2018–19 Season: Original Lighting Designer, Orlando
Anna Watson makes her San Francisco Opera debut as original lighting designer of Orlando.
Her recent engagements include: Leave to Remain, The Seagull, and Shopping and Fucking (Lyric Hammersmith); A Christmas Carol (Bristol Old Vic); The Box of Delights (Wiltons Music Hall); Pity,You for Me for You, Plaques and Tangles, and A Time to Reap (Royal Court); The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich, Snow in Midsummer, and Roaring Girl (Royal Shakespeare Company); Don Carlo (Grange Park); Orlando (Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera); Ruddigore (Barbican, Opera North, UK Tour); King Lear (Shakespeare’s Globe); and Dutchman, The Secret Agent, Fireface, Disco Pigs, and Sus (Young Vic). She has also worked with The Gate, Opera North, and Royal Opera, Covent Garden. She relishes new lighting projects, including her site-specific work with Theatre-Rites, Clean Break, and 30bird. Her collaborators include Jo Davies, Justin Audibert, Frauke Requardt, Naomi Dawson, Chloe Lamford, and Lily Arnold. Upcoming engagements include Appropriate for Donmar Warehouse and Gaslight for Watford Palace Theatre.