WRITER SPOTLIGHT: Defoe & Sinutoke

In Writer Spotlights by A Little New Music


Tidtaya Sinutoke and Grammy Award-winner Ty Defoe have collaborated on a number of projects, including CLOUDS ARE PILLOWS FOR THE MOON, produced at the 2014 Yale Institute for Music Theatre and the 2015 ASCAP Musical Theatre Workship, and TICK-TOCK, developed through Prospect Theater Company’s Musical Theater Lab. Their work was presented as part of the Songwriter’s Cabaret at the 2015 NAMT Festival of New Musicals. They both attended NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at Tisch. Individually, Defoe, of the Oneida and Ojibwe tribes, received a Grammy for his work on Come to Me Great Mystery: Native American Healing Songs and Sinutoke’s work has been featured at a number of venues around the country including the Signature Theatre, 54 Below, Joe’s Pub and Goodspeed.

Follow Tidtaya at tidtayasinutoke.com
Follow Ty at tydefoe.com