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Adam Shadee Qutaishat

Adam Shadee Qutaishat


Adam Qutaishat is an actor, director, designer, teacher, writer, composer, and advocate working throughout the Midwest, based in Milwaukee, WI.  Area highlights include work with Next Act Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Renaissance Theaterworks, Playwrights’ Center, Third Avenue Playhouse, National Theatre for Children, and Music Theatre of Madison.

Adam has music and vocal directed acclaimed operas and musicals throughout the Midwest. He has composed the song, book and lyrics to several musicals in development. As an independent composer and playwright, he has had numerous works performed in various capacities from rock to classical. His most commonly performed piece is Snowy Owls for SSA and Piano (2016).

Adam has sound designed professionally for various companies and specializes in Podcast conversion of works. He has run, written, composed for, and directed many Radio Plays for networks including All In Podcasts and Sexy Hackers Studios. He has also helped to convert two full length musicals into podcasts; Doc Danger and the Danger Squad for Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Ten Days in a Madhouse for Music Theatre of Madison.

As a teacher Adam spent four years working in the public schools in Wisconsin as a choral director. He has been teaching voice for ten years and maintains a studio of professional actors and musicians, specializing in youth performers called Q Music. Adam holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret


  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Home Studio Whiz
  • Voice teacher with roster of private students
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Voice

My Instruments

  • Viola
  • Voice


  • Ableton
  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • MainStage
  • Sibelius
  • QLab
  • Other


  • He/Him