Paule Constable Lighting designer


Paule Constable studied English and Drama at Goldsmiths University, London, and trained in lighting design while working in the music industry. She is associated with the National Theatre and Matthew Bourne's company New Adventures. She is also a founding member of the Freelancers Make Theatre Work collective.

She has designed lighting for numerous opera, theater and dance productions. Opera credits include Norma, Roberto Devereux, Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci, The Merry Widow, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, Anna Bolena at New York's Metropolitan Opera, Carmen, The Marriage of Figaro, Faust, The Cunning Little Vixen, The Magic Flute, Rigoletto and Macbeth at London's Royal Opera House, L'Enlèvement au sérail, Billy Budd, Les Maîtres chanteurs de Nuremberg, Rusalka, Giulio Cesare, Gianni Schicchi and La Bohème at Glyndebourne, as well as Les Contes d'Hoffmann at the Salzburg Festival, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Agrippina at La Monnaie in Brussels and Tétralogie at Opéra national du Rhin.

Au théâtre, elle a notamment signé les lumières des Misérables et de La Ménagerie de verre au West End Theatre, de Cold War à l’Almeida Theatre, ainsi que, entre autres, de Common, Pinnochio, Mosquitoes, Follies, The Visit, Dixon and Daughters et Till The Stars Come Down au National Theatre. Paule Constable a reçu de nombreux prix, dont le Laurence Olivier Awards pour les meilleures lumières en 2005, 2006, 2010, 2013 et 2020, le Tony Awards en 2011 et 2015.

À l’Opéra national de Paris : Benvenuto Cellini, 2018

Currently in

  • Palais Garnier
  • from 10 April to 11 May 2024

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