Russell Goldsmith is a multiple award winning Melbourne based Sound
Designer, Composer, Installation Artist, Audio Producer, Audio System
Designer and Educator. He has a diverse body of work in Theatre, Dance,
Film, Television, Commercial and Radio Production, Live Music and
In March 2009, Neil Armfieldʼs production of Exit the King opened on
Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. This production marked Russellʼs
Broadway debut for which he was nominated later on for a Tony Award in 2009.
His work on the 2007 Malthouse Theatre Company/Company B Belvoir
production of Exit the King won the Sydney Theatre Award for Best Sound
Design and Composition. He was also nominated in the same category in the
2007 Green Room Awards, one of 7 Green Room Award nominations he has
In addition to his successes as a leading theatrical Sound Designer, Russell
has been involved in a number of “cross-platform” works including major
commissioned works for White Night Melbourne in 2014, 2015 and 2016,
Rosieʼs Secret, a City of Melbourne Laneway Project Commission, Panic,
an audio installation beneath Melbourneʼs Federation Square for the Next
Wave Festival, Echo Chamber with visual artist Sarah Edwards, and A
Packet of Seeds, a 30 minute audio narrative for the BBC London.
He also continues a strong body of work in radio, where his work continues to
be recognised internationally. His sound design and composition for ABC
Radio National’s adaptation of A Woman in Berlin was shortlisted for the
2012 Prix Italia, and won a bronze medal at the 2012 New York Festivals
Recent Sound Designer credits include 33 Variations for Neil GoodingProductions, Our Town for Black Swan Theatre Co and the critically acclaimed, smash-hit Australian Tour of HAIR with Peace Productions.