Paule ConstableAssociate Artist, Lighting Designer
Paule is an Associate Director of the National Theatre, an Associate of the Lyric Hammersmith and for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures. She has been nominated for eight Olivier Awards and for the 2018 Tony Award for Angels in America, the 2015 for Wolf Hall and the 2013 Tony Award for The Cripple of Inishmaan. She has received three Critics Circle Awards in LA and two in New York along with two Drama Desk Awards. She received the Hospital Award for contribution to theatre and was the first recipient of the Opera Award for Lighting in 2013. She has also received the Knight of Illumination Award three times. She is a Fellow of Goldsmiths College and an honorary fellow of Rose Bruford College and Central School of Speech and Drama. In 2018 she was the recipient of the Rayne Award for her contribution to the National Theatre.
National Theatre credits include: Nine Night, Pericles (Public Works), Pinocchio, Follies, Mosquitoes, Common, Angels in America, The Red Barn, The Suicide, Wonder.land, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Table, This House (also West End and Chichester), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night (also West End and Broadway, Olivier Award for Best Lighting 2013, Tony Award for Best Lighting), The Comedy of Errors, Danton, The Power of Yes, Phèdre, Death and the King’s Horseman, War Horse (also West End and Broadway, 2011 Tony Award for Best Lighting), Some Trace of Her, Women of Troy, Triple Bill, Saint Joan, Attempts on Her Life, The Caucasian Chalk Circle (tour and Cottesloe),Waves, Southwark Fair, Paul, Coram Boy, Translations, The House of Bernarda Alba, His Dark Materials (2005 Olivier Award, Best Lighting), Play Without Words, Three Sisters, Jumpers and Ivanov.
For the RSC: Wolf Hall (also West End and Broadway), As You Like It, The Prince of Homburg, The Seagull, Tales From Ovid, The Dispute, Uncle Vanya, Beckett’s Shorts and The Mysteries.
Other credits include: Local Hero at Edinburgh Lyceum, Heisenberg for Elliott Harper at the Wyndhams, A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Cripple of Inishmann(also Broadway), Peter and Alice and Privates on Parade for the Michael Grandage Company at the Coward Theatre; Elegy, Luise Miller, (Royal Court Theatre), Ivanov (Donmar at the Wyndham’s), The Chalk Garden (2009 Olivier Award for Best Lighting), The Man Who Had All the Luck, Othello, Absurdia, The Cut, Proof and Little Foxes (Donmar Warehouse); Ear for Eye, How to Hold Your Breath, Clybourne Park, Posh, The City, Krapp’s Last Tape, Forty Winks, Boy Gets Girl, Nightsongs, The Country, Dublin Carol and The Weir (also West End and Broadway) for The Royal Court; Happy Days, Feast, The Good Soul of Szechuan, Generations and Vernon God Little (Young Vic), 17, Herons, Blasted, Three Sisters, The Servant and Oliver Twist (Lyric Hammersmith), Local Hero (Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh), Don Carlos (Sheffield Crucible and West End. Olivier Award for Best Lighting), Love Never Dies, Half A Sixpence (also Chichester), Oliver! and Evita (West End) and Les Misérables 25th anniversary concert at the O2, together with designing the lighting for the new 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables (worldwide and on Broadway) and the new production of The Phantom of the Opera; Moon for the Misbegotten and Dancing at Lughnasa (The Old Vic) and five productions for Theatre de Complicite.
Opera includes: Carmen, Faust, Rigoletto, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute and Macbeth (Royal Opera House), The Marriage of Figaro, The Cunning Little Vixen, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Billy Budd, Rusalka, St Matthew Passion, Così fan tutte, Giulio Cesare, Carmen, the Double Bill and La bohème (Glyndebourne), Benvenuto Cellini, Cosi fan Tutte, Medea, Idomeneo, Satyagraha, La clemenza di Tito, Götterdämmerung, The Rape of Lucretia and Manon (ENO), Peter Grimes (Opera North), Pelleas and Melisande (Scottish Opera), Norma, Cav and Pag, Roberto Devereux, The Merry Widow, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Anna Bolena (Metropolitan Opera New York), Billy Budd (Norwegian Opera); Ariodante (Vienna Staats Opera(; The Tales of Hoffman (Salzburg Festival), Poppea (Théâtre des Champs Elysées), Agrippina and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Monnaie), Così fan tutte and The Ring Cycle (Opéra National du Rhin), Tristan und Isolde (New National Opera Tokyo), and productions throughout Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.
Dance includes: The Goldberg Variations (Kim Brandstrup), Seven Deadly Sins (Royal Ballet), Naked (BalletBoyz).
For New Adventures: Swan Lake, The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Dorian Gray, Play Without Words, Romeo and Juliet.