Dublin Theatre Festival


Ben Ormerod

Theatre includes: The Watermill's A Midsummer Night's Dream (also Brooklyn Academy New York, West End ); Rose Rage ( also Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Duke Theatre New York, West End ) and Twelfth Night as well as all four plays in the current Spanish Golden Age season and Julius Caesar, Henry V, Two Gentlemen of Verona,  The Revenger's Tragedy (Royal Shakespeare Company); Headcase (RSC, Soho Theatre, Coventry Belgrade);   Pinter's adaptation of Remembrance of Things Past, Uncle Vanya, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Bent, At Our Table, The Winter's Tale, The Colleen Bawn ( Royal National Theatre); Sean Bean's Macbeth, Calico, The Constant Wife, The Winslow Boy (West End); Hinge of The World (Yvonne Arnaud); John Gabriel Borkman, Ghosts and The Caretaker (ETT); Resurrection (Lichfield Garrick); Enemy of the People (Theatr Clwyd); Journey to the West (Tara Arts Trilogy) ; The Nest (Living Pictures) and Murder (Gate Theatre). 

Other International theatre includes: The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Druid Theatre, Broadway, Sydney, Toronto, West End); Oedipus Tyrannos (Epidaurus); The Father (Athens); Silence, Silence, Silence (Slovenia); Ole Bornedal's Macbeth (Denmark); the World premieres of Tom Murphy's The Wake (at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin & Edinburgh Festival) and The House (also Abbey) and Made In China and Lonesome West (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin). 

Dance includes: See Blue Through (Ballet Gulbenkian, Lisbon and Phoenix Dance Company); Tender Hooks and Outsight (Ballet Gulbenkian); I Remember Red (Cullberg Ballet); A Streetcar Named Desire (Northern Ballet Theatre); Ibi l'ohun (Brest) and God's Plenty (Rambert).

Opera work includes:  the World premiere of Michael Berkley's Baa Baa Black Sheep (Opera North/BBC 2); Punch and Judy (Aldeburgh , Berlin and Vienna); The Coronation of Poppea (Japan) and Il Trovatore (Scottish Opera).   He is also currently lighting the Calico Textiles Museum, Ahmedebad, has just made his directing debut on Athol Fugard's Dimetos at the Gate Theatre, London and is about to direct Macbeth for E15 Drama School. 


The Winter's Tale

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