Paule Constable

Lighting Designer

Paule Constable

Paule is a Royal Designer for Industry, an Associate Director of the National Theatre, and an Associate of the Lyric Hammersmith and Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures. She has won the Olivier Award for Best Lighting Design a record five times, and been nominated for a further nine. She was one of the founders of Freelancers Make Theatre Work; an advocacy group for the creative workforce in the UK that was borne out of the pandemic. 

Theatre includes: 

The Glass Menagerie, Cock, Les Misérables (25th Anniversary), Phantom of the Opera (2017), Oliver (West End); The Normal Heart, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (West End), Master Harold and the Boys, Pericles (Public Acts), Nine Night (West End), Follies,  Angels in America (Parts I & II) (Broadway), The Red Barn, Threepenny Opera, The Light Princess, This House, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (West End & Broadway), Warhorse (West End, Toronto, Australia, US tour & Broadway) Saint Joan, His Dark Materials (National Theatre); Barnum (Chichester); Best of Enemies, Happy Days, Vernon God Little (Young Vic); The Cripple of Inishmaan (Broadway) (Michael Grandage Company); Wolf Hall (West End & Broadway), Beckett’s Shorts (RSC); Ear for Eye, Posh, The Weir (West End & Broadway), (Royal Court); Ivanov (Donmar at the Wyndhams), The Chalk Garden (Donmar); Seventeen, Herons, Blasted, (Lyric Hammersmith); Dancing at Lughnasa, Amadeus (Old Vic)

Opera includes:

The Magic Flute, Macbeth (Royal Opera House);  Die Meistersinger, La Boheme (Glyndebourne); Benvenuto Cellini, Medea (ENO); Norma, Marriage of Figaro, (Metroplitan Opera, New York); Tristan and Isolde (New National Opera Tokyo); La Traviata, (Opera North); Innes di Castro, Madama Butterfly (Scottish Opera)

Dance includes:

The Midnight Bell, Swan Lake (2018), The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, (Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures); Light: Bach Dances (Hofesh Schecter), La Baiser de la Fe (Birmingham Royal Ballet); Naked (Ballet Boyz)

Paule Constable