Robert has previously tutored at Gormanston Drama Summer School.
Robert Hyman is a Composer, Lyricist, Musical Director, and Performer. He has written music and lyrics for Cinderella (2007 Olivier-nominated & 2011), Robin Hood, Pinocchio, Aladdin, Red Riding Hood and Dick Whittington (with Trish Cooke); Red Riding Hood and Dick Whittington (with Patrick Prior) all commissioned by the Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Robert has also written music and lyrics for The Snow Queen and Hansel and Gretel, and scores for 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea and Make Some Noise. He was also Musical Director for the hit musicals The Big Life (both at Stratford and in the West End) and Come Dancing written by and starring Ray Davies of The Kinks.
Other projects include conducting a choir of 5,000 at the O2; Musical Director for the inaugural performance of the World Children’s Ensemble at the Royal Albert Hall involving young people from 37 different countries; and songs/lyrics for Image Musical Theatre Co. whose shows The Railway Children, Tom’s Midnight Garden and Sword in the Stone are currently touring the U.K.
In 2012 Robert was Musical Director for the Graeae Theatre Company production of the Ian Dury musical Reasons To Be Cheerful which toured the UK and with whom he was seen performing Spasticus Autisticus to a worldwide TV audience at the Paralympics Opening Ceremony in 2012. He also works extensively in the training of young people as Musical Director of Theatretrain.