Mick Potter

Sound Design

mick potter

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

Sound designs include: Saturday Night Fever (world premiere, London, New York and ten productions worldwide), Whittington – The Musical (London), 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 new West End production of Evita, Ich War Noch Neimals (world premiere, Hamburg), Zorro – The Musical (world premiere, London) and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s current hit productions of The Sound of Music (London and Toronto) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London).

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