Ryan deSouza - Shaw Festival Theatre

Ryan deSouza
Associate Music Director / Music Director / Sound Designer

SHAW 2021: Music director/sound designer for Trouble in Mind; co-music director for Gatsby’s Jazz, Sonny’s Blues and The Duke and Two Irenes.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: Associate Music Director; twenty-first season as associate conductor/company pianist; associate music director, Holiday Inn, Brigadoon, Oh What a Lovely War, Grand Hotel; music director, Sex, The Russian Play, A Christmas Carol (2018), Peter and the Starcatcher, The Admirable Crichton, One Touch of Venus, Ways of the Heart; composer/sound designer, An Octoroon; associate conductor/pianist, Me and My Girl (2017), Sweeney Todd, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls, Ragtime, Floyd Collins, Sunday in the Park with George; composer, Engaged, Arms and The Man, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Hotel Peccadillo.
ELSEWHERE: productions with theatres across Canada, including Grand Theatre, Canadian Stage, Mirvish, Ross Petty, Studio 180, TIFT, Theatre New Brunswick, Stage West Calgary, New Stages, Theatre Aquarius; performances with Jennifer Hudson, Andrea Bocelli, and The Tenors.
TRAINING: St Michael’s Choir School; Honours BSc, University of Toronto.



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Trouble in Mind

Racial tension needs no dress rehearsal. A groundbreaking, forgotten classic of Black American Theatre from the Fifties.

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