Spotlight is our new initiative where the focus is on you, our MMD members. The floor is yours to tell us more about yourself, both professionally and personally. What are you working on? What inspires you? What advice do you have for your fellow writers? As MMD continues to grow and flourish we want to ensure our members are at the heart of what we do, and it starts here with Spotlight!

We are also proud of our passionate and dynamic board members who work extremely hard for the MMD membership. They are champions of new writing and we want you to get to know them too. Each month we will also shine a spotlight on a member of the MMD board.

Spotlight: Ella Grace & Joanne Benjamin

June 13th, 2015

Ella Grace How and when did you start writing for Musical Theatre? Back in 2009 I was working for a youth drama group and the theatre where we met decided to put on a festival. I asked the organiser if I could present a show I had written as part of the line-up. I didn’t […]...

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Spotlight: Dike Okoh & Francis Matthews

May 13th, 2015

Dike Okoh How and when did you start writing for Musical Theatre? I began writing for Musical Theatre during my MA studies at university in 2012. I studied on the MA programme for musical theatre writing at Goldsmiths College. I’d been writing songs since childhood and I previously had a career as...

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Spotlight: Rebecca Applin & Teresa Howard

April 1st, 2015

Rebecca Applin How and when did you start writing for Musical Theatre? I started at University – I had a very traditional, classical musical background and also adored theatre as a young performer. I was in my second year at university when I realised these two passions could come together. I spot...

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