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 been musical director for professional productions of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, ASSASSINS, HIGH FIDELITY, RENT, TRUTH BEAUTY AND A PICTURE OF YOU, LOVE AND DEATH AND AN AMERICAN GUITAR, AMERICAN PSYCHO, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG (Hayes Theatre Co) THE DISMISSAL (Squabbalogic) , A CHORUS LINE (DTC), BETTY BLOKKBUSTER REIMAGINED (Redline), MR BURNS A POST ELECTRIC PLAY (NIDA), THE LOVERS (Bell Shakespeare) and is a regular performer and musical director for the 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 starring iOTA 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 (DTC) ASSASSINS (Hayes Theatre Co) and AWAY (Lambert House).
In 2015 Andrew received from the Glugs the HAYES GORDON MEMORIAL AWARD for Important Contribution to Theatre and in 2019 won a Sydney Theatre Critics Award for his work on AMERICAN PSYCHO.