Kate Marlais

Agent: Helen Mumby

COMPOSER, SOUND DESIGNER, MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Kate gained a Bachelor of Music degree with Composition major from King’s College London. She then studied Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music, where she was recently made Associate (ARAM) for her work in music. She was the 2018-19 Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer at Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

COMPOSER / LYRICIST

Composer/Lyricist credits include: Fragments Liberated Fitness, New York; Composer); Anahera (Finborough Theatre; Composer); Abandon (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith; nominated for Best Composer Stage Debut Award); Hear Her Song (The Canales Project & UN Decade of Women; International Tour); Rare Birds (Soho Theatre).

OWN PROJECTS – BOOK, MUSIC & LYRICS

In development: I Cannot Make Noise When I Scream (workshop development at Lyric, Hammersmith, with Luke Brown Dance Company; sole-creator).

Collaborations In development: F**ked in Marrakech, if i am real, Ghosted and Here (S & S Award winner 2015) - all co-created with Alex Young.

MUSICAL DIRECTOR / MUSICAL ARRANGER / MUSIC PRODUCER FOR STAGE / VOCAL COACH / SOUND DESIGNER

Credits include: Enter Achilles (DV8/Rambert Ballet, European tour incl. Sadler’s Wells; Vocal Coach); Earthquakes In London (LAMDA; Musical Director & Musical Arranger); Musik (Jonathan Harvey/Pet Shop Boys, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh & Leicester Square Theatre; Vocal Coach); The Niceties (Finborough Theatre; Sound Designer); Chorus of Others (Frantic Assembly, National Theatre River Stage; Musical Director), Princess (Luke Brown Dance Company, National Theatre River Stage; Musical Arranger & Vocal Coach), Leave To Remain (Kele Okereke of Bloc Party, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith; Music Producer for Stage, Musical Director, Musical Arranger); Fatherland (Frantic Assembly/Simon Stephens/Karl Hyde of Underworld/Matthew Herbert, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, for LIFT festival and Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, for MIF; Musical Director & Musical Arranger); Ignition 2019 (Frantic Assembly, Stratford Circus; Vocal Coach); For You I Long the Longest (Luke Brown Dance Company, Tour; Musical Arranger & Vocal Coach).

MODULATE

Kate is the Founder of MODULATE, a platform and initiative for female-identifying composers for the UK stage, addressing gender balance in the industry.

PERFORMER

Kate is also an actor & singer. Her credits include War Horse (West End) and The Human Comedy (Young Vic).



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