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Nicky Shaw

Nicky is an international set and costume designer, living in London working mainly in operas and also in theatre, musical theatre and film.

Recent Opera projects include;

Semele (Garsington Opera) Jenufa (Royal Swedish Opera) Dead Man Walking (Royal Danish Opera) Rossi’s Orfeo (ROH at Sam Wanamaker Theatre) Peter Pan (WNO/Komische Oper) Madam Butterfly (Gylndebourne on Tour) Luigi Rossi’s Orpheus (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre)Peter Pan (WNO, UK premiere); Acis & Galatea, Mid Wales Opera; Jenufa (Scottish Opera & Danish National Opera); Katya Kabanova, Danish National Opera; Faust, Mariinsky Theatre (costumes with Isabella Bywater); La Traviata, Scottish Opera, Falstaff, Opera Holland Park (OHP), The Magic Flute (nominated Best Opera, Irish Times), Opera Theatre Company (OTC); Mignon (nominated Best Opera, South Bank Sky Awards 2012), Buxton Opera Festival; L’amico Fritz, OHP and The Diary of Anne Frank, (nominated for Best Opera, Irish Times) Dublin, Belfast, Leuven & Paris, OTC; and costumes for Le Nozze di Figaro, Polish National Opera.

Other Opera credits include: Alcina & The Coronation of Poppea (nominated Best Opera, Irish Times), OTC & Buxton Festival; Iolanta, OHP; The World’s Stage Gala, ROH (sets); The Bartered Bride & Don Giovanni, both Mid Wales Opera; and as a costume designer The Rape of Lucretia; Il Viaggio a Reims; Il Prigioniero & Volo di notti; La Cenerentola all Frankfurt Opera; Medea, National Reisopera; La Cenerentola, Opera Zuid; Macbeth, La Monnaie;

Theatre credits include: the musicals Dancing Shadows, Opera Theatre, Seoul (winner 5 Korean Musical Awards, including Best Musical) and The Fantasicks, West End & and the plays Picasso’s Women, Towel Theatre, Seoul; Some People I Know, Teatergarasjen Bergen, Norway.

Film/TV credits: Production & Costume designer on Assessment, a short film (winner Jury Award, Film London’s Best of Borough). The Score, BBC2 (studio set / title sequence).

www.nickyshaw.co.uk