WHO IS KATY PFAFFL?
Voice & Acting Teacher * Vocal/Performance Coach * Certified Life Coach / Transformational Life Coach
Multi-Instrumentalist * Composer / Arranger / Writer * Owner of Katy Pfaffl Studio LLC *
Co-President of Liilaa Records Studio LLC * President of Vrialto Inc.
Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Broadway for Arts Education (BAE) Non-Profit Organization
Katy Pfaffl, (voice/music teacher, multi-instrumentalist, composer), attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM) for Musical Theater. In addition to performing on Broadway originating the role of 'Song Woman' in the Tony Award winning production of War Horse at Lincoln Center, Katy has released six celebrated albums of original music as vocal/piano/guitar/violin powerhouse Mighty Kate; composed and music directed two original musicals in NYC; and continues to compose and arrange for film and TV. Katy is also a coveted private voice teacher/vocal performance coach and Certified Life Coach and Transformational Life coach who has been working with the Broadway and Performing community for the past 20 years. Her clients include: TV’s Reshma Shetty (Pure Genius/Royal Pains), Stephanie Hsu (Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Gabrielle Ruiz (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Dan Amboyer (Younger), Matt Doyle (Gossip Girl), Tracee Chimo (Orange is the New Black / Madame Secretary), Tiffany Mann (Rise), as well as Broadway sensations Jenn Gambatese, Jen Cody, Kelli Barrett, Jon Rua and many more...
Katy's students have appeared in over 30 Broadway shows (and 25 National tours) including Hamilton,
Moulin Rouge, Hadestown, Mean Girls, Frozen, Waitress, Come From Away, Wicked, The Lehman Trilogy,
The Book of Mormon, Sponge Bob the Musical, Pretty Women, Be More Chill, Kinky Boots,
Getting the Band Back Together, Aladdin, American Psycho, Fun Home, On Your Feet, Tuck Everlasting,
Dr. Zhivago, Once, Side Show, Violet, War Horse, Evita, Spiderman, The Lion King, Jersey Boys,
Hands on a Hard Body, American Idiot, In the Heights, West Side Story, Rent, Hair, Shrek, Tarzan, 13,
South Pacific, Grease, Les Miserables, War Horse, and Legally Blonde along with up and coming
Broadway shows Mr. Saturday Night and Paradise Square.
Katy also teaches voice and musical theater at the Juilliard School with BT Turkish Music Exchange Summer Program; Broadway Bootcamp in Loveland, CO; and internationally with Dream Box Arts (Shenzhen, China); Broadway in Japan (Tokyo, Japan); Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project (Tamil Nadu, India); and Nkosi's Haven (Johannesburg, South Africa). In 2016 Katy became a certified Life/Career Coach and became the co-founder of Broadway for Arts Education (BAE), a non-profit organization with a mission to give a voice to the voiceless using arts education to bring compassion, stability, and possibility to children and communities in need in the US and around the world. BAE is widely celebrated for their involvement of the Broadway community in the classroom featuring over 150 performers volunteering their time and talents. Current BAE brings arts education programs to: youth within the Dalit community at the Shanti Bhavan Children’s project in Tamil Nadu, India; disadvantaged and disabled children in Jacmel Haiti at St. Trinity School and Wings of Hope; undeserved youth attending multiple schools within the Urban Assembly School system; youth at the Tomas de Berlanga School in the Galapagos Islands, and LGBTQ+ youth in the Youth Pride Chorus at The Center in downtown Manhattan.