Curriculum Vitae


A note about my CV

This is a brief list of shows on which I have recently worked as an MD, arranger, writer or keys player.

If you would like a more formal CV, please feel free to download my Writer’s CV or my MD’s CV.


Recent Production Work

2014

  • Rent – MD/Keys – Birmingham Hippodrome (Birmingham School of Acting)
  • The Little Mermaid – Sound Design – The Box Milton Keynes
  • The Pirates Of Penzance – MD/Keys – Penzance Festival (Illyria)
  • Mother Courage – MD – Crescent Theatre (BSA)
  • Keyboards for Merrily We Roll Along and Our House; Bass Guitar for Honk!

2013

  • Jack And The Beanstalk – MD/Keys – Derby Live
  • As You Like It – MD – Birmingham Hippodrome (BSA)
  • City Of Angels – MD/Keys/Orch reduction – Crescent Theatre Birmingham (Birmingham School of Acting)
  • The Mikado – MD/Piano – National Tour (Illyria)
  • Boogie Wonderland – MD/Piano – Octagon Market Harborough
  • The Wizard Of Oz (pantomime) – MD/Keys – National Tour (Enchanted Entertainment)
  • Lia’s Guide To Winning The Lottery (new musical) – MD/Keys – Stanwix Theatre Carlisle (Perfect Pitch)

2012

  • The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan – MD/Keys – Derby Live (with Paul Holman Associates)
  • One Step Forward – Composer/MD – Workshop performance
  • The Threepenny Opera – MD/Keys – Crescent Theatre Birmingham (Birmingham School of Acting)
  • Giddy Goat The Musical – Writer – C Venues (C Theatre)
  • HMS Pinafore – MD/Keys/Orchestrator – National Tour (Illyria)
  • Cabaret with Jamie Lee Pike – MD/Piano – Lauderdale House
  • Keyboards for Titanic The Musical at Gordon Craig Theatre Stevenage, Peter Pan The Musical at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, and BSA Showcase, Birmingham.

2011

  • Sleeping BeautyMD/Keys – Broxbourne Civic Hall (PHA)
  • The Pirates of Penzance – MD/Keys – National Tour (Illyria)
  • Toccata Music – Arranger/Orchestrator – Indian Tour
  • Heaven Sent – MD/Keys/Arranger – New Wimbledon Studio (Hidden Talent)
  • Keyboards for Our House at The Place Bedford, Sweeney Todd at Luton Library Theatre and Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Beauty and The Beast at The Lighthouse Theatre Kettering, and The Drowsey Chaperone at The Place Bedford.

2010

  • Cinderella – MD/Keys – Broxbourne Civic Hall (PHA)
  • Giddy Goat The Musical – Writer – George Wood Theatre
  • A Little Of What You Fancy – MD/Piano – Battersea Barge (Music Hall)
  • Trouble Comes In Threes – MD/Writer – School's Tour
  • Oh The Thinks You Can Think – MD/Keys – Battersea Barge (Cabaret)
  • Amsterdam – Composer/Lyricist – George Wood Theatre, London
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie – MD/Keys – The Plinston, Letchworth

Previous Other Shows as MD / Orchestrator / Chorus Master

Don Giovanni, The Mikado, Iolanthe, Die Dreigroschenöper, Anything Goes, Me and My Girl, Oklahoma!, Guys and Dolls, Company, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (National Tour), The Wiz, Billy, Into The Woods, Bat Boy, Bye Bye Birdie, Sweeney Todd, Snoopy, Singing In The Rain, My Favorite Year, Scrooge (National Tour), The Wizard Of Oz, Titanic, Les Misèrables, Seussical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Dick Whittington and his Cat, Jack and the Beanstalk

Previous Shows as Composer

Dr Jeckyll and Mr Hyde (play), Song of the Nightingale (children's musical), Radiant (collaborative musical), Jabberwocky (schools' tour), Kidz! (schools' tour), The Ning Nang Nong (schools' tour), The Hans Andersen Show (schools' tour), Woyzeck (play), Revenge of the Scissorman (schools' tour), Three Birds Alighting on a Field (play with operatic inserts), Fairytales Without Fairies (schools' tour), Black Remote (play)

 © Ben Wiles 2009-2013