Andrew Worboys – Composer, video designer, vocalist, pianist and musical director, grew up in Orange, a town in the central west of New South Wales Australia, surrounded by Pub Rock and Musical Theatre.
Andrew created new modern musical arrangements for Dean Bryant’s production of SWEET CHARITY, the inaugural production at the Hayes Theatre, earning him a Helpmann Nomination and Sydney Theatre Award nomination for Best Musical Direction.
Andrew has musical directed productions of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, ASSASSINS, HIGH FIDELITY, RENT, TRUTH BEAUTY AND A PICTURE OF YOU, CARRIE, LOVE AND DEATH AND AN AMERICAN GUITAR and was performer and musical director for the Sydney Theatre Company’s 2013 and 2018 WHARF REVUE.
In the world of Cabaret and Concert Andrew has performed alongside the likes of CHRISTINE ANU, JENNY MORRIS, MELANIE SAFKA, FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE, PAUL CAPSIS, TREVOR ASHLEY, CATHERINE ALCORN, JIMMY SOMERVILLE and JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL.
Andrew co-produced the original Australian cast recording of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and Jimmy Somerville’s album SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER.
As videographer Andrew worked with Dr. Yantra de Vilder on her projects LATTITUDE 33 and HAIKU as cinematographer and editor. He created video clips for Parissa Bouas’s NOTHING’S GONNA CHANGE and for Jimmy Somerville’s PEOPLE ARE STRANGE.
In the world of sound design Andrew worked on AN ACT OF GOD (Eternity Theatre) ASSASSINS (Hayes Theatre Co) CARRIE (Palm Studios) and AWAY (Bondi Pavillion).
Andrew has written four musicals, SNAKES AND LADDERS, JACK THE RIPPER, THE SILENT FLUTE-THE STORY OF BRUCE LEE and SHOWTRAIN.
In 2015 Andrew received from the Glugs the HAYES GORDON MEMORIAL AWARD for Important Contribution to Theatre.