Inside ATC Artist: Ed Bell

Ed Bell

is a songwriter, author, music educator and entrepreneur. His creative work is mostly in theatre and film, where he co-wrote the 2018 Kleban Award-winning musical My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend and was previously an Artist in Residence at Pearl Studio (Abominable, Over the Moon) in Shanghai, China. His songs have been performed at venues from Brasserie Zédel and the Battersea Barge in London to the Duplex in New York City and the ACT Theatre in Seattle. As music director, Ed has worked on projects at the Signature Theatre, the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, Leeds Playhouse and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Ed created The Song Foundry, one of the Internet’s most popular songwriting resource sites, and is the author of seven popular books, including the bestselling “The Art of Songwriting.” Ed is originally from Yorkshire in the UK and is delighted to be visiting Arizona for the first time.