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Tim Coker is a theatre-maker, composer, sound designer and teacher.

His music is published by Edition HH.


He is currently Artistic Director at the Macready Theatre, Rugby and The Festival on The Close, a Trustee of Bloomsbury Festival and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Tim trained at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and holds degrees from the universities of Manchester, Royal Holloway University of London and Reading. His PhD focuses on the relationship between contemporary music, experimental theatre and the modern audience.
Tim’s has directed and written new work for a range of artists, ensembles and venues including  Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, Pleasance Theatre, Wycombe Swan, Anvil Basingstoke and C Venues Edinburgh and his music and theatre work has been performed at festivals and in concert halls across Europe by some of the world’s leading ensembles including the Buxton Opera House, York Mystery Plays, Traverse Theatre,  BBC Singers, Orkest de Volharding, Fontanella, Red Note Ensemble and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

Composer and Director