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Michael Vale Designer

Michael has designed the sets and costumes for over 200 theatre and opera productions both in the UK and abroad including those he has directed.

Companies he has worked with include: The Royal Shakespeare Company; The National Theatre; The Royal Opera House; English National Opera; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Opera North; English Touring Opera; De Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp; Los Angeles Opera; New Zealand International Art’s Festival; The Ibero-American Theatre Festival in Bogota; Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts; Galaxy Theatre, Tokyo; Warsaw Globe Theatre Company; Munich Biennalle; Lyric Hammersmith; The Royal Court; Almeida Theatre; Soho Theatre; Manchester Royal Exchange; Birmingham Rep.; West Yorkshire Playhouse; Sheffield Crucible; Northampton Theatre Royal; Liverpool Playhouse and Everyman; Bolton Octagon; Nottingham Playhouse; Old Vic Bristol; Old Vic London: Plymouth Theatre Royal; Edinburgh Royal Lyceum; Oldham Coliseum; Manchester Library Theatre; Oxford Playhouse; Salisbury Playhouse; Colchester Mercury Theatre; English Touring Theatre; The Royal Festival Hall; The Queen Elizabeth Hall; The Sage, Gateshead; Wales Millennium Centre; Battersea Arts Centre; Linbury Studio Theatre; Amici Dance Company; Fuel; Hi-Jinx: Spymonkey; Kneehigh Theatre Company and Told By An Idiot, with whom he is an Associate Idiot.

His work has been nominated for four Olivier Award; an Irish Times Theatre Award; a Manchester Evening News Theatre Award, a Charrington Fringe First Award and two Off West End Theatre Awards.

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