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Nicky Gillibrand

 
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Bio:
NICKY GILLIBRAND trained as a fashion textile designer. She works as a costume designer in Theatre and Opera and occasionally as a set designer. Winner of the Gold award for Best Costume Design, Prague Quadrenale 2003 for A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Royal Shakespeare Company. She is a visiting ... (read complete bio)
 
Nicky Gillibrand Headshot

Bio:
NICKY GILLIBRAND trained as a fashion textile designer. She works as a costume designer in Theatre and Opera and occasionally as a set designer. Winner of the Gold award for Best Costume Design, Prague Quadrenale 2003 for A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Royal Shakespeare Company. She is a visiting ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
Costume Design
 
[West End, 2017]
Costume Designer
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2005]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 1997]
Costume Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2018]
Costume Design

[West End, 2017]
Costume Designer

[US Tour, 2010]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Costume Designer

[West End, 2005]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2004]
Costume Designer

[West End, 1997]
Costume Designer

Nicky Gillibrand Biography

NICKY GILLIBRAND trained as a fashion textile designer. She works as a costume designer in Theatre and Opera and occasionally as a set designer. Winner of the Gold award for Best Costume Design, Prague Quadrenale 2003 for A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Royal Shakespeare Company. She is a visiting Professor at University of the Arts London (UAL). Theatre credits: Billy Elliot the Musical (worldwide); Once in a Lifetime, Measure for Measure, The Trial, Public Enemy, Hamlet, Government Inspector, Vernon God Little, Annie Get Your Gun, The Good Soul of Szechuan, King Lear, Six Characters in Search of an Author (Young Vic); Angels in America, Everyman, The Seagull, A Little Night Music, Mother Clapp's Molly House, Tales from the Vienna Woods set and costumes (National Theatre); Jumpers (National Theatre, West End, Broadway); Powerbook (National Theatre, Paris, Rome); In Basildon (Royal Court Theatre); The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream (RSC); By the Bog of Cats (West End); Camille set and costumes (Lyric Hammersmith); Proverb (Royal Ballet); A Midsummer Night's Dream, La Lupa (RSC). Opera and dance credits: Don Giovanni (dir Richard Jones), La Fanciulla Del West, Rodelinda, The Magic Flute, Cavalleria rusticana /Pagliacci, Don Giovanni (dir Rufus Norris), Turk In Italy, Boris Godunov, Pelleas and Melisande, Peter Grimes (English National Opera); Wind in the Willows (ROH and West End - Olivier nomination Best Costume Design); Anna Nicole (Brooklyn Academy of Music); Boris Godunov, Il Trittico, Anna Nicole,The Gambler, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, (Royal Opera House), Queen of Spades (Royal Opera House, Naples, Geneva); Die Zauberflote (Netherlandse Opera, Festival D'Aix-En-Provence), Rusalka (Copenhagen, Finland); The Fiery Angel (La Monnaie, Brussels); Pelleas et Melisande (Munich); The Rape of Lucretia, Der Rosenkavalier, Gianni Schicchi, The Miserly Knight, Flight, Don Giovanni (Glyndebourne); La Traviata, Hansel and Gretel (set and costumes), Of Thee I Sing, Pelleas and Melisande, Don Carlos, Wozzeck (Opera North); War and Peace (Paris); Midsummer Marriage (Munich). Film: Institute Benjamenta Dir. Brothers Quay.

Nicky Gillibrand Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Costume Design of a Play
Nicky Gillibrand, Angels in America
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Costume Design
Nicky GillibrandThe Wind iIn The Willows
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Costume Design
Nicky Gillibrand , Billy Elliot
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Designer
Nicky Gillibrand, Lady In The Dark
 
Olivier Awards - 1996 - Best Costume Designer
Nicky Gillibrand, A Little Night Music

Nicky Gillibrand News

BWW Review: SAMSON ET DALILA, Royal Opera House Photo BWW Review: SAMSON ET DALILA, Royal Opera House
by Alexander Cohen - Jun 6, 2022

Richard Jones' new production drips with bacchanalian flare. But something is missing from the allure.

The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022â€"23 Season, Featuring RenĂ©e Fleming, Kelli O' Photo The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022â€"23 Season, Featuring RenĂ©e Fleming, Kelli O'Hara & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera today announced its 2022–23 season, which features seven new productions, the most in ten seasons. Opening Night is September 27 with the company premiere of Cherubini’s Medea, starring soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role alongside tenor Matthew Polenzani in David McVicar’s new staging, conducted by Carlo Rizzi.

The Metropolitan Opera Has Announced its 2020â€"21 Season Photo The Metropolitan Opera Has Announced its 2020â€"21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

Today, the Metropolitan Opera announced its 2020-21 season, the first in which Yannick NĂ©zet-SĂ©guin assumes his full breadth of musical duties as the company's Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting six productions. His schedule includes the Met premiere of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, the first contemporary opera conducted by the maestro on the Met stage, as part of his ongoing commitment to opera of our time at the Met, which will expand in the seasons to come.

BWW Review: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Jan 4, 2020

Be sure to get tickets before it sells out the entire season.

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Opens Tonight In Adelaide Photo BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Opens Tonight In Adelaide
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 30, 2019

Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel Entertainments and Louise Withers Presents are thrilled that Adelaide audiences will finally have a chance to experience the magic of the multi award-winning smash hit Billy Elliot the Musical for the first time. The show officially opens in Adelaide tonight, December 31, at the Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre.

