Tristan Parkes

Category: MDs


Tristan has composed, designed sound and musically directed material for film, theatre, major events and television for over a decade. This includes over fifteen productions for Hull Truck Theatre, multiple productions for the Edinburgh Festival including ‘An Audience with Jimmy Saville’ staring Alistair McGowan 2015, over a decade of productions for The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, most recently their 60th Anniversary Gala at the Shaftsbury Theatre in the West End. Tristan was a musical director on the Beijing and London Olympic Games and a composer for the British Pavilion at the World Expo’ in Shanghai. Film work includes ‘To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before’ for Channel 4 Films, ‘When Romeo Met Juliet’ for the BBC and Anna Karenina for Working Title Films.

Most recent work: a national tour of ‘Dead Sheep’ by Johnathan Maitland, ‘Goat Song’ for London Contemporary Dance, ‘Frankenstein Revelations’ for York Theatre Royal and ‘#Hashtag Lightie’ for the Arcola Theatre.

Tristan is an Education Associate for the Donmar Warehouse and Lyric Hammersmith theatres and regularly facilitates music and theatre workshops across the country.