photo by Daniel Albanese

BIO

Nate Weida is a theatre composer and writer based in NYC. His work has been performed across the city at The Atlantic Theatre Company, Playwrights Horizons, Ars Nova, Bushwick Starr, Judson Memorial Church, and Lincoln Center. He has written 13 musicals to date, including award winning Pirate La Dee Da. He also recently composed and performed in Night Vale Presents’s latest podcast It Makes a Sound.

Every year, he travels to Shanghai with Preston Martin to work on the Reality Show with NYU and composes a new musical with the Possibility Project Foster Care Cast. He is an ensemble member of Pipeline Theater Company which produced his Byuioo in 2013. And when persuaded, he can be seen performing as Daryl Hall to Emil McGloin’s Oates.

Currently Artist-in-Residence at Judson Memorial Church, where he has been developing an operatic adaptation of The Oresteia with Micah Bucey and Mia Hull. Working on Salty Brine’s Living Record Collection, past albums include Prince’s Purple Rain and Harry Nielsen’s Nielsen Schmilsson. He premiered the latest addition to Living Record Collection, Led Zeppelin’s IV, at Joe’s Pub in February 2019.