Subjects taught by Ben:
Musical Theatre companies
Ben Levy studied Music at The University of York before completing his MA in Musical Direction at Mountview. As well as his work in theatre, Ben was Musical Director for Military Wives Choir, York for four years, alongside conducting Harmonize Contemporary Choir and Park Grove Children’s Choir. He was also invited to conduct for BBC Children in Need 2019 and BBC York in Harmony 2017. As a musical theatre instructor, Ben has experience teaching for a great many colleges and drama schools, including Italia Conti, Emil Dale Academy, PQA Full-Time Academy, SLP College, Leeds and Momentum Performing Arts Academy. He works regularly as Musical Director/Singing Teacher for Spirit Young Performers Company (SYPC) and South London Youth Theatre (SLYT). When not conducting or teaching, Ben is a registered music examiner for ICMA Contemporary Music Examination Board.
THEATRE MD CREDITS: West End Misfits (The Other Palace), Sweet Charity (Emil Dale Academy), The World Goes Round (Camp Baco, USA), Mozart! (Backstage Theatre, Mountview), Sleeping Beauty – Associate MD (Imagine Theatre Ltd, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry), Cinderella (Imagine Theatre Ltd, Grimsby Auditorium), Underneath The Arches (Plowright Theatre), It’s Showtime!, Another Op’nin’ Another Show (Grand Opera House, York), Kiss Me Kate, Pippin (SLP College), Lizzie and the Dark (Opera Schmopera), The Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the Beast, Oliver! (Jorvik Theatre), Songs For A New World (Orillo Studios), Anything Goes, Fame, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Riverside Theatre, Coleraine)
AS ASSISTANT MD: My Favorite Year, Death Takes A Holiday, Crazy For You, Fiddler On The Roof, Brass (Mountview), The Piper of Hamelin (National Youth Music Theatre)
OTHER CREDITS: Spoiled For Choice! (a musical theatre song cycle) – Composer/MD, The Selfish Giant (a children’s musical) – Composer/MD, The Sound of Music (Cyprus Production) – Rehearsal Pianist