Akhila Krishnan is an award-winning projection designer and creative director for moving image and immersive technology.
She trained at the Royal College of Art and the National Institute of Design in India.
Currently for ENO: The Rhinegold
Previously for ENO: The Handmaid’s Tale
Recent work includes: Sound of Colour (Arts House Jersey); What’s New Pussycat? (Birmingham Rep); The Two Character Play (Hampstead Theatre); The Knife of Dawn, Echoes at the Gate (ROH); Oliver Twist (Leeds Playhouse/Ramps on the Moon); While You Are Here (The Place/Dance East); Mamma Mia: The Party (O2 Arena); Maggot Moon (Unicorn Theatre) and UpNext (RNT Fundraising Gala).
From 2012 to 2018 she worked for 59 Productions where her credits include the Tony and Olivier Award winning An American in Paris, The Metropolitan Opera’s 50th Anniversary Gala, and Grenfell: Our Home (Channel 4), which was awarded Best VR Documentary Award at the Raindance Festival 2018.
Forthcoming: The Handmaid’s Tale (ENO); Oedipus Rex/Antigone (Dutch National Opera); Our Generation (RNT/Chichester Festival Theatre); The Wreckers (Glyndebourne); Syllable (Trinity Laban) and Good (Harold Pinter Theatre).
Last updated: 31st January 2023