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Paule Constable read English and Drama at Goldsmiths’ and trained in lighting design while working in the music business. Her theatre work includes Three Sisters, Jumpers, Ivanov, Play Without Words (nominated for an Olivier award), Peer Gynt, Romeo and Juliet, The Villains’ Opera, The Darker Face of the Earth, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Caucasian Chalk Circle at the National, Amadeus in the West End (Olivier nomination) Los Angeles and on Broadway, The Prince of Homburg, The Seagull, Tales from Ovid, The Dispute, Uncle Vanya (Olivier nomination), Beckett’s Shorts, The Mysteries at the RSC, Grimm Tales and More Grimm Tales at the Young Vic and in New York, Boy Gets Girl, Night Songs, The Country, Dublin Carol at the Royal Court, The Weir at the Royal Court, Broadway, and West End, Proof, Bondagers and Little Foxes at the Donmar, and The Servant at the Lyric Hammersmith. She has designed the lighting for five Theatre de Complicite productions including The Street of Crocodiles (Olivier nomination). Operas include Rigoletto, Macbeth and The Magic Flute at the Royal Opera House, Agrippina in Brussels and Paris, Alcina, Manon (also Dallas) and Rape of Lucretia for English National Opera, Carmen and La Bohème at Glyndebourne, Don Giovanni, La Traviata, Sweeney Todd for Opera North, Don Giovanni and Katya Kabanova for Welsh National Opera, Madame Butterfly and Ines de Castro for Scottish Opera, Fidelio for New Zealand International Festival, and Tales of Hoffman at Salzburg Festival..