Rules For Living

  • Tue 07 Nov - Sat 18 Nov
  • Written by Sam Holcroft | Directed by Simon Godwin
    A Rose Theatre Kingston, English Touring Theatre and Royal & Derngate Northampton co-production

Mark Melville

Composer & Sound Designer

Theatre credits include: Flight (Vox Motus/Edinburgh International Festival); Charlie Sonata (Edinburgh Royal Lyceum); The Destroyed Room (Vanishing Point); Human Animals, Violence and Son (nominated for Olivier Award 2016 Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate), God Bless the Child (Royal Court), Wit, Birth (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Yer Granny, Knives in Hens, Miracle Man, Empty, My Shrinking Life (National Theatre of Scotland); Tomorrow (Vanishing Point/Cena Contemporânea Festival, Brasil/Brighton Festival/Tramway); Dragon (Vox Motus/National Theatre of Scotland/Tianjin People’s Art Theatre, China); The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler (Vanishing Point/National Theatre of Scotland); As The Cloud Takes It’s Last Breath (BBC Radio 3); Swallows & Amazons, Grimm Tales (Theatre by the Lake); Saturday Night (Vanishing Point/Teatro Nacional Sao Jao, Porto/Teatro San Luis); Pride & Prejudice (Two Bit Classics); Mister Holgado (Unicorn); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Edinburgh Royal Lyceum); Wonderland (Vanishing Point/Napoli Teatro Festival Italia/Tramway/Edinburgh International Festival); Mwana (Ankur/Tron); The Beggars Opera (Vanishing Point/Edinburgh Royal Lyceum/Belgrade, Coventry); What Happened Was This, One Night Stand, Naked Neighbour Twitching Blind (Never Did Nothing/Tron/Tramway);  Recommissioned, Super Slow Way, Point to Point (Louie Ingham/Mark Melville); Pinocchio; The Crucible, A Tender Thing, The Ockerby’s On Ice, Hamlet, Your Country Needs You (but I don’t need my country), Pierrepoint, The Unsociables, The BFG, Two, Merlin, Quicksand, The Snow Queen, Peter Pan, Children of Killers, Of Mice & Men, Jason & The Argonauts (Dukes Playhouse).

Dance credits include: In a Deep Dark Wood (Gobbledegook/Moko Dance); Best Friends (M6/Ludus).

Awards include: Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland for Best Technical Presentation (Dragon); Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland for Best Music & Sound (The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler); UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children & Young People (Mister Holgado).

Mark is a member of the Association of Sound Designers and also develops new work with director and collaborator, Louie Ingham.