Who I Am

Truth Bachman

(they/them/theirs) is a composer, vocalist, and writer of socially-focused musicals. Described by NYTimes as ”musically and vocally rich”, they are praised for “golden-voiced”, “soulful vocals” (Vulture). Truth was recently featured in Teen Vogue. Bachman’s acclaimed Shapeshifters, about LGBTQ+ community, was developed at an ongoing residency at Joe’s Pub, The Delacorte Theatre, Musical Theatre Factory, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, UArts, and was the inaugural recipient of the Denovan Grant. FARMED: A Live Podcast Album, Bachman’s musical podcast concert, features interviews with grassroots leaders and a vocally percussive score for 25 voices. It was published in 2020.

Other original musicals: Chasing Fear (Cygnet), Detentionicide (Future of Storytelling Festival), The Name Game (Prospect Theatre Co.), In Real Life: A Slenderman Musical (TFANA reading), Pyre Cantata (HERE), Coromandel (Dixon Place, HERE).

Truth is an alum of New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio, Joe’s Pub Working Group, NYU Tisch, and received a 2021 Jerome Hill Fellowship award as a finalist in music. Their album ‘Blue River’ features several Broadway talents and donates 100% of funds to Arts Education Programs within New York City’s boroughs. @truthbachman