Mick Potter

Sound Designer

Mick Potter


Mick has a BA Honours degree in Creative Design from the Central School of Art and Design London. Mick has designed the sound for numerous world premiere productions including: Saturday Night Fever (London/New York), Bombay Dreams (London/New York), The Woman in White (London and New York), The Phantom of the Opera (Las Vegas), Evita (London), Zorro: The Musical (London/Paris/worldwide), The Sound of Music (London/Toronto/UK tour/Asia/Australia), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London), Sister Act (London/Hamburg/Stuttgart/Barcelona/Berlin), Love Never Dies (London/Melbourne/Sydney/Tokyo/Hamburg/US tour), The Wizard of Oz (London/Toronto/US tour/Australia), Betty Blue Eyes (London), Les Misérables 25th anniversary celebration (O2 Arena, London), The Phantom of the Opera 25th anniversary celebration (Royal Albert Hall), The Phantom of the Opera (UK tour/US tour), Evita (New York/US tour/Australia/China), Barnum (Chichester/UK tour), From Here to Eternity (London), Miss Saigon (London/Tokyo/New York/UK tour/US tour/worldwide), School of Rock (New York/London/US tour/Australia/China), Sunset Boulevard (English National Opera, London/New York), Cats (New York/US tour), Half a Sixpence (Chichester/London), Carousel and Chess (English National Opera, London), The Phantom of the Opera 30th anniversary celebration (New York), The Phantom of the Opera (worldwide), Man of La Mancha (English National Opera, London), The Light in The Piazza (Royal Festival Hall/World tour) and Les Misérables: The Staged Concert (Gielgud Theatre, London).

Mick created all new sound designs for The Phantom of The Opera (London/New York/worldwide) and all new sound designs for Les Misérables international 25th anniversary production (London/New York/worldwide).

Awards include: Olivier Award in 2005 for The Woman in White (London), Parnelli Award in 2006 for The Phantom Of The Opera (Las Vegas), Green Room Award Australia in 2011 for Love Never Dies (Melbourne), Broadway World Audience Award in 2013 for Les Misérables (Toronto), Broadway World Audience Award in 2014 for Miss Saigon (London), Helpmann Award Australia in 2015 for Les Misérables (Melbourne), Broadway World Audience Award in 2016 for Les Misérables (Manila) and Green Room Award Australia in 2019 School of Rock (Melbourne). Nominations include: Helpmann Award in 2011 for Love Never Dies (Melbourne), Tony Award in 2014 for Les Misérables (New York), Green Room Australia in 2014 for Les Misérables (Sydney), Drama Desk Award in 2016 for School of Rock (New York) and Drama Desk Award in 2017 for Cats (New York).

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