Ben Atkinson

Musical Director, Conductor and Pianist

Ben is represented by Adam Maskell at Curtis Brown.

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Ben is a London-based freelance musical director, conductor and pianist.  He was the music director of the Cameron Mackintosh UK and International tour of Les Misérables from 2018 - 2020 and was music director and dance arranger for the UK premiere and West End transfer of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom the Musical.  He is also currently the music supervisor and orchestrator for the UK tour of Hairspray.  

Ben is an experienced music director in theatre both as a conductor and piano M.D.  His work as a music director includes Chicago (UK Tour), Oklahoma (UK Tour) and two UK tours of Hairspray.  He has also worked extensively in regional theatre and has been the MD for Oliver!, The Sound of Music, Chicago, Piaf and Hello, Dolly! at the Curve Theatre in Leicester.  Ben is also an experienced arranger and orchestrator in theatre and has provided new orchestrations, reductions, and dance and vocal arrangements for various shows. 

Ben studied music at Cambridge University, graduating in 2011, where he was the organ scholar at Sidney Sussex College and studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music.