To give you a taste of what’s to come in our online New Speak Re-Imagined programme, our commissioned artists are here to tell you more about themselves and the work they are creating. Katie Richardson is bringing us Enthrall.
Enthrall – Songs of Resilience
Inspired by Icelandic folklore and being trapped in situations out of our control both physically and mentally Enthrall offers songs of resilience and encouragement for challenging times.
Katie is a musician, songwriter, composer and sound designer who currently makes her own music under the name Hex Hue. She was a touring member of Choice nominated ‘Pleasure Beach’ and has worked with musicians such as Foy Vance and Duke Special as well as supporting artists like Van Morrison, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Bell X1, All Saints and many more.
As a composer/sound designer Katie has worked with many Theatre companies in NI including the Lyric, Maiden Voyage Dance, Tinderbox and the Mac where she was Artist-In-Residence in 2016. She recently starred in the Lyric Theatre’s production of Good Vibrations, as well as being the onstage Musical Director, and will take it on tour in 2020 as musical director and company member. Katie also scored the music for Death of a Projectionist by Bafta winning and Oscar nominated production company Out of Orbit Films.
New Speak Re-Imagined will feature over four episodes here and on our YouTube channel each Friday from 24th April. Click here to find out more and watch the latest episode.