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Chris Poon

Musical Director

Chris read English Literature at the University of Warwick, achieving First Class honours before studying a Masters degree in Musical Direction at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He also trained at National Youth Music Theatre as an Assistant Musical Director.

Credits as Musical Director include: Legend Trippers (The Other Palace); In the Heights (Bridewell Theatre); 42 Balloons (Workshop); Timpson: The Musical (King’s Head Theatre); Nice Work If You Can Get It (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Edinburgh Festival Fringe); The Little Princess (Workshop); Follies (Warwick Arts Centre); Anything Goes (Warwick Arts Centre)
 
Credits as Assistant Musical Director include: Julian Fellowes The Wind in the Willows (Workshop); London Road (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Sunday in the Park with George (The Other Palace)
 
Credits as Arranger, and/or Orchestrator: Legend Trippers (The Other Palace); Timpson: The Musical (Additional arrangements); Nice Work If You Can Get It (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); RCS MA Musical Theatre Showcase; RCS BA Musical Theatre Showcase
 
He was nominated for an Offie Award for ‘Best Musical Director’ on his professional debut, the UK Premiere of ‚ÄčNice Work If You Can Get It.