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Angela Sclafani is a New York City-based songwriter, performer, recording artist, and theatre-maker.
Her music has been praised for its “engagingly original lyrical story, inventively appealing imagery and smartly crafted melodic design." Angela is a three-time first-place winner in the Great American Songwriting Contest’s Adult Contemporary category and was a finalist in the 2021 Unsigned Only Competition. Last year, her single Bell Jar made the Spotify editorial playlist "Fresh Finds Folk". Angela's first full-length album Songs of Other Selves was released in February 2023 and is available to stream and download online.
Angela's theatrical projects include her original song cycle, PASSION PROJECT: Love Songs from Women to their Work, which premiered in NYC and featured a lineup of Broadway performers. Her debut musical, THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE, premiered in Ars Nova's ANT Fest under the direction of Hunter Bird. Angela and Hunter are also co-writers of a new musical called THE GOLDEN RECORD about the creation of the time capsule that launched with NASA's Voyager Mission in 1977.
Angela is a 2019 Fred Ebb Award Winner and a 2018 Richie Jackson Artist Fellow. She is a 2023 Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship Finalist in Music, a 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist, and a 2017 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award Semifinalist. She was named a Woman to Watch on Broadway by the Broadway Women's Fund in 2022. Angela earned her BFA at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.