our 2018/19 production TEAM

We are delighted to introduce our production team for The Sound of Music.

Director/Choreographer Peter Kennedy

Director/Choreographer Peter Kennedy

Director/Choreographer : Peter KENNEDY

Peter Kennedy has worked as a Director and Choreographer, a Teacher of Drama and a Performer for nearly 40 years. He is widely known in Musical Theatre circles throughout Ireland. An experienced and award winning theatre director, Peter’s specialisations include new writing, adaptations of classics, audition preparation, drama tuition, and large scale physical pieces, with a wide range of directing and management skills. He is committed to bringing to life the magic of theatre through innovative productions that engage and communicate directly with the audience, and to bringing both an intellectual rigour and visual flair to productions.

Through the Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS), the Northern Ireland Festival of Light Opera and the Waterford Festival, his work has been consistently acknowledged with awards for Direction, Choreography and Performance, including three special awards for his outstanding contribution to Musical Theatre in Ireland.

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Musical Director Noel Lennon  Winner of AIMS Best Musical Director for the 2014 KMS production of Jesus Christ Superstar

Musical Director Noel Lennon

Winner of AIMS Best Musical Director for the 2014 KMS production of Jesus Christ Superstar

Musical Director : Noel LENNON

We are delighted to welcome back Noel Lennon as MD. Noel was the Musical Director for some of the most successful KMS productions including Jesus Christ Superstar and Ghost - The Musical.

Noel holds a BA Mus. in Performance & Composition (WIT) and an MA in Ethnomusicology (UL) and has studied piano at RIAM and LSM. His recording and broadcasting credits include a series of programmes with RTE’s Theatre Nights (recorded at NCH). He has been MD for a vast number of musicals.

Noel has also worked as Pianist/Musical Director in Residence - Summer Opera (Glór Theatre) and toured as Pianist/Musical Director throughout Ireland and the UK with The Rat Pack Crooners and The Three Irish Tenors.

We are so looking forward to working with such an experienced team.