Lez Brotherston

Previously at Chichester The Schoolmistress and My One and Only. Also for Festival 2017 Fiddler on the Roof.

Theatre / Musicals / Opera includes Flowers for Mrs Harris, Showboat, Pride and Prejudice (Sheffield Crucible), 946 (Kneehigh/Globe Theatre), Oh What A Lovely War (Stratford East/West End), Seminar, Hysteria (Hampstead Theatre), The Rover, The Empress, Much Ado About Nothing (RSC), Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, UnderThe Blue Sky (West End), Sister Act (West End, Worldwide), Women Beware Women, Really Old Like 45 (National Theatre), Hedda Gabler, Design for Living, Dancing at Lughnasa (Old Vic), Duet for One (Almeida and West End), My City, Measure for Measure (Almeida), L’Elisir d’Amore (Glyndebourne) La Colombe/LaPrincesse Jaune (Buxton Festival).

Dance credits include a long collaboration with Matthew Bourne resulting in The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Edward Scissorhands, Dorian Gray, Highland Fling, Cinderella, The Car Man, Play Without Words and Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures; Seven Deadly Sins (Royal Ballet), The Soldier’s Tale, Into the Woods (ROH 2), The Nutcracker (Scottish Ballet). He designed, co-wrote and co-directed Les Liaisons Dangereuses with Adam Cooper (Japan and Sadler’s Wells); for Northern Ballet Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, A Christmas Carol, Carmen, Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Brontës and Dracula.

Awards include New York 1999 Tony Award for Swan Lake (AMP), 1998 Olivier Awardfor Cinderella (AMP), Olivier nomination 2011 for Design for Living (Old Vic), UK Theatre Best Designs 2016 for Showboat and Flowers for Mrs Harris (Sheffield Crucible).

Lez is an Associate Artist of Matthew Bourne’s company, New Adventures.