• Read Justin Cartwright's LION HEART, out now in paperback
  • Selina Cartmell directs PUNK ROCK at Lyric Theatre, Belfast
  • Catch Shaun Dooley in OUR WORLD WAR at 9pm on BBC3
  • Read Michael Simkins' THE RULES OF ACTING, out now in paperback
  • Rhys Jarman designs PLAY DOUGH for Unlimited Theatre at Edinburgh
  • Read Harry Sidebottom's IRON AND RUST, out now in hardback
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Read THE ICEBERG a beautiful memoir by Marion Coutts, out in hardback
  • Catch Genevieve O'Reilly in THE HONOURABLE WOMAN at 9pm on BBC2
  • Catch Gerard Kearns in OUR WORLD WAR at 9pm on BBC3
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • Catch Katherine Parkinson in THE HONOURABLE WOMAN at 9pm on BBC2
  • OUTINGS by Thomas Hescott & Matthew Baldwin at Edinburgh Festival
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for MEDEA at the National Theatre
  • James Perkins designs MOCK TUDOR at the Pleasance (Edinburgh)
  • See DAYTONA in the West End's Haymarket Theatre from 28th June .......
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for MY NIGHT WITH REG at the Donmar

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Pia Furtado
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Pia Furtado

Director

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About

Pia Furtado is a director working across theatrical disciplines with experience in new work, Shakespeare, verse, musical theatre and opera. Her skills include writing and dramaturgy, script reading, casting and work with and for young people.

'This is the kind of show that simultaneously restores your faith in human nature and the Fringe' The Telegraph on DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY

'Only a first rate production can release the full power of Massenet’s Werther; luckily, Scottish Opera's new production is just that ... a sensitive and intelligent production directed by newcomer Pia Furtado' The Telegraph on WERTHER

http://www.piafurtado.com/

http://www.thetheoryofeverything.co.uk/

 

In Development
ProductionCompanyNotes
TITUS ANDRONICUS
(2014)
The Theory of Everything/Bold TendenciesBold Tendencies Peckham Multistorey Car Park
THE PHILIPPA PROJECTThe Theory of EverythingDirector/Dramaturg
´╗┐Composer: Alphonso Horne III
Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY
(2013)
59E59, New YorkTransfer
SAY IT WITH FLOWERS
(2013)
Sherman CymruWritten by Meic Povey and Johnny Tudor
DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY
(2013)
Soho TheatreLondon transfer of award winning Edinburgh show
DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY
(2012)
Pleasance EdinburghFringe First Award
CINDERS
(2011)
Nabokov/LatitudeWritten by Arthur Darvill and Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
NICKED
(2011)
Hightide Festival/Criterion ShowcaseBy Richard Marsh and Rogue Nouveau
MANON/SANDRA
(2010)
The TOE, NY International FringeBy Michael Tremblay
ROMANIA 21
(2010)
Teatrul Tineretului, Romania
DREAM
(2009)
RSCSound Installation
BLOSSOM
(2007)
Royal Court Young Writer's FestivalRehearsed Reading
FLIGHT D.A.W.
(2006)
Royal CourtRehearsed Reading
THE JIGSAW PUZZLE
(2006)
Soho TheatreRehearsed Reading
OUR MISS GIBBS
(2006)
Finborough Theatre
SATELLITE
(2006)
Royal CourtRehearsed Reading
PARADE
(2005)
Southside, EdinburghUK premiere. Winner of Critic's Choice and Best Musical Three Weeks Awards and Reprieve Award.
GBS
(2005)
King's Head Theatre
ALL MY SONS
(2004)
The Bloomsbury
ASSISTANT DIRECTORCREDITS INCLUDE
FRESHWATER
(2009)
SITI/TWP (NYC)Dir. Anne Bogart
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
(2008)
RSCDir. Tim Carroll
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
(2008)
RSCDir. Tim Carroll
FLIGHT 5065
(2005)
Royal Court/London EyeDir. Ola Animashawun
GIRL IN A CAR WITH A MAN
(2004)
Royal Court (Upstairs)Dir. Joe Hill-Gibbins
Opera
ProductionCompanyNotes
AND THE CROWD (WEPT)
(2013)
Tete a Tete: The Opera FestivalMusic by Erick Flores, text by Afsaneh Gray
ACIS AND GALATEA
(2013)
Iford Arts Festival
L'ELISIR D'AMORE
(2013)
Opera Holland ParkOHP Debut
WERTHER
(2013)
Scottish OperaMain Stage debut
SUSANNA
(2012)
Iford Arts Festival
CAUTIONARY TALES
(2012)
Opera NorthTour (also 2011). Devised by Pia Furtado and Errollyn Wallen.
WERTHER
(2011)
Les Azuriales Opera
COFFEE CANTATA (BACH)
(2010)
Wellcome Trust/Early Opera Company
VENUS AND ADONIS
(2010)
Blow/La Nuova Musica/Spitalfields Festival
L'HISTOIRE DE BABAR & LE CHOUETTE ENHRUMEE
(2010)
Les Azuriales Opera
THE DIARY OF ONE WHO DISAPPEARED
(2009)
Grimebourne Festival, ArcolaAfter the song cycle by Janacek
BONDUCA
(2009)
King's Place, OAE
STAFF DIRECTORCREDITS INCLUDE
AFTER DIDO
(2009)
ENO/Young VicDir. Katie Mitchell
I CAPULETTI I MONTECCHI
(2009)
Opera NorthDir. Orpha Phelan
PETER GRIMES
(2008)
Opera North.Dir. Phyllida Law
SEVEN DEADLY SINS
(2007)
Royal BalletDir. William Tuckett. Also 2009 revival.
THE FORTUNES OF KING CROESUS
(2007)
Opera NorthDir. Tim Alberry
COSI FAN TUTTE
(2007)
Royal Opera HouseDir. Jonathan Miller
THE ENCHANTED PIG
(2006)
Young Vic/TourDir. John Fulljames
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