Where am I from?

         I was born in Evanston, IL, but raised in Las Vegas, NV.

What family have I got?

         A very supportive mom, dad, granny, and an awesome younger brother named Jonathan. (He’s my favorite.)

How long have I been playing piano?

         20+ years.

What got me hooked in showbiz?

         My first show: Les Misérables.

How many different shows have I done?

         Over 50. (For a complete list, please check out my Rep List.)

Where have I studied?

         Southern Utah University, Shenandoah Conservatory, Ithaca College, and the International Institute for Young Musicians.

What makes me unique from other music directors out there?

         As of 2013, I'm the only person in the world with a bachelors of music in Musical Theatre Accompanying and a masters of music in Musical Theatre Conducting.

What are my primary skills?

         Accompanying, conducting, vocal coaching, teaching parts, pit playing, and baking. (I make a mean apple pie.)

Copyright 2012 Ilana Atkins
Photos by Jenna P Photography