Activities per year
Area of academic expertise - outline
Stephen is an experienced practitioner and lecturer in theatrical performance with speciality subjects in musical theatre, technical theatre and musical direction.
He is an experienced composer of choral, orchestral and musical theatre repertoires with CD publications on the electric honey label of Wallace the musical and Sheherezade the Musical.
He has written the following musicals:
Wallace - RSAMD - 2000
Sheherezade - RSAMD - 2002, 2003, 2004
Faeries - East Kilbride Theatre, Gilmorehill Theatre - 2005 - Scottish tour - 2006 - Edinburgh Festival - 2007
The Green Door - Ayr Gaiety Theatre - 2015
Current research activities
Currently in the final stages of presenting his PhD thesis concerning the use of The Golden Ratio in musical theatre composition.
2016 - received funding to study the efects of relaxed performances upon people with learning difficulties with dementia
Desired research direction
Investigating future PhD placements for research into musical therapy
Investigating future funding for advanced relaxed performance projects
Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange
Technical Theatre Education and Research
Musical, Orchestral, Choral Commissions
Musical Director, Merchant Voices30 Sep 2023 → …
- MT Musical instruction and study
1 Media contribution
Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities