Ryan deSouza - Shaw Festival Theatre

Ryan deSouza
Associate Music Director / Associate Conductor

SHAW 2019: Associate music director/associate conductor for Brigadoon and Holiday Inn; music director for The Russian Play and Sex.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: nineteenth season as associate conductor/company pianist; musical director, A Christmas Carol (2018), Peter and the Starcatcher, The Admirable Crichton, One Touch of Venus, Ways of the Heart; associate music director, Oh What a Lovely War, Grand Hotel; composer/sound designer, An Octoroon; associate conductor/pianist, Me and My Girl, 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.



See Ryan’s work in ...
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The Russian Play

A flower girl falls for a gravedigger. What can go wrong? Look at the title: this is a Russian play. A funny and moving ode to the thrill and danger of love.

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Mae West’s scandalously funny play asks: if Mr Right doesn’t know that you are Miss Wrong, should you break his heart or live a lie?

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