Sean Cavanagh

Trained under Ralph Koltai at the Central School of Art and Design and then at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.  He is a long standing Artistic Associate and director of the York based Riding Lights Theatre Company.  A diverse range of over 500 productions both in the UK and abroad include the world premier, in Singapore, of Judah Ben Hur - the Musical,  Pickwick for the Hungarian National Theatre and Edward III for the Taormina Festival, David Oyelowo's production of The White Devil, major community projects such as the Chester Cycle of Mystery Plays  and most recently, the acclaimed 2012 production of The York Mystery Plays, the musicals The Little Shop of Horrors, Crazy for You, Luv Esther , multimedia events such as The Rock in San Francisco and Rock Me Amadeus in Vienna, and the television production Who Do You Say I Am?  for the BBC.  Major UK tours include M. Butterfly, Outside Edge, The Sound of Fury, Of Mice and Men, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Winter's Tale,  Salaam Bethlehem,  African Snow, Origins and Lemons, Monsieur de Coubertin's Magnificent Opymlic Feat, Visiting Mr. Green, Dancing in the Streets. and The Handyman


Current UK and international tours include the hit musicals  Dreamboats and Petticoats,  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Rat Pack - live from Las Vegas, The Opera Show, and the children's show Igam Ogam


West End credits include The Tempest, The Mikado, The Aspern Papers, Sherlock Holmes - The Musical, Of Mice and Men, Treasure Island, When Did You Last See Your Trousers?,  Never the Sinner, The Miracle Worker, In Praise of Love, The Roy Orbison Story, Stepping Out - The Musical, The Fire Raisers, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas, Dancing in the Streets, African Snow, Visiting Mr Green and most recently Dreamboats and Petticoats.