JOSHUA MUMBY

Director - Creative Director - Assistant Director

Joshua is a freelance theatre director based in London, working in the UK and internationally.

He trained at Liverpool Theatre School (Trinity College London) before working as an Assistant Director

and also as a Director in regional and West End theatre.

His skills also include the writing and creating of a number of these pieces.

Most recently Joshua has worked on the new production of The Blues Brothers in London’s

West End and he specialises in creating productions with a heavy music content.

As Director: THE BLUES BROTHERS: SUMMER SPECIAL (Hippodrome, West End/West End Live Appearance/O2, London); THE BLUES BROTHERS: XMAS SPECIAL (Arts Theatre, West End); THE BLUES BROTHERS LIVE (The Lowry/Edinburgh Fringe Festival); UNE SOIRE AVEC & NON, JE NE REGRETTE RIEN (Camille Mesnard); THE RAT PACK LIVE (Edinburgh Fringe Festival/BBC Radio 2); TEEN ANGEL (Larger Than Life Films); EGGS - Workshop (Big Squirrel/J. Mumby); Other titles include: CHRISTMAS SPIRIT, A FOND FAREWELL, COUNTRY ROADS, DICK WHITTINGTON, PETER PAN, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, THE HOLLYWOOD EXPERIENCE, THE ACADEMY AWARDS - A CELEBRATION, THE BLUZ BROTHERS, FRIEND LIKE ME and SWING INTO CHRISTMAS.

As Assistant Director: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (The Brindley Theatre) and ALADDIN (Bradford Playhouse).

 

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native) American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, English-Standard,

Geordie, Grimsby*, Liverpool, RP, Scottish-Standard

Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent) English*

Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled) Ballad*, Ballet, Baritone*, Cabaret Singing*, Choral Singing*, Contemporary Singing*, Falsetto*, Harmonica, Jazz Dancing*, Jazz Singing, Pas de Deux, Swing Singing*

Performance:Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Dancer-Professional, Mask, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Professional Singer, Radio Presenting, Skin Work, Street Theatre, Voice Over

Sports:
(* = highly skilled) Squash, Stage Combat, Sword Fighting

Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence

Other Skills:Assistant Director (experienced), Bartender, Company Stage Manager, Computer Literate, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Puppetry

Vocal Range:F2 to D5 (belt to A4)

Training:

Liverpool Theatre School/Trinity College - 3 Year Professional Musical Theatre