Colin is a freelance Sound designer, Engineer and Project Manager with over 25 years experience in live sound.
Colin trained at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He was a resident Designer at The National Theatre for ten years. He is now a freelance Designer working in Theatre, live events and film. Last summer he Headed up the Sound Operating Team for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Recent projects include:
The Brit Awards 2015: Live Sound Designer
BBC Music Awards 2014: Live Sound Supervisor
MTV EMA’s 2014: Live Sound Supervisor
Great North Run 1 Millionth Runner Celebration: Audio Production Manager
Heading up the Live Operating Team for the 2012 Olympics,
‘Stage’ for the Diamond Jubilee Concert,
FOH / designer. BBC Planet Series Live Worldwide.
FOH. The Classic Brit Awards (Royal Albert Hall, last 6 years)
FOH. Radio 1 Teen Awards, Wembley Arena
FOH. Young Voices Arena Tour
FOH. Chime for Change Concert, Twickenham Stadium
NT Live, (Live broadcasts of National Theatre performances to Cinemas worldwide)
Recent Theatre Designs Include:
Derren Brown ‘ Svengali’ and ‘Enigma’ West End & Tour), The History Boys (National Theatre, West End, International Tour & Broadway), The Secret Garden (Edinburgh, Toronto), The Night Of The Iguana, Chess, The Witches Of Eastwick, The King and I, Jolson and Co, A Man for all Seasons, Oliver!, Imagine This, Closer, Treasure Island, Berlin Hanover Express, A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Taming of The Shrew, Fabulation, Strawberries in January, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Oliver!, Ragtime, DreamGirls, Anything Goes, The Full Monty, Fiddler on the Roof, Into the Woods, Chicago, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Company and Les Misérables., Sweeny Todd.
For The National Theatre:
, His Girl Friday, Troilus and Cressida, The Villains’ Opera, House and Garden, The Relapse, Honk! The Ugly Duckling, Mother Clap's Molly House, The Ramayana, Brassed Off, The Alchemist, Happy Birthday Brect, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and The London Cuckolds. He was Associate Sound Designer for South Pacific, My Fair Lady, The Coast Of Utopia, and principal operator on Guys and Dolls, Lady in the Dark, Oklahoma! and Candide.
Live Music & Events:
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, The Clasical Brit Awards, The Blue Planet & Planet Earth, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Herbie Hancock, Rolando Villaón, Jonas Kaufmann, Katherine Jenkins, Lang Lang, Marti Pellow, George Fenton, The LCO, LPO, RPO, BBC Concert, RCO, Manchester Camerata, Philharmonia, The Sydney, Bartok, Dallas, Seattle, Lithuanian State Orchestras and the Pope.
Stage Beauty, Alfie and Mrs Henderson Presents.