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MD WITH STRONG ELECTRIC GUITAR SKILLS

British Youth Musical Theatre (BYMT)

Category: Music Director

Label Info
Type Paid
Location Rehearsal will be residential at Roehampton University. Performances will be at Southwark Playhouse (Elephant), London
Dates August 19, 2024 –August 31, 2024

Job Description

Seeking a female or non-binary MD to lead rehearsals and head the band for new musical WHEN WE STRIKE. The show will feature in British Youth Musical Theatre (BYMT)’s 2024 season. Rehearsals will be all through 18th-29th August 2024 with four performances through 30th-31st August 2024 at the Southwark Playhouse (Elephant), London.

About the show:
In Victorian London, industry moguls assumed they could exploit a group of working class girls to death, unopposed. They were wrong. WHEN WE STRIKE is a punk-rock telling of the story of the Match Girls’ strike – the strike that sparked the British labour movement – with a company of all-female and female presenting non-binary youth performers and musicians.

Musical references: Avril Lavigne, Paramore, Green Day, No Doubt, Blink-182

Creative Team:
Caitlyn Burt (Librettist & Lyricist), Amir Shoenfeld (Composer & Lyricist), Francesca Goodridge (Director).

This is a paid opportunity, rates to be negotiated directly with BYMT

How to Apply

An expression of interest along with a CV or website