Lez Brotherston is an Associate Artist of Matthew Bourne’s company, New Adventures.
Currently for ENO: Orpheus in the Underworld
Dance credits include a long collaboration with Bourne resulting in: The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Edward Scissorhands, Cinderella, The Car Man, Seven Deadly Sins (Royal Ballet). He designed, co-wrote and co-directed Les Liaisons Dangereuses with Adam Cooper (Japan and Sadler’s Wells).
Other notable productions include: The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Rover, The Empress, Much Ado About Nothing (RSC); Me and My Girl (Chichester); Twelfth Night, Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare’s Globe); Flowers for Mrs Harris, Showboat, Pride and Prejudice (Sheffield Crucible); 946 (Kneehigh/Globe Theatre); Oh What A Lovely War (Stratford East/West End); Seminar, Hysteria (Hampstead Theatre); Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Under the Blue Sky (West End); Sister Act (West End, worldwide); Women Beware Women, Really Old Like 45 (National Theatre); Hedda Gabler, Design For Living, Dancing at Lughnasa (Old Vic); Duet for One (Almeida and West End); My City, Measure for Measure (Almeida); L’elisir d’amore (Glyndebourne).
Awards: 1999 Tony Award for Swan Lake; 1998 Olivier Award for Cinderella; Critics’ Circle Ninette de Valois Award for Outstanding Contribution to Dance.
Last updated: 4th September 2019