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“I didn’t have any money so I made friends with the band, bought a tent and lived in their garden for ten weeks while I mixed the show.” Read the bizarre history of British Sound Designer Gareth Owen.

Click HERE to read the whole article from Lighting & Sound International, April 2010

 

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“Gareth Owen makes history as the first theatrical sound designer to be interviewed in legendary musical production magazine Sound on Sound.”

Click HERE to read the whole article from Sound on Sound, June 2016

 

“Gareth Owen meets The Stage : I didn’t get into theatre to do sound effects. I love music!”

Click HERE to read the full article in The Stage, March 2017

 

“Go behind the scenes with sound design guru Gareth Owen as he explains both the fundamentals and the intricacies of musical theatre sound design in this trilogy of informational videos, live on Avid Connect.”

Click HERE to watch on Avid Connect, August 2015

 

“From Rock & Roll to Rocky Horror with Theatre Sound Designer, Gareth Owen”

Click HERE to read the whole article from LSI America, April 2016

 

“Gareth Owen reveals the challenge of designing the award winning sound for West End hit Memphis, composed by Bon Jovi legend David Bryan”

Click HERE to read the whole article from Pro Sound News Europe, May 2015

 

“Five‐time Tony® and Laurence Olivier winning/nominated sound designer Gareth Owen was presented with the task of ringing up a spectacular and captivating sonic landscape for the U.S. premiere of Disneyʼ’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame at La Jolla Playhouse”

Click HERE to read the whole article from Pro Sound America, December 2014

 

“Gareth Owen brings point-source back to the legend that is the Rocky Horror Show.”

Click HERE to read the whole article from Pro Sound News Europe, March 2016

 

“Senior Production Engineer for Gareth Owen Sound, Mr. Chris Mace, wins the ProSound Award for Best Theatre Sound.” Read his exclusive interviews here.

Click HERE to read the whole article from AudioMedia, October 2014

 

“To create shows that make the audience jump out of their seats with fright, the timing and production of sound effects is all important. Leading stage sound designers tell us the tricks of their trade.”

Click HERE to read the whole article from The Stage, January 2015

 

“Gareth Owen designing Bodyguard in the biggest theatre in Holland.”

Click HERE to read the whole article in Dutch, from Zichtlijnen Netherlands, November 2015

 

“We talk to Gareth Owen, five times Tony and Olivier winner and nominee, to find out all about the exciting world of sound for the Disney musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Listen to the radio interview now.

Click HERE to listen to the radio interview on San Diego’s KSDS Inside Art radio show with Dave Drexler, October 2014

 

“How Top Hat’s sound and music teams stay cheek to cheek”

Click HERE to read the whole article from The Stage, September 2014

 

“I Can’t Sing – The X Factor Musical required a revolutionary approach to sound design at the London Palladium” Rob Halliday talked to sound designer Gareth Owen to find out more.

Click HERE to read the whole article from Lighting & Sound International, May 2014

 

“Hairspray: From West End Hit to Touring Triumph” Read all about the sound design of Europe’s most popular musical…

Click HERE to read the whole article from Lighting & Sound International, September 2013

 

“Sister Act in Paris shows off with sound design to out-dazzle the costumes!” Guillaume Schouker finds out more…

Click HERE to read the whole article from Pro Sound News Europe, January 2013

 

“Sound Designer Gareth Owen on why learning about sound (and people) is so important to be successful.”

Click HERE to read the whole article from Stage Directions, September 2012

 

“We Hitch Hike to the Restaurant at the End of the Universe to hear Gareth Owens perfect arena tour.”

Click HERE to read the whole article from AudioTech, May 2012

 

“Gareth Owen is a major force in musicals’ sound design, with a monster CV and nominations for Tony and Olivier awards, in spite of being only 32 years old.” Paul Arditti reviews the sound of the first commercial production of Pippin in nearly forty years.

Click HERE to read the whole article from Showcase, The Echo, January 2012

 

“LSi follows the simultaneous opening’s of Sister Act in both the UK on tour and in the National Theatre of Milan.”

Click HERE to read the whole article from Lighting & Sound International, January 2012

 

“The decadent world of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers is bringing its sparkling Art Deco delights to audiences around the country in the first ever stage adaptation of the legendary 1935 film Top Hat.” TP talks to sound designer Gareth Owen…

Click HERE to read the whole article from Total Production, September 2011

 

“Let it Be in London’s Westend shows us how to be true to the original sound of one of the worlds most iconic bands”

Click HERE to read the whole article from AudioWorks, October 2012

 

“Tony nominated sound designer Gareth Owen was given the job of shoe-horning the big rock and roll sound of Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood in to one of London’s smallest theatres…”

Click HERE to read the whole article from Lighting & Sound International, December 2010

 

“Hairspray takes to the road for the first time. We talked to Gareth Owen to find out more…”

Click HERE to read the whole article from AudioMedia, June 2010

 

“PSNE caught the opening night of Woman in Black to explore how control of the drama’s 500+ sound effects has evolved from tape, through MiniDisc, to computer…”

Click HERE to read the whole article from Pro Sound News, March 2010

 

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