Dick Bird has worked in opera, dance and theatre since 1998. Recent opera  includes LES PECHEURS DES PERLES at The Metropolitan Opera, New York,  LA DONNA DEL LAGO [Royal Opera House],THE FIREWORK MAKER’S DAUGHTER [Linbury Tour] HOUSE OF THE DEAD [Opera North], BEATRICE ET BENEDICT and DER FREISCHUTZ  [L’Opéra Comique], DAS PORTRAIT [Bregenz Festival],  THE PEARL FISHERS [English National Opera], SNEGUROCHKA  [Wexford Festival], EUGENE ONEGIN [Vilnius City Opera], THE GAMBLER [Opera Zuid], and STREET SCENE and THE ENCHANTED PIG  [The Opera Group]

Designs for Ballet include THE FIREBIRD [National Ballet of Japan]  ALADDIN [Birmingham Royal Ballet], THE NUTCRACKER [Star Dancers Tokyo], LA BAYADERE [K Ballet, Tokyo]and THE CANTERVILLE GHOST [English National Ballet].

Theatre includes LA GRANDE MAGIE [Comédie Francaise], LA COMEDIE DES ERREURS [Theatre Vidy],  12th NIGHT and THE TEMPEST [Teatr Polski],  LIGHT [Complicite], LEAR  [Sheffield Crucible], OWEN MEANY and THE NIGHT E[National Theatre], HARVEST [Royal Court Theatre]  OTHELLO and AS YOU LIKE IT [Shakespeare’s Globe].

In 2014 he designed the sets for Kate Bush’s BEFORE THE DAWN at Hammersmith Apollo, and THE HUDSUCKER PROXY won Best Design at the 2015 UK Theatre Awards

A full list of productions can be found at