Ella Wahlström

Ella is a London-based Sound Designer trained at Rose Bruford College. She is a board member at the Association for Sound Design and Production.


Credits include: Power of Sail (Menier); Drop The Dead Donkey (UK Tour); The Unfriend(Wyndham’s, West End); Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Lyric Theatre / UK Tour / Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York); A Christmas Carol (Nottingham Playhouse / Alexandra Palace); The Hypochondriac (Crucible, Sheffield Theatres), Sam and her Amazing Book of Dinosaurs (Hong Kong Cultural Centre);  Bleak Expectations (Criterion Theatre); 101 Dalmatians (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Ava: The Secret Conversations (Riverside Studios); Dogs of Europe (Barbican Centre); The Wicker Husband (Watermill Theatre); Rare Earth Mettle, Inside Bitch (Royal Court); The Lemon Table (UK Tour); Piaf (Nottingham Playhouse); I Think We Are Alone (UK Tour);  Noises Off (Garrick Theatre); Jellyfish, Sometimes Thinking (National Theatre); Black&White (Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre, Kuwait); Trying it On (Royal Shakespeare Company / Royal Court); The Life (English Theatre Frankfurt).


Other credits include: Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Cello Concerto (Symphony Centre, Chicago / Lincoln Centre, New York); As Co-Sound Designer: Letter to a Man (Robert Wilson and Mikhail Baryshnikov, International Tour).


Chuck Brown for Unit 9 Puppet Workshop (Puppet Designer & Fabricator)

Chuck is joint Studio Head at the Nicoll puppet workshop. She joined the company full time in 2021 with Max Humphries, after 16 years as a freelance puppet design team. As the head fabricator she leads on sculpting and finishes. Chuck has worked on many puppets large and small, across theatre and TV. Shows include Dinosaur World Live, Dragons & Mythical Beasts (Nicoll Entertainment); Madagascar the Musical (Sellardoor); The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (360 theatre & Elliot Harper); Don Quiote (Royal Shakespeare Company); Luzia (Cirque du Soleil); Little Shop of Horrors(Regents park); Alice & Wonderland (LA Philharmonic); Alice Underground (Les Enfant Terribles) and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix).