Dick Bird

Stage Designer

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Assistant: Florence Hyde

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OTELLO

2019

Wiener Staatsoper

Dir. Adrian Noble

NIXON IN CHINA

2019

Royal Danish Opera

Dir. John Fulljames

ANNA BOLENA

2018

Badisches Staatsoper

Dir. Irina Brown

Theatre

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STREET SCENE

2018

Teatro Real, Madrid

Dir: John Fulljames

THE NUTCRACKER

2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet at The Royal Albert Hall

Choreog. Sir Peter Wright

2017

LA Opera

Conducted by Plácido Domingo and Grant Gershon

DRAGON QUEST

2017

Star Dancers Ballet, Tokyo

Dir: Minoru Suzuki

TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE

2016

Teatr Polski, Warsaw

Dir: Dan Jemmett

2016

The Scottish Opera

a new co-production with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company. Dir: Martin Lloyd-Evans

2016

BBC4 Broadcast

In collaboration with The Sixteen and in association with Manchester’s HOME.

2016

Streetwise Opera

Dir: Penny Woolcock

in collaboration with The Sixteen and in association with Manchester’s international centre for contemporary visual art, theatre and film, HOME.

2016

A Garsington Opera/Bucharest National Opera House coproduction

Dir: John Fulljames

LES PECHEURS DE PERLES

2016

Metropolitan Opera New York

Dir: Penny Woolcock
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

2015

Garsington Opera

Dir: John Fulljames
Conductor: Douglas Boyd

2015

The Sarasota Ballet

Choreographed by Sir Peter Wright

2015

Young Vic

Dir: Natalie Abrahami

THE HUDSUCKER PROXY

2015

Nuffield Southampton & Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

Dir: Simon Dormandy and Toby Sedgwick

2015

The Nuffield Theatre, The Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse in association with Complicite Production

UK THEATRE AWARD FOR BEST DESIGN 2015

2015

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Dir: Mark Rosenblatt

SWAN LAKE

2015

Star Dancers Ballet

Dir: Minoru Suzuki

PINOCCHIO

2014

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Dir: Martin Lloyd-Evans

2014

Opera National de Lorraine

Dir: John Fulljames

Conductor: Rani Calderon

2014

English National Opera

Dir: Penny Woolcock

2014

The KT Fellowship

Dir: Kate Bush with Adrian Noble

LA BAYADERE

2014

K-Ballet Company

Choreography: Tetsuya Kumakawa

2014

Houston Ballet

Choreog. David Bintley
US premiere

2013

Royal Opera House

Dir. John Fulljames

2013

La Comédie Francaise

Dir. Dan Jemmett

2013

Manchester Royal Exchange

Dir. Blanche McIntyre

2013

The Opera Group

Dir. John Fulljames

2013

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Choreog. David Bintley

2012

Star Dancers Ballet, Tokyo

Production by Minoru Suzuki

2012

Teatr Polski

Dir. Dan Jemmett

ANGLE at the BUSH

2012

Angle/Bush Theatre

Dir. Blanche McIntyre

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

2012

Barbican

Dir. Martin Lloyd-Evans

UBU ENCHAINE

2011

Theatre L’Athenee/Tour

Dir. Dan Jemett

LE FREISCHÜTZ

2011

Opéra Comique

Dir. Dan Jemmett

STREET SCENE

2011

Young Vic

Revival

FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD

2011

Opera North

Dir. John Fulljames

TWELFTH NIGHT

2011

Teatr Polski

Dir. Dan Jemmett

THE PEARL FISHERS

2010

ENO

Dir. Penny Woolcock

THE FIREBIRD

2010

National Theatre of Japan

Dir. David Bintley

DAS PORTRAIT

2010

Bregenz Festival

Dir. John Fulljames

BEATRICE ET BENEDICT

2010

Opéra Comique

Dir. Dan Jemmett

THE FIREBIRD

2010

New National Theatre, Tokyo

LA COMEDIE DES ERREURS

2010

Theatre Vidy

Dir. Dan Jemmett

LE DONNEUR DE BAIN

2010

Theatre Marigny

Dir. Dan Jemmett

BEEN SO LONG

2009

Young Vic

Dir. Che Walker

HARVEST by Richard Bean

2009

UK Tour

Dir. Wilson Milam

AS YOU LIKE IT

2009

Globe Theatre

Dir. Thea Sharrock

LA GRANDE MAGIE

2009

La Comédie Francaise

Dir. Dan Jemmett

ONLY AN APPLE by Tom McIntyre

2009

Abbey Theatre Dublin

Dir. Selina Cartmell

SNEGUROCHKA

2008

Wexford Festival Opera

Dir. John Fullames

ALADDIN

2008

National Ballet of Japan

Dir. David Bintley

DON JUAN

2008

Teatro Abadia

Dir. Dan Jemmett

THE MAGIC FLUTE

2008

Vilnius

Dir. Dalia Ibelhauptaite

EL BURLADOR DE SEVILLA

2008

Teatro de la Abadia, Madrid

Dir. Dan Jemmett

SWIMMING WITH SHARKS

2008

Vaudeville Theatre

Dir. Wilson Milam

OTHELLO

2007

Shakespeare's Globe

Dir. Wilson Milam

HOW MUCH IS YOUR IRON?

