Victoria Saxton

Writer / Dramaturg

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Film, TV & Theatre

Victoria is a writer and dramaturg living in London with a speciality in book and lyrics for Musical Theatre. She is known as the ‘musical whisperer’ among her dramaturgy clients, which includes independent writers and producers across the UK and Europe as well as commercial Broadway-bound pieces. From 2014-2019 she was the Executive Director of Mercury Musical Developments, where she co-founded and co-produced the UK’s main industry showcase of new musical theatre: BEAM 2016 & 2018. She helped facilitate and run the National Theatre’s new Musical Theatre Group, and designed and led a Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Course at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Upcoming credits include a new audio commission by Big Finish and a London workshop of medieval musical ‘Head of the Table’ with Drama-desk nominated composer Paul Castles.

She gained an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, an MA in Creative Writing at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire and also trained at the Royal Court Young Writers Programme. 

www.vsaxton.com 

 

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TOURING UK MUSICAL

2020

UK Tour

Dramaturg

Theatre

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FRAGMENTS

2020

The Playground Theatre, London

Lyricist & Dramaturg

HEAD OF THE TABLE

2010 - 2020

AEA Reading, NYC / Old Vic Lab Workshop / Winchester Workshop

Book & Lyrics
Shortlisted for S&S Award, 2014

MARRIAGE A LA MODE

2015 - 2020

LSMT / Chichester University

Book & Lyrics

CINDERELLA

2019

Cadogan Hall, London

Dramaturg

OPHELIA

2017

PiTCH Festival, NYC / Viborg Theatre, Denmark, 2018 Finalist at the National Musical Theatre Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in NYC

Book

A YEAR WITH THE EVER SO SLIGHTLY CRAZY AND BRITISH VERONICA SEXTON

2011 - 2014

Tada Theatre, NYC / Crazy Coqs

Book & Lyrics

THE ASSISTORS

2013

Lee Strasburg Institute, NYC

Book & Lyrics

Radio

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ATA GIRLS, 'Flying with a Spitfire' Ep. 2 (directed by Louise Jameson), BBC Audio Drama Award Finalist

2018

Big Finish Productions

Writer