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ABOUT

Hello, and welcome.

 

Chris Poon is a musical director and arranger based in London. His projects range from new musical theatre productions to revivals, concerts to YouTube web series.

 

He graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in September 2018, having previously earned a first class honours degree in English Literature at the University of Warwick.

 

His professional debut, Chris was nominated for 'Best Musical Director' awards from the Offies and BroadwayWorld UK for his work on the UK premiere of Nice Work If You Can Get It at Upstairs at the Gatehouse. 

He also musical directed new production, The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit at the Hope Mill Theatre, after National Youth Music Theatre's commissioned production, Legend Trippers, at the Other Palace.

Recent credits include a production of RENT at the Hope Mill Theatre, West End Acoustic (Concert) starring Tyrone Huntley, Reneé Lamb, Sam Tutty, Maiya Quansah-Breed, and Nicholas McLean, as well as supervising and composing music for The Vicky Vox Project, a YouTube web series starring LA drag queen (and one time Audrey II at Regent's Park) Vicky Vox. 

Chris has previously worked on several new musical workshops at the Old Vic, and is an associate tutor at the Guildford School of Acting.

 

 

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