Discipline: Theatre – musical theatre

Katya Stanislavskaya

Discipline: Theatre – musical theatre
Region: New Paltz, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2011, 2021

Katya Stanislavskaya’s works include Resident Alien (Weston New Musical Award, Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Masterclass with Alan Menken and Glenn Slater), Going South (Dixon Place, Gallery Players, Musical Theatre Factory), Women on Love (54 Below, Beechman Theatre, Temple University), Poetry & Prose, and The Poorhouse Project. During her first residency, Katya completed a draft of her original musical, Poetry and Prose, about the life and art of the Soviet poet Anna Akhmatova. In 2021, she worked on The Poorhouse Project, a new musical to be developed by the Gainesville Theatre Alliance in Georgia during the 2021-22 season.

Studios

Watson

Katya Stanislavskaya worked in the Watson studio.

Built in 1916 in memory of Regina Watson of Chicago, a musician and teacher, this studio was donated by a group of her friends, along with funds for its maintenance. Originally designed to serve as a composers’ studio and recital hall for chamber music, the latter purpose was soon found to be too disruptive to…

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