Helen Atkinson

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Sound Designer

Awards

2014 Irish Times Theatre Awards Winner of Best Sound Design, for Ballyturk by Enda Walsh

 Nominations

2019 Irish Times Theatre Awards Best Production for Grief is The Thing with Feathers.


Helen is a sound designer working across theatre, opera and live performance.


Grief is The Thing With Feathers - Black Box Theatre
The sounds of everyday life are draped like musical adornment in this production...the sounds of conflict and disorder that seep into this space echo the internal chaos of the family’s grief, situating this home as a liminal brink between two worlds.
— The Irish Times ★★★★

Gallery


2019

Production

Company

Grief is The Thing With Feathers The Barbican (London) & St Ann's Warehouse (US), Dir. Enda Walsh, Set Des. Jamie Vartan, Costume Des. Christina Cunningham
The Marbleous Route Home The Young Vic Dir. Natasha Nixon

2018

Production

Company

The Village Theatre Royal Stratford East, Dir. Nadia Fall
Mark Thomas- Check Up: Our NHS at 70 Edinburgh and UK Tour, Video & Set Des. Jon Driscoll
Bluebeard's Castle Irish National Opera, Dir. Enda Walsh, Des. Jamie Vartan
Grief is The Thing With Feathers Black Box Theatre & O'Reilly Theatre, Dir. Enda Walsh, Set Des. Jamie Vartan, Costume Des. Christina Cunningham
The Second Violinist The Barbican (London), Dir. Enda Walsh, Set Des. Jamie Vartan

2017

Production

Company

2nd Violinist Landmark & Wide Open Opera, Dir. Enda Walsh, Des. Jamie Vartan
Salome Royal Shakespeare Company, Dir. Owen Horsley
Arlington Galway International Arts Festival, St Ann's Warehouse & Abbey Theatre , Dir. Enda Walsh, Des. Jamie Vartan
Ballyturk Landmark Galway International Arts Festival, Abbey Theatre, Dir. Enda Walsh Des. Jamie Vartan

2016

Production

Company

The Last Hotel St. Anne's Warehouse, Dir. Enda Walsh
Arlington Galway International Arts Festival, Dir. Enda Walsh
The Kitchen (audio installation) Galway International Arts Festival, Dir. Enda Walsh
Those Who Trespass Arts Educational School, Dir. Stephen Atkinson
A Great Night Out The Point (Sunderland), Dir. Bill Mitchell
The Suicide National Theatre, Dir. Nadir Fall
Much Ado About Nothing Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, Dir. Douglas Rintoul
Earthquakes in London Chichester University, Dir. Gary Sefton