Paule Constable

Paule Constable(Brighton and Hove, England)

2018–19 Season: Original Lighting Designer, Carmen

British lighting designer Paule Constable made her San Francisco Opera debut with her designs for Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg in 2015. Her work for opera has also been seen in Benvenuto Cellini, Medea and Dr Dee for English National Opera; Billy Budd and Entführung aus dem Serail for Glyndebourne; and Roberto Devereux and Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci for the Metropolitan Opera. 

Her extensive work for the theater includes: The Threepenny Opera, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, War Horse, Wolf Hall, The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Chalk Garden, The Light Princess, Othello, and, most recently, Local Hero, Follies, Pericles, Nine Night, Pinocchio, Mosquitoes, Common, and Angels in America.

For dance, she has collaborated with choreographer Matthew Bourne on Swan Lake, The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Play Without Words and Dorian Gray.

Paule Constable is the recipient of two Tony Awards, four Olivier Awards, a Helpmann Award, three LA Critics Circle Awards and both New York Drama Desk and Critics Circle awards.