Shelly’s is an accomplished musical theatre sound engineer with over 30 years experience. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree, in Electronic Engineering, she was engaged by System Sound (Australia) and toured with productions such as with Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cats, West Side Story, and Les Miserables throughout Australia, NZ and Asia. She also spent some time working with Autograph Sound Recording (London), engineering on shows such as Always (West End) along with their internationally designed shows.
She has been a Supervisor, Associate Sound Designer or Sound Designer on many high profile international productions including The Sound of Music (Australia), Miss Saigon (Manila, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, Australian/NZ and World Tour), Les Miserables (Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo & Mexico City), Cats (South Africa, Beirut, World Tour, Korean Tent Tour), Oliver (Sydney & USA Tour), The Witches of Eastwick (Australia), Phantom of the Opera (Asia, Sth Africa, New Zealand, Australia), Sunset Boulevard (Australia), Billy Elliot (Australia), Love Never Dies (Australia, Japan), King Kong (Melbourne), Kinky Boots (Australia), Beautiful (Australia), School of Rock (Australia/China), Oliver (Japan) and the up and coming Mary Poppins (Australia) and Phantom of the Opera (Sydney Opera House).
Other than Musical Theatre Shelly also has a keen interest in sound reinforcement for opera, and studying the psychology of hearing and music.