Mic Pool | Sound Designer
Mic’s involvement in theatre sound extends over thirty-four years. He has been resident at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, the Royal Court, and toured internationally with Ballet Rambert. He has designed the sound for over 350 productions including more than 200 for West Yorkshire Playhouse where he is currently Director of Creative Technology. He 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 awards for productions of The 39 Steps worldwide, including the 2007 Laurence Olivier Award. He won the first Tony ever awarded to a sound designer (Best Sound Design in a Play) for the Broadway production of The 39 Steps.
Theatre includes: The Madness of George III (Theatre Royal Bath/Apollo); The Hound of the Baskervilles (Duchess); The Postman Always Rings Twice (Playhouse); Ying Tong (New Ambassadors); The Solid Gold Cadillac (Garrick); Brand (RSC/West End); Art (West End/Broadway/worldwide); Shockheaded Peter (Cultural Industry world tour/West End); The Unexpected Man (RSC/West End/New York/Los Angeles); Beauty And The Beast, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Seagull, Victoria, The Roundhouse Season of Late Shakespeare Plays (RSC); The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Shared Experience); Rum And Coca Cola (Talawa); King Lear, The Go-Between, Yerma, The Deep Blue Sea (West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Mic also works as a video designer, his design credits include: Der Ring des Nibelungen (Royal Opera House); Bad Girls The Musical (Garrick).Back to creative