Project History

2020

Creator of Change, an album of queer and trans* love songs (release upcoming)

Pax’s “Change,” an album of queer and trans* love songs, is now available on Bandcamp.

Performer in Queer Philly Jawn, hosted by The Bearded Ladies Cabaret & La Mama

Music Director for songs in Eventa du Schmancy with 1812 Productions

Performer in Breath of Fresh Air with Philly Thrive

Vocal Director for a workshop of No Regrets with The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

Performer for The Bearded Ladies Who Lunch with The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

Guest for Convince Brett to Eat Breakfast with Theatre Horizon

Creator of Queer Love Songs Concert (Live from Quarantine in West Philly)

Performer in Porch Songs with People’s Light

Sam in Shakespeare in Love with People’s Light

Photo by Mark Garvin

2019

Performer in LRS: LIVE! The Thanksgiving Throwdown with Lightning Rod Special

Photo by Jeanne Lyons

Performer & Music Director in This Is the Week That Is with 1812 Productions

Photo by Mark Garvin

Photo by Mark Garvin

Performer in Late Night Snacks with The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

Photo by Kate Raines

Music Director & Arranger for Bye Bye Boobies at Franky Bradley’s

Music Supervisor for Archipelago at PlayPenn


Performer in On Gender and Queerness with Art of the Heel

Performer & Composer for Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes
with The Bearded Ladies Cabaret in New York City (La Mama)

Photo by Daniel de Jesús

Performer & Composer for Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes
with The Bearded Ladies Cabaret in Philadelphia (Cherry Street Pier)

Photo by Kate Raines

Performer with Monday Night Airwaves for An Evening With Rachel Camp
at Theatre Horizon

Composer of “Time” for An Evening With Rachel Camp
at Theatre Horizon

Composer & Sound Designer for Click by Jaqueline Goldfinger
at Simpatico Theatre

Photo by Daniel Kontz

An article about my work on Click:
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Music Director of Marie in Tomorrowland at the University of the Arts

Composer for The Best of Cocktail Plays with Juniper Productions

Performer, Arranger, Music Guide
for Nichole Canuso and Friends at Bryn Mawr College

2018

Performer/Creator of Spotlight Cabaret: Art Isn’t Easy LIVE!

Music Supervisor for Mr. Burns at The Wilma Theater
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Viola in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in Clark Park
Twelfth Night“Pax Ressler’s Viola makes excellent use of the first strategy, exhibiting a deep understanding of the text. Ressler’s movement is concise and evocative, avoiding cliché. As a result, they’re able to project both plot and feeling to the very back row.”
Broad Street Review

A Non-Binary Awakening in Philadelphia (Howlround Theatre Commons)

Music Director for Bastille Day with The Bearded Ladies Cabaret at Eastern State Penitentiary

Co-Organizer and Music Director for A Breath of Fresh Air with Philly Thrive at the Wilma Theater

Arranger and Music Guide for The Interview and the Octopus showing with Nichole Canuso Dance Company

Associate Music Director for Fun Home at Arden Theatre Company

Music Director, Arranger, & Pianist for The End: A Queer Reckoning at Swarthmore College

Music Director, Arranger, & Pianist for Tingeltangel No. 1: Tragedy Is Dead! at Puer Aeternus Ensemble Theater Company

Music Director & Performer for This Is What You Need Right Now: A Night of Cabaret with The Bearded Ladies Cabaret at The Performance Arcade (Wellington, New Zealand)

Performer in Love Activism with First Person Arts

2017

2016