RACHEL DEAN is a New York City-based composer, pianist, and music director. She is a pianist for Hamilton and Moulin Rouge on Broadway as well as a staff pianist for NYU Steinhardt. An ASCAP award recipient, Rachel’s work has been performed in New York, Tokyo, Miami, Ohio, Arizona, and New Jersey. In addition to her works with Brush, musicals in development include On the Line (with Amy Burgess; upcoming production at Rubber City Theatre), Medusa (with Wes Braver), and The Ballad of Janis Matthews and the Dodo Scouts (with Giancarlo Rodaz). Rachel is a member of ASCAP and AFM Local 802.
DAVID BRUSH is a director, music director, vocal coach and librettist/lyricist. He received his M.A. in Theatre from Regent University and has assisted in the development of over 15 original musicals - two of which had successful Off-Broadway runs. His producer credits include: Off-Broadway - Hot Mess In Manhattan; Regional - Pump Up The Volume, The Consequences, and Spring Awakening. Directing credits include: regional premieres of Next Thing You Know, Rent, 35mm, The Last Five Years, Tick, Tick...Boom! and Reasons To Be Pretty. Writing credits include: Summer of My German Soldier (American Harmony Prize 2014, Chicago Stages Finalist); The Anxiety Project (Rachel Dean, music; Original Cast Recording coming in 2020); and the upcoming Amelia and Ghostlight Coffee (Rachel Dean, music). David has served as Music Director/Director for many theatres and organizations throughout the country (30+ productions in all). David is a member of the Dramatists Guild, teaches musical theatre voice and serves as adjunct faculty for several universities.