Drew Fornarola is a composer, lyricist, and playwright living in New York City. His most recent musical, originally commissioned by the New Musical Development Foundation, is now being developed for stage by DreamWorks Theatricals and for screen by DreamWorks Animation. Other theatrical works include COLLEGE The Musical (www.college-themusical.com), Thucydides (Winner of the 34th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Festival, published by Samuel French), and the children's musicals Uncle Pirate (published by Samuel French) and Awesome Allie: First Kid Astronaut. His new play Straight is under option by Tony Award-winning producer Andy Sandberg (Hair). Mr. Fornarola's awards include the NYMF Award for Excellence in Lyrics, the John Wallowitch Award for songwriting, 2 MAC Award nominations, and a Richard Rodgers Award Nomination. As a sound designer / composer his credits include Devil Boys from Beyond (New World Stages 2010, published by Samuel French) among others. Mr. Fornarola is a graduate of Princeton University and an alumnus of the BMI Workshop.