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Akhila Krishnan

Video Designer

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 and and was previously Senior Designer at 59 Productions.

Currently for ENO: The Rhinegold

Previously for ENO: The Handmaid’s Tale

Career Highlights

Opera credits include: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wiener Staatsoper); The Wreckers (Glyndebourne); Samson et Dalila, The Knife of Dawn, Echoes at the Gate, 8bit (ROH); The Handmaid’s Tale, The Valkyrie (ENO); Syllable (Theatre O).

Theatre includes: Mandela, Chasing Hares (Young Vic); Come Fall In Love – The DDLJ Musical (Old Globe, San Diego); Our Generation (RNT/Chichester Festival Theatre); What’s New Pussycat? (Birmingham Rep); The Two Character Play (Hampstead Theatre); Oliver Twist (Leeds Playhouse/Ramps on the Moon); While You Are Here (The Place/Dance East); Maggot Moon (Unicorn Theatre).

Live broadcast and film direction includes: POD, Lifesongs (Guildhall).

Event design includes: Sound of Colour (Arthouse Jersey); Mamma Mia: The Party (O2 Arena); UpNext (National Theatre Fundraising Gala).

Forthcoming includes: Oedipus Rex/From Antigone (Dutch National Opera/Dutch National Ballet).

Last updated: 5th January 2024