Composer / Writer / Musician

  • I’s Twinkle

    Jun 10, 12 • ProjectsNo Comments
    I’s Twinkle

    I’s Twinkle I’s Twinkle is an epic poem modeled after Dante’s Divine Comedy in its three parts, telling the story of a young man growing up in Reconstruction Era America—an artist figure who travels from the South northward. The style of the work gradually progresses from an epic poem to a play to a folk [&hellip...

  • Great Dog Almighty

    Jun 9, 12 • ProjectsNo Comments
    Great Dog Almighty

    Great Dog Almighty A small squadron of southern charm, Great Dog Almighty is a bluegrass collective that fuses together a love for history, poetry, and banjo. Featuring the talents of John Bennett, Nate Weida, and Emil McGloin, these Appalachian-inspired tunes strike a unique, soothing blend of backwood entertainment. Great Dog Almighty was first featured in [&hellip...

  • The New Hopeville Comics (2001, 2002, 2009)

    Jun 9, 12 • ProjectsNo Comments
    The New Hopeville Comics (2001, 2002, 2009)

    The New Hopeville Comics is a rock opera about a comic book town struggling to survive after the death of their superhero ‘Perfect Man’. Developed in Greensboro NC and performed in the New York International Fringe Festival in 2002 and in New York again in 2009 at the Chernuchin Theatre. ***** 2009 Cast of The [&hellip...

  • Stuntnuts

    Jun 9, 12 • ProjectsNo Comments
    Stuntnuts

    The New York City based band began in Durham, NC. Emil McGloin & Nate Weida wrote and played music together while managing a small bar...

  • Halloween Oates (2011)

    Jun 8, 12 • ProjectsNo Comments
    Halloween Oates (2011)

    Nate Weida and Emil McGloin are Halloween Oates in 2011 @ Union Hall Starring – Emil McGloin as John Oates and Nate Weida as Daryl Hall with – John Bennett and Aaron Phillips on Backup Vocals Aaron Thurston on drums – Ian Riggs on Bass Fulfilling their promise, after years of teasing and threatening to [&hellip...

  • Etan (1998)

    Jun 8, 12 • ProjectsNo Comments
    Etan (1998)

    Etan –  by Nate Weida, is a Hamlet-based opera about a boy in high school coming to terms with his parents divorce and desire to be an actor. As a student, Nate Weida became the only non-faculty member to receive the Artistic Excellence Award by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education as a result of [&hellip...

  • Commander Squish (1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2007)

    Jun 8, 12 • Music, ProjectsNo Comments
    Commander Squish (1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2007)

    The campy musical about a charming knight in shining armor with his painfully shy sidekick. Performed every other year as an improv workshop or farce of itself. Equal in parts, bawdy, cheesy, and impressive depending mostly on the sobriety of its cast members on any given night. A cult classic. * Originally Performed at Carrboro [&hellip...

  • Fall of Achilles (2000)

    Jun 8, 12 • Music, ProjectsNo Comments
    Fall of Achilles (2000)

    A commission from East Chapel Hill High School as an opening of their new auditorium. Fall of Achilles is a collaboration of book and lyrics with friend Jon Karpinos set as a farcical high school production of a musical based on Homer’s Iliad. Originally performed with a 70 person cast and 24 piece orchestra. Story [&hellip...

  • Jack and the Beanstalk (1995)

    Jun 7, 12 • ProjectsNo Comments
    Jack and the Beanstalk (1995)

    Jack and the Beanstalk was originally performed at Carrboro Elementary School (1995) Starring: Bill Cochran – Narrator & Trader Fred Flynn – Jack Angela Callanan – Mother Andy Smith – Goat & Giant Damien Jeffrey – Housewife & Neighbor Jennie Dickson – Harp Levonti Brown – Golden Goose Band: Justin Ansley, Simon Fink, Nate Weida...

  • Jack & the Jellybean Stalk (by Emil McGloin & Nate Weida)

    Jun 6, 12 • ProjectsNo Comments
    Jack & the Jellybean Stalk (by Emil McGloin & Nate Weida)

    First performed at University of North Carolina – Greensboro in 2014 and also developed at Atlantic Theater Company. Madelynn Poulson and Alex Cioffi Jack & the Jellybean Stalk First performed at University of North Carolina – Greensboro in 2014 and also developed at Atlantic Theater Company...