Lewis Cornay

29 Jun 2023

Pronouns: he/him

After graduating with a first class honours degree from The Guildford School of Acting in 2017, Lewis Cornay has worked continuously as both an actor and writer. His musical, Snowflake, has been workshopped at The Central School of Speech and Drama and in collaboration with The Grad Fest. Lewis released a Visual EP for the piece last year, which received an OnComm commendation and was a finalist at the Offies. It was then staged at The Lowry as part of the Rewrites Festival with direction from Tom Jackson Greaves.

His new cabaret show, The Curious Case of Lewis Cornay, received its debut at The Other Palace in 2023.

In 2020/21 Lewis was part of the prestigious Soho Writers Lab where he wrote Scally. The piece recently underwent an R&D process under the direction of Ellis Buckley.

In Autumn of 2022, Lewis’ debut play Daddy Issues had its debut run at Seven Dials Playhouse. It received wonderful feedback and has plans for a future life. Also in 2022, Lewis was awarded the New Musical Theatre Award, giving him a commission to write a brand-new musical for British Youth Music Theatre. The piece, Harry and Greta, receives its debut at the New Wolsey, Ipswich, in August 2023.

Cornay was also a finalist at Stiles and Drewe Best New Song Prize.

Lastly, he is currently playing the part of SpongeBob in the current UK tour of The SpongeBob Musical to great acclaim.