About Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Kristen Anderson-Lopez is an American actress, writer, and music producer. Anderson-Lopez, along with her husband Robert Lopez and Henry Jackman, wrote and produced music for the 2011 Disney film Winnie the Pooh, for which they were nominated for an Annie Award for Best Music in a Feature Production. She also provided the voice of Kanga in the film. Additionally, she wrote songs for a Walt Disney World production of Finding Nemo - The Musical.
Kristen Anderson-Lopez is the co-creator of the Drama Desk Award winning, Broadway-bound musical In Transit, developed at the O’Neill Musical Theatre Conference, opened Off Broadway in 2010, and after receiving Drama Desk, Drama League, and Lucille Lortel recognition, is slated for a Broadway production in 2013.
Her work for young audiences includes numerous short and full-length musical adaptations for Theatreworks/USA (Diary Of A Worm, Fancy Nancy, Condensed Classics.) Kristen has written several songs for TV and was a staff writer for the award-winning children’s show, The Wonder Pets, on Nick Jr.
Anderson-Lopez is currently working on the new romantic stage musical Up Here with her husband and Alex Timbers.