About Carol Weiss

CAROL WEISS is a published author, composer, conductor, pianist and teacher. She has written 12 musical plays for children which are performed by theatres and schools throughout the world. Carol wrote songs for the PBS series “Square One,” the cable series’ “Slapstick Studio” (starring Dick Shawn) and “The Good Book” (starring Bobby Morse).  During the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, her musical, “Out Of Sports,” was used by American Express as its official entertainment for CEOs of major corporations.

     She was conductor and arranger for the General Hospital Nurses' Ball (ABC), composer and conductor for the ABC comedy pilot “Completely Off The Wall,” (starring John Ritter) and vocal director for the Gershwin Trust's “Lady Be Good” original cast album.

     Among her stage conducting credits are “Little Me” starring Rich Little, “Cinderella” with Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows and “Nunsense” with Pat Carroll and Joanne Worley.  She has been a guest lecturer for the National Association of Teachers of Singing and has worked with many well-known performers, including Jason Alexander, Scott Bakula, Patrick Cassidy, Debbie Boone, Katharine McPhee, Brad Garrett, Lou Gossett, Paul Stanley, and Robin Williams.

     In addition, she has accompanied singers at many thousands of auditions, including the original and Broadway revival companies of Beauty and the Beast, Chicago, City of Angels, Fosse, Grease, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Ragtime, the original animated feature, The Little Mermaid and the film version of Hairspray.   

    Through her Carol Weiss Musical Theatre Workshop, she has taught thousands of performers for the past 25 years.