Madeleine Boyd

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

Upcoming Productions

Carmen, October 2019.
Set and Costume Design.
Director Tetsu Taoshita. The Tokyo Nikikai Opera foundation, Japan.

La Traviata, December 2019.
Set Design.
Director Nicola Raab. The Komische Oper Berlin.

La Traviata, spring 2020.
Set Design.
Director Alessandro Talevi. The Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv.

Locomotion, May 2020.

Production Design for a site specific new Opera commission involving Opera North Orchestra, Chorus and Local communities.
Director Caroline Clegg. The NRM Shildon, UK.

A Little Night Music (musical) by Stephen Sondheim, May 2020.
Set and Costume Design.
Director James Brining. The Leeds Playhouse, UK.


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



Turn of the Screw, February 2020.
Director Alessandro Talevi. Opera North, Leeds.

Awards and Recognitions

A Quiet Place awarded Best Opera Production 2018, by the Place de l’Opera

Powder her face won the 2016 Arets Reumert Prize, for Best Opera Production 2016.

Opera North's 2012 production of Don Giovanni directed by Alessandro Talevi was captured live in High Definition by Digital Theatre and won the Best Opera Award at the 2013 Manchester Theatre Awards.

She was awarded the 2008 Design Fellowship from Independent Opera.

She was a finalist in the European Opera Directing Prize 2007 for her design concept for Rusalka. Director Alessandro Talevi.

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