Nicholas Connors is a composer/lyricist, Broadway conductor and orchestrator. He is a 2022-23 Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow and Fred Ebb Award finalist. His stage musicals include COAL (DGF Fellowship), TEN LONG YEARS (book by Kyle Wilson), SPACE VOYAGE: THE MUSICAL FRONTIER (with Quinn Elmer), and HERE, IN THE PARK. Nicholas' original songs have been performed by Karen Olivo, Kyle Selig, Jenna Ushkowitz, and many other acclaimed artists. He has been an Artist-in-Residence at New York Stage & Film and The BringAbout.
As a musician, Nicholas has worked with Cameron Crowe, Tom Kitt, Stephen Schwartz, Lynn Ahrens, Mary-Mitchell Campbell and other theatre luminaries. He has orchestrated or arranged music for Kristin Chenoweth, Tina Fey, Lea Salonga, Jessica Vosk, and Gavin Creel. His orchestrations have been performed at Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, The White House, on PBS, and by many of America's premier orchestras. Nicholas' Broadway credits include ALMOST FAMOUS (Asst. Music Director), Kristin Chenoweth's FOR THE GIRLS (Assoc. Music Director, Orchestrator) and MEAN GIRLS (Pianist). He was also an Associate Music Director for Kristin Bell's ENCORE! on Disney+. Nicholas is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin.