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24th May, 5pm Application deadline

26/27 May

Zoom interviews

1st June

We'll let you know


An expression of interest with examples of your work

We are looking for a composer to help us weave some musical magic into our new fairytale, Apples & Pears.

We specifically want someone to work in collaboration with writer Nick White, and director Joanna Procter, during June/July to write some songs for the show, and to make offers about how we can incorporate music in the show to add to the theatrical experience.

We’re working on the assumption that we will cast five brilliant professional actor-musicians to join our community ensemble to bring the show to life.

We’re not sure what the musical language will be for the show, but we do know that it won’t be folk music.  That’s simply because we’ve been developing the characters over the past five years, and incorporated a lot of folk-inspired music in those stories, and we want to find something new.


All rehearsals and performances will take place in Somerset. A Somerset base would be an advantage but is by no means essential. The performances (and many of the rehearsals) will take place outside.


Rehearsal: 16th August - 7th September (3 weeks)

Performance: 8th - 30th September (21 performances)

Writer: Nick White

Director: Joanna Procter

Designer: Julie Read

Producer: Joe Cullen




We’re working with partners to risk assess the rehearsal and performance for this project.  This will include the provision of PPE, and minimising movement around the building.  We’ll ask everyone working with us on this project to sign a C-19 declaration form.

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