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Paule Constable Biography

 
Bio:
National Theatre credits include 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-Time (also West End and Broadway, Olivier ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
National Theatre credits include 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-Time (also West End and Broadway, Olivier ... (read complete bio)

National Theatre credits include 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-Time (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, Phedre, 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 Heisenberg for Elliott Harper at the Wyndhams, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Cripple of Inishmaan (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); 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), Don Carlos (Sheffield Crucible and West End. Olivier Award for Best Lighting), Love Never Dies, Half A Sixpence (also Chichester), Oliver!, Evita (West End) and Les Miserables 25th anniversary concert at the O2, together with designing the lighting for the new 25th anniversary production of Les Miserables (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 Nurnberg, Billy Budd, Rusalka, St Matthew Passion, Cosi fan tutte, Giulio Cesare, Carmen, the Double Bill and La boheme (Glyndebourne), Benvenuto Cellini, Cosi fan Tutte, Medea, Idomeneo, Satyagraha, La clemenza di Tito, Gotterdammerung, 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), The Tales of Hoffman (Salzburg Festival), Poppea (Theatre des Champs Elysees), Agrippina and A Midsummer Night's Dream (La Monnaie), Cosi fan tutte and The Ring Cycle (Opera 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), and The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Dorian Gray, Play Without Words (Matthew Bourne). Paule is an Associate Director of the National Theatre and an Associate of the Lyric Hammersmith and for Matthew Bourne's New Adventures. She has been nominated for a further six Olivier Awards and for the 2007 Tony Award for Coram Boy and a 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 twice. She is a Fellow of Goldsmiths College and an honorary fellow of Rose Bruford College and Central School of Speech and Drama.

Paule Constable Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - White Light Award For Best Lighting Design
Paule Constable, Angels In America
 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - White Light Award For Best Lighting Design
Paule Constable, Follies
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Paule Constable, Angels in America
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule Constable, Angels in America
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lighting Design Gold Star
Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Paule Constable, Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two
 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Lighting Design
Paule ConstableWolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lighting Design Gold Star
Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Lighting Design of a Play Gold Star
Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule Constable, Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2014 - Best Lighting Design Gold Star
Paule Constable, Les Miserables
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Lighting Design
Paule ConstableThe Light Princess
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical)
Paule Constable, Les Miserables
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule Constable, The Cripple of Inishmaan
 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Lighting Design
Paule ConstableThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Special Award Gold Star
Paule Constable, War Horse
 
Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best Lighting Design
Paule Constable, Love Never Dies
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lighting Design Gold Star
Paule Constable, War Horse
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Lighting Design of a Play Gold Star
Paule Constable, War Horse
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Lighting Design Gold Star
Paule ConstableThe Chalk Garden
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Lighting Design
Paule ConstableIvanov
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Lighting Design
Paule Constable, War Horse
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Paule Constable, Coram Boy
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule Constable, Coram Boy
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Lighting Design Gold Star
Paule ConstableDon Carlos
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Lighting Design Gold Star
Paule ConstableHis Dark Materials
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Lighting Design
Paule ConstablePlay Without Words
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Paule Constable, Amadeus
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Lighting Designer
Paule ConstableAmadeus
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Lighting Designer
Paule ConstableThe Street Of Crocodiles