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Germono Toussaint

Germono Toussaint

Biography

Germono Toussaint is a multi-award winning composer, arranger, playwright, and producer. He is one of the founding playwrights of the Obie award-winning The Fire This Time Festival and the founder of A Mile In My Shoes, Inc.

His plays have been featured in the Not for Broadway Theater Festival, Horse Trade Theater Group, The Drafts Fest, All Out Arts Play Festival, New York Madness, The Fire This Time Festival, National Black Theater’s Keep Soul Alive reading series, and 48 Hours…in Harlem.

Toussaint has also written and arranged music for several off-Broadway productions including Ritual (Stanley Bennet Clay), B-Boy Blues (James Earl Hardy), Sistas: The Musical (Dorothy Marcic),  and Bring the Beat Back (Derek McPhatter), Breath and Imagination (Daniel Beaty), (L)imitations (Marcus Gardley), Hoodoo Love (Katori Hall), The Lost Boys Live at 54 Below (Dyllon Burnside), Two Black Divas and a Band, Through The Ages, The Real Love Concert, Verve, and The Message – an Apollo Theater Music Café featuring Crystal Monee Hall.

Toussaint has received awards and honors from The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The Obies, The Puffin Foundation, The NationalAlliance for Musical Theatre, All Out Arts, The Wisconsin Arts Board, The Helen BaderFoundation, The Center for Performance and Excellence of Music, and Cardinal Stritch University. Toussaint was also featured in American Theater Magazine in 2008.

Last year he was a finalist for The ONeill Music Conference and the Creative Capital Award.

Hes participated in Tofte Lake Centers 10th Annual Emerging Artist Program, was a Sheen Center Theater Artist Fellow, a Rhymes Over Beats Artist in Residence, and is a recent recipient of Broadway producer Ken Davenport’s Dr. Kenny Encouragement Fund Scholarship.

Professional Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Sound Designer/Composer

My Instruments

  • Harpsichord
  • Organ
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards

Software

  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • Sibelius

Affiliations

  • ASCAP
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD

Pronouns

  • He/Him