Gary Jerry

Musical Director


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Gary Jerry

Musical Director


Gary is originally from Newcastle Upon Tyne and trained at ArtsEd, London.

He is a former creative for Viking Ocean Cruises and for the last few years has performed and arranged his critically acclaimed solo show Gary Jerry: The Piano Man worldwide. He is a former Associate MD for the record breaking NewsRevue (Canal Cafe Theatre and Pleasance, Edinburgh), and also hosts the Theatre Podcast “Behind the Prosc”, as well as arranging and composing for The NewsRevue Lockdown Podcast.

MD & Arranger: Between the Covers (Crazy Coqs), My Dearest Mr Coward (Worcester Rep Theatre), The Big Spring Sing (Royal Hall, Harrogate) Cabaret (Emil Dale), Dick Whittington (Royal and Derngate, Northampton), Live and Tripping, Cabaret Whores, Unleashed, A New Land Waits (Crazy Coqs), Invade my Privacy (The Other Palace), Cream (Canal Cafe), Summer Holiday (Wyvern Theatre, Swindon), John and Jen (Guildford Fringe), News Revue (Canal Cafe/Southbank Festival/Edinburgh Fringe), The Story of Bart (London Hippodrome), Songs my Dad Said I Should Sing (Leicester Square Theatre), If It Only Runs a Minute (Landor), Reuben Kaye Live (The Pheasantry), Songs for a New World (Battersea Barge), The Secret Garden (University of Cumbria), ArtsEd Foundation Showcase 2018-22, Arden Musical Theatre Showcase (The Lowry, Salford), Emil Dale 2022 Showcase (Shaw Theatre – Rehearsal MD), A Night for Jennifer (Lyric- West End), Betwixt! (Rehearsal Coach- Trafalgar Studios), West Side Story (Assistant MD – Leatherhead Theatre). Gary also previously worked as a Children’s MD for Whistle Down the Wind, Joseph and Dr Dolittle (Newcastle and Sunderland Tour Legs).

Director: Dear Santa (Evolution), Sound of Music (Kingston Rose), Addams Family (Beck Theatre, Hayes) Wizard of Oz (Rhoda McGaw), Footloose, Hairspray (Arts Depot), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Leatherhead Theatre), Threepenny Opera (Stockport Garrick), The Pilgrimmage, Much Ado About Nothing (Poynton School), Beauty and the Beast (Birmingham Symphony Hall – Stagecoach 30), There’s Something Between Us (Online).

Theatre as an Actor/Musician: Wishee Washee in Aladdin (QDOS), Keez in CBeebies Live! (UK Arena Tour), The Great Big Gig (Royal Festival Hall), Elf in Dear Santa (UK Tours and Singapore – Evolution), The 12 Tenors (China Tour), Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol: The Musical (UK Tour and Charing Cross), Otto in Spring Awakening (Kingston Rose), Prince Kazbeki/Michael in Caucasian Chalk Circle (Shoreditch), Invade my Privacy, Cabaret Whores, Live and Tripping (Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly Circus), The Suggestibles (Bristol Old Vic and various tour dates), Callum in Our House, Doctor in Grand Hotel (ArtsEd), Pirate Pete in Robinson Crusoe (New Theatre, Cardiff), Ensemble in Dick Whittington (Theatre Royal, Plymouth) Seabourn Cruise Lines (Belinda King), Beyond Broadway (Tyne Theatre), Broadway to West End (Theatre Royal Drury Lane).

Workshop: Perry in Bumblescratch! (Network Theatre)


TV: Byker Grove (Zenith North/BBC), Scrap (White Balance), Bang Bang (The Long Weekend)

He is a previous Head of Singing at The Brighton Academy and works as a Guest Musical Director and Arranger on performances and projects for ArtsEd, Sylvia Young Theatre School, Emil Dale Academy & Arden School of Theatre Manchester. He is a lead creative for Stagecoach Performing Arts worldwide and was previously a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of the Arts, Barcelona. Gary is a Workshop host and accompanist for conservatoires and events across the UK, as well as Guest MD for works hosted by Shoshana Bean, Howard Samuels and Reuben Kaye.

The Piano Man and “They Write the Songs”

St Albans and Northampton


Emil Dale Academy

Dearest Mr Coward

Worcester Rep Theatre

Invade my Privacy


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