Nick Powell

Nick Powell's recent work for theatre includes writing the music and co-writing the story of the Royal Court's GET SANTA, composing and designing sound for THE CRUCIBLE at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, FALSTAFF (Centro Dramatico Nacional Madrid), PENUMBRA (Animalario), Madrid), URTAIN (CDN/ Animalario - winner - Best Composition for Scenic Arts / nominated Best Musical Director Premios Max Spain) PARADISE for the RuhrTriennale Festival, DUNSINANE (RSC), THE PRIORY (Royal Court), THE DRUNKS (RSC), TITO ANDRONICO (Animalario, Madrid), PANIC (Improbable), THE FAMILY REUNION (Donmar Warehouse), RELOCATED (Royal Court), THE VERTICAL HOUR by David Hare (Royal Court), BONHEUR (Comedie Francais), GOD IN RUINS (RSC), MARAT-SADE (CDN Winner - Best Production - Premios Max), REALISM (Edinburgh International Festival), THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISSOCIA (Winner - Best Production in both the TMA and Scottish Theatre Awards) and co-created and composed the musical THE WOLVES IN THE WALLS for the National Theatre of Scotland and Improbable (Winner - Best Show for Young People - TMA Awards) with successful productions in Scotland, London and New York.

Nick has worked extensively with companies including the National Theatre, Paines Plough and Improbable as well as twelve shows with Suspect Culture, which he founded with Graham Eatough and David Greig. He also writes extensively for the screen including BAFTA winners BENEATH THE VEIL and DEATH IN GAZA. He is co-composer of the music for BBC3's LIP SERVICE and recently scored the Spanish feature DISPONGO DE BARCOS for writer director Juan Cavestany. He has also scored three of the films of visual artist Phil Collins.

Nick has toured and recorded with many bands including Mcalmont & Butler (Chrysalis), Strangelove (EMI Records) and Astrid (Nude Records). He is one half of OSKAR, who have performed live scores for three PRADA fashion shows in Milan, exhibited installations at the V&A and the CCA Glagsow as well as producing two albums AIR CONDITIONING and LP:2. For more information see