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Director/Choreographer - Sam Hooper

Music Director - Jae Alexander

Lighting and Design - Daniel Taylor

Costume: Georgy Baratashvili

Sound - Dickson Cossar

Photo credit - Studio M

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NINE

Bird College

2024

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Book by Arthur Kopit

Director - Roxy Cook

Associate Director/Movement Director - Sam Hooper

Producer - Ceri Lothian

Designer - David Allen

Lighting - Joe Price

Sound - Hugh Sheehan

Photo credit - David Monteith-Hodge

Nominated: OFFIE: Best Ensemble
Nominated: OFFIE: Most Promising new playwright

A Woman Walks Into a Bank

Theatre503

2023

Written by Roxy Cook

CoA 4

"Impeccably staged. Director/Choreographer Sam Hooper is well acquainted with the piece, and it shows. The integrated staging works perfectly… It’s really intelligent and clever work."
Australian Stage

Director/Choreographer - Sam Hooper

Music Director - Damon Wade & Abi McCunn

Producer - Joshua Robson

Designer - Simon Greer

Lighting - James Wallis

Costume - Esther Zhong

Sound - David Grigg

Photo credit - Grant Leslie

"Choreography by Sam Hooper is perfectly executed"
Theatre Thoughts Aus

Nominated: Sydney Theatre Award for Best Choreography

City of Angels

JRP Australia

2023

Music by Cy Coleman

Lyrics by David Zippel

Book by Larry Gelbart

Director/Choreographer - Sam Hooper

Music Director - David Rose

Lighting and Design - Daniel Taylor

Costume: Georgy Baratashvili

Sound - Dickson Cossar

Photo credit - Studio M

ACL 1
A Chorus Line

Bird College

2023

Music by Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics by Edward Kleban

Book by James Kirwood Jr

B&C 1

"An intentionally stylised production directed by Sam Hooper to often sensational effect"
Sydney Morning Herald

Director/Choreographer - Sam Hooper

Music Director - Zara Stanton

Producer - Joshua Robson

Designer - Simon Greer

Lighting - James Wallis

Costume: Claudia Kryszkiewicz

Sound - David Grigg

Photo credit - Grant Leslie

"Hooper has his ensemble snapping and crackling with energised precision"
Sydney Morning Herald

Bonnie and Clyde

JRP Australia

2022

Music by Frank Wildhorn

Lyrics by Don Black

Book by Ivan Menchell

Uprising 1

Director/Choreographer - Sam Hooper

Music Director - Luke Bjelis

Lighting and Design - Daniel Taylor

Costume: Georgy Baratashvili

Sound - Dickson Cossar

Photo credit - Studio M

Uprising

Bird College

2022

Written and Devised by:

Sam Hooper, Luka Bjelis, et al

Director/Choreographer - Sam Hooper

Music Director - Andrew Worboys

Design - Dann Barber

ILM 1

Come dressed in your finest blacks and ugly-cry off the mascara you shouldn’t have worn in the first place, because In Loving Memory is the best funeral you’ll ever attend.

In Loving Memory

Hayes Theatre Co.

2022

Music, Lyrics and Book by Mia Morrissey

1&Only 2

In a last-ditch effort to reach net zero emissions, a team of marketing strategists must sell a one-child policy to the UK public.

1&Only is a comedic satire about the politics of selling and the selling of politics.

Director - Sam Hooper

Lighting Design - Saul Valiunas

Sound Design -Nick Alexander

Composition - Joe Kosky

1&Only 1

Saving the planet takes baby steps.
ONE baby's steps.

1&Only

VAULTS Festival

2020

Written by Hugo Chiarella and Gabrielle Scawthorn

"Young director Sam Hooper shows a very confident hand, establishing ideal performance levels for the small space. Sonia’s mania could easily be overwhelming in a close theatre, so Hooper dials this back to more of an inner mania, achieving performances from both lead players that really draw the audience towards the characters."

Simon Parris/Man in Chair

Director/Choreographer - Sam Hooper

Music Director - Christopher Nolan

Design  - Tessa Robinson

Lighting/Sound - Celine Khong

Photo credit - Tennille Mansell

TPOS 1
TPOS 2
They're Playing Our Song

Company 11

2017

Music by Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager

Book by Neil Simon

CMIYC 1

Director/Choreographer - Sam Hooper

Music Director - David Barclay

Lighting  - Declan O'Neill

Costume - Marc McIntyre

Sound - Marcello Lo Ricco

Photo credit - Ben Fon

Nominated for 11 Music Theatre Guild of Victoria Awards
Production of the Year

Best Direction *Winner
Best Choreography *Winner
Best Musical Direction *Winner

Best Costumes
Male Performer in a Leading Role *Winner
Male Performer in a Leading Role
Male Performer in a Supporting Role

First Performance in a Featured Role *Winner
First Performance in a Featured Role
Best Ensemble Performance

Catch Me If You Can

OCPAC

2016

Music by Marc Shaiman

Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Whittman

Book by Terrence McNally

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