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 www.unitedagents.co.uk/dick-bird