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Mick Potter

Sound Designer

Mick Potter gained a BA (Hons) degree in creative design at the Central School of Art and Design in London where he was introduced to theatre sound, and went on to work on many West End musicals including the original productions of Cats, Song and Dance, Starlight Express and Little Shop of Horrors.

Sound designs include: world premiere productions of Saturday Night Fever (London, New York and another ten productions worldwide), Black Goes with Everything (London), Starlight Express (Las Vegas, North American, UK and Scandinavian tours), Tell Me on a Sunday (London and UK tour), Scrooge the Musical (London, UK and North American tours), Jesus Christ Superstar (UK tour), Bombay Dreams (world premiere, London and New York), The Woman in White (world premiere, London and New York), Hair (London), Whistle Down the Wind (London), the largest ever production of The Phantom of the Opera (Las Vegas), the critically acclaimed West End production of Evita, Ich War Noch Neimals in New York (Hamburg and Stuttgart), Der Schuh des Manitu (world premiere, Berlin), Zorro the Musical (world premiere, London, Paris and Japan), Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit productions of The Sound of Music (London, Toronto and UK tour) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London), Sister Act (world premiere, London and Hamburg), Les Misérables (25th Anniversary Production UK tour, O2 Arena, USA and Spain), Love Never Dies (world premiere, London and Australia), Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz (London) and Betty Blue Eyes (London).

Mick has created all new sound designs for both the London and New York productions of The Phantom of the Opera and the London production of Les Misérables.

Awards include: 2005 Olivier Award (UK) for Best Sound Design for the London production of The Woman in White and the 2006 Parnelli Sound Designer of the Year Award (USA) for The Phantom of the Opera in Las Vegas.