"Music is most emphatically, the strongest weapon in Mr. Miles’ armoury; there are some terrific songs in this piece" - The Spy in the Stalls on The Problem with Fletcher Mott
"The beginnings of a very exciting new age of theatre... St. Anne is a marvel" - A Younger Theatre on St. Anne Comes Home
Jack Miles is a Coventry University alumnus, where he was Musical Director of the Musical Theatre Society for two years. He then completed a Masters degree with distinction at Goldsmiths University, during which he wrote The Problem with Fletcher Mott, a funk-pop musical about a struggling playwright. This show received an independent production in 2019, and is currently in development.
St. Anne Comes Home received its debut as part of Iris Theatre’s Summer Season. This folk musical about community and reaching out played four sold-out performances outdoors in the gardens of The Actor’s Church. Produced by Willow Walk Productions, it will return in 2021.
Outside of theatre, Jack is a keen educator, and has worked with students at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) and Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD) as a Musical Director and Guest Composer respectively.
Jack co-writes for the space western comedy fiction podcast The Kingfisher Chronicles. He also plays bass for singer/songwriter Matt MacGregor, as well as being a BBC Introducing-featured singer/songwriter himself.
He adores the creative work of Stephen Sondheim, Rik Mayall, and the Coen Brothers.