Contributor Dominic Gerrard
Dominic was raised in Farnham and attended Frensham Heights School before going on to train at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. As and actor and musician he recently worked with the RSC on their Multi-Storey project and is also an education practitioner at Shakespeare’s Globe.
As a composer he scored an arrangement of Good King Wenceslas for The Sixteen which was broadcast on Classic FM to raise money for Crisis. He has also written music for Propeller's A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Comedy of Errors and Edward III; Metta Theatre's Mouthful (West End).
As a writer/director he also created the site-specific Malvolio’s Misorder and Victoria and Albert’s Christmas Carol shows at the V&A. He also directed the new opera The Electrictionary at King’s Place.
His acting theatre credits include: For All Time (Southwark Playhouse); Swallows and Amazons (Bristol Old Vic); As You Like It (Southwark Playhouse); A Midsummer Night's Dream & The Comedy of Errors (Propeller international tour); The Tempest (Barbican); The Merchant of Venice (Queen's Theatre Hornchurch); Macbeth (Northcott); Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (Bristol Old Vic, Hampstead and Chichester); A Christmas Carol (V&A); Old Earth (Village Underground); The Poor Soldier (Theatre Royal Bury); An Ideal Husband (BKL Tour); Northanger Abbey (Salisbury Playhouse); The Pickwick Papers (Middle Temple Hall); Man and Boy (West End); Chekov Leading Lady (English Chamber Theatre); The Marquise (BKT); The Gift (Y Touring) and Les Miserables (West End).
He has also taught and directed at Shakespeare’s Globe; Royal Central School of Speech and Drama; East-15; Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (Basel); Cultura Inglesa Festival (Sao Paulo); and Frensham Heights School.