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Antony Irwin
  

Antony Irwin

Musical Director
Composer

Location : London


 
  
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YearJob Title / Type Name of Production Company / Venue
2013Director / Musical Director
Theatre
 Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr

 
The Edge Dance & Theatre School
2013Director / Musical Director
Theatre
Witches Of Eastwick

 
The Edge Dance & Theatre School
2013Composer / Lyricist / MD
Theatre
 Lady Luck: A New Musical
 
York New Musical Festival / AIM Productions
The Joseph Rowntree Theatre
2013Artistic / Musical Director
Event
 VIBE 2013

The Edge Dance & Theatre School
The Orchard Theatre
2013Composer / Lyricist / Host
Theatre
 An Evening with Tamar Broadbent & Antony Irwin

Skye Crawford Productions
The Pheasantry
2012Artistic / Musical Director
Event
 VIBE 2012

The Edge Dance & Theatre School
The Orchard Theatre
2012Musical Director
Theatre
 Just A Spoonful Of Disney

 
The Edge Dance & Theatre School
2012Composer / Lyricist
Event
 Mean Girls 2012

AIM Productions
The Battersea Barge
2012Composer / Lyricist
Theatre
 Awaken

 
The Edge Dance & Theatre School
2011Artistic / Musical Director
Event
 VIBE 2011

The Edge Dance & Theatre School
The Orchard Theatre
2011Musical Director
Theatre
Snow White
 
 
FIB Youth Theatre
2011Musical Director
Theatre
Disney's Beauty & the Beast

 
The Edge Dance & Theatre School
2011Composer/Lyricist
Theatre
A Christmas Carol

The Edge Dance & Theatre School
Dickens World
2010Artistic / Musical Director
Event
 VIBE 2010

The Edge Dance & Theatre School
The Orchard Theatre
2010Musical Director
Theatre
 13 - A New Musical
 
 
The Edge Dance & Theatre School
The Avenue Theatre

 

Education
college2010, BA (Hons) in Musical theatre
Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts
college2007, HND in Musical Theatre
Glasgow Academy Of Musical Theatre Arts
college2005, Classical Singing/Music Theory
RSAMD
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
Referees
Sarah Darlington
PRINCIPLE / HEAD OF MUSIC
The Edge Dance & Theatre School
01322 272 277 •

Maria Wilson
RSAMD / Starlight Youth Music Theatre
www.starlightyouthmusictheatre.com
 
more details
Primary Job TitleMusical Director
Secondary Job TitleComposer
Job TitlesArtistic 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 industry3 to 6 years
Company ExperienceChildrens Theatre, Educational Theatre, Exhibitions, Regional Theatre, UK Touring Theatre
Languages SpokenEnglish
Organisation MembershipEquity
Experienced inCommunity, Devised, Drama, Experimental, Festival, Fringe, Live Events, Musicals, New Writing, Outdoor Events, Pantomime, Revue, Showcase
Work PermitsEU
Interested inCruises, European Tour, Live Events, UK Tour, World Tour
DBS checkedYes