Chandra is a Brooklyn-based bookwriter-lyricist, and currently a NY8 trainee in the Feldenkrais Professional Training Program. She has an MFA from NYU Tisch's Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, an M.A. in Musical Theatre Criticism from NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, and a B.A. in English Literature from Kenyon College. Member of the Dramatists Guild of America. Chandra is originally from Arizona.