Geoffrey Castles

Geoffrey Castles

Geoffrey Castles

Musical Director

Geoffrey’s credits as Musical Director/Conductor include the Australian premiere of The Bridges of Madison County (Neil Gooding Productions/Matthew Management/Hayes Theatre), Aspects Of Love (Hayes Theatre/Walk This Way Productions), On The Town (VCA), Aladdin (Disney Theatrical Australia), the 25th Anniversary production of Les Misérables (Cameron Mackintosh/Michael Cassel), the Auckland season of Mary Poppins (Disney/Cameron Mackintosh), Songs For A New World (Blue Saint Productions/Chapel Off Chapel), December Songs (Lisa-Marie Parker/Chapel Off Chapel) Songs From An Unmade Bed (John O’Hara/Chapel Off Chapel), Diamonds Are For Trevor (Trevor Ashley/Arts Centre Melbourne/MidSumma), Guilty Pleasures (Joshua Robson Productions/Chapel Off Chapel), What A Shock ‘N’ Shame (New Theatre) and Hello Again (Gaiety/Darlinghurst Theatre). As Associate/Assistant Musical Director for Sweeney Todd (Life Like Co.), Wicked (GFO/Universal), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (James Anthony Productions), Mary Poppins (Disney/Cameron Mackintosh), Disney’s High School Musical (Jacobsen/Really Useful) and Guys And Dolls (Donmar Warehouse/Ambassador).

As a pianist he has played on productions including Frozen (Disney Theatrical), Ragtime (The Production Company), Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (GFO), Muriel’s Wedding (Sydney Theatre Company/Global Creatures), A Chorus Line (TML Enterprises), Into The Woods (ANZ/Rob Guest Endowment), Mamma Mia (Louise Withers), Pippin (Kookaburra), Spring Awakening (Sydney Theatre Company), Priscilla Queen Of The Desert – The Musical (GFO/Back Row Productions) and Altar Boyz (Ovations Live). Geoffrey has been a guest conductor with the Darwin Symphony Orchestra and the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and was Associate Musical Supervisor for the 2021 Korean language production of Wicked (S&Co).

Geoffrey holds a Bachelor of Music from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, an AMusA in piano from the AMEB and was awarded the 2002 Young Citizen of the Year for Willoughby City Council.