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Stewart Laing


Stewart Laing designer is a theatre director and designer. He is Associate Artist with National Theatre of Scotland.

Photo credit Tommy Ga Ken Wan

Career Highlights

Designs include: Endgame (Old Vic); La bohème (ROH, Teatro Real, Lyric Opera Chicago); The Hairy Ape (Old Vic, Park Avenue Armory); Peter Grimes (La Scala); Fidelio (Scottish Opera); Skin Deep (Opera North, Royal Danish Opera); Rumpelstiltskin (BCMG); From Morning to Midnight (ENO); Supervision (Builders Association); Titanic (Broadway, Tony Award for Best Scenic Design in a Musical).

Directing work includes: Them! (National Theatre of Scotland); Creditors (Lyceum); The Skating Rink (Garsington); The Sewing Group (Royal Court); Titus Andronicus (Dundee Rep); Ophelia (Òran Mór); The Maids (Citizens); La bohème (Scottish Opera); The Breasts of Tiresias, L’heure espagnole (Grange Park); Tosca (Norrlandsoperan); La fanciulla del West, Faust, Dead Man Walking (Malmö Opera).

He is Artistic Director of Untitled Projects where his work includes: JG Ballard Project (Tramway); blind_sight (Tramway, Contact); Slope (Tramway); An Argument About Sex (Tramway, Traverse); The Salon Project (Traverse, Citizens, Barbican); Paul Bright’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner (Tramway, Summerhall, Dublin Theatre Festival, Edinburgh International Festival); Slope Redux (Citizens, Traverse); The End of Eddy (Unicorn, Edinburgh International Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival, Melbourne International Arts Festival, BAM); and We Are In Time (Scottish Ensemble).

Last updated: 6th December 2023