Jonathan Deans Biography

Gender: Male

Jonathan Deans (Sound Designer) His work spans from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden to The Beatles 'LOVE' and Michael Jackson’s 'ONE' in Las Vegas. His Broadway credits include Pippin (Tony Nomination) Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, La Cage aux Folles (Tony and Drama Desk Nomination),Young Frankenstein, The Pirate Queen, Lestat, Taboo, Follies, Seussical, The Music Man, Fosse, Parade, Candide and Ragtime (A number of different awards). He designed the Off-Broadway revival of Carrie (Drama Desk Nomination). His work with Cirque du Soleil includes ONE, LOVE, KA, Believe, Zumanity, O, Mystere, La Nouba, Wintuk, Ovo, Corteo, Saltimbanco. Jonathan has a number of audio design installations around the World, which are interactive and immersive experiences. He has been nominated for Tony and Drama Desk Awards and has been presented with a USITT award for Distinguished Career in Sound. Mr. Deans was born in England where as a young actor was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He lives in the U.S. and heads the Theatre Sound Design course at UNLV. Please visit

Jonathan Deans Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

BroadwayWorld Awards - 2015 - Best Sound Design of a Musical
Jonathan Deans, Finding Neverland
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Sound Design of a Musical
Jonathan Deans, Pippin
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Jonathan Deans, Carrie
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Original Sound Design
Jonathan DeansPriscilla Queen of the Desert
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Jonathan Deans, La Cage Aux Folles
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Sound Design (Musical)
Jonathan Deans, La Cage aux Folles