Musical Director & Orchestrator
George read Music at Durham University before being offered a scholarship to study Musical Direction at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Credits as Musical Director: Annie (UK Tour, Broadwayworld Award - Best Musical Direction); Bugsy Malone (Curve, Leicester); Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse and St. James’ Theatre – European Premiere, Broadwayworld Award – Best Musical Direction); The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Derby Theatre); Sweeney Todd (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Manchester Royal Exchange); Footloose (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre); Liza (on an E) (Vaudeville Theatre West); Howard Goodall’s A Winter’s Tale (Professional Premiere); Merrily We Roll Along (Theatr Clwyd); Annie (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Ragtime (Landor Theatre); The Wiz (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Rep); Sincerely Nöel - with Alistair McGowan (Riverside Studios); Momentous Musicals (New Wimbledon Theatre & UK Tour); Betwixt! (Trafalgar Studios); Peter Pan (Casino Theatre, Geneva); Shoshana Bean: Live in the West End (Ambassadors Theatre); Helena Blackman; The Sound of Rodgers & Hammerstein (Prince of Wales Theatre); Tomorrow Morning (Landor Theatre); Zombie Prom (UK Premiere, Landor Theatre) and Cinderella, Robinson Crusoe & the Caribbean Pirates; Jack and the Beanstalk (for QDOS, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton) and Cinderella (for QDOS, Theatre Royal, Newcastle).
Credits as Orchestrator include: Annie (UK Tour and South African productions); Bugsy Malone; Footloose; Merrily We Roll Along; Ragtime; The Wiz; Momentous Musicals.
Other theatre includes: Wonderful Town (The Lowry - Assistant to Sir Mark Elder); and graduate productions for UK Drama Schools include: Jesus Christ Superstar and On the Town (GSA); Girlfriends and Pal Joey (Mountview).
Television credits include: Vocal Coach for Channel 5's Don't Stop Believing; Recordings include: Momentous Musicals (Live Album).
George works closely with writers in the UK and US, workshopping and showcasing new works by artists such as Pasek and Paul, Bobby Cronin, Kooman and Dimond, Kerrigan and Lowdermilk, David Krane, Scott Alan, Shoshana Bean and Howard Goodall.
George was also Assistant Musical Director for the feature film of London Road for the National Theatre, BBC and Cuba Pictures that was released in June 2015.
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