Agent: Helen Mumby
Current and upcoming projects include: WOYZECK (Musical Director, Old Vic) and QUEEN ANNE (Musical Director, Theatre Royal Haymarket).
Musical Director credits include: QUEEN ANNE (Swan RSC); BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Lighthouse Theatre); BEYOND THE FENCE (Sky Arts, Arts Theatre); PETER PAN (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); IT'S A MAD WORLD MY MASTERS (English Touring Theatre); HECUBA; THE WITCH OF EDMONTON; THE HERESY OF LOVE; THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD (RSC); THE TEMPEST (RSC, US Suitcase Tour); LOVE’S LABOURS LOST (Oxford Shakespeare Company); GALILEO (Birmingham Rep); A SOLDIER IN EVERY SON (International Tour); BED AND SOFA (Finborough Theatre); THE VAUDEVILLIANS (Lowry Theatre, Charing Cross Theatre); THE FIRST LADY SUITE (Union Theatre): EVERYTHING MUST GO (Soho Theatre); A CENTURY OF WOMEN (Leicester Square Theatre); JET SET GO (Jermyn Street Theatre); THE BEST LTTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS; OKLAHOMA; CINDERELLA; ANYTHING GOES; INTO THE WOODS; BA SHOWCASE (Trinity Laban); WENDY AND PETER; THE WHITE EVIL; ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM; TITUS ANDRONIUS; RICHARD III; KING JOHN; CITY MADAM; 50 YEARS OF THE RSC MUSICAL (Associate MD, RSC).
As Composer: BUCKETS (Orange Tree Theatre); 4 PEPYS (Wilderness Festival); TREASURE ISLAND; MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING; PINNOCHIO; RICHARD III; ALICE IN WONDERLAND; ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS; ROMEO AND JULIET; WIND IN THE WILLOWS (Iris Theatre); MACBETH (Shakespeare in Styria); ONCE UPON A TIME (Booktrust Tour); THE HOSTAGE (Southwark Playhouse).
Candida was Musical Director on two new musicals for NYMT: PRODIGY (& Orchestrator, St James Theatre); and THE BATTLE OF THE BOAT (Rose Theatre, Kingston). An original cast album for PRODIGY has been released.
Candida trained at Cambridge University where she received a University Instrumental Award for piano. She also plays the oboe, violin and accordion.