William Wade



ImaginOcean: music, lyrics, and orchestrations
with John Tartaglia, book
Off-Broadway, National Tour, Guatemala, Singapore, Australia (upcoming), animated tv series (upcoming)
Drama Desk nomination, Unique Theatrical Experience

WARSAW: music, co-lyrics, and orchestrations
with John Atkins, lyrics and book
Museum of Jewish Heritage, Queens College, Stockton College, NYMF, Boheme Opera, among many

ALICE: music, lyrics, and orchestrations
with Frank Blocker, book York Theatre, Midtown International Theatre Festival

WOUNDED KNEE (with Ty Defoe) — in development


Madeline at the Circus: music, with choreography by Francis Patrelle
(based on the children's book)
Symphony Space (NYC), Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet

Mole Music: music, with choreography by Bill Hastings
(based on the children's book by David McPhail)
Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet

Snow White: music, with choreography by Laszlo Berdo
Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Fantasia on Carols of the Nativity for soloists, chorus, and orchestra
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center


Yeast Nation (by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis)
Age of Power (by Mark Hollman)
Broadway Theatre Project (Ann Reinking, founder)
Mark Morris Dance Group
National Dance Institute (Jacques D'Amboise, founder)
Rosie's Theatre Kids (Rosie O'Donnell, founder, Lori Klinger, artistic director)


Alvin Ailey
American Ballet Theatre
American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA)
Broadway Classroom (division of Broadway.com)
Broadway Dance Center
Brooklyn Parkinsons Group
Manhattan School of Music
Mark Morris Dance Group
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake (Broadway)
Metropolitan Opera
New York City Opera
Revolucion Latina
Steps on Broadway
University of Washington

Choreographers include Karole Armitage, Maria Benitez, Matthew Bourne, Donald Byrd, Merce Cunningham, Eliot Feld, Bill Hastings, Michael Mao, Mark Morris, Jennifer Muller, Francis Patrelle, Ann Reinking


Musical Direction, Accompanying, Arranging

A Man's a Man (Brecht, Roposo), Ain't Misbehavin', Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti), Annie, Always Patsy Cline, Anything Goes, Archy and Mehitabel, Barnum, Bells Are Ringing, Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, Brigadoon, Bye Bye Birdie, Camelot, Finian's Rainbow, The Frogs, George M!, Godspell, Grease, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Jesus Christ Superstar (also performed Herod), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Knickerbocker Holiday, Lies and Legends: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin, Mame, The Merry Widow, Once Upon a Mattress, Oklahoma!, The Pajama Game, Phantom, Pippin, The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd, The Robber Bridegroom, The Rocky Horror Show, Romeo et Juliette (Gounod), Runaways, Side by Side by Sondheim, Snoopy, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, The Texas Chainsaw Manicurist (Warrender), Two by Two, Yeast Nation (Kotis, Hollmann), You're a Good Man Charlie Brown


Nuclear Family (off-Broadway, improvisational musical theatre)
Raw Impressions (off-off-Broadway, short form musicals and dances, composer, musical director)


BA in Composition, University of South Florida
BMI Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop


Vocal arranging, dance arranging, orchestrations, transpose on sight, can read from full score, conducting, coaching, transcription, studied Linklater acting technique, score doctor