Mark Norfolk

Mark Norfolk has been involved in all aspects of live sound as a designer and mixing engineer for over thirty years and in many different genres of music, dramatic and musical theatre as well as for corporate events. For many years, Mark concentrated on musical theatre and brought all his knowledge and experience to bear in designing this very specialized musical form. Mark has designed touring audio systems and show control for many popular touring shows including SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ with Gladys Knight, THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD-WEBER featuring Michael Bolton, GREASE, CHICAGO, and THE SOUND OF MUSIC to name just a few. Having been involved in more than 30 tour techs and working as a union stagehand, I.A.T.S.E. Local 14, Mark has worked across all departments related to theatre. Things like incorporating speakers into scenic designs, integrating audio with special effect lighting cues and working with wardrobe and wigs to conceal wireless microphones on actors. He has now turned his expertise to passing on his knowledge to the current generation of up-and-coming technical theatre students.