Lez Brotherston OBESet & Costume Designer, Associate Artist
For New Adventures: Lez is an Associate Artist of Matthew Bourne’s company New Adventures. His long collaboration with Matthew Bourne includes: Romeo and Juliet, The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Edward Scissorhands, Lord of The Flies, Swan Lake, A Play Without Words, Highland Fling, Dorian Gray, Cinderella and The Car Man.
Other credits: Lez designed, co-wrote and co-directed Les LiaisonsDangereuses with Adam Cooper (Japan and Sadler’s Wells). Merry Wives of Windsor, The Rover, The Empress, Much Ado About Nothing (Royal Shakespeare Company); Me and My Girl, Fiddler on the Roof (Chichester); Twelfth Night, Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare’s Globe); Flowers for Mrs Harris,Showboat, Pride and Prejudice (Sheffield Crucible); 946 (Kneehigh/Globe Theatre); Oh What A Lovely War (Stratford East/West End), Hysteria (Hampstead Theatre); Long Day’sJourney Into Night, Umbrellas Of Cherbourg, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, UnderThe Blue Sky (West End); Sister Act (West End, Worldwide); Women Beware Women, Really Old Like 45 (National Theatre); Hedda Gabler, Design For Living, Dancingat Lughnasa (Old Vic); Duet For One (Almeida and West End); My City, Measure For Measure (Almeida); L’Elisir d’Amore (Glyndebourne).
Awards:Swan Lake New York 1999 Tony Award, Cinderella 1998 Olivier Award, Critics’ Circle Ninette de Valois award for outstanding contribution to dance
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