Spotlight: MATT HESLOP


MATT HESLOP by Sam Mackay
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13 The Convent, 4 College Street, Nottingham NG1 5AU
Phone: 020 8133 5995
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Playing Age:16 - 25 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Red/Titian

About me:

Matt is currently composing/performing the score for a short film to be released in Summer 2020.

He previously re-orchestrated and musically directed the world's first Actor-Musician production of Cy Coleman's CITY OF ANGELS performed in Spring 2019.

Stage Musical Short Film Further Credits
2019, Stage, Lead Cricket/Various Roles (Musical Director), Pinocchio, Goblin Theatre, Cornerstone Arts, Kate McGregor
2019, Stage, Wystan Auden, A House on Middagh Street, Dartington International Festival, Sarah Gabriel, Richard Williams
2018, Stage, Professor Collins/Musician (Musical Director), Blue Stockings, Rose Bruford College, Hanna Berrigan
2018, Stage, The Busker, Dates and Measures, Quarter Too Ensemble, Churchill Theatre Bromley, Glenn Tillin
2018, Stage, Don Pedro (Musical Director), Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Bruford College, Pooja Ghai, Michael Corbidge, Tess Dignan
2017, Stage, Various Roles (Musical Director), Love and Information, Rose Bruford College, Alison Mackinnon
2017, Stage, Bolshinstov, Three Days in the Country, Rose Bruford College, Jeremy Harrison
2016, Stage, Aussie in the UK, A Student Guide, London Writers Week, Richard Williams
2016, Stage, Ring Master, Away With the Circus, Royal Albert Hall, Ed Cobbold
2016, Stage, Marlowe, She Stoops to Conquer, Drama Centre London, Aoife Smyth
2013, Stage, Trent, Forty-Five Minutes, National Theatre Connections, David Saunders
2012, Stage, Billy, Victim Sidekick Boyfriend Me, National Theatre Connections, Stephanie Walls, David Saunders
2019, Musical, Robin, Life, Apparently, Hoxton Hall, Abigail Pickard-Price
2019, Musical, Jimmy Powers (Musical Director and Orchestrator), City of Angels, Stratford Circus, Alexandra Spencer-Jones
2018, Musical, Rehearsed Reading, Robin/Tom, ACT UP (Working Title) Presentation Version, David Fallon, Sophie Bevan
2018, Musical, Various Roles, Oh! What a Lovely War, Dartington International Festival, Richard Williams
2016, Musical, Mr Peachum/Interrogator, Mr Brecht!, Petworth Festival, Richard Williams
2014, Musical, Emcee, Cabaret, Christ's Hospital Theatre, Melanie Bloor-Black
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Greg, Maya, Shootstraight, Lucinda Cary
Further Credits
2017, Site Specific, Egeus/1st Fairy/Cobweb/Philostrate, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Garden Shakespeare, Michael Corbidge
2016, Opera, Arthur Sullivan/Various Roles, The Pirates of Penzance, Dartington International Festival, Richard Williams


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Standard, Estuary English, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, London, RP, Sussex*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Accordion, Ballet, Bass Guitar, Cello, Choral Singing, Orchestrating*, Organ, Period Dancing, Piano*, Sight-Reading, Tenor*, Trombone*
Performance:Actor-Musician, Clown, Experienced Musical Director, Musical Theatre, Musician-Professional, Physical Theatre, Role Play, Theatre In Education
(* = highly skilled)
Horse-riding*, Swimming*, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Composer, DBS (CRB) clearance, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Puppetry
Vocal Range:A2 to A4


ATCL (Recital) Distinction in Trombone, Trinity College London, 2015

Foundation Studies in Performance, Drama Centre London, 2015-2016

1st Class BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship, Rose Bruford College, 2016-2019