Lisa Sontag Joins BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Australian Production Photo Lisa Sontag Joins BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Australian Production
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2019

The producers of Billy Elliot the Musical have today confirmed that unfortunately due to personal circumstances Kelley Abbey is unable to continue in her role as Mrs Wilkinson and has had to withdraw from the production.

Photo Flash: First Look at GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP. at the Royal Court Jerwood Th Photo Photo Flash: First Look at GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP. at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2019

Kwabena Ansah, Caelan Edie, Deborah Findlay, Louisa Harland, Toby Jones, Patrick McNamee, Tom Mothersdale, Rebekah Murrell, Sarah Niles, Leo Rait and Sule Rimi lead the world premiere of Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp., four plays written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald. With set design by Miriam Buether, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Jack Knowles and sound design by Christopher Shutt.

Cast Announced For Caryl Churchill's GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP. Photo Cast Announced For Caryl Churchill's GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2019

Kwabena Ansah, Caelan Edie, Deborah Findlay, Louisa Harland, Toby Jones, Patrick McNamee, Tom Mothersdale, Rebekah Murrell, Sarah Niles, Leo Rait and Sule Rimi have been cast in the world premiere of Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp., four plays written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald. With set design by Miriam Buether, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Jack Knowles and sound design by Christopher Shutt.

BWW Review: BORIS GODUNOV, Royal Opera House Photo BWW Review: BORIS GODUNOV, Royal Opera House
by Gary Naylor - Jun 20, 2019

Illuminated by a masterful performance from Bryn Terfel, this production is a gruelling but rewarding, often stunning, revisit to the Musorgsky's original 1869 version.

New Caryl Churchill Play, IMP, Just Announced Photo New Caryl Churchill Play, IMP, Just Announced
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2019

Following last month's announcement of new work which included details of three new Caryl Churchill plays, the Royal Court Theatre announces today a fourth play, Imp, just received from the celebrated writer.

Nicky Gillibrand Videos

VIDEO: See Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and More in the Trailer for National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As previously announced, National Theatre Live will broadcast ANGELS IN AMERICA, Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play, this summer. Part One: Millennium Approaches will be in cinemas from 20 July. Part Two: Perestroika will be in cinemas from 27 July. Watch the trailer for the cinema events below!

STAGE TUBE: Meet 10-Year-Old Thomas Hazelby, UK's Newest 'Billy Elliot'
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2015

Thomas Hazelby, 10 years old from Doncaster, today (11 March 2015) joins the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical to play the title role. He becomes the fortieth boy to play the role in London, where in May the internationally award-winning musical celebrates its tenth anniversary. Also joining the cast today to play Billy's best friend Michael is 11 years old Nathan Jones from Prudhoe, Northumberland. Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Meet the West End's New 'Billy' - Ollie Jochim!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2014

Today, 14 July 2014, 12-year-old Ollie Jochim from Chelmsford, Essex gives his first performance in the title role of the internationally award winning Billy Elliot the Musical. Ollie joins a cast lead by Ruthie Henshall who plays Mrs Wilkinson, Billy's dance teacher, and becomes the thirty-eighth boy to perform the iconic role at the Victoria Palace Theatre and the seventy-fifth boy to perform the role world-wide. Scroll down for an interview with the new star!

BWW TV: First Look at New Trailer for BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2014

On Sunday 28 September 2014, Billy Elliot the Musical is set to bring cinema goers to their feet when the global stage phenomenon is broadcast live from the West End to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Check out a first look at the trailer below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Happy 3rd Broadway Birthday BILLY ELLIOT- The Celebratory Curtain Call!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2011

On November 15, the 2009 Tony Award winning Best Musical BILLY ELLIOT, celebrated their third Broadway birthday. Original Billys and Tony winners David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish, joined the current cast in celebration and below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive look at the curtain call!

STAGE TUBE: BILLY ELLIOT Visits Houston's Hobby Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2011

The kids from the national tour of BILLY ELLIOT recently stopped by Houston's 'Great Day' to chat about the show and give jumping lessons. The show runs at The Hobby Center through March 13. Click below to check it out.

STAGE TUBE: BILLY ELLIOT Webisode 3
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 22, 2010

Broadway In Chicago Celebrates Billy Elliot the Musical on its Opening Night. Get an exclusive look at the Glitzy Red Carpet pre-show, Sneek peeks at the performance, and post- show party. Special interviews from the Cast, and guest appearances by Rev. Jessie Jackson, and Sir Elton John.

STAGE TUBE: BILLY ELLIOT Boys Trent Kowalik & Alex Ko Talk 'Billy' on Rosie Radio
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 8, 2010

The 2009 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Billy Elliot the Musical currently stars Alex Ko, Trent Kowalik, Liam Redhead and Dayton Tavares as Billy, Kate Hennig as Mrs. Wilkinson, Gregory Jbara as Dad, Carole Shelley as Grandma, Will Chase as Tony and Trevor Braun and Keean Johnson as Michael. Today, 'Billys' Trent Kowalik and Alex Ko went on Rosie Radio to discuss Billy Elliot with Rosie O'Donnell. Check out their interview below.


Nicky Gillibrand Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Nicky Gillibrand been nominated for?
Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for The Wind iIn The Willows , Outstanding Costume Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Billy Elliot Best Costume Designer (Olivier Awards) for Lady In The Dark and Best Costume Designer (Olivier Awards) for A Little Night Music .