Joey Contreras is a musical theatre and pop songwriter, internationally known for his first album Love Me, Love Me Not which featured an all-star lineup of Broadway talent. In 2014, his second and more pop-focused album, Young Kind of Love immediately debuted in the iTunes Pop Charts. In 2016, Joey wrote the music and lyrics for the Disney Junior animated short, "Kiwi's First Flight" featured in the series, Lights, Camera, Lexi!
Hailed as one of Playbill's "Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know," Joey is a 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist, and his musicals with bookwriter/lyricist, Kate Thomas, include Ring Around and Forget Me Not.
Joey is an alumnus from the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (2010 ASCAP Max Dreyfus Scholarship Recipient) and the 2017 Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project.