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Roly Botha (Sound Designer and Composer)

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AGENT: John Rogerson

john@collectiveagents.co.uk

AWARDS:

2020 Olivier Award Nomination, Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre: WARHEADS
2019 VAULT Award, Show of the Week: BOYS, GIRLS, and CARE
2018 VAULT Award, Outstanding New Work: BOYS

PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS

THEATRE:

2022

BOYS | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Kane Husbands | Barbican

WILD | Co-Composer (with Marc Teitler) & Sound Designer | dir. Eva Sampson | Unicorn

COMING TO ENGLAND | Sound Designer | dir. Omar Okai | Birmingham Rep

BLOWHOLE | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Tom Wright | Soho Theatre

MUCK | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Toby Clarke | Norwich Arts Centre

HELEN | Sound Designer | dir. Scott Whelan & Harriet Taylor | Battersea Arts Centre

THE FOREST AWAKENS | Sound Designer | dir. Cory Hippolyte | Kiln Young Company

CODE & DAGGER | Sound Designer | dir. Robyn Olivia | Kiln Young Company

2021

MILK AND GALL | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Lisa Spirling | Theatre503

FRITZ AND MATLOCK | Sound Designer | dir. Jessica Millward | Pleasance

BROKEN ENGLISH | Composer &. Sound Designer | dir. Toby Clarke | Bread & Roses

BLOWHOLE | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Tom Wright | Pleasance

TELL ME STRAIGHT | Sound Designer | dir. Paul Bradshaw & Imogen Hudson-Clayton | King’s Head Theatre

SCREAM FIRE | Sound Designer | dir. Nastazja Domaradzka | Theatre Royal Stratford East
PUNK ROCK | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Toby Clarke | Theatre Royal Stratford East
START | Sound Designer & Additional Music | dir. Toby Clarke | Mountview
BROTHER | Sound Designer | dir. Tom Jackson-Grieves | Southwark Playhouse
2020
MUCK | Sound Designer | dir. Toby Clarke | Norwich Arts Centre
START | Sound Designer & Additional Music | dir. Toby Clarke | Theatre Peckham

STORM | Sound Designer | dir. Sam Hardie & Juliet Knight | VAULT Festival
BOYS | Composer/Musical Director & Sound Designer | dir. Kane Husbands | Southbank Centre
2019
MAKING FATIHA | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Toby Clarke | Camden Peoples’ Theatre
MONKEY BARS | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Toby Clarke | Southwark Playhouse
WARHEADS [Olivier Award nominated for Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theatre] | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Toby Clarke | Park Theatre

CARE [VAULT Award for Outstanding New Work] | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Kane Husbands | VAULT Festival

GIRLS [VAULT Award for Outstanding New Work], Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Kane Husbands | VAULT Festival
2018
HOME | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Kane Husbands | St Margarets University

CARE | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. Kane Husbands | National Youth Theatre

GIRLS (R&D) | Composer/Musical Director & Musician | dir. Kane Husbands | Lyric Hammersmith

MILL ON THE FLOSS | Composer/Musical Director | dir. Toby Clarke | Central School of Speech and Drama

JOURNEYS | Composer/Musican | dir. Toby Clarke | Lyric Hammersmith

LOVE LETTERS | Sound Designer | Stef O’Driscoll | Lyric Hammersmith

BOYS [VAULT Award for Outstanding New Work] | Composer | dir. Kane Husbands | The PappyShow
2017
THREE | Composer/Musician & Sound Designer | dir. Anna Niland | Arcola Theatre


FILM:

2021
WHAT DO YOU SEE? | Composer, The PappyShow, Kane Husbands

(2021)
TWO’S COMPANY I Composer | dir. Isis Hope Lloyd | KFS

I’M FINE | Sound Designer & Mix Engineer | dir. Chris Hoare | CH Films


AUDIO:

2021

IT’S A PRACTICE PODCAST | Sound Designer & Engineer | The PappyShow
PLAYS FOR TODAY | Composer & Sound Designer/Engineer | dir. Toby Clarke | Southwark Playhouse,

OPENING DOORS | Composer & Sound Designer | dir. John Whelan | Southwark Playhouse


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Plaine's Plough's Roudabout Theatre Season

Roly Botha is Sound Designer on all three plays coming together for Paine’s Plough’s Roundabout Theatre season- 'Half-empty Glasses', 'A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain' and 'The Ultimate Pickle'. The season opens at the Rose Theatre Kingston this July.

The Haunting of Susan A

Roly Botha is Sound Designer on ‘The Haunting of Susan A’ at the King’s Head Theatre. The production is directed and written by artistic director, Mark Ravenhill.

Orlando

It's press night for Composer and Sound Designer ROLY BOTHA on 'Orlando' at London's Jermyn Street Theatre. Playing until May 28th 2022.

Boys

It's opening night for Composer and Sound Designer Roly Botha and the cast of 'Boys' at Silk Street Theatre, Barbican. Playing until April 23rd 2022.

Coming to England

'Coming to England' arrives at Birmingham Rep March 31st with Matthew Malone as Musical Director, Sam Young as Assistant Musical Supervisor and Arranger and Roly Botha as Sound Designer.

Wild

Roly Botha is Sound Designer and Composer on 'Wild' at the Unicorn Theatre, London. Performances run from 11 March- 17 April 2022.
Roly Botha (Sound Designer and Composer)