Sydney Opera House

Paule Constable


Background: Read English and Drama at Goldsmiths' College London and trained in lighting design while working in the music business. Winner of the 2006 and 2005 Olivier Awards for Best Lighting, a nominee for four further productions and for a 2007 Tony Award on Broadway

OA repertoire: Carmen

Other Companies: Opera includes many designs for the Royal Opera, English National Opera, Glyndebourne, Opera North, Scottish Opera and Welsh National Opera. Has worked in Paris, Strasbourg, Berlin, Brussels, Salzburg, New Zealand, Chicago, Dallas and Houston. Has created twelve productions at the National Theatre. Lighting designs are regularly seen at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court and the Théâtre de Complicité. In the West End she lit Evita, Don Carlos, The Weir and Amadeus (also Broadway, 1999 LA Critics' Award winner).  Theatre-Dance productions in Britain and abroad include productions for Matthew Bourne, Will Tuckett and Adam Cooper