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Ana-Thea Panainte

Ana-Thea Panainte

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Thea is a Romanian-born musical director, pianist and composer, and an alumna of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Thea graduated with a Masters of Arts in Musical Directing, after receiving her Bachelor of Music with Honours in Piano Performance as a recipient of an ABRSM full scholarship.

    Thea is currently a Lecturer in Musical Theatre (Music Lead) at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, UK.

    Musical Directing credits include: Sleeping Beauty, Jamie & The Unicorn (Gaiety Theatre Ayr), Company, City of Angels, Christmas at the Conservatoire (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), Bare: A Pop Opera (Glasgow Live Productions), The Sound of Music, In The Heights, Oliver! (A-Team Productions)

    Musical Supervision credits include: A Fair Tale About a Fairy Trade (Human Rongs, Edinburgh Festival Fringe)

    Theatre credits include: Side Show, Shakespeare’s Murderers, En Route from Here to Nowhere (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)

    Keyboard dep experience include: Jersey Boys (Trafalgar Theatre, London and UK Tour), The Book of Mormon (UK Tour)

    Composer credits include: Life Forms (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, short film), Henry V (Glasgow University Shakespeare Society)

    Sound credits include: Incoming Tide, Life Forms, Carapace (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, short films)

    Professional Experience

    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education
    • TV/Film
    • Tours

    Regions

    • United Kingdom
    • Other Countries

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Songwriter
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Sound Designer/Composer
    • Music Producer/Record Producer
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist
    • Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)

    Primary Instruments

    • Harpsichord
    • Organ
    • Piano
    • Ukulele
    • Voice
    • Other

    Software

    • Logic
    • MainStage
    • Pro-Tools
    • Sibelius
    • QLab