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NIC DOODSON

Producer & Director

Nic has been at the forefront of global singing for the past 20 years as a performer, director, competition judge and producer. As a performer, he founded The Magnets and took the group from amateur student beginnings to one of the most successful a cappella groups in the world, securing a major record deal with EMI and releasing three albums.

In 2015 Nic created Gobsmacked!, an a cappella stage show that debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and toured to Hong Kong, London’s Southbank plus a 132 date North American that took in performances in Chicago, Washington D.C, Dallas, Toronto among many others.

In 2017 Nic co-created and directed The Choir of Man. The show and has now toured extensively throughout Australia, Europe and the United States and is also resident on two ships with Norwegian Cruise Line. Like the rest of the world the show closed its doors in March 2020, but was the first post-pandemic international show to play at the Sydney Opera House in January 2021 and the first touring show to open in North America in June 2021.

In 2019 Nic created, directed and co-produced Noise Boys, a tap dancing, rapping, singing show that played to five-star reviews at the Edinburgh Festival. The show was booked to make its West End debut at the Peacock Theatre in September 2020, but had to postpone the run until 2022 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

As a producer and director Nic has created and managed shows at festivals throughout Europe, Australia, and New Zealand including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Auckland Arts Festival, Perth International Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Glastonbury, Isle of Wight Festival, the Cayman Islands Festival, Harare International Festival, Henley Festival, and the Holders Season in Barbados.

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