Jonathan Ainscough

Actor Musician

Jonathan Ainscough

Jonathan trained at Manchester University and the Royal Northern College of Music, and now works as an actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, improviser, writer, director and facilitator across all types of music theatre. He is a cast-member of the Olivier-Award-winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, appearing regularly in the West End and on tour throughout the UK and beyond, and has performed in opera, musical theatre and plays for companies including the Royal Shakespeare Company, Welsh National Opera and Opera North. He regularly directs youth projects for the Royal Opera House, delivers singing therapy for Long Covid patients with English National Opera, and leads weekly music and drama workshops with people experiencing homelessness for the acclaimed national charity Streetwise Opera.