Ollie is a Composer, Producer and Director based in Manchester, UK. As artistic director of Imaginality Productions he is creating new stage musicals which champion stories and artists with links to the North.
His roster of theatre projects currently in development includes "Mallory On The Mountain," a stage musical based on the life of George Mallory and his quest to conquer Mount Everest. It has received outings at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre, The Lowry, Salford and BEAM 2023 Festival at Oxford Playhouse.
December 2022 saw the premiere of "Realms Of Glory" at Manchester's 53two which unearths the story of the Christmas Blitz of Manchester, 1940. The project was the second collaboration with Rachel Mann, following 2015's "The Tree Of War" commemorative WW1 piece produced with support from Manchester City Council.
As a composer and conductor, his work has appeared on TV, in regional theatre, concerts and numerous online platforms; with choral arrangements being performed globally.
Ollie studied at The University of York. As a member of Mercury Musical Developments, Ollie has honed his craft in a masterclass with Claude-Michel Schönberg (Les Misérables).