Brighton People's Theatre (BPT) are looking for a composer and lyricist who is comfortable working across a range of musical styles who has outstanding people skills. Ideal they are looking for someone who has knowledge and experience of writing for musical theatre and working in a co-creative way with non-professional artists.
The purpose of the Composer and Lyricist role is to compose the music and write the lyrics with the writer and the participants. BPT takes a co-creative approach to generating new work, enabling professional artists to collaborate with non-professional artists. The composer and lyricist will work with a group of up to 12 non-professional singers to co-create original songs and music for the show over the course of the R&D. They will work collaboratively with the other art forms in the development and realisation of ideas for songs and music.
They place an equal emphasis on the quality of the process for the participants and the quality of the artistic product. The composer will need to be open, flexible and responsive to incorporating ideas from participants and the audience feedback in the realisation of the songs and music, whilst also working to ensure that the music and songs produced are of the highest quality possible, by drawing on their own artistic knowledge and skill. BPT actively seeks to recruit individuals from less well represented groups in the arts, this includes those from Working Class backgrounds, Global Majority, Deaf & disabled and LGBTQI+ communities
The deadline for applications is 9 am Monday 8 November 2021.
For more information see: https://brightonpeoplestheatre.org/2021/10/15/were-hiring-for-our-new-project-the-songbird-cafe/