PRODUCTIONS - a selection 

Russell Craig graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (University of Auckland) in 1970 and then became resident designer at New Zealand's Mercury and Downstage theatres. He won a Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council award and a British Council travel grant in 1974. In 1983 he represented Britain at the Prague Quadrennial.

PRODUCTIONS (A SELECTION)

 

OPERA

Alzira, Buxton Festival, dir. Elijah Moshinsky
Macbeth, Buxton Festival, dir. Elijah Moshinsky
Giovanna d'Arco, Buxton Festival, dir. Elijah Moshinsky
Falstaff, Virginia Opera, dir. Stephen Lawless
Maiden in the Tower, Kaschei the Immortal, Buxton Festival, dir. Stephen Lawless
Clockwork, ROH Linbury, dir. Tony Graham
Tower, Opera Box, dir. Brendan Wheatley
Oberto, Opera North, dir. John Tomlinson
La Boheme, Wexford Festival, dir. Reto Nickler
Il Turco in Italia, Buxton Festival, dir. Giles Havergal
L'Elisir d'Amore, Scottish Opera, dir. Giles Havergal
Il Seraglio, WNO/ Gelsenkirken, dir. Giles Havergal
Barber of Seville, Vancouver/WNO/Opera North, dir. Giles Havergal
Ariadne auf Naxos, Minnesota/WNO, dir. Giles Havergal
Le Comte Ory, Welsh National Opera, dir. Aiden Laing
La Boheme, Glyndebourne Tour, dir. Aiden Laing
Boris Godunov, Opera North, dir. Ian Judge
Lohengrin, Wiesbaden, dir. Ian Judge
Hansel and Gretel, Grand Theatre Geveva, dir. Robert Carsen
Village Romeo and Juliet, Opera North, dir. Robert Carsen
HMS Pinafore, D'oyly Carte, dir. Andrew Wicks
Oberon, Scottish Opera/La Fenice, dir. Graham Vick
L'Elisir d'Amore, La Monnaie Bruxelles, dir. Graham Vick
Don Pasquale, Bonn, dir. Graham Vick
The Magic Flute, Opera North, dir. Graham Vick
Ariadne auf Naxos, English National Opera, dir. Graham Vick
The Rape of Lucretia, English National Opera, dir. Graham Vick
Cosi fan Tutte, Opera North, dir. Graham Vick
La Belle et la Bestia, Musica nell Chiostro, dir. Graham Vick
Savitri/Fanny Robin, Scottish Opera, dir. Graham Vick
Snegourochka, RAM, dir. Graham Vick

MUSICALS

Guys and Dolls, Lyceum Edinburgh, dir. Kenny Ireland
My Fair Lady, Minnesota/ Houston, dir. Giles Havergal
Showboat, ON/RSC/London Palladium, dir. Ian Judge
Bitter Sweet, Sadlers Wells, dir. Ian Judge
Sweeny Todd, Newcastle, dir. Ken Hill
Annie Get Your Gun, Mercury (NZ), dir. Anthony Richardson

THEATRE FOR CHILDREN

Robinson Crusoe, Chipping Norton, John Terry
Robin Hood, Chipping Norton, Abi Anderson
Ali Baba, Chipping Norton, John Terry
Beauty and The Beast, Chipping Norton, dir. John Terry
Cinderella, Unicorn, dir. Tony Graham
Tom's Midnight Garden, Unicorn/New Vic New York, dir. Tony Graham
Merlin, Regents Park, dir. Tony Graham
Sleeping Beauty, Unicorn/Pleasance, dir. Tony Graham
Red Red Shoes, The Place/ROH Linbury, dir. Tony Graham
Stuart Little, National Tour, dir. Annie Wood
Under One Roof, Polka, dir. Roman Stefanski
Huckleberry Finn, Greenwich, dir. Matthew Frances
The Silver Chair, Newcastle, dir. Ken Hill
Moon Mill, Unicorn, dir. Nick Barter
The Peace, Scottish Opera go round, dir. Graham Vick

THEATRE

Oxygen, Riverside Studios, dir. Andy Jordan
Blithe Spirit, Salisbury Playhouse, dir. Gareth Armstrong
Therese Raquin, Communicado, dir. Jennifer Black
The Anatomist, Lyceum Edinburgh, dir. Kenny Ireland
Private Lives, Lyceum Edinburgh, dir. Kenny Ireland
The Recruiting Officer, Lyceum Edinburgh, dir. Kenny Ireland
Rebecca, Lyceum Edinburgh, dir. Phillip Franks
The Taming of the Shrew, Royal Shakespeare Company, dir. Gael Edwards
The Rivals, Manchester Royal Exchange, dir. Braham Murray
Henry VIII, Chichester Festival, dir. Ian Judge
Real Dreams, Royal Shakespeare Company, dir. Ron Daniels
Loot, Watford Palace, dir. Stephen Hollis
Tom Jones, Sheffield Crucible, dir. Andrew Wicks
Macbeth, Mercury Theatre NZ, DIR. Anthony Richardson
Lulu, Mercury Theatre NZ, dir. Ian Mune