Background: British lighting designer whose work spans opera, theatre and dance.
Awards: Tony Award for Best Lighting of a Play (2011 for War Horse) and three Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Lighting Design (2005 for His Dark Materials, 2006 for Don Carlos, 2009 for The Chalk Garden).
Opera Credits: Carmen, Faust, Rigoletto, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, Macbeth (Royal Opera House Covent Garden), Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Billy Budd, Rusalka, St Matthew Passion, Così fan tutte, Giulio Cesare, Carmen, The Double Bill, La bohème (Glyndebourne), Don Giovanni, Anna Bolena (Metropolitan Opera New York), Der Rosenkavalier, Satyagraha, La clemenza di Tito, Götterdämmerung, The Rape of Lucretia, Manon (English National Opera), Peter Grimes (Opera North), The Tales of Hoffmann (Salzburg Festival), Doctor Dee (Manchester International Festival).
Theatre credits: Had created some 15 production for London’s National Theatre. Her lighting designs are regularly seen at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Donmar Warehouse, Royal Court Theatre, Gielgud Theatre, Barbican, Théâtre de Complicité and in the West End. Productions include Evita, Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Tour, Amadeus, The Weir, Phèdre, Danton’s Death, The Power of Yes, Tales from Ovid, The Dispute, Uncle Vanya, Beckett’s Shorts, Posh, The City, Krapp’s Last Tape, Forty Winks, Boy Gets Girl, Night Songs, The Country, Lover Never Dies, Othello, Oliver!
Dance credits: Dorian Gray (Matthew Bourne), Baiser (Birmingham Royal Ballet), Seven Deadly Sins (The Royal Ballet), Naked (Ballet Boyz).