Original Sound Design
Theatre: After ten years as a recording engineer and record producer, Martin Levan began his theatrical career in 1982 when he supervised the sound for Song & Dance in London. Since then Martin has been responsible for designing the sound for many worldwide productions including Cats, Starlight Express, The Phantom of the Opera, Little Shop of Horrors, Carrie, The Baker’s Wife, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber concerts, Requiem, Aspects of Love, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Show Boat, Sunset Boulevard, Whistle Down the Wind, Lautrec and The Beautiful Game.
Recordings include the original cast albums for many of the above productions including the original Broadway album of Cats which won him a Grammy Award.
Awards: Martin’s awards include: the NAACP Theatre Award for Best Sound Director for The Phantom of the Opera; LA Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Sound Design for Sunset Boulevard; the Jessie Richardson Theatre award for Outstanding Design Team Achievement for Show Boat.
Martin and his wife Karen live in Buckinghamshire and in Wales where Martin enjoys spending time in his private recording studio.