Michael Baxter

The Maestro

Training: Guildford School of Acting.

Michael started learning piano from the age of seven and was involved with many orchestras as a teenager, including the Devon County Youth Orchestra. As an adult Michael has balanced being a Musical Director with his Acting work and has been MD on many productions across the UK as well as at some of the major drama schools in and around London.

Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar (Frinton Summer Theatre, Frinton); Les Miserables (25th Anniversary tour); Les Miserables (O2 Arena); Wonderful Town (Barbican); Gypsy (Wales Millennium Centre); Jesus Christ Superstar (Ljubljana Festival); Seventh Time Around (Soho); and The Thursford Christmas Spectacular.

Musical Direction: Cinderella (Wolverhampton Grand); Guys and Dolls (New Wimbledon); David Phelps: Live in London (IndigO2 at the O2 Arena); Jack and the Beanstalk (Yvonne Arnaud); Direct From The West End (Theatre Royal, Windsor); The Falsetto and The Fingers (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Barry Manilow's Copacabana (Westminster University); and Hot Mikado (Guildford School of Acting).