Jenny Giering

Composer, Singer, Pianist, Yogi, Cook, Mom


  • Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award
  • Constance Klinsky Prize from Second Stage Theatre Company
  • National Art Song Award (for The Mistress Cycle)
  • National Music Theatre Network Director’s Choice Award (for The Mistress Cycle)
  • Meet the Composer Grant (for work with the Broadway Theatre Institute)
  • Frederick Loewe Award (for The Hotel Carter)
  • Weston Playhouse Theatre Company New Musical Award (for Saint-Ex)
  • Tilles Music Chair from Chicago Shakespeare Theater Company (for As You Like It and Red Velvet)
  • National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s Production Grant (for Saint-Ex)


  • AB in Music from Harvard & Radcliffe Colleges
  • MFA from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, Tisch School for the Arts, New York University




  • Rhinebeck Writers Retreat (for Summerland and Alice Bliss)
  • Weston Playhouse Theatre Company’s Writer’s Retreat (for Alice Bliss)
  • Goodspeed Musicals’ Johnny Mercer Writers Colony (forSummerland and Alice Bliss)
  • Sundance Playwrights Retreat at UCross
  • Sundance Theatre Lab at White Oak Residency (for Saint-Ex)
  • Clifton Artist in Residence, Harvard University
  • Dramatists’ Guild Jonathan Larson Fellow
  • Collaborative Arts Project Writers in Residence Program (for Saint-Ex)


  • “Look for Me”, Jenny Giering
  • “Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project”
  • “Way Back to Paradise”, Audra McDonald, Nonesuch Records
  • “Windflowers: The Songs of Jerome Moross”, PS Classics
  • “Songs from an Unmade Bed”, Ghostlight Records
  • “New, Emerging, Outstanding, Live at the York Theatre”, Jay Records


Photographer: Lynne Graves