Dom Coyote

Composer/Musical Director

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Dom Coyote is an award winning composer, performer and writer of songs.

Dom is an associate artist with Kneehigh Theatre and joined the company in 2006 having most recently performed in the critically acclaimed Ubu Karaoke and The Tin Drum. He is Musical Director of Bristol based Extraordinary Bodies and was the first (British Council funded) International Fellow at the Steve Biko Centre in South Africa.

Dom makes his own work as director of Dom Coyote Productions, exploring the boundaries between music and theatre in unusual ways. His most recent work, We Can Time Travel, was commissioned by Shoreditch Town Hall and is currently touring. His previous show, Songs for the End of the World, won the Origins Award for outstanding achievement at Vault Festival 2016.

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2018

Pentabus

Composer

Theatre

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2018

Plymouth Drum Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer
Dir. Simon Stokes

2018

National Youth Theatre

Dir. Zoe Lafferty
R&D, written by Luke Barnes

2018

Kneehigh

Performer
Dir. Mike Shepherd

2018

Shoreditch Town Hall

Performer/Creator
Dir. Rich Rusk

2018

Plymouth Drum Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer/Performer
Dir. Simon Stokes

2017

Kneehigh

Performer
Dir. Mike Shepherd

2017

Bush Theatre/Up In Arms

Composer/Sound Designer
Dir. Alice Hamilton

2017

Pentabus

Composer/Musical Director
Dir. Elizabeth Freestone

2017

UK Tour

Lead Artist/Composer
Dir. Tom Penn

2017

Crew For Calais/The Vaults

Co-creator

2016

Sherman Cymru

Composer/Musical Director
Dir. Amy Leach

2016

National Theatre (Dorfman)

Composer/Performer
Theatre First 2016

2016

Old Vic

Composer
Dir. Alexander Ferris

2016

Royal Exchange Theatre

Associate Artist
Dir. Mark Storor

2016

Watermill Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer/Musical Director
Dir. Adam Penford

2016

Vault Festival

Lead Artist/Composer
Dir. Tom Penn

2016

Unicorn Theatre

Composer
Dir. Tarek Iskander

2015

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Composer/Sound Designer
Dir. Amy Leach

2015

Cirque Bijou

Composer/Musical Director
Dir. Billy Alwen and Claire Hodgson

2015

Salisbury Playhouse

Composer
Dir. Dave Orme and Jo Newman

2014

Unicorn Theatre

Composer/MD/Performer
Dir. Amy Leach
Nominated for Best Production, 2015 Off West End Awards

2014

CAST

Composer
Dir. Philip Osment and Kully Thiarai

KITCHEN CIRCUS

2014

Cirque Bijou

Composer/Musical Director

EXTRAORDINARY BODIES

2013

Cirque Bijou/Diverse City

Composer/Musical Director

THE SACRED OF SACREDS

2013

British Council (South Africa)

Lead Artist/Composer

HAPPY FAMILIES

2013

Cirque Bijou/Circus Space

Composer/Musical Director

TAKING SOULS

2013

British Council (South Africa)

Lead Artist/Composer

THE RAUN TREE

2012

BAC/West Yorkshire Playhouse/Arts Council England

Lead Artist/Composer

OBAMA THE MAMBA

2012

Curve/Lowry/ArtBuildings

Composer/Musical Director

THE IMPENDING STORM

2012

Cultural Olympiad/British Council

Composer/Musical Director

ROMEO AND JULIET

2011

Night Light Theatre

Composer/Musical Director

THE 13 MIDNIGHT CHALLENGE OF ANGELUS DIABLO

2010

RSC

Composer/Musical Director

ANNABELLE LEE

2008

Kneehigh/Punchdrunk

Composer/Musical Director

Composer

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2015

Bristol 2015/Cirque Bijou

Commissioned composition to celebrate Bristol: Green Capital of Europe 2015

Skills:
Voice
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Gu Zheng (African Zither)
5 String Banjo
Uhadi & Mhrube (Xhosa indigenous instruments)
Electronics (Analogue and Digital)
Songwriting, recorded composition, musical direction, acting, live musicianship, vocal arrangement and training.