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Michael Waters

Sound Designer

Michael Waters

Original sound designs include: Fangirls; Bran Nue Dae; Jekyll and Hyde; Muriel’s Wedding; Barnum; Mamma Mia! (2018); My Fair Lady; Dream Lover; Singin’ In The Rain; The Rabbits; Fiddler On The Roof; Anything Goes; Priscilla Queen of the Desert (world-wide); The King And I (2014 – Australia; 2007 – China / Asia); Hot Shoe Shuffle; Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage; Annie – The Musical; Doctor Zhivago (Australia / Korea); Dead Man Walking; Orpheus in The Underworld; Saturday Night Fever (2019 – Australia; 2015 Asia Tour; 2004 Australia / Asia / NZ); Dusty – The Original Pop Diva; ATOMIC – The Musical (Sydney / Off Broadway New York); Grease – The Arena Spectacular. As Associate Sound Designer: Disney’s The Lion King and Aladdin.

Awards include: Helpmann Award for Best Sound Design; Muriel’s Wedding (2018); The King And I (2014); The Woman In Black (2007); Dusty – The Original Pop Diva (2006). Green Room Award for Best Sound Design; My Fair Lady (2017); Dirty Dancing (2005); Italy’s DAPA Award for Best Sound Design: Priscilla Queen Of The Desert (2012).

As sound designer and mix engineer: Hugh Jackman’s Broadway To Oz; Anthony Warlow with Faith Prince; Placido Domingo; The Boy From Oz (1999 & 2006); The Magic of the Music with Anthony Warlow and Lesley Garrett.

Prior to life in darkened theatres Michael toured both bland and exotic parts of the world with artists such as Phil Collins; Keith Richards & The X-Pensive Winos; Genesis; Pink Floyd; Mick Jagger, and Paul McCartney.

Michael Waters