Malcolm

Galea

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 Photo by Elisa Von Brockdorff 

 

Malcolm will be participating in this year's edition of the ŻiguŻajg Arts Festival for Children and Young People as a cast member of 2044 at Teatru Manoel from the 19th to the 28th November. The play is written and directed by Vikesh Godhwani.

Times of Malta

Malcolm Galea is a playwright and theatre professional based in Malta. Apart from writing works for theatre, he also directs, produces and performs in a number of productions. He directs More or Less Theatre, a theatre company that specialises in educational family theatre and is frequently commissioned to work on a variety of projects - some of which have left their mark on the Maltese theatre landscape.

 

Malcolm is also sought after in other mediums such as film, improv and stand-up comedy, and is highly interested in novel ways to tell stories. His awards include the Off-West End Theatre Award for Best New Musical and the Francis Ebejer Award for Best Children's Play. Should you be interested in collaborating, feel free to send an email.

 
 
 

Theatre

Writing

 

Establishing a solid reputation as one of Malta's foremost playwrights, the theatre scripts written by Malcolm range from family-friendly educational shows and Christmas pantomimes, to outrageously funny adult comedies.

His musicals include the raucous Porn - The Musical which won the Off-West End Award for Best New Musical following its 2010 London run.

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Acting

 

Malcolm has been acting for over 20 years and has developed a wide emotional and comedic range. He has worked in almost every major theatre in Malta as well as spaces in Edinburgh, London and Washington DC.

His most memorable roles include Father Flynn in Doubt, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, Oscar in The Odd Couple, and Philip in The Pride.

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Directing

 

Directing many of his own plays and pantomimes, Malcolm is also frequently commissioned to direct productions by other writers.

His most recent projects include Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, his Christmas family show Holly and the Dream Catcher and Angele Galea's 

Waħda Minna.

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"with Malcolm Galea at the helm, this play certainly  got a firm hand"

Times of Malta

The Importance of Being Earnest

Improvisation

 

Malcolm's skill in improv has seen him headline all three editions of the hit improvised Christmas show Dingle Bells, Malcolm Smells along with longtime collaborator Christopher Dingli.

In 2018 he also represented Malta in the Our Lives project at the Impro Festival Berlin which featured a performer from every EU country.

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"I had a blast of a time, and so did everybody else"

Times of Malta

Dingle Bells, Malcolm Smells

 

Projects

Malcolm is frequently called upon to work on projects that require a spark of innovation, a captivating narrative, or a touch of his trademark humour.

Would you like to collaborate on a fun project? Send an email

Services

Workshops & Script Doctor

Malcolm's experience and sheer enthusiasm makes him a popular choice when it comes to workshops on:

  • Scriptwriting

  • Acting

  • Improvisation

When writing your script for theatre or film, ​Malcolm can also provide you with developmental assistance and notes from treatment stage up until production draft.

 

Photo by Jacob Sammut 

Compere & Stand-Up

With 14 years of experience as a radio presenter, Malcolm is a popular choice as a host for events.

 

Malcolm has also been active on the stand-up comedy circuit since 2013 and has performed sets in Malta, London, Edinburgh, Washington DC and Tallinn.

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Voice Over & Commercials

An experienced voice-over artist whose voice is frequently heard on radio adverts, documentaries and audio books, Malcolm is fluent in English and Maltese.

Additionally Malcolm has lent his image to numerous advertising campaigns such as Atlas Healthcare, APS Bank, Time To Eat and many others.

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