Matt Nielson Guest Lecture
Shakespeare: Text and Performance
Based in the Washington, DC Area, Matthew M. Nielson is a Helen Hayes Award winning producer, composer, sound designer, recording engineer, audio post production engineer, songwriter, and orchestrater for Film, TV, Theater, Radio, Web, and Music
Theatrically, Nielson has designed, composed, orchestrated and written songs for hundreds of productions around the world. Off-Broadway: Shakespeare’s Villains and Lakawanna Blues (Public Theatre). Regional credits include Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Portland Center Stage, Baltimore Center Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Milwaukee Repertory, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Delaware Theatre Company, Barrington Stage, NC Stage, Triad Stage, Ford’s Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Woolly Mammoth, Signature Theatre, Kennedy Center, Round House Theatre, Contemporary American Theatre Company, Library of Congress, Folger Theatre, the National Gallery of Art, and many others. International credits include productions in Germany and Russia. Nielson has mentored sound design students and taught master classes at the University of Maryland and American University.
Nielson was a founding member of the audio theatre company The Audible Group (now Listenably) and he co-founded Sound Lab Studios, a premier full-featured audio post-production house, as well as The Curious Music Company, a production music library and custom music shop.