Dyfan Jones

Composition & Sound Design

 
 

Dyfan has 30 years of experience working as a Composer, Musical Director and Sound Designer. His work ranges from scoring children’s television animations to gritty theatrical sound designs. He won Best Sound at the Wales Theatre Awards for “Contractions”. Over recent years, he has worked on Theatre Productions with Kate Wasserberg, Philip Breen, Roxana Silbert and Matthew Dunster. As well as commissioned work for TV Drama, Cartoons and Documentaries, Dyfan also writes Production Music for many labels.


In 2019 Dyfan has been Composing for Vivienne Westwood’s Autumn Winter Show at London Fashion Week and then Sound Designing The Provoked Wife in Stratford with Philip Breen for the RSC. Caru Canu, a new Animated series, was Composed and Arranged during the first half of the year with Autumn bringing a new production of Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle by Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, followed by Sydney & the Old Girl by Eugene O’Hare at The Park Theatre and The Ugly Duckling at Sherman Cymru. To end the year there’s a return to The Riverfront as Musical Director on Cinderella.


Early 2020 has Dyfan back at Out of Joint as Musical Director and Sound Designer on The Glee Club, as well as a return to the RSC as Sound Designer on The Comedy of Errors.


Theatrical work in 2018 included productions such as Shakespeare in Love at Theatre Royal Bath with Philip Breen, Close Quarters at The Crucible, Sheffield with Kate Wasserberg, a tour of Nyrsys for Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru with Sara Lloyd and Sleeping Beauty at The Riverfront, Newport, directed by Richard Gauntlett.

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Dyfan is innately musical. He's a wonderful composer, arranger, orchestrator and musicologist.  The breadth of his musical knowledge and sense of daring are perfectly balanced with great sensitivity and openness.  It is these qualities, alongside his passion and commitment, that make collaborating with him effortless and exciting.

Daniel Evans, Artistic Director,

Chichester Festival Theatre

Photo by Garry Lake