Rudy Percival is a composer, songwriter and theatre practitioner. Recent projects include a collaboration with novelist Michael Morpurgo and playwright Vicki Berwick on a new theatrical adaptation of Morpurgo’s The Mozart Question (Barn Theatre, Cirencester), and his new musical, Between (Silk Street Theatre, Barbican, London).
Rudy's work as a sound designer includes Turning the Screw (New Wimbledon Studio Theatre, London) and Deeper and Deeper (Above The Stag, London). He has also provided keyboard programming for productions of Merrily We Roll Along (Silk Street Theatre) and Bring It On! (Bird College, London). Credits as a musical director include A Perfect Christmas (Above The Stag, London) and Little Shop of Horrors (Barn Theatre, Cirencester).
Rudy trained in composition, scriptwriting and voice at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He is currently studying for his Master’s in Composition at the Royal Academy of Music. Additional awards include the 2017 Environmusic Composition Prize, and the 2019 and 2020 Henry Wood Scholarship. Rudy is supported by the Arts Society Corinium, Lumb’s Educational Foundation, the Cirencester Soroptimists Society and the Cirencester Society in London.