Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.¬†A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards¬ģ¬†Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Collard & Rosenblatt Join WOMEN OF THE WINGS Concert at 54 Below Photo Collard & Rosenblatt Join WOMEN OF THE WINGS Concert at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

After their hit concerts in March and June this year, Collard & Rosenblatt are back at 54 Below! The duo will be joining Megan Minutillo's concert series, Women of the Wings, on September 30th at 9:30pm.

The Work of Rachel Covey to be Featured in WOMEN OF THE WINGS VOLUME 4 at 54 Below Photo The Work of Rachel Covey to be Featured in WOMEN OF THE WINGS VOLUME 4 at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022

The work of Rachel Covey will presented at 54 Below as part of Women of The Wings Volume 4: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers on September 30th at 9:30pm.

WOMEN OF THE WINGS to Present the Work of Nicolette Blount at 54 Below in September Photo WOMEN OF THE WINGS to Present the Work of Nicolette Blount at 54 Below in September
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 3, 2022

The work of Nicolette Blount will presented at 54 Below as part of Women of The Wings Volume 4: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers on September 30th at 9:30pm.

The Work of Collard and Rosenblatt is in WOMEN OF THE WINGS VOLUME 4 at 54 Below Photo The Work of Collard and Rosenblatt is in WOMEN OF THE WINGS VOLUME 4 at 54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2022

The work of Elspeth Collard and Sam Rosenblatt will presented at 54 Below as part of Women of The Wings Volume 4: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers on September 30th at 9:30pm.

Ferguson Center Announces 2022 New Musicals Lab For Emerging Musical Theatre Artists Photo Ferguson Center Announces 2022 New Musicals Lab For Emerging Musical Theatre Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

The New Musicals Lab at Ferguson Center is returning for its fourth season! Continuing with the program's previous success, the New Musicals Lab grants new shows a safe and supportive space to workshop and further develop.