About Nick Powell
Nick Powell’s work in theatre includes: for the National Theatre Lehman Trilogy (also West End and New York - Olivier Award Nomination for Best Sound Designer and Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Music in a Play) The Tell-Tale Heart and Othello; Julius Caesar at The Bridge; Solar at Klangwolke; for the Royal Court The Ferryman (Tony Award Nomination for Best Sound Design of a Play and Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Sound Design) (also in the West End and Broadway). The Nether (also in the West End), The Prudes, Bad Roads, X, Unreachable, The Mistress Contract, The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas, Talk Show, Narrative, Get Santa!, The Vertical Hour, The Priory and; Beginners at the Unicorn; People, Places and Things at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm; City of Glass for 59 Productions at the Manchester International Festival; Alice in Wonderland at the Lyceum, Edinburgh; Running Wild, Peter Pan, All My Sons, Lord of the Flies and The Crucible at Regent’s Park and on UK tour; The Tempest at Norfolk and Norwich Festival; The Haunting of Hill House at Liverpool Playhouse; Lanark: A Life in Three Acts at the Citizens and Edinburgh International Festival; Wolf Hall / Bring Up the Bodies for the RSC, in the West End and on Broadway; Dunsinane for the RSC and on tour; 27, The Wheel and The Wonderful World of Dissocia for the National Theatre of Scotland and the Edinburgh International Festival; Of Mice and Men at Birmingham Repertory and on tour; Show 6 – Secret Theatre at the Lyric, Hammersmith and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; A Life of Galileo, Richard III, The Drunks and God in Ruins for the RSC; Urtain, Marat-Sade and Los Macbez at Animalario and CDN Madrid; Paradise at Rhurtriennale; Bank On It for Theatre Rites; ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore for Cheek by Jowl; Penumbra and Tito Andronico at the Animalario, Madrid; The Danton Affair at Stadsteater, Gothenburg; The Wolves in the Walls at Improbable, National Theatre of Scotland, Tramway, Lyric, Hammersmith, on UK tour and at the New Victory, New York; Realism at the Edinburgh International Festival and the National Theatre of Scotland; Panic for Improbable; and The Family Reunion at the Donmar.
Other awards include the Spanish Premio Max for Best Musical Composition for Scenic Arts (Urtain).
Nick Powell also writes extensively for TV and film. He is half of OSKAR, who have released two albums and produced installations for the V&A and CCA, as well as written live soundtracks for Prada in Milan. In 2017, he scored ‘Bloom’, the opening event of the Edinburgh International Festival and the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao’s 20th anniversary celebration ‘Reflections’. His chamber piece ‘Cold Calling: The Arctic Project’ was presented at the Birmingham Repertory with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Nick’s first solo album ‘Walls Fall Down’ will be released in autumn 2020 along with the soundtrack of ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ He has also written the soundtrack for Spanish feature ‘Un Efecto óptico’ released autumn 2020.