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Chris Poon

Musical Director

Chris is a Musical Director, graduating with First Class honours in English Literature from the
University of Warwick, before training at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Since graduating
in the fall of 2018, Chris has gone to work with groups such the Old Vic, National Youth Music
Theatre, and the Goodspeed Festival. His projects also range from new musical theatre
productions to revivals, concerts to YouTube web series starring drag queens.
Recent credits as Musical Director include:
Game Theory (Workshop at the Lowry); West End Acoustic (Riverside Studios); The Vicky Vox
Project (YouTube); Rent (The Hope Mill Theatre); The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit
(The Hope Mill Theatre); Legend Trippers (The Other Palace); In the Heights (Bridewell
Theatre); Timpson: The Musical (King’s Head Theatre); Nice Work If You Can Get (Upstairs at
the Gatehouse); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Edinburgh Festival Fringe)
Credits as Assistant/Associate Musical Director include:
Undisclosed Musical Workshop (The Old Vic); Showtime Challenge: 48-hour Musicals: Singin’
In The Rain (Adelphi Theatre); Julian Fellowes’ The Wind in the Willows (Workshop); London
Road (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Sunday in the Park with George (The Other Palace)
Chris was nominated for a ‘Best Musical Director’ award at both the Offies and BroadwayWorld
UK awards for his work on the UK premiere of Nice Work If You Can Get It at Upstairs at the
Gatehouse.
Chris has also taught at Guildford School Of Acting and Italia Conti Academy Of Theatre Arts.