Composer Residency with the Royal Shakespeare Company
Sarah Llewellyn is working as the Cameron Mackintosh Composer in Residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company from April 2017 to Autumn 2018
“I’m delighted that Sarah is the chosen candidate. Sarah is an exciting composer who has the experience and theatrical instinct to gain a huge amount from the residency and make further progress in her career.” Bruce O’Neil, Head of Music @ RSC
Sarah is currently developing her own musical theatre work The Wind Singer for R and D with the RSC in 2018.
The residency has included a specially composed concert piece for the ‘Musical Transformations’ event in The Swan, Stratford Upon Avon. Performed with players from The Orchestra of the Swan and in house RSC musicians. It premiered in October in the beautiful Swan Theatre.
Two new plays commissioned by the RSC as part of the Mischief Festival at The Other Place. They were presented as a double bill and ran throughout May and June 2017
Sarah has also been working and writing for the Education and Literary departments and projects. She had the chance to collaborate with the composer Mira Calix and director Angus Jackson on Coriolanus for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.