Mr Ryan Thomas Green

Mr Ryan Thomas Green

School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

I am a multi-arts practitioner who specialises in music composition and orchestration particularly for the theatre. I am currently reading for PhD which is investigating the audience relationship between music and orchestration in experimental music theatre performance. 

I am also a member of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Research Music.


  • MA Music & Sonic Media - University of Sussex - 2017
  • BA (Hons) Music - Falmouth University - 2014

Professional membership

  • Incorporated Society of Musicians 
  • International Federation for Theatre Research
  • Theatre and Performance Research Association 

Research interests

Music Theatre, Opera, Intermediality, Experimental Music, Immersive Theatre, Chamber Opera, Sound Art.

Other research

My PhD research will investigate and elucidate the significance of the role that orchestration and instrumental choices play in the creation of contemporary, experimental music theatre along with discovering the aesthetics it creates and how audiences respond to these aesthetics. 

Other academic activities

Invited Presentation: Elucidating Orchestration as an Aesthetic of Music Theatre. University of Plymouth, Doctoral College, Research Showcase. December 2020

Invited Presentation: Elucidating Orchestration as an Aesthetic of Music Theatre. South West Doctoral Training Partnership. April 2021