• Read Joanna Trollope's BALANCING ACT, out now in harback and on kindle
  • Buy Felicity Cloake's mouth-watering PERFECT TOO, out now
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD (touring)
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for JULIE MADLY DEEPLY
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for A STEADY RAIN at the Ustinov Studio
  • Tom Wainwright's THE ROOM IN THE ELEPHANT tours the UK
  • Buy Julian Barnes' exquisite LEVELS OF LIFE, out now in paperback
  • See Deborah McAndrew's AN AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY LARK
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TONIGHT AT 8:30 (Nuffield / ETT)
  • Catch Sanjeev Bhaskar in LEWIS at 9pm on ITV
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Read Robert Lautner's ROAD TO RECKONING out now in hardback and kindle
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE ONLY WAY IS DOWNTON
  • Rob Brydon stars in THE TRIP TO ITALY at 10pm on BBC2
  • Buy THURSDAY'S CHILDREN by Nicci French, out now in hardback
  • Abbey Smith directs THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TWO INTO ONE at the Menier
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • James Cotterill designs HOBSON'S CHOICE at the Oldham Coliseum
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for MARTINE at the Finborough Theatre
  • Blanche McIntyre directs TONIGHT AT 8:30 for the Nuffield / ETT
  • Read Louise Levene's THE FOLLOWING GIRLS, out now in hardback
  • Anya Reiss' new adaptation of SPRING AWAKENING tours with Headlong
  • See Les Dennis starring in THE PERFECT MURDER, on tour
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH

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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

 

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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