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Jack Miles


Jack Miles is an Offie-nominated composer/lyricist from Suffolk with a Master’s degree with Distinction in Musical Theatre Writing from Goldsmiths University, London, where he is based.


His most recent work In Clay is a new musical with a book by writing partner Rebecca Simmonds.  It premiered with a sell-out run at VAULT Festival 2023, where it was nominated for Show of the Week and an Off-Fest Award.  ‘Talent’ was also nominated for the Stiles & Drewe Best New Song Prize 2023.  After a successful concert at The Other Palace on the main stage in August 2023, it ran from 13 March - 7 April 2024 at Upstairs at the Gatehouse.  The run was a critical success, garnering 14 five-star reviews and 7 Off West End Award nominations, including Best New Musical and Best Musical Production.


His other work includes St. Anne Comes Home (The Actors’ Church, produced by Willow Walk Productions), The Problem with Fletcher Mott (Drayton Arms/Tristan Bates Theatre), and Adeline (Cockpit Theatre, produced by Taxi Man Productions).


Alongside composing, Jack is a keen educator, and has worked with students at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) and Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD) as a Musical Director and Guest Composer respectively. He is also an associate artist of Profugo Arts, as well as an Iris Theatre Platform Artist.




“But the lyrics... oh my gosh, the lyrics…” - Mickey Jo Theatre

“The extraordinary quality of the writing recalls Stephen Sondheim” - Musical Theatre Review

“The strength of Miles’ music transports the audience and give the songs an incredible emotive power” - The Spy in the Stalls

“The intelligence and care that has gone into crafting every lyric of every song is wonderful” - All That Dazzles

“One of the country’s most exciting contemporary musical theatre composers” - Iris Theatre

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