In 1992, Shelly graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Electronic Engineering, during which she commenced her now 32- year career in theatrical sound, initially as a Radio Mic Technician for System Sound. Shortly after, Shelly began mixing local and international productions such as Cats, West Side Story and Les Misérables regularly touring throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Shelly also spent time in London working for the highly reputable Autograph Sound Recording mixing on the West End. Since then, Shelly has been Sound Supervisor, Associate Designer or Sound Designer on numerous international productions which include The Sound of Music (Australia), Miss Saigon (Manila, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, International Tour), Les Misérables (Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Asia), Cats (South Africa, Beirut, International Tour, Korean Tent Tour), Oliver (Sydney, US Tour, Japan), The Witches of Eastwick (Australia), The Phantom of the Opera (Asia, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia), Sunset Boulevard (Australia), Billy Elliot (Australia), Love Never Dies (Australia, Japan), King Kong (Melbourne), Kinky Boots (Australia), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Australia) and School of Rock (Australia, China). Most recently, Shelly designed Opera Australia’s production of The Phantom of the Opera for Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, and is currently the Associate Sound Designer on the Australian Tour of Mary Poppins, as well as this production of The Phantom of the Opera (Sydney Opera House). Shelly’s love of knowledge recently had her completing her post-graduate degree in Psychology, sparking a keen interest in the psychology of hearing and music. She thanks her family for their continuous support in pursuing her passions.