Musical Theatre

Gemma is passionate about musical theatre and has built up extensive experience as a musical director, assistant MD and rehearsal pianist. Bringing together her talents as a pianist, conductor and vocalist, she feels equally at home on and off the stage.

Highlights as a musical director include:

  • The Snowman (UK tour)
  • Ace Of Clubs (Union Theatre, Southwark)
  • Side By Side By Sondheim (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)
  • The Last Five Years (Barbican Centre, London)
  • The Fingask Follies
  • Pippin (BRIT School, Croydon)
  • I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Etcetera Theatre, Camden)
  • A Doll's Life (Royal Academy of Music, London)
  • Oklahoma!, Anything Goes, Fiddler on the Roof, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Mack and Mabel (Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford)

...and as an assistant musical director include:

  • Mary Poppins (UK Tour)
  • Barnum (UK Tour)
  • The Pajama Game (Royal Academy of Music, London)
  • Curtains, Kiss Me Kate (Silk Street Theatre, London)
  • A Winter's Tale for YMT (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford)
  • Great Expectations for YMT (The Arts Centre, Bracknell)

Professional keyboard credits:

  • The Lion King (UK Tour)
  • Starlight Express (UK Tour)
  • The Pajama Game (Shaftesbury Theatre, London)
  • Life Of The Party (Menier Chocolate Factory, London)
  • The Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Gemma has provided arrangements for:

  • Strictly West End; Afternoon Tea With The Stars (The Delfont Room, Prince of Wales Theatre)
  • Tonight at 8.30 by Noël Coward (Barbican Centre, London)
  • Urdang Academy Summer Showcase 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Royal Academy of Music Agent Showcase 2012

Last 5 years

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