Craig Carnelia

Craig Carnelia has taught acclaimed musical theater acting classes for the Broadway community for over 25 years, as well as frequent master classes at many top universities including CCM, Elon, Northwestern, University of Michigan, and Missouri State. As composer-lyricist, he has received two Tony Award nominations, two Drama Desk nominations, two Best Plays citations, the Johnny Mercer Award, and the prestigious Kleban Award. His shows include Working, Is There Life After High School?, Poster Boy, and (with composer Marvin Hamlisch) Sweet Smell of Success and Imaginary Friends. Best known songs include Flight and What You'd Call a Dream. He is currently at work on a new musical with book writer John Weidman.