Arlene is a Musical Director, Composer/Arranger, Keyboard Programmer and Pianist. After graduating from the University of Glasgow with an MA (Hons) in Music and Theatre Studies she completed her Musical Direction Postgraduate Diploma at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. She is Associate MD of SIX (West End/UK Tour) and MD of Victoria’s Knickers (NYT Rep Season 2018).
Previous theatre credits include NewsRevue (Canal Cafe Theatre), Austen the Musical (UK Tour), Just So (Simply Theatre, Zurich), 1446 (The Other Palace), Rapunzel (Hertford Theatre) and The Good Person of Szechwan (Bridewell Theatre). Composition credits include Origins and Lost at Home (Candy Apple Grove Productions) and DANAIDS (//BUZZCUT// Festival).
She is also an experienced choir leader and conductor having led choirs across the UK and worked with the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust choir.