Paula Chitty ? Director . Designer.Producer

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
Offenbach's LE 66
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
ARCOLA THEATRE
2020DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Lily and Bear
Paula chitty
LILY AND BEAR PRODUCTIONS
HERTFORD THEATRE
2020PROJECT MANAGER
Music
MUSIC UNDER 16'sTrinity Laban .Greenwich
TRINITY LABAN GREENWICH
2020DESIGNER
Opera
Gilbert AND Sullivan's The Mikado
Mike woodward
Opera Anywhere
Regional Tour
2020DESIGNER
Opera
Merry Wives
Peter kestner
SACO
ABBEY THEATRE
2020DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
Saving Princess Ida
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
various - cancelled due to covid
2020Assistant Director to Richard Jones
Opera
Puccini's Il Trittico - Royal Opera House at Home
Richard jones
Royal Opera House
ONLINE AT HOME SERIES
2020DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Lily and Bear
Paula chitty
LILY AND BEAR PRODUCTIONS
COVID ZOOM SCREENING
2020DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Waiting for Hamlet
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
COVID ZOOM SCREENING
2019Project Management - FEB - JULY
Administrative
JAZZ UNDER 16'SNATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ
KINGS PLACE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
LEONCAVALLO'S PAGLIACCI
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
PARK HALL HARPENDEN
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
LEONCAVALLO'S PAGLIACCI
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
2019DESIGNER
Opera
Gilbert and Sullivan's RUDIGORE
Peter kestner
SACO
ABBEY THEATRE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Peter Hale's A SMALL STEP FOR ENGLAND!
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
KINGS HEAD THEATRE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Agatha Christie's THE RATS
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
KINGS HEAD THEATRE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Lily and Bear
Paula chitty
LILY AND BEAR PRODUCTIONS
ABBEY THEATRE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Peter Hale's A SMALL STEP FOR ENGLAND!
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
CHAPEL PLAYHOUSE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Agatha Christie's THE RATS
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
CHAPEL PLAYHOUSE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
David Hendon's Home Time
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
CHAPEL PLAYHOUSE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
Barber's THE HAND OF BRIDGE
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
Harpenden
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
Reynolds' THE SANDS OF TIME
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
PARK HALL HARPENDEN
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
Offenbach's LE 66
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
PARK HALL HARPENDEN
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
Barber's THE HAND OF BRIDGE
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
ARCOLA THEATRE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Opera
Reynolds' THE SANDS OF TIME
Paula chitty
IRRATIONAL THEATRE
ARCOLA THEATRE
2019DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Theatre
Ice Queen
Paula chitty
KENNETH BRANAGH AWARD
OLD COURT HOUSE WINDSOR
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Theatre
Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs
Paula Chitty
Lily and Bear Productions@The Bunker Theatre
The Bubker Theatre
2018Director / Designer
Theatre
KENNETH BRANAGH AWARD Waiting for Hamlet
Paula Chitty
Windsor Fringe
The Old Court House
2018Director/Designer/Producer/Writer
Theatre
Gogol's Government Inspector new adaptation
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre@The Brockley Jack
BROCKLEY JACK LONDON
2018Director/Designer/Producer/Writer
Opera
Gogol's Government Inspector new adaptation
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre@Upstairs at The Gatehouse
Upstairs at The Gatehouse
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs
Paula Chitty
Lily and Bear Productions @ Letchworth Broadway
Letchworth Broadway
2018Designer
Opera
Strauss' Die Fladermaus.
Peter Kestner
SACO
Abbey Theatre, St Albans
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
Peter Reynolds' The Sands of Time
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre@The Kings Head Theatre
The Kings Head Theatre
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
John Whittaker's The Proposal
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre@The Kings Head Theatre
The Kings Head Theatre
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
Offenbach's Le 66
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre @ The Kings Head Theatre,
The Kings Head Theatre
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
Peter Reynolds' The Sands of Time
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre
Abbey Theatre, St Albans
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
John Whittaker's The Proposal
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre
Abbey Theatre, St Albans
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
Offenbach's Le 66
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre
Abbey Theatre, St Albans
2018Director/Designer/Producer
Theatre
Home Time
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre
THE SPACE LONDON. LONDON
2017Director/Designer.
