Annemarie Lewis Thomas

Annemarie Lewis ThomasOriginally from Swansea, Annemarie trained At Middlesex Polytechnic, graduating with an honours degree in Performing Arts. MD/arranging credits inc: London stage premiere of Calamity Jane, The King and I, The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers all at BAC; UK No 1 tours of Annie, Totally Frocked Up, Stage Stars and Spirit of the Musicals, the Irish premiere of Rent; Martin Charnin's 9½ Quid Revue at the King's Head; the UK premieres of Victor/Victoria and The Ultimate Man both at the Bridewell: the UK premiere of Naked Boys Singing at Madame JoJos: Funeral Games, Dick Daredevil, South Pacific and more recently Kiss and Tell at the Drill Hall, London, for which she also composed the music.

Composing credits include: Dangerous Nights at Jermyn Street; The Open Door, Girl In The Ashes, Great Expectations all for the YMT:UK; The Roaring Girl and Man is Man both at the Finborough. In collaboration with Phil Willmott Annemarie wrote the music to Around the World in 80 Days, (published by Samuel French), Uncle Ebenezer, and The Wolf Boys. Most recently Annemarie has composed the score for Black Eyed Susan and written the songs for Cinderella and the Glass Slipper and Puss In Boots all at the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds.

This year she will be MDing the UK premiere of Reefer Madness at the Bridewell, and will be writing the score for a new musical Fools Gold for YMT:UK. In October 2009 Annemarie will be opening MTA - the Musical Theatre Academy. Please go to www.theMTA.co.uk for further information on this unique course based in the heart of the West End.