Craig Skelton

Craig Skelton

Musician - Dear Heart & The I's Have It
Craig Skelton

Craig Skelton

Musician - Dear Heart & The I's Have It

Craig is an accomplished multifaceted musician with professional experience in composing, arranging, orchestration, song writing, musical direction, conducting and live performance across a wide range of genres.

He moved to Perth in 1992 and entered the Bachelor of Music course at the University of Western Australia in 1993. Majoring in composition, Craig graduated in 1996 with first class honours.

He is a multi-instrumentalist (bass, keyboards, voice, guitar, didgeridoo, percussion, drums) and has toured Australia, Asia, North and South America with various artists.

As a Musical Director, singer and actor, Craig has worked with Theatre 180 formally Agelink Theatre), Hayman Theatre and the WA Youth Theatre Company. Craig has composed many pieces of music specifically for the various productions he has done with each.

Craig also currently plays, writes and records with original bands SKELTON, Triple Engine, Dark Universe, and Chris Gibbs & The Transmission. He has been instrumental in 4 distinct recording releases in the last 2 years with these projects one of which garnered a 2019 WAM Song of the Year nomination.

Craig has built a solid reputation around Perth as a soloist, accompanist and with any number of duos, trios and tribute acts as well as establishing himself in the cabaret world in the last two years.

Craig is a proud member of MEAA, APRA/AMCOS, WAM and PPCA.

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As we are coming up to our final 3 days of performances of 'The Children' and 'I and You', we are also looking forward to our very special Mornings on the Terrace show 'The I's Have It' on Thursday 3rd June @11am, also at Burt Memorial Hall, 38 St Georges Terrace, Perth.

Starring Alinta Carroll, Brendan Hanson and Craig Skelton

Do you love Melody? Ragtime? Comedy? Musical Theatre from the Golden Days (Dancing Cheek to Cheek, Anything You can Do I Can Do Better, Top Hat White Tie and Tails, My Dearest Dear, Waltz of My Heart, The Girl That I Marry and more)?
Then you love the work of Ivor Novello and Irving Berlin.
THE I’s HAVE IT celebrates the music and the antics of these two superstars of their day on the opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Guaranteed to warm the cockles of your heart on a winter’s morning.
Playing until May 29 - don’t miss these two beautiful plays Perth!!
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Curtain down on performance number 88 of AB Facey’s A FORTUNATE LIFE. Cheers and ovations from, and to our wonderful audiences all around WA. Thanks for supporting Western Australian theatre. @theatre180wa @afortunatelifeoz @grand_cinemaswa
Just one week to go and we will be back on stage performing A Fortunate Life! Up to our 88th performance and we can’t wait to perform this season at the beautiful Grand Cygnet Cinema Como 😊 May 15, 16, 19 and 23