DENVER CASADO is an award-winning composer, writer and teaching artist based in New York City.
He’s the composer of Tea With Chachaji and Life on the Mississippi, two critically acclaimed musicals that have been produced across the country.
Denver is also the founder of Beat by Beat Press, a new online children’s musical theatre publisher. Started with a group of young writers and educators from New York City, Beat by Beat Press provides schools and youth theaters fresh, contemporary musicals via an easy-to-use online publishing platform.
As a teaching artist, Denver has spent nearly a decade leading musical theatre and songwriting workshops with thousands of children in New York City public schools. He was recently honored with the All Stars Projects’ Phyllis Hyman award, in recognition of his important contribution to the growth and development of young people in the NYC community.
In addition to theater, Denver’s music has been featured on network TV and in several independent films. Denver is an alumni of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop and holds a degree in Music Technology and Composition from New York University.