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Karl Amundson is a writer/composer, performer and music educator based out of New York City. He is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM), where he received his BFA in Musical Theatre, and he is a professional voice instructor pursuing accreditation through the Institute of Vocal Advancement (IVA).


As a composer, Karl's works in development include the new musicals Falling Forward (2023 Eugene O'Neill NMTC Semi-Finalist, selected for the 2020 New York Musical Festival) and Lenora DuPonte: Live On Mars! (Invited to perform at the The Tank’s 2022 TrashFest). Karl’s song, “Purple Chucks” was selected as a Finalist in Taylor Louderman’s 2020 Write Out Loud songwriting competition, and was featured in the 2021 Write Out Concert at 54 Below. As a jingle writer, Karl’s music has been commissioned by Proctor & Gamble's Head & Shoulders,  Morgan & Morgan Injury Law Firm, and The Ladies Who Brunch Podcast. Karl writes and performs short songs on his TikTok, @musicwithkarl, where he has 64K+ followers! 

Together with collaborator Tom Meglio,  Karl created Ze Follies Doree, a musical-comedy variety show that draws its inspiration from American musical theatre, the mythos of the Moulin Rouge , and the irreverent bacchanalia of our modern times. Follow @zefolliesdoree on Instagram to look out for future performances in New York City!

As an actor, Karl has been seen at The Muny, The Guthrie, The Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, and Santa Rosa Summer Repertory Theatre. Karl is a proud member of AEA.

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