Adam Welsh

Writer / Director / Sound Designer

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Assistant: Ellie Byrne

Film, TV & Theatre

Adam Welsh is a writer, director and sound designer.

He is a co-founder and associate artist of Dead Centre, theatre company behind the cult show LIPPY.

‘ like nothing else you’ll see   * * * * * ’ – The Irish Times

Dead Centre have received international acclaim for their work and recipients of two Irish Times Theatre Awards, a Fringe First, a Herald Angel, a Total Theatre Award and an OBIE award. Adam was nominated for an Irish Times Theatre award for his sound design work with the company.

He has worked with The National Theatre, Headlong, Barbican, Schaubühne, Druid, Live Theatre, Young Vic, Sage Gateshead, Nuffield Theatre, Bill Kenwright Ltd, The Yard, BAC, ARC Stockton, Camden People's Theatre, and Lincoln Center NYC.

“This man knows how to deliver an emotional blow….There but for the grace of God (go I) has a subtle burning sadness, that reveals a wonderful talent in Adam Welsh, and that is both heart-breaking and heart-warming in its beautifully raw denouement.” - A Younger Theatre

“A piece of beautifully crafted storytelling…leaves you holding your breath.” - Everything Theatre

"Sonically and visually innovative, Adam Welsh has created a theatre experience brimming with emotional resonance."  - NARC Magazine

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NO FUTURE

2020

Camden People's Theatre

As Writer/Director
One of Camden People's Theatre's new OUTSIDE THE BOX Commissions

CANVAS 5

2020

Karla Crome / Georgia Goggin

As Composer
Short film

Y’MAM

2021

Liverpool Everyman

As Co-Director & Sound Designer

Theatre

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AS WRITER

HELL IS OTHER PEOPLE (work-in-progress sharing)

2019

Camden People's Theatre

Writer/Director

THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD

2017 - 2018

Camden People’s Theatre, ARC, Soho Theatre

Writer/Performer. Created at Camden People’s Theatre and ARC Stockton.
Most recently at Soho Theatre

AS SOUND DESIGNER / COMPOSER

THE PATIENT GLORIA

2018 - 2019

Pan Pan /Abbey Theatre / Traverse

Sound Design. New show by Gina Moxely.
Feat. Cait O'Riordan (The Pogues)

SUNRISE

2018

Soho Theatre

Sound Design. Jessie Cave’s work-in-progress, previewing at the Edinburgh Fringe and opening in the main house at Soho Theatre in November.

THE THREE MUSKETEERS

2018

Iris Theatre

Sound Design.

LIPPY

Dead Centre/ Young Vic

Co-creator and Sound Designer. Nomiated for Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Sound Design 2014. Previously at Abbey Theatre and international tour.

SOUVENIR

Dead Centre/ Yard Theatre

Previously at the New Theatre, Dublin, Abrons Arts Center, Brisbane Festival, Seoul Performing Arts Festival.

(S)QUARK!

Dead Centre/ James Joyce Centre

Garden of Geniuses festival Yasnaya Polyana, Russia (Leo Tolstoy Estate). First performed at the New Theatre on Bloomsday.

A GYM THING

Pleasance

Pleasance London 2018.

A SERIOUS BUSINESS

Luton Hat Factory /Pleasance

Play by Dave Florez.

I GAVE HIM AN ORCHID

Oval House / Flight of the Escales

Theatre work by Sarah Calver. Cammerspiel Leipzig, Prague Fringe Festival, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Pulse Festival, Faki Festival, Kana Arts, Sophiensaele, Berlin, English Theatre Berlin, 100Grad Festival Sophiensaele, Berlin.

CHEKHOV'S FIRST PLAY (R&D)

Dead Centre / Smock Alley Dublin

Final production co-commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre and Irish Arts Center.

BECKETT'S FIRST PLAY

Dead Centre/ National Theatre Studio

R&D at National Theatre Studio