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Name  Paul Arditti
Role  Sound Designer

Education  University of Hull
Known for  Audio Engineer
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Awards  Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical
Nominations  Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Play, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Sound Design
Similar  Rick Fisher, Ian MacNeil, Peter Darling, Rufus Norris, Bob Crowley

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Paul Arditti is a British sound designer, working mainly in the UK and the US. He specialises in designing sound systems and sound scores for theatre. He has won awards for his work on both musicals and plays, including a Tony Award, an Olivier Award, a Drama Desk Award and a BroadwayWorld.com Fans' Choice Award for Billy Elliot the Musical.

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In the UK, he has designed sound at the Royal Court, Royal National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Almeida Theatre, Young Vic Theatre, and in the West End, as well as many regional theatres. In September 2015 Paul was appointed an Associate Director at the National Theatre.

In the US, he has designed sound for many Broadway and off-Broadway productions, as well as other New York venues such as New York Theatre Workshop, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Lincoln Center.

Paul studied Drama and English at The University of Hull, graduating in 1983.

London work (selected)

  • Measure for Measure (2015) - director: Joe Hill-Gibbins, Young Vic, London
  • Bakkhai (2015) - director: James Macdonald, Almeida Theatre, London
  • Wonder.land (2015) - director: Rufus Norris, Royal National Theatre, London
  • Everyman (2015) - director: Rufus Norris, Royal National Theatre, London
  • Skylight (2014) - director: Stephen Daldry, West End, Broadway
  • The Hard Problem (2015) - director: Nicholas Hytner, Royal National Theatre, London
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers (2014) - director: Rufus Norris, Royal National Theatre, London
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (2014) - director: Benedict Andrews, Young Vic, West End, Broadway
  • King Lear (2014) - director: Sam Mendes, Royal National Theatre, London
  • King Charles III (2014) - director: Rupert Goold, Almeida Theatre, West End, London, Broadway
  • The Scottsboro Boys (2014) - director: Susan Stroman, Young Vic, West End
  • Little Revolution (2014) - director: Joe Hill-Gibbons, Almeida Theatre, London
  • Great Britain (2014) - director: Nicholas Hytner, Royal National Theatre, London
  • Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (2013) - director: Sam Mendes, Drury Lane Theatre, London
  • The Audience (2013) - director: Stephen Daldry, Gielgud Theatre, London, Broadway
  • Dr Dee (2013) - director: Rufus Norris, Manchester International Festival and English National Opera
  • The Most Incredible Thing by The Pet Shop Boys, director, Javier de Frutos, Sadler's Wells, London
  • Feast (2013) - director: Rufus Norris, a Royal Court Theatre and Young Vic co-production, London
  • In The Republic of Happiness (2012) - director: Dominic Cooke, Royal Court Theatre, London
  • The Magistrate (2012) - director: Tim Sheader, National Theatre, London
  • Red Velvet (2012) by Lolita Chakabarti - director: Indhu Rubasingham, Tricycle Theatre, London
  • Three Sisters (2012) - director: Benedict Andrews, Young Vic, London
  • London Road (2012) by Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork - director: Rufus Norris, National Theatre
  • In Basildon (2012) - director: Dominic Cooke, Royal Court Theatre, London
  • The Changeling (2012) - director: Joe Hill-Gibbons, Young Vic London
  • Collaborators (2012) - director: Nick Hytner, National Theatre, London
  • Jumpy (2011) by April de Angelis - director: Nina Raine, Duke of York's Theatre and Royal Court Theatre, London
  • One Man, Two Guvnors (2011) by Richard Bean - director: Nick Hytner, National Theatre and Broadway transfer
  • When The Rain Stops Falling (2009) - director: Michael Attenborough, Almeida Theatre, London
  • Under The Blue Sky - director: Anna Mackmin, Duke of York's Theatre, London
  • The Diver (2008) - director: Hideki Noda, Soho Theatre, London
  • The Revenger's Tragedy (2008) - director: Melly Still, Royal National Theatre, London
  • The Year of Magical Thinking (2008) – director: David Hare, National Theatre, London and Booth Theatre, Broadway
  • Never So Good (2008) - director: Howard Davies, National Theatre, London
  • Happy Now? (2008) – director: Thea Sharrock, National Theatre, London
  • Saint Joan – director: Marianne Elliott, National Theatre, London
  • The Member of the Wedding – director: Matthew Dunster, Young Vic Theatre, London
  • Vernon God Little (2007) – director: Rufus Norris, Young Vic Theatre,London
  • The Respectable Wedding – director: Joe Hill-Gibbins, Young Vic Theatre, London
  • Nakamitsu (2007) – director: Jonathan Munby Gate Theatre, London
  • The Pain and The Itch (2007) – director: Dominic Cooke, Royal Court, London
  • Hergé's Adventures Of Tintin (2005) – director: Rufus Norris, Young Vic production, Barbican Theatre and Playhouse Theatre, London
  • Cymbeline (2003) - director: Dominic Cooke, Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Broadway work (selected)

  • Mary Stuart (2009) - director: Phyllida Lloyd, Broadhurst Theatre
  • Billy Elliot The Musical - director: Stephen Daldry, all productions, including Imperial Theatre (2008); Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne; Capitol Theatre, Sydney and Victoria Palace Theatre, London.
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses (2008) - director: Rufus Norris, American Airlines Theatre
  • Other

  • Company by Stephen Sondheim - director: Jonathan Munby, Sheffield Crucible
  • The Cherry Orchard and The Winter's Tale (2009) - director: Sam Mendes, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, and Old Vic Theatre, London
  • Crestfall by Mark O'Rowe, Gate Theatre, Dublin (2003)
  • Awards and nominations

  • One Man, Two Guvnors: Tony Award nomination for Best Sound Design 2012
  • Saint Joan: Olivier Award for Best Sound Design 2008
  • Billy Elliot The Musical: Tony Award for Best Sound Design 2009, Olivier Award for Best Sound Design 2006, Helpmann Award (Australia) nomination for Best Sound Design 2008, Drama Desk Award for Best Sound Design, Broadwayworld.com Fan's Choice Award for Best Sound Design
  • Festen: Evening Standard Award for Best Design 2004 and Olivier Award nomination for Best Sound Design 2005
  • The Pillowman: Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design 2005, Olivier Award nomination for Best Sound Design 2004
  • Crestfall: Irish Times Theatre Awards nomination Judges' Special Award 2004
  • Far Away: Lucille Lortel Award nomination 2004
  • The Chairs: Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Sound Design 2003
  • Four Baboons Adoring The Sun: Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design 1993
  • References

    Paul Arditti Wikipedia


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