Irony Is Not Enough

Bio

JETHRO WOODWARD

Jethro Woodward is a Melbourne-based composer, musical director, arranger, musician and sound designer recognised for his expansive and highly layered film, theatre and dance scores.  A multi Green Room Award winner and Helpmann nominee, he has worked with some of Australia’s leading major and independent companies including; Malthouse Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company. Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Opera Victoria, Chamber Made Opera, Back to Back, Chunky Move, Lucy Guerin, Australian Dance Theatre, Aphids, Stuck Pigs Squealing, Rawcus, KAGE and more.

A composition graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts, Jethro draws upon his detailed understanding of contemporary music and its uses in live performance, including innovative uses of technology, combining live instrumentation with prerecorded, electronic, musical and sound elements into a seamless flexible and responsive score.

Jethro regularly tours his work internationally and has won Green Room Awards for his work on; The Bloody Chamber (Malthouse Theatre), Moth (Malthouse Theatre / Arena Theatre), Goodbye Vaudeville Charlie Mudd (Malthouse Theatre / Arena Theatre) and Irony Is Not Enough (Fragment 31). As a guitarist and singer he regularly performs with Meow Meow, and has been a member of the band Cordarzine over the past 15 years.

 

 

 Awards

Green Room Award – Sound/Composition – Theatre
David Chisholm (Composer) & Jethro Woodward (Sound Design)
The Bloody Chamber  (Malthouse Theatre) 2013

Green Room Award –  Sound/Composition – Alternative & Hybrid
Irony is not enough  (fragment 31) – 2010

Green Room Award –  Sound/Composition – Theatre
Moth – (Arena Theatre Co / Malthouse) – 2010

Green Room Award –  Sound/Composition – Theatre
Mark Jones (Composer) & Jethro Woodward (Sound Design)
Goodbye Vaudville Charlie Mudd   (Malthouse Theatre / Arena Theatre) – 2009

 

Nominations

2014 Helpman Nomination for BestOriginal Score – Pinocchio (Windmill)
2014 Helpman Nomination for Best Sound Design – The Bloody Chamber (Malthouse Theatre)
2013 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound design & Music – Skeleton (Larissa McGowan/insite arts)
2013 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound design & Music – Opera for a Small Mammal (Chamber Made Opera/Bell Shakespeare’s Minds Eye/La Mama)
2011 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound design & Music – Small Odysseys (Rawcus)
2010 Helpmann Award Nomination: Best Musical –  The Wizard of Oz, Windmill Theatre
2008 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound Design & Music – The Inhabited Man (Full Tilt)
2008 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound Design & Music – Zoe Barry and Jethro Woodward – The Heart of Another is a Dark Forest (Rawcus)
2007 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound Design & Music – Hunger
2007 Green room Award Nomination for best sound design Criminology (Arena)
2007 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound Design & Music – Dmask DRUM Liminnal Theatre
2005 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound Design & Music Black Medea
2004 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound Design & Music Duets Of Desire – Mishima in The City
2004 Green room Award Nomination for Best sound Design & Music – Sideshow

 

Production Awards

2014 Helpman Award for Best New Australian Work – Pinocchio (Windmill)
2014 Helpman Award for Best Presentation for Children – Pinocchio (Windmill)
2009 Advertiser Box Office Awards Winner: Best Theatre Show –  The Wizard of Oz (windmill)
2008 Classical Music Awards Outstanding Contribution to Australian Music in Education – Hunger (Rawcus)
2004 Green room Award winner best production – Eisteddfodd (stuck Pigs)