George Dyer | Musical Director | Orchestrator & Arranger
George read Music at Durham University before being offered a scholarship to study Musical Direction at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
George is currently musical supervisor, orchestrator & arranger of new musical My Best Friend's Wedding, set for UK tour in autumn 2020. He will provide musical direction & arrangements for Carousel at Kilworth House Theatre, and is musical supervisor of Nativity at Birmingham Rep this Christmas.
Credits as musical director include: The Last Five Years (Southwark Playhouse); West Side Story (Curve Leicester); The Wizard Of Oz (Birmingham Rep); Annie (West End & supervisor, UK Tour); Nativity! The Musical (supervisor, UK Tour); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Kilworth House Theatre); The Wedding Singer (UK Tour & supervisor, Korea/Troubadour Wembley); Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse – European Premiere, BroadwayWorld Award – Best Musical Direction); The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Derby Theatre); Sweeney Todd (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Manchester Royal Exchange); Footloose (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre); Liza (On An E) (Vaudeville Theatre West); Howard Goodall’s A Winter's Tale (Professional Premiere); Merrily We Roll Along (Theatre Clwyd); Annie (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Ragtime (Landor Theatre); The Wiz (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Birmingham Rep); Sincerely Noel - with Alistair McGowan (Riverside Studios); Momentous Musicals (New Wimbledon Theatre & UK Tour); Betwixt! (Trafalgar Studios); Peter Pan (Casino Theatre, Geneva); Shoshana Bean: Live In The West End (Ambassadors Theatre); Helena Blackman: The Sound of Rodgers and Hammerstein (Prince of Wales Theatre); Tomorrow Morning (Landor Theatre); Zombie Prom (UK Premiere, Landor Theatre) and Cinderella, Robinson Crusoe and the Carribean Pirates, Jack and the Beanstalk (Qdos, Mayflower Theatre Southampton).
Credits as Orchestrator/Arranger include: My Best Friend's Wedding (UK Tour); Annie (West End & UK Tour); Nativity (UK Tour); An Officer and a Gentleman (UK Tour).
Other theatre includes: Town (The Lowry - Assistant to Sir Mark Elder), Evita (UK Tour - Keys).
Productions for UK Drama Schools include: Jesus Christ Superstar, On The Town (GSA); Girlfriends, Pal Joey (Mountview).
Film & Television credits include: London Road (NT/BBC/Cuba Pictures - Asst. Musical Director); Don't Stop Believing (Channel 5 - Vocal Coach).
Recordings include: An Officer and a Gentleman (original cast recording), Momentous Musicals (Live Album).
George works closely with writers in the UK and US, workshopping and showcasing new works by artists such as Pasek and Paul, Bobby Cronin, Kooman and Dimond, Kerrigan and Lowdermilk, David Krane, Scott Alan, Shoshana Bean and Howard Goodall.