Playwright, Lyricist, Librettist
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Swell

Swell is a new multi-disciplinary collaboration between Melisa Tien and Jeff Tang.

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SWELL

a new music-theatre work

by Melisa Tien +

a bevy of talented composers

(Blue Wave by Blair Thornley)

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I’m collaborating with composers Carolyn Chen, Joshua Cerdenia, Izzi Ramkissoon, Tamar Muskal, Polina Nazaykinskaya, Or Matias, Jorge Sosa, Kamala Sankaram, Deepali Gupta and others on a multi-disciplinary music-theatre work about immigrants+children of immigrants, written by immigrants+children of immigrants.

The piece will engage the talents of 10+ composers from different parts of the world. Every artist involved is an immigrant or child of an immigrant, contributing their voice to the contemporary global immigration narrative.