Andy Collopy is a theatre musician who works primarily on new musicals. He is currently the music director and conductor of the national tour of Daniel Fish’s Tony Award winning production of Oklahoma! Previously, he was the music associate, rehearsal pianist, and substitute conductor of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, both on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre and on its first national tour.

Andy served as the music supervisor for No One Called Ahead, a new musical film by Paul Gordon available from Streaming Musicals. He worked on a number of Gordon’s previous projects, including as the associate music director of the Off-Broadway production of Daddy Long Legs. In 2018, Andy was the music associate and copyist of the world premiere of Knights’ Tale, which played to sold-out audiences in Tokyo and Osaka.

His international credits also include the Toronto world premiere of Maltby and Shire’s Sousatzka, on which he was the associate music director. He has since worked with the writing team on a number of readings of their new musicals.

Among Andy’s other frequent collaborators are the writers Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, both individually and as a team. He was on the music team of their Off-Broadway show Unlock’d, and was the music supervisor for the premier of their musical Second Line in Bloomington, Indiana. Andy is the arranger and orchestrator of Carner’s musical Barnyard Follies, and music directed the premiere reading of Gregor and lyricist Selda Sahin’s show Modern, which was part of the LiveRead series at the University of Southern California. He has subsequently music directed ASCAP workshops of Modern in both Lincoln, Nebraska and New York City.

Andy is a teaching artist for the Open Jar Institute helmed by Jeff Whiting, with whom he also frequently collaborates on new musicals. In 2020, he served on the faculty of IAMT Creators, where he taught a range of classes including music theory, music composition, and Finale skills. Andy was raised in the rich theatre community of Cleveland, Ohio, and is a graduate of the Ithaca College School of Music.