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Mic Pool

Sound Designer

A Tony Award winner — Best Sound Design in a Play — for the Broadway production of The 39 Steps, Mic’s involvement in theatre sound extends over thirty-six years. Mic has been resident at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, the Royal Court Theatre, Tyne Theatre Company and toured internationally with Ballet Rambert. He has designed the sound for over 350 productions including more than 250 for West Yorkshire Playhouse where he worked for 23 years as its first head of sound, resident sound designer, associate director and then from 2000 as Director of Creative Technology. He received a TMA award in 1992 for Best Designer (Sound) for Life Is A Dream and was nominated for both the Lucille Lortel and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design 2001 for the New York production of The Unexpected Man. Mic was nominated for eight international awards for productions of The 39 Steps worldwide, including the 2007 Olivier Award.