Paul Charlier

Composer and Sound Designer, Prima Facie

Paul started out with industrial bands, SoliPsiK and SPK, and composed for Anthill Theatre, Melbourne. 

He has since worked on nearly 200 productions, including:

  • For Griffin Theatre Company: Prima Facie; for Belvoir: A Room of One’s Own, Aftershocks, Buried Child, Dance of Death, Diary of a Madman (for which he received a Sydney Theatre Award), Faith Healer, Hamlet, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Suddenly Last Summer
  • For Force Majeure: Already Elsewhere
  • For Malthouse/Sydney Opera House: Honour Bound (for which he received a Sydney Theatre Award)
  • For Sydney Theatre Company: A Streetcar Named Desire (for which he received a Sydney Theatre Award and a Helpmann Award), Copenhagen, Love-Lies-Bleeding, Tot Mom, Victory

International credits include: 

  • Deuce on Broadway
  • For DV8 Physical Theatre (UK): The Cost of Living
  • For National Theatre (UK): Afterlife
  • For Out of Joint (UK): Dreams of Violence

Paul’s film and television credits include: 

  • As composer: Adam Goodes – The Final Quarter, Aftershocks, Candy, The Comedian, Last Ride, Suzy & the Simple Man
  • As music supervisor: Holding the Man
  • As sound designer: Looking for Alibrandi
  • As sound designer and music mixer: Paul Kelly – Stories of Me (for which he received an Australian Screen Sound Guild Award)

Paul wrote and produced the ABC Radio features, A Plan for Eurydice and The Touring Machine (in partnership with MoCA, Los Angeles). In 2017, he co-directed the polymedia surveillance work, WIRELESS. He is currently composing for Marrugeku on their production of Jurrungu Ngan-ga (Straight Talk).

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