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Raiah Rofsky

composer / copyist / orchestrator

 
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About Raiah

     Raiah Rofsky (she/her) is a composer, orchestrator, and copyist located in New York City. Her music has been produced and performed at Phoenix Theatre Company, the Hollywood Fringe Festival, 54 Below, 52nd St. Project, Rattlestick Theater, and Prospect Theater Company. 

     Raiah graduated from Occidental College with a BA in Music Composition, studying under Emmy-winning composer Adam Schoenberg. There, she discovered her love for musical theatre writing. She is a recent graduate of the NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. There she has found her writing voice, and solid collaborators. She is the composer and co-orchestrator of Nayika Mixtape, a reinterpretation of heroine tropes from Indian classical literature and art. She is also continuing to write her thesis musical Inevitable Transitions, an original '90s sapphic supernatural story.

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     Raiah had the immense pleasure to be a part of the 2021-2022 Maestra Mentorship program, where she was (and continues to be) the mentee of Broadway’s leading copyist, Emily Grishman. 

     As a queer and Jewish artist, Raiah is dedicated to centering her artistic practices around lifting up marginalized voices. When she is not writing, she enjoys embroidery, drinking iced coffee, and going to drag shows.