George read Music at Durham University before being offered a scholarship to study Musical Direction at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Credits as Musical Director:
West Side Story (Curve), The Last Five Years (Southwark Playhouse), Annie: Broadwayworld Award - Best Musical Direction (West End & UK Tour), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Kilworth House) Nativity! The Musical (Musical Supervisor: UK premiere and Tour), The Wedding Singer (UK Tour), Bugsy Malone (Curve, Leicester), Dogfight: Broadwayworld Award – Best Musical Direction (Southwark Playhouse and St. James’ Theatre – European Premiere), The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Derby Theatre), Sweeney Todd (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Manchester Royal Exchange), Footloose (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre), Liza (on an E) (Vaudeville Theatre - West End), Howard Goodall’s A Winter’s Tale (Professional Premiere), Merrily We Roll Along (Theatr Clwyd), Annie (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Ragtime (Landor Theatre); The Wiz (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Rep), Sincerely Nöel - with Alistair McGowan (Riverside Studios), Momentous Musicals (New Wimbledon Theatre & UK Tour), Betwixt! (Trafalgar Studios), Peter Pan (Casino Theatre, Geneva), Shoshana Bean: Live in the West End (Ambassadors Theatre), Helena Blackman; The Sound of Rodgers & Hammerstein (Prince of Wales Theatre), Tomorrow Morning (Landor Theatre), Zombie Prom (UK Premiere, Landor Theatre), Cinderella, Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates, Jack and the Beanstalk (for QDOS, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton) and Cinderella (Theatre Royal, Newcastle).
Credits as Orchestrator & Arranger include:
My Best Friend's Wedding - The Musical (UK Tour), West Side Story (Curve), The Last Five Years (Southwark Playhouse), The Wizard of Oz (Birmingham Rep), An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical (UK Tour), Annie (West End and International), Nativity! The Musical (UK premiere and Tour), The Wedding Singer (UK Tour), Bugsy Malone, Footloose, Merrily We Roll Along, Ragtime, The Wiz and Momentous Musicals.
Other theatre includes:
Wonderful Town: Assistant to Sir Mark Elder (The Lowry), Kiss Me, Kate (Philharmonie Luxembourg), graduate productions for UK Drama Schools include: Jesus Christ Superstar and On the Town (GSA) and Girlfriends and Pal Joey (Mountview).
Nativity! The Musical (Original Cast Recording); An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical (Original Cast Recording); Momentous Musicals (Live Album).
George was also Assistant Musical Director for the feature film of London Road for the National Theatre, BBC and Cuba Pictures that was released in June 2015.
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