ENO 2018/19 Porgy and Bess: Dianne McIntyre

Dianne McIntyre


Dianne McIntyre is an American choreographer whose work has been in the West End, on Broadway and in over thirty US theatres including NY Public Theatre, Negro Ensemble Company, La Jolla Playhouse, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Arena Stage, Goodman Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, New Federal Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Goodman Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, McCarter and Long Wharf Theatres.

Currently for ENO: Porgy and Bess

Career Highlights

Dianne also directs devised dance-theatre. McIntyre’s Sounds in Motion company has performed at the Kennedy Center, BAM, Lincoln Center, Joyce Theater, various US cities, UK, Austria, Italy, France and a recent commission, Change, by Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Screen choreography: Beloved, Langston Hughes, Miss Evers’ Boys, Hal King.

Awards: 2016 Doris Duke Artist Award; Guggenheim Award; Emmy Nomination; Helen Hayes Award; three Bessies (NY Dance/Performance); numerous grants.

Artistic associates: Olu Dara, Lester Bowie, Cecil Taylor, Don Pullen, Regina Taylor, Des McAnuff, Jonathan Demme, Barlett Sher, August Wilson, OyamO, Ntozake Shange, Rick Davis, Woodie King, Jr. and Irene Lewis. This her ENO debut.

Last updated: 15th August 2018

Current ENO Production