Mark Crossland

Mark Crossland

Musical Supervisor

www.markcrossland.co.uk

Mark works as a composer, arranger, vocal coach and musical director within TV and theatre.  Most recently he was MD on Carrie at Southwark Playhouse and before this Dance Til Dawn at The Aldwych Theatre. He is currently writing the score for The Prestige and working on a new show Club Tropicana for Weinbergers with his writing company Music Dimension with whom he has just arranged Jack Frost for Worthing Pantomime.  He is also working on the new shows Cleopatra and Sin and Salvation.

TV composing credits include: The Sound of Musicals (theme tune/ incidental music plus associate MD/arranger for BBC1), Dating Hell (Sky One), Singled Out (MTV/Channel 5), The National Lottery (BBC1).  Mark was also a member of Lorraine Kelly’s House Band on Friday Fever (GMTV).

 

Theatre MD credits include: Seussical, American Idiot, Batboy, Altar Boyz, 9 to 5, Sister Act, Hairspray, High School Musical (1 and 2), Annie, The Gondoliers, Return to the Forbidden Planet, The Roy Orbison Story, Fame, Thank You For The Music, Blues Brothers Meet Soul Sisters, Summer Holiday, Electric Lipstick, Harry’s Web, Rock ‘N’ Roll Heaven, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Wild Wild Women, Phantom of the Opera, From a Jack to a King plus the panto’s Sleeping Beauty (Aylesbury for FFE), Cinderella (Manchester, Southampton and Plymouth for QDOS).   

Theatre arranger/supervisor credits include: Annie (UK Tour/New Zealand/Singapore/Hong Kong), 9 to 5 (UK Tour), Jack Frost (Worthing Pavilion), The Snow Gorilla (The Rose Theatre, Kingston), High School Musical 2 (UK Tour), Santa Clause (Singapore), The Michael Ball ShowGlee section (Prince of Wales Theatre), Teen Scream (Edinburgh/Lincoln), From the Cavern to the Rooftops (Houston, USA), Billy (Leipzig, Germany) plus All You Need is Love for the 4th July Celebrations in Lubbock, Texas, USA – and many workshops for new shows.  He also rearranged and conducted Oliver in Kuala Lumpa.

He has composed the music for the Christmas shows Beauty and the Beast, Treasure Island and the Pirates of the Caribbean, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White and Peter Pan for Lincoln and Peterborough, plus musical adaptations of several children’s TV shows for theatre including

Polkadot Shorts and Wheels on the Bus which toured the UK.