Kevin Pollard trained in Manchester. One of the first projects he worked on with Phelim McDermott was the multi-award winning Shockheaded Peter, for which he was an Olivier Award nominee. He went on to work on the redesign of this show for the Hamburg’s Schauspielhaus, as well as an off-Broadway production for which he was also nominated best costume designer.
Recent work includes:
Revival of A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (RNT); The Magic Flute (WNO); Satyagraha, The Pearl Fishers (ENO, Metropolitan Opera, New York); L’amour de loin (ENO, Canadian Opera Company); The Enchanted Island (Met). Dance credits include designing productions for Momento Mori and Temesis.
Other designs include:
Danny Champion of the World, Beasts and Beauties (Spike Theatre); Edmund the leaned pig (Manchester Royal Exchange); Beauty and the Beast (Improbable and Young Vic). He won the critics award for best design in theatre 2012–13 for Ménage à trois (Scottish National Theatre); Mackie Messer (Salzburg Festival 2015). He is also an associate lecturer at Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts.
Last updated: 14th March 2016