Music in theatre and beyond: Telling a storyV

20 May, 3 Jun

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Tayo Akinbode is a musician and musical director with over 20 years industry experience working on everything from the circus to Shakespeare productions. Join one of our exclusive webinars, discussing the challenges and rewards of this versatile industry. Be part of the conversation and pick the right one for you!

“I first discovered theatre in London at the Royal Court’s Activists Youth Theatre. At 18 I went to Manchester to work on the stage crew at the Royal Exchange Theatre for a season. After a few years spent playing in bands, Manchester Youth Theatre asked me to write some music for their production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Since then I’ve been a composer and Musical Director for theatre, film, TV, radio,circus and community projects…”

Wednesday 20 May, 2pm

Are you a musician looking to diversify your career options? Join us for a conversation around how to get work and build a career in theatre, TV and beyond on Wednesday 20 May.

Wednesday 3 June 2020, 2pm

Do you make music as part of theatre for young audiences? Tayo will share his extensive experience of bringing music to theatre for children and families, and share the importance of how we tell stories with music. Come along and listen and ask questions on Wednesday 3 June.

Wednesday 17 June, 2pm

Are you an artist of colour who wants to discuss music in theatre, the arts sector and its challenges and opportunities? This is a space to discuss working in the industry for those who are historically under-represented within theatre on Wednesday 17 June, 2pm.



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