Theatre

Music composed for the stage

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Nights Dream

When I was approached by Mark France of Well Fangled Theatre to produce and perform music for his production of Midsummer Night’s Dream, I jumped at the chance.

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Fine Dining

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It’s always a pleasure to work with Off The Rock Productions, and it was great to be invited to undertake the sound design for their latest piece of new writing.

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The Damask Room

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This project represented a number of firsts – my first time working with York’s Off The Rock Productions and my first stage acting role.

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The Maids

The Maids

Once again I was fortunate enough to be invited to work with Hedgepig Theatre. This time, on their adaptation of The Maids by Jean Genet, a twisted tale of two murderous sisters.

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Faustus

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This project represented a number of firsts for me – my first foray into writing music for a musical, and first time working with York’s Six Lips Theatre. The brief from director Roxanna Klimaszewska was clear and focussed – a dark, industrial, steampunk take on Christopher Marlowe’s classic tale.

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Playboy of the Wide World

Playboy of the Wide World

Another chance to work with the super talented Hedgepig Theatre team – this time a re-imagining of JM Synge’s Irish classic, rehomed to a fantasy Yorkshire by director and writer Andy Curry.

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Miss Julie

Miss Julie

Miss Julie was the second Hedgepig Theatre production I was invited to participate in, and it was an equally edifying experience. Working with many of the same people as Playhouse Creatures, I was tasked with creating a dark 1920s theme for August Strindberg’s gender-war drama. 

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Playhouse Creatures

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Playhouse Creatures was my first time working with York-based theatre company Hedgepig Theatre. The play, written by April de Angelis, is the story of Nell Gwynne and a small group of the very first female actors allowed on stage. It portrays the ascendence of Nell and the various fates of the other established actors and included a huge fire, swordfighting, Shakespeare and an on-stage abortion!

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