Joey Contreras is a New York based, Mexican-American musical theatre and pop songwriter, internationally known for his various projects, performances and studio album releases, amassing millions of streams. He is a Fred Ebb Award finalist, a two-time Jonathan Larson Grant finalist, and an alum from the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project and NYU Grad MT Writing Program. His musical “In Pieces” is currently licensed worldwide. A highlights album was released by Broadway Records in 2021. His musicals with Kate Thomas include “All The Kids Are Doing It” (O’Neill NMTC Finalist), “Forget Me Not” and “Elements.” He is the composer of “Heartbreakers in Hell”, a modern day adaptation of Dante’s Inferno written with bookwriter/lyricist Benjamin Halstead. Additionally, he has composed for the Walt Disney Company, The 5th Avenue Theatre and various short films.He regularly teaches songwriting through private coaching and group master classes at universities and theatre programs worldwide. Find more at http://www.joeycontreras.com and follow along on all socials: @joeycontreras.