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Madeleine Boyd

Trained in Theatre Design
at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design.

Awards and recognitions include

Most recently, Lalla Roukh for Wexford Opera Festival won the category for Best Costume in the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards 2022, as well as receiving multiple category nominations.

Opera Zuid won the Place d’Opera Dutch Award for Best Production with Lady in the Dark 2022 and A Quiet Place 2018, as voted for by the public – both designed by Madeleine.

Powder her face at the Royal Danish Opera won the 2016 Arets Reumert Award in Denmark, for best Opera Production.

Don Giovanni for Opera North, won best Opera production at the Manchester Theatre awards 2012.

In 2008 she was awarded a design fellowship from Independant Opera.

She was a finalist in the 2007 European opera Directing prize with team mate Director Alessandro Talevi for their Rusalka concept.

We have always lived in a Castle (2019)

We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Orpha Phelan’s new project for a chamber opera adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s novel.

Video production: Julian Langham
Design: Madeleine Boyd