Footloose The Musical 2022

Chris Whybrow

Sound Designer

Chris' interest in sound began from a young age compounded by spending two seasons with the National Youth Theatre, working on The Threepenny Opera and Immaculate Conceit (the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith).

He has worked in various fields of the sound industry, woking with artists such as Maximo Park, Dawn Penn, Julian Marley, Gregory Isaacs, Hard-Fi, the Futureheads, Kaiser Chiefs, Coldplay, Dizzee Rascal, Lemar, Kano and Snow Patrol among others, and also with orchestras such as the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic.

Chris has worked extensively throughout the world and designed multiple award-winning shows; his most recent design credits include: American Idiot (Arts Theatre, West End - winner of BWW Award for Best Sound Design); Thriller Live (West End, worlwide); Legally Blond and Singin' in the Rain (Kilworth House Theatre); 20th Century Boy - the Musical (UK tour); Sleeping Beauty (New Victoria Theatre, Woking), Dick Whittington (Stoke Regent Theatre) South Pacific and Sister Act (Kilworth House Theatre); Sleeping Beauty (Aylesbury, Waterside); My Fair Lady and Anything Goes (Kilworth House Theatre); Peter Pan (Manchester Opera House); The Sound of Music and Me and My Girl (Kilworth House Theatre); Christmas with the Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas (Whyndham's Theatre, London); Little Shop of Horros, The Pirates of Penzance and Guys and Dolls (Kilworth House Theatre) and The Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas (the Adelphi Theatre, London).

Other creidts include: Canon EXPO Paris (2015); Well Hair Show Berlin (2015); Jaguar Land Rover F-Pace Loop Frankfurt (2015), BAKU European Games (HAA Arena); Invictus Games (2014); Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Warwick Castle); Jaguar XE Launch (Earls COurt); Glasgow 2014 Commonwelath Games; London Mela Festival, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.


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