Petra is currently Production Director for “Music is Life  Productions Ltd.”
Music is Life took Bath by storm in 2011 with the world premiere of “The  Decent Rogues” a brand new musical by Dan Lashbrook and Rob Pratt which was  awarded both the “Outstanding achievement in Regional Theatre 2011” by NODA and “Best Musical” also place in the Top Ten musicals by Time Out magazine March 2012.

The Decent Rogues toured: Rondo Theatre, July 2011. The Mission Theatre, Bath 2012 and finally The Bridewell Theatre, London 22 – 24th March 2012 to critical accalim and is now available for general release for other societies. All details can be found at

The next new muscial from Dan and Rob is “Pencoweth” a cornish tale of 1850’s fishing community, currently in production and will be onstage at The Rondo in September 2013.

Other directing projects:
Peter Pan – Merrimen Youth Company April 2013

The Magic Penny – Prospect Theatre June 2013 (part of Magic Penny Productions Ltd. Peasedown School Centenary celebrations)

Pencoweth – Music is Life Productions Ltd – Rondo Theatre September 2013 (then tour)

Rent! – BODs – Mission Theatre, Bath November 2013


Jesus Christ Superstar: The Merrimen Youth Company. Prospect Theatre. July 2012
“The Jungle Book” -The Merrimen Theatre Youth Company
All details:

Oliver – Merrimen Youth
The Decent Rogues – Music is Life
Barry Hotter and the half baked panto – Merrimen Youth

Prior School productions of Bugsy Malone and Treasure Island.

Always happy to discuss your requirements for forthcoming productions, events or tuition needs – please get in touch through the contact me tab or FB Petra Schofield – Director.