2007

The Young Vic

Dir. Orla O'Loughlin

IL TRITTICO

2007

Opera Zuid

Dir. Ben Davis

HEARTBREAK HOUSE

2007

Watford Palace Theatre

Dir. Indhu Rubasingham

SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF MOZART/UNSEGRETO D'IMPORTANZA

2006

Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

Dir. Dan Jemmett

FIDELIO

2006

Dublin Opera Company

Dir. Annelise Miskimmon

THE ENCHANTED PIG

2006

Young Vic

Dir. John Fulljames

TONIGHT AT 8.30

2006

Chichester Festival Theatre

Dir. Lucy Bailey

SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF MOZART/UN SEGRETO D'IMPORTANZA

2006

Teatro Communale di Bologna

Dir. Dan Jemmett

RAINBOW KISS

2006

The Royal Court Theatre

Dir. Richard Wilson

THE CANTERVILLE GHOST

2006

English National Ballet

Dir. Will Tuckett

THE EVOCATION OF PAPA MAS

2006

UK Tour

Devised by Told By An Idiot

HARVEST

2005

The Royal Court Theatre

Dir. Wilson Milam

THE GAMBLER

2005

Opera Zuid, Maastricht

Dir. Dalia Ibelhauptaite

CHIMPS

2005

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

Dir. Wilson Milam

DIRTY WONDERLAND

2005

Site-specific play for Frantic Assembly

Devised by Frantic Assembly

THE GONDOLIERS

2005

Oper Am Rhein

Dir. Dan Jemmett

LITTLE GREEN SWALLOW

2005

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Dir. Martin Lloyd Evans

LITTLE MATCH GIRL

2005

Castello Maniacce, Syracusa

For the Tiger Lillies. Directed by Dan Jemmett

LEAR

2005

The Crucible, Sheffield

Dir. Jonathan Kent

TEJAS VERDES

2005

The Gate Theatre

Dir. Thea Sharrock

THE NIGHT SEASON

2004

The National Theatre

Dir. Lucy Bailey

THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA

2004

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Dir. Martin Lloyd Evans

DEFENCE OF THE REALM

2004

The Peacock Theatre, Dublin

Dir. Wilson Milam

LA BOHEME

2004

English Touring Opera

Dir. Annelie Miskimmon

ENDANGERED SPECIES

2004

From Here To Maturity UK Tour

Dir. Luca Silvestrini

DIE KUNST DES HUNGERNS

2003

Schauspielhaus, Graz

Dir. Marc von Henning

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

2003

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Dir. Ian Brown

TRUE WEST

2003

Bristol Old Vic

Dir. Wilson Milam

RABBIT

2003

Frantic Assembly Tour

Dir. Frantic Assembly

LA CENERENTOLA

2003

Opera Theatre Company, Dublin

Dir. Annilese Miskimmon

THOSE EYES, THAT MOUTH

2003

Grid Iron, site specific at the Edinburgh Festival

Dir. Ben Harrison

FLESH WOUND

2003

Royal Court

Dir. Wilson Milam

THE BANQUET

2003

Protein Dance UK Tour

Directed and choreographed by Bettina Strickler & Luca Silvestrini

THWAITE

2003

Almeida Opera

Dir. Dan Jemmett

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

2003

Bristol Old Vic

Dir. Gordon Anderson

MR PLACEBO

2003

The Traverse

Dir. Wilson Milam

ARLECCHINO & ZANNI

2002

Marcello Magni at BAC

Dir. Marcello Magni, Kathryn Hunter & Jos Houben

MESSALINA

2002

The Battignano Opera Festival

Dir. Julian Weber

MISCONCEPTIONS

2002

The Derby Playhouse & The Salisbury Playhouse

Dir. Timothy Sheader

HEAVENLY

2002

Six week Frantic Assembly Tour

Directed by Frantic Assembly

THE LADY IN THE VAN

2002

The West Yorkshire Playhouse

Dir. Ian Brown

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY

2002

The National Theatre

Dir. Mick Gordon

BEN-HUR

2002

BAC

Dir. Carl Heap

THE THREE MUSKETEERS

2001

The Young Vic

Dir. Julian Weber

THE WALLS

2001

The National Theatre

Dir. Mick Gordon

THE LUCKY ONES

2002

The Hampstead Theatre

Dir. Matthew Lloyd

MONKEY!

2001

The Young Vic

Dir. Mick Gordon

THE INVISIBLE COLLEGE

2001

Salzberg Festival

Dir. Marc von Henning

IL TABARRO

2000

Long Beach Opera Company

Dir. Julian Weber

POSEIDON

2000

Primitive Science at The Young Vic

Dir. Marc von Henning

LIGHT

2000

Theatre de Complicite on Tour and at The Almeida

Dir. Simon McBurney

VOLLO DI NOTTE

2000

Long Beach Opera Company, California

Dir. Julian Weber

SNOW SHOES

1999

Manchester Royal Exchange & Tour

Dir. Mike Dalton

CLOSER

1999

Teatro Broadway, Buenos Aires

Dir. Mick Gordon. Winner of ACE Best Play 1999

HALF MACHINE

1998

Primitive Science

Dir. Marc von Henning

LUCKY YOU

1999

Manchester Royal Exchange & Tour

Dir. Mike Dalton

MARATHON

1999

The Gate Theatre

Dir. Mick Gordon

SNOW SHOES

1998

Pop Up Theatre/Royal Exchange Manchester

Dir. Mike Dalton

THEATRE DREAM

1998

BAC / Primitive Science

Dir. Marc von Henning

UNE TEMPETE

1998

Gate Theatre

Dir. Mick Gordon