Sydney Opera House

Katrina Lindsay


Katrina’s work covers set and costume design in theatre, opera, dance and television.  She won the 2008 Tony Award, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Costume Design for Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway.

Recent designs include: All’s Well That Ends Well (Royal Shakespeare Company); Feast (Young Vic); Table, The Magistrate, London Road (National Theatre); costumes for Eugene Onegin (Royal Opera House, directed by Kasper Holten), The Damnation of Faust (English National Opera, De Vlaamse & Palermo, directed by Terry Gilliam) and Dr Dee, a new opera by Damon Albarn, directed by Rufus Norris (ENO & Manchester International Festival).

Future work includes: Benvenuto Cellini directed by Terry Gilliam for the English National Opera and De Nederlandse Opera.

Opera includes: Turandot (English National Opera); Die Tote Stadt (Finnish National Opera); set/costume design La Cenerentola (English Touring Opera); Magic Flute (Holland Park); Carmen (Mid Wales Opera); Fingerprint (ROH Linbury); Tall Stories (The Shout, Vienna Music Festival).

Theatre includes: Cabaret (West End/UK tour 2006/2008/2013); For the National Theatre: Earthquakes in London, Death and The King’s Horseman, Market Boy (set); For the RSC: The Heresy of Love, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Morte D’Arthur, Love’s Labour’s Lost (costumes), Romeo and Juliet, The Comedy of Errors, House of Desires; Sleeping Beauty (Young Vic/Barbican/New York); Onassis (West End/Chichester); Macbeth (Shakespeare’s Globe); Private Lives (Hampstead); Blood Wedding, I.D (Almeida Theatre).

Dance include: The Most Incredible Thing (Sadler’s Wells and BBC Four); Eternal Damnation to Sancho and Sanchez (Sadler’s Wells); Blue Roses (Phoenix Dance/Sadler’s Wells); Cattle Call (Phoenix Dance/UK Tour), all choreographed by Javier de Frutos


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