Helen Skiera

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Professional Member
First name
Helen
Last name
Skiera
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Landline Phone
01273 625180
Mobile phone
07854 121856
 

Personal information

Primary Job title
sound designer and composer
 

Contact data

City
Brighton
Country
UK
 

Additional information

Public Directory
  • Associate Sound Designer (With 5-25 Professional Credits)
  • Composer (With 5-25 Professional Credits)
  • Sound Designer (With over 25 Professional Credits)
What I'm working on at the moment
I am currently working on "The Effect" at The Boulevard Theatre, London, and will then sound design "In The Blood" at The Donmar. recent shows include "A Christmas Carol" at Bristol Old Vic, which has run at Christmas for the past 2 years; The Lovely Bones at Royal and Derngate and two UK tours; "Out of Water" at The Orange Tree; Graeae's "This Is Not For You" at GDIF and SIRF. I previously took "Split Mixed" to France and Hong Kong, and it has more recently been performed in the Royal Exchange at Manchester. Other shows include "Instructions For Correct Assembly" and "Bodies" (Royal Court), Betrayal and Echo's End (both featuring my original music) at Salisbury Playhouse.
Over the previous few years I have spent a lot of time as part of the design/operating team for The Encounter, Complicite (lead designers Gareth Fry & Pete Malkin), I operated microphones and live looping on Ableton for this headphone-based binaural audio adventure, which toured UK and Europe, and Broadway.
Biog
I am a sound designer, musician, and composer.
I like to create active sound environments throughout the process of making a show; whether it is running loops on Ableton, or getting casts to sing harmonies; and to collaborate as much as possible.
I also like to operate shows that have a special live component, like looping, or other elements that make operating the show a more dynamic, music-like experience
I also really enjoy running workshops in sound, and regularly lead these at Central School of Speech and Drama.
Audio Portfolio (SoundCloud link)
Areas you work in:
  • Theatre
  • Composition
  • Arranging
  • Sound Effects Production
  • VR/AR/360/Spatial Audio
  • Live Music
  • Education
Special services offered:
Ableton Live, reading/writing music, operating and playing/creating music as part of the rehearsal process.

Workshops in sound making and listening.
Represented by
Kevin Brady at AHA Talent Ltd.
2 Percy St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1DD

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