John Gibson has been composing original music for New Zealand theatre, film, dance and television since 1980. During that time, he has composed more than 100 scores and sound designs for theatre. In 2008, he received a Qantas Film and Television Award for his score for Vincent Ward’s film Rain of the Children. He has performed in Edinburgh in a comedy he wrote and directed called Gordon Sixpence: He is Music. John is currently adapting a book by Alain de Botton for the stage.