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David Hewson


David is a composer/musical director and actor musician. His passion to break new ground in the development of actor musicianship has led him to teaching and working with Dumbwise extensively since 2011. For DumbWise he has written original music for Faust, Sea Fever and is currently developing two new research and development projects with DumbWise. As composer recent credits include a commission to write an original score for English National Ballet, for a new short ballet at the Barbican in London. Other recent MD/composing in 2018 includes Dick Whittington (Stafford Gatehouse), Pericles (Mountview Academy) and Macbeth (Stafford Gatehouse).  His music is greatly influenced by the likes of Radiohead, Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Nick Drake