Thomas Press

Sound Effects Designer

Thomas is a graduate of the New Zealand School of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Composition (2009) and Toi Whakaari- New Zealand Drama School with a Diploma in Entertainment Technology (2005). Thomas sound designed The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time for ATC earlier this year. Highlights from 2015 included sound designing ATC’s Rupert, composing an original score for Red Leap’s new production Dust Pilgrim, and composing an original sound design for Silo’s critically and popularly acclaimed production of The Book of Everything which was presented as part of the 2015 Auckland Arts Festival. He also worked as a sound designer for Duncan Sarkies’ podcast serial The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium. He is a five time nominee of the Chapman Tripp theatre award for Sound Designer of the Year, 2014 winner of the Auckland Theatre Awards People’s Choice Best Music award, and received an Excellence Award for Sound Design and Composition throughout 2015 at the 2015