Get to Know Us
Singer and Composer
Alecsys Proctor-Turner (she/her) is a actor, singer, songwriter from Miami, Fl. She just graduated from The University of Miami with a BFA in Music Theatre. Her goal is to tell stories that matter, and making sure that Black Artists are being heard. Instagram: @alecsyslyrix
Alex (they/them) is a 13 year old artist for Averno. They do illustrations, music, and many other things on the team. They are obsessed with stories and fiction, and this is the origin of most of their skills. They have been doing art more seriously for about 3 years, starting with digital art and picking up various other mediums along the way. Other than Averno, they are working on various other projects to improve their skills. They can be found on Instagram @HeyItsAlex88, where they sometimes post cool stuff that they do!
Head of Composition and Music Director
Alexa Chalnick (she/her | 19) is the Head of Composition and Music Director for the Averno Universe. Most commonly known for her TikTok channel which has over 600,000 subscribers, Chalnick has also made national news for her “Songwriting Challenges”. Chalnick has studied at Juilliard, Rutgers Mason Gross, The PaperMill Playhouse, West Minster Choir College, Howell's Fine Performing Arts Center, as well as at Ithaca College where she is currently getting her Bachelors degree in Music. Chalnick founded “Sing For Alexa Saturday,” a free zoom musical theatre masterclass made accessible for everyone, and is also growing a YouTube Channel where she plans to continue to post content. All of Alexa's socials can be found by searching @AlexaChalnick. For other information as well as contact info, visit alexachalnick.com
Alex Masse is a writer and musician from BC. She enjoys poetry, prose, writing for her school paper, songwriting, producing, and performing. She's a neurodivergent lesbian, which greatly influences her art. When not writing, she’s probably making music. When not making music, she's probably writing. Her writing has received two Scholastic Awards Gold Keys, and publication in various outlets. Her self-released EP, “A Year, Moonbound,” has received plenty of acclaim. She's on the music team for Averno (when not adding onto worldbuilding and lore), bringing her distinct, dreamy sound to a whole new world.
Auggie Greenwood is a teen composer, lyricist, musician, and performer whose musicals went viral on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok (200k followers). They are experienced in teaching the art of writing musical theatre through their online intensive “Future Broadway Creators”, which they co-run with writing partner Morgan Smith. Their first musical, “Antonia” (The Marie Antoinette Musical) was featured at the Florence Little Theatre in South Carolina when they were 15 years old, and recently their work has featured at the New York Theatre Barn. They are the lead composer of Averno.
Nalah Palmer is an African-American violinist and contemporary/classical composer. With ten years of violin experience under her belt, she aspires to play for the stage, and compose for the stage as well. Also partnering with August Greenwood on their musical Two Maiden Ladies as an instrumentalist and orchestrator, Averno’s Willow was Nalah’s first project, and soon to be released Over And Out will be her second. Outside of musical theatre, Nalah has several works of her own that she is currently working on releasing, and outside of music as a whole, she is an accomplished artist and enjoys video game media, which she also thinks is a field of music she’d like to work in.
Robin Thorn is a nonbinary composer, orchestrator, programmer, sound & light technician and creator of various other multimedia projects based in Essex , UK. Even though they are only 16, they have already been involved in many large projects such as being a member of the creative team for the multimedia Averno franchise and founding the Player Two media network among many others. They are also studio manager and a sound engineer at Offtape Studios in London where they help to find clients and manage the studios online presence as well as assisting in the production and recording of music. You can find out more about them and their work on their website (http://thawney.tk/ ). There you will also find links to their patreon and other social medias (most of which use the handle @_thawney).
Sushi Soucy is an 18-year-old Savannah, Georgia based composer/playwright/actor. They have written over 17 musicals and produced two albums plus a single. They are a part of a professional improv troupe called “Odd Lot Improv”, perform in “Savannah Shakes” productions, and they have been an assistant stage manager for an equity production of “Around the World in 80 Days”. They also wrote and directed an award-winning short film for the 48-hour film festival in Savannah.