B i o g r a p h y
Annabelle Revak originally from Spooner, Wisconsin. She began playing piano at age seven, and started singing and doing musical theatre in middle school. She is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago (BA Music Composition & BA Musical Theatre)
Annabelle began writing musical theatre in college. Her first full-length musical, Notes and Letters, will be premiered at Underscore Theatre Company in April/May 2020.
Recent music directing credits include The King's Legacy (Bristol Valley Theatre), Scandusical!-A Musical Parody (Emerging Artist's New Works Festival, TADA Theatre), The Ballad of Lefty and Crabbe (Underscore Theatre Company, AMD) Murderous Innocent; Notes and Letters (CMTF 2018), Lysistrata Jones (Refuge Theatre Project), Abduction! The Musical (Locked Door Productions), and [title of show]; Make Me Bad, High Fidelity, (Columbia College Chicago).
Annabelle's orchestrations and arrangements for musicals and vocal works include Proxy, (Alexander Sage Oyen), Make Me Bad (Drew Gasparini), Wife Material (Underscore Theatre Company), and TAKE ME (Strawdog Theatre Company).
Annabelle has done work as a freelance jazz pianist and singer, and is a choral member and pianist at Old St. Patricks Catholic Church.
In her spare time, you can find Annabelle at the yoga studio or in a coffee shop. Most likely both in the same day.
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Press for The Ballad of Lefty and Crabbe
(Underscore Theatre Company)
'Pianist/sole musician Annabelle Revak is the tuneful pace car here, filling the scene changes as if she’s filling in at a nickelodeon' -Chicago Tribune
'beautifully accompanied by Assistant Music Director, Annabelle Revak, on piano' -Chicago Theatre Review
'...Nimbly accompanied by pianist Annabelle Revak' -Windy City Times
'Annabelle Revak yields an orchestra from the keyboard' -Buzz Center Stage