The Tony and Olivier Award winning lighting designer, Paule Constable, is one of the most recognized artists in her field today.
Paule Constable's designs include, for the National Theatre include Pinocchio, Follies, Mosquitoes, Common, Angels in America, The Red Barn, The Threepenny Opera, The Suicide, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, The Light Princess, Table, This House (also Chichester, West End and UK Tour), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night (also West End and Broadway, 2013 Olivier Award for Best Lighting, 2015 Tony Award for Best Lighting), A Comedy of Errors, Danton, The Power of Yes, Phedre, Death and the King’s Horseman, War Horse (also West End, Toronto, Australia, US tour and Broadway, 2011 Tony Award for Best Lighting), Some Trace of Her, Women of Troy, Triple Bill, Saint Joan (Knight of Illuminations Award for Best Lighting), Attempts on her Life, 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, Ivanov, Darker Face of the Earth and Haroun and the Sea of Stories.
For the Royal Shakespeare Company, she designed 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; How to Hold Your Breath, Clybourne Park, Posh, The City, Krapps Last Tape, Forty Winks, Boy Gets Girl, Night Songs, The Country, Dublin Carol and The Weir (also West End and Broadway) at the Royal Court; Elegy, Teddy Ferrara, Luise Miller, Ivanov (Donmar at the Wyndhams), The Chalk Garden (2009 Olivier Award for Best Lighting), The Man Who had all the Luck, Othello, Absurdia, The Cut, Proof and Little Foxes at the Donmar; Happy Days, Feast, The Good Soul of Szechuan, Generations, Vernon God Little, The Jungle Book, As I Lay Dying, 12th Night, More Grimm Tales and Omma at the Young Vic; Seventeen, Herons, Blasted, Three Sisters, The Servant, A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist at the Lyric Hammersmith; Don Carlos at Sheffield Crucible and in the West End (2006 Olivier Award for Best Lighting); Love Never Dies, Oliver and Evita in the West End and Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 together with designing the lighting for the new 25th Anniversary production of Les Mis globally and on Broadway and the new production of The Phantom of the Opera.
Her work in opera includes Ulysses (ROH at the Roundhouse), Carmen, Faust, Rigoletto, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute and Macbeth for the Royal Opera House; Nothing, Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, The Marriage of Figaro, The Cunning Little Vixen, Die Meistersinger, Billy Budd (also BAM), Rusalka, St Matthew Passion, Cosi fan tutti, Giulio Cesare (also Metropolitan Opera), Carmen and La Boheme at Glyndebourne; Benvenuto Cellini, Cosi fan tutte, Medea, Idomeneo, Satyagraha (also Metropolitan Opera), La Clemenza di Tito, Gotterdamerung, The Rape of Lucretia, The Rake's Progress and Manon for ENO; Norma, Roberto Devereux, Cav/Pag, The Merry Widow, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Anna Bolena at the Metroplitan Opera; The Tales of Hoffmann for Salzburg Festival; The Coronation of Poppea for Theatre Champs Elysees; Agrippina and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Monnaie); Cosi fan tutte and the Ring cycle for Opera National du Rhin, Tristan and Isolde for the New National Opera in Tokyo, Peter Grimes, Don Giovanni, La Traviata, The Magic Flute and Der Rosenkavalier for Opera North; Pelleas and Melisande, Ines di Castro and Madama Butterfly at Scottish Opera and Don Giovanni, The Sacrifice and Katya Kabanova for Welsh National Opera, as well as productions throughout Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.
She is an Associate Director of the National Theatre and an associate of the Lyric Hammersmith and for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures.