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Rob Archibald


Rob is currently the Head of Musical Theatre at the Urdang Academy and was formally the Head of Singing & Music at LAMDA in London, following his role as Head of Singing at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London.

He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is also a qualified Massage Therapist.

Rob originally studied as an actor/singer/dancer and his credits include: 
Les Miserables, Batboy, Ragtime, Grease, Riverdance, Jerry Springer - the Opera, Carousel, Ragtime, The Wild Party, Moon Landing, Grab Me A Gondola, Dude! Where's My Teddy Bear?

As Musical Director his credits include: Oliver! Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Secret Garden, Parade, Sweeney Todd and most recently, MD/Arranger for Linzi Hateley - True Colours.

Rob also regularly coaches professional performers/productions around the UK. Recent credits include: Soul Sister (Savoy Theatre) and Loserville (Garrick Theatre) and the Glee Club Challenge (Indigo 02).

As a composer his credits include: The Laramie Project, The Temperamentals and his debut album 'Scrapbook' with fellow composer Verity Quade, featuring many West End performers. He co-wrote the song 'Confidence is Consciencless', to be featured in the forthcoming Sky TV documentary 'Life Is Beauty-Full'.