Pia Furtado

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Pia Furtado is a director working across theatrical disciplines with experience in new work, Shakespeare, verse, musical theatre and opera. Her skills include writing and dramaturgy, script reading, casting and work with and for young people.

This is the kind of show that simultaneously restores your faith in human nature and the Fringe
The Telegraph on Dirty Great Love Story

Only a first rate production can release the full power of Massenet’s Werther; luckily, Scottish Opera's new production is just that ... a sensitive and intelligent production directed by newcomer Pia Furtado
The Telegraph on Werther

 

 

In Development

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The Theory of Everything

Director/Dramaturg
Composer: Alphonso Horne III

Theatre

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2016

Mercury Theatre Colchester

2016

Paper Tiger Productions/Fine Mess Theatre/Assembly George Square/Theatre503

By Afsaneh Gray

2015

National Youth Theatre/Ambassadors Theatre

By Evan Placey

2015

Almeida Theatre

Dramaturg

2015

Hampton Court Palace

Company of fifteen actors in a specially-commissioned series of micro plays by Elizabeth Kuti

2014

The Theory of Everything/Bold Tendencies

Bold Tendencies Peckham Multistorey Car Park

2013

59E59, New York

Transfer

2013

Sherman Cymru

Written by Meic Povey and Johnny Tudor

2013

Soho Theatre

London transfer of award winning Edinburgh show

2012

Pleasance Edinburgh

Fringe First Award

CINDERS

2011

Nabokov/Latitude

Written by Arthur Darvill and Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

NICKED

2011

Hightide Festival/Criterion Showcase

By Richard Marsh and Rogue Nouveau

MANON/SANDRA

2010

The TOE, NY International Fringe

By Michael Tremblay

ROMANIA 21

2010

Teatrul Tineretului, Romania

DREAM

2009

RSC

Sound Installation

BLOSSOM

2007

Royal Court Young Writer's Festival

Rehearsed Reading

FLIGHT D.A.W.

2006

Royal Court

Rehearsed Reading

THE JIGSAW PUZZLE

2006

Soho Theatre

Rehearsed Reading

OUR MISS GIBBS

2006

Finborough Theatre

SATELLITE

2006

Royal Court

Rehearsed Reading

PARADE

2005

Southside, Edinburgh

UK premiere. Winner of Critic's Choice and Best Musical Three Weeks Awards and Reprieve Award.

GBS

2005

King's Head Theatre

ALL MY SONS

2004

The Bloomsbury

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

CREDITS INCLUDE

FRESHWATER

2009

SITI/TWP (NYC)

Dir. Anne Bogart

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

2008

RSC

Dir. Tim Carroll

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

2008

RSC

Dir. Tim Carroll

FLIGHT 5065

2005

Royal Court/London Eye

Dir. Ola Animashawun

GIRL IN A CAR WITH A MAN

2004

Royal Court (Upstairs)

Dir. Joe Hill-Gibbins

Opera

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2013

Tete a Tete: The Opera Festival

Music by Erick Flores, text by Afsaneh Gray

2013

Iford Arts Festival

2013

Opera Holland Park

OHP Debut

2013

Scottish Opera

Main Stage debut

2012

Iford Arts Festival

CAUTIONARY TALES

2012

Opera North

Tour (also 2011). Devised by Pia Furtado and Errollyn Wallen.

WERTHER

2011

Les Azuriales Opera

COFFEE CANTATA (BACH)

2010

Wellcome Trust/Early Opera Company

VENUS AND ADONIS

2010

Blow/La Nuova Musica/Spitalfields Festival

L'HISTOIRE DE BABAR & LE CHOUETTE ENHRUMEE

2010

Les Azuriales Opera

THE DIARY OF ONE WHO DISAPPEARED

2009

Grimebourne Festival, Arcola

After the song cycle by Janacek

BONDUCA

2009

King's Place, OAE

STAFF DIRECTOR

CREDITS INCLUDE

AFTER DIDO

2009

ENO/Young Vic

Dir. Katie Mitchell

I CAPULETTI I MONTECCHI

2009

Opera North

Dir. Orpha Phelan

PETER GRIMES

2008

Opera North.

Dir. Phyllida Law

SEVEN DEADLY SINS

2007

Royal Ballet

Dir. William Tuckett. Also 2009 revival.

THE FORTUNES OF KING CROESUS

2007

Opera North

Dir. Tim Alberry

COSI FAN TUTTE

2007

Royal Opera House

Dir. Jonathan Miller

THE ENCHANTED PIG

2006

Young Vic/Tour

Dir. John Fulljames

Radio

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2015

Lucky Giant/NBC

4-part radio series, written by Richard Marsh