Antony Irwin



  • Year
  • 2010
    BA (Hons) in Musical theatre
    2010, BA (Hons) in Musical theatre
    Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts
  • 2007
    HND in Musical Theatre
    Glasgow Academy Of Musical Theatre Arts
    2007, HND in Musical Theatre
    Glasgow Academy Of Musical Theatre Arts
  • 2005
    Classical Singing/Music Theory
    2005, Classical Singing/Music Theory

About me

Antony, originally from Glasgow, started studying theatre and classical singing under Maria Wilson and studied Classical Singing and Music Theory at the RSAMD. After this, he attended the Glasgow Academy of Musical Theatre Arts (GAMTA) before concluding his training at Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts, London.
Recording work: Awaken (Original Cast Recording) A Christmas Carol (Original Cast Recording) Spring Awakening (Original German Cast), Cinderella (SECC Cast) & Stay Together (Original Studio Cast) 

Tony also works as a composer and lyricist and has written a number of original scores, songs and stories including 'Awaken - A New Musical', 'London Underground: the musical', childrens musical 'Stay Together', Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'. As well as creating music for various Youth Theatres throughout Britain. The original childrens cast of 'A Christmas Carol' & 'Awaken' are available to purchase on iTunes & AmazonMP3.

In 2011 his version of the Dickens Classic 'A Christmas Carol' was performed in front of hundreds at the prestigious Dickens World in Kent. Recieving standing ovations and rave reviews!
In July 2012 he showcased some new songs inspired by the hit film 'Mean Girls'.

Following the success of 'A Christmas Carol' Tony has once again written a stunning new musical for The Edge - New Book, New Score, New British Musical - Awaken - follow it on twitter @AwakenMusical. It has since been performed to sell out audiences and great reviews. The Original Cast Recording was released on Itunes & AmazonMP3 in December 2012.

Current writing projects in the pipeline for 2013 include:
Lady Luck: A New Musical, Iron Road: A New Musical & The Nutracker: A New Musical Adaptation.

Click on 'Composition Work' above for more info on any of Tony's writing.

Tony is passionate about passing on his experience in musical theatre and has been Musical & Artistic Director at The Edge Dance & Theatre School for 6 years.

He has also been a guest tutor at GAMTA, Starlight Youth Music Theatre & FIB Youth Theatre.

As Musical Director Tony has worked on a variety of productions including: 'The Little Mermaid', 'The Witches of Eastwick' '13 - A New Musical' 'Disney's Beauty & The Beast' 'The Wizard & I'.

Additional Skills

Composer/ Lyricist
Musical Arrangements


Sarah Darlington
The Edge Dance & Theatre School
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Maria Wilson
RSAMD / Starlight Youth Music Theatre


Primary Job Title
Musical Director
Secondary Job Title
Job Titles
Artistic Director, Assistant Director, Composer, Director, Director, Assistant, Fundraiser, General Manager, Musical Director, Press & Marketing Assistant, Sound Designer, Sound Manager, Sound Operator, Theatre / Venue Manager, Voice Coach, Writer
Years in industry
3 to 6 years
Company Experience
Childrens Theatre, Educational Theatre, Exhibitions, Regional Theatre, UK Touring Theatre
Languages Spoken
Organisation Membership
Experienced in
Community, Devised, Drama, Experimental, Festival, Fringe, Live Events, Musicals, New Writing, Outdoor Events, Pantomime, Revue, Showcase
Work Permits
Interested in
Cruises, European Tour, Live Events, UK Tour, World Tour
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