Award-winning composer, songwriter, lyricist,
producer, director, creator,
artist advisor and creative consultant

KEVIN SAUNDERS HAYES

BIOGRAPHY

Kevin is an award-winning composer, songwriter, lyricist, producer, director, creator, artist advisor and creative consultant. Kevin creates, manages and directs creatives of all kinds with the explicit goal of delivering an original, one-of-a-kind experience that leaves a lasting impression.

As a composer Kevin has scored more than 45 feature films, including two Academy Award® nominated documentaries, and is the recipient of two 21st Century Filmmaker Awards for Excellence. He has also created, recorded and produced a large catalog of songs, including the title tracks to 12 feature films, and the book, music and lyrics for 15 stage musicals.

Kevin is also the creative force behind 11811, a production company dedicated to creating disruptive new entertainment that captivates audiences with a powerful shared experience.

Kevin has conceived, written and produced all the award-winning immersive and interactive Vox Lumiere, Graphic Novels Live, @ The Drive-in and 11811’s other unique brands of entertainment transforming them into commercially successful franchises.

All of 11811’s experiences have been heavily featured in the media, and honored with its own PBS Television Special and other dedicated programs. To date, Vox Lumiere’s productions alone have performed over 300 shows in six countries to over one million adoring fans.

 

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you must first put yOur head in the lion’s mouth

…if the show is to happen

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL

REVIEW HIGHLIGHTS OF KEVIN’S WORK

“His music is always interesting, intriguing and crosses every genre from gothic, to punk to pop. Hayes clearly has the skills to make an audibly exciting performance.”

~ The Daily Breeze

” To say we were blown away would be an understatement. Mind-blowing entertainment… truly different, incredibly exciting, and definitely the ticket for one of the coolest theatrical events to be found.”

~ Broadwayworld.com

” Spectacularly unique: a blend of soul-pumping rock concert, dance, and theater intertwined with a silent film. A captivating, one-of-a-kind experience that had the audience cheering, singing and ready to dance!”

~ Buzzine

” WOW… a sound-and-light extravaganza that leaves you wishing for an extra pair of eyes and ears. Whether you’re a diehard theatergoer, movie buff or concert regular, you’ve never seen anything like it!”

~ Stage Scene LA

Okay, send a note if you really have to. But don’t get all mushy.

kevin (at) kevinsaundershayes (dot) com

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