Katie Mitchell


Katie MitchellRecent theatre includes: La Maladie de la Mort ( Bouffe du Nord, Paris); Anatomy of a Suicide (Royal Court); 4.48 Psychosis (Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); The Maids (Toneelgroep, Amsterdam); Shadows (Eurydice Speaks) (Schaubühne, Berlin); Cleansed (National Theatre); Ophelia’s Room (Schaubühne, Berlin/ Royal Court); Reisende auf einem Bein (Schauspielhaus, Hamburg);  Happy Days (Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); Brandstichter Festival: a remounting of five previous productions of Katie’s work (Stadschouwburg, Amsterdam); 2071 (Royal Court); The Cherry Orchard (Young Vic); The Forbidden Zone (Salzburg Festival & Schaubühne, Berlin); A Sorrow Beyond Dreams (Vienna Burgtheater); Lungs, The Yellow Wallpaper (Schaubühne, Berlin); Everything Else You Know from the Movies (Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); Say it with Flowers, The Trial of Ubu (Hampstead Theatre); Night Train (Schauspiel, Cologne & Avignon Festival & Theater Treffen), Ten Billion (Royal Court & Avignon Festival); Rings of Saturn, Waves (Schauspiel, Cologne) and Hansel & Gretel, A Woman Killed with Kindness (National Theatre). 

Recent opera includes: Miranda (Opera Comique); Pelleas et Melisande (Aix en Provence Festival); Lucia di Lammermoor (Royal Opera House); Alcina (Aix en Provence Festival); The Way Back Home (ENO/Young Vic); Trauernacht and The House Taken Over (Aix en Provence Festival); Le Vin Herbe (Staatsoper, Berlin); Written on Skin (Aix en Provence Festival & Royal Opera House); Al Gran Sole Carico D’Amore (Staatsoper, Berlin & Salzburg Festival); Orest (De Nederlandse Opera) and Clemency (Royal Opera House).

Film and television includes: Room 915 (Warp/ Film4); The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd, Jenufa, Rough for Theatre 2 and The Turn of the Screw.

Ms Mitchell has been an Associate Director at the RSC, National Theatre and The Royal Court Theatre. She was awarded an OBE in 2009 for services to drama and has recently been appointed as the Visiting Chair in Opera Studies at Oxford University for 2016-2017.

photo: Jan Versweyveld