Teresa Lotz is playwright, composer and lyricist/book-writer whose work includes She Calls Me Firefly (VH Theatrical Development Foundation and New Perspectives Theatre Company, NYC, dir. Ludovica Villar-Hauser, 2015 & Cherry Lane Theatre TONGUES reading series, NYC, 2014) , The Awakening(music) with book-writer/lyricist Sarah Rebell (Musical Theatre Factory 4x15 Series, NYC, 2015), Three Times Fast (book and music) with book-writer/lyricist Naomi Matlow (Dixon Place Lounge, NYC, dir. Daniella Caggiano, 2015), The Bowl (New Perspective Theatre Company's Women's Work Lab 2014, NYC, dir. Jenny Greeman), Petunia and Fang (West Village Musical Theatre Festival 2014, NYC, dir. Christian Fleming) with composer Kiyun Kim, The Toucan Man (words) with composer Jesse Goldman (reading, NYU, dir. Brandon Ivie, 2013), The Birds and the Bees: Unabridged (music) with lyricist Ella-Rose Chary (NYC, 2013 & 2014), Smoke (NYU’s Brandspankin’ New Works Showcase, dir. Jessica Zur-Linden),Dick Whittington: an XMAS Panto for NYC (music, Dixon Place, 2012), Grounded; an original One Act Musical (book and lyrics)with composer-lyricist Ryan Korell (Nashville, 2012). Her work has been heard at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, 54 Below, Dixon Place, Metropolitan Room and the Duplex. She works with VH Theatrical Development Foundation, Works by Women, and is a co-founder of LezCab. Teresa is a member of New Perspectives Theatre Company Women's Work Full Play Lab, Dramatist’s Guild, ASCAP, and apprentice with the League of Professional Theatre Women. Bowling Green State University, B.M. Music Composition. New York University, M.F.A Musical Theatre Writing.