Jenifer Toksvig

Jenifer Toksvig is a musical theatre bookwriter and lyricist, a space-holder / facilitator, and an advocate for musical theatre writing.

In collaboration with writer/composer Rob Hartmann, she runs the MA in Writing Musicals at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, and also The Larder, through which they provide information, support and advocacy for the musical theatre writing community, including events such as Tiny Shows.

Under the umbrella of The Copenhagen Interpretation, Jenifer explores new ways to involve audiences in storytelling and live performance. Current projects include facilitation for the development of writer Niall Ashdown's show A Shropshire Lad.

As a writer, she’s currently reworking the book for songwriter Alan Menken's show Atina, Evil Queen of the Galaxy for Uterus, the Danish musical theatre development organisation.

Jenifer is a proud and active member of The Writers Guild of Great Britain, and about to join their Theatre Committee.

She is also a proud member of Equity, the ITC, MMD, MTN, Women Who Write Musicals, and the So & So Arts Club.

London (Greater London)

John Cohen
Clintons Solicitors

Dec 2018: Treasure Island; co-writers Sandi Toksvig, David Perkins; Leicester Haymarket; dir Matthew Forbes

June 2019: Moving Stories; with composer Alexander Rudd; St Paul's Cathedral; dir Emma Manton

Poetry, Scripted reality, Television, Theatre, Videogames