UTSAV BHARGAVA is a composer/lyricist, orchestrator, and pianist. After graduating from Berklee College of Music, where he studied Film Scoring, Contemporary Writing & Production, and Musical Theatre Conducting, he is now attending the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch as a member of Cycle 31. Current projects include writing music and lyrics for Penelope with Caitlin Thomas, and music and lyrics for A Million Aisles Away with Luna Abreu-Santana and bookwriters Claudia Bennett and Julia Newman.
His work has been produced at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, at Hear Our Voices at UNC Greensboro, and at Curtain Up, Berklee’s annual showcase of original musical theater. He music directed and orchestrated Victoria: A New Musical (music and lyrics by Prosper Fiske), which was produced in Cambridge, MA. He has also music directed productions at various venues around Boston, including Heathers with the Berklee Musical Theater Club and Sister Act at Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, and associate music directed Shrek at Boston Conservatory under Eric Stern.
As an Indian-American artist, Utsav is passionate about using his privilege to bring representation of marginalized groups to the theatre industry – both on stage and off.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
Interested in touring?
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
- Music Assistant
- Vocal Arranger
- Dance Arranger
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Music Copyist
- Music Transcriber
- Pit Musician (Keyboards)
- Keyboard Programmer
- Sound Designer/Composer
- Audition Pianist
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Synth - keyboards
- Digital Performer
Current HS, College, or Grad Student?