Rae Smith

Recent work includes Wonder.land at the RNT (directed by Rufus Norris, music by Damon Albarn, written by Moira Buffini), and Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci at The Met NY.

Designs for the National Theatre include The Light Princess (Olivier Award nomination for best costume design), This House, The Veil, Or You Could Kiss Me, Season’s Greetings, All’s Well That Ends Well, War Horse (Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Set Design), Saint Joan (South Bank Award), The Seafarer, A Pillar of the Community, Improbable’s Theatre of Blood, and The Street of Crocodiles, The Visit for Theatre de Complicité.

Other theatre includes Sweet Bird of Youth (The Old Vic), Neil Bartlett’s An Ideal Husband (Abbey Theatre Dublin. Irish Times Award for Best Costume Design) and Oliver Twist (Obie Award best set and costume design).Conor Mcpherson’s The Birds, The Dublin Carol, Shining City and The Weir.

Opera includes Terry Gilliam’s Benvenuto Cellini (ENO), A Little Night Music (Théâtre du Châtelet Paris), Rusalka (Glyndebourne) The Ring Cycle (Opera du Rhin Strasbourg. Grand Prix Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera).

Dance includes Prince of the Pagodas (Birmingham Royal Ballet and National Ballet Tokyo), Rite of Spring and Petrushka (Fabulous Beast/ENO).

Upcoming: The Tempest (BRB) for David Bintley, Sir David McVicar’s Pelleas and Melisande (Scottish Opera) and West Side Story for Marianne Elliot at Glyndebourne and Neil Bartlett’s Stella at Hoxton Hall.

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