Theatre
KENNETH BRANAGH AWARD
Paula Chitty
Windsor Fringe
Fire Station
2017Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs
Paula Chitty
Lily and Bear Productions
kINGS LANGLEY tHEATRE
2017Director/Designer/Producer
Theatre
Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs
Paula Chitty
Lily and Bear Productions
Abbey Theatre, St Albans
2017Director/Designer/Producer
Opera
Menotti. and Sullivan
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre @Arcola Theatre
Arcola Theatre
2017Director/Designer.
Opera
Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore/Pirates of Penzance
Paula Chitty
Opera Anywhere
Regional Tour
2017Director/Designer / Producer
Theatre
Sondheim’s A Little Night Music.
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre
2017Director/ Designer / Producer
Theatre
Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs.
Paula Chitty
Lily and Bear Productions @Arcola Theatre
Arcola Theatre
2017Director/Designer/Producer
Theatre
Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs
Paula Chitty
Lily and Bear Productions / Royal Albert Hall
ROYAL ALBERT HALL. London
2016Director/Designer.
Theatre
Last Tango /The Fat Lady Sings- David Tristram.
Paula Chitty
Partnership Theatre
GBS RADA
2016Designer
Opera
Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance.
Peter Kestner
SACO
Abbey Theatre, St Albans
2016Director/Designer.
Theatre
Tredinnick’s Up Pompeii
Paula Chitty
GBS Studio Rada
GBS RADA
2016Director
Opera
Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
Paula Chitty
Cavendish singers
ST LUKES’ CHELSEA
2016Director/Designer / Producer
Theatre
Green Man by P Hale and No Cure by K Walker.
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre
2016Director/Designer.
Opera
Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci i
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre
Arcola Theatre
2016Director/Designer.
Theatre
Nesbit’s The Railway Children.
Paula Chitty
Odney Estate
Odney Estate , Odney
2016Director/Designer.
Theatre
Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors
Paula Chitty
CHILTERN Shakespeare
Hall barn , Beconsfield
2016Design Judge
Event
UK ROCK CHALLENGE.UK Rock Challenge
GORDON CRAIG Theatre, Stevenage
2016Director / Designer
Opera
Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci
Paula Chitty
irrational theatre@The Arts Theatre
ARTS THEATRE. London
2015Director/Designer.
Opera
Menotti's The Old Maid and the Thief.
Paula Chitty
Opera Anywhere
Tour
2015Designer
Opera
ENGLISH TOURING OPERA Mighty MegaEnglish Touring Opera
Discover centre, Stratford. London
2015Director/Designer.
Opera
Gay’s Beggars Opera - SACO. Oct. OPERA
Paula Chitty
SACO
The Maltings Arts Theatre
2015Producer
Theatre
Frieda Loves Ya! by Rebecca Kenny.
R Kenny
irrational theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre
2015Director / Designer
Opera
Three Wayfarers. Opera by J Whittaker
Paula Chitty
Opera Anywhere
UNICORN THEATRE. OXFORD.
2015Opera Director Designer
Other
Bedford's BabesJLP
Rada Studios . London
2015Director . Deigner. Producer
Theatre
Leigh's Abigail's Partyirrational theatre
GBS Studio Rada and The Maltings Theatre. Herts
2015Opera Designer
Other
The Mikado new prodSACO
Abbey Theatre. Herts
2015Opera Director Designer
Other
The Three WayfarersOpera Anywhere
Unicorn Theatre. Abingdon
2015Designer
Theatre
Murder in Space and TimeJLP
St James Studio. Victoria. London
2015Producer
Theatre
Claire Dowie's Adult Child. Dead Childirrational theatre
White Bear Theatre. London and The Maltings Theatre. Herts
2015Opera director . Deigner Producer
Other
Menotti's The Telephoneirrational theatre
White Bear Theatre. London
2015Opera director . Deigner Producer
Other
Puccini's Gianni Schicchiirrational theatre
White Bear Theatre. London
2014Director . Deigner
Theatre
No Cue for the Horse ChestnutsKenneth Branagh Award
Windsor Fringe
2014Opera Director Designer. Producer
Other
Puccini's Gianni Schicchiirrational theatre
Herts and London
2014Opera Director Designer
Other
The MikadoOpera Anywhere
regional tour
2014Designer
Theatre
Cosi Fan TutteSACO
Abbey Theatre. Herts
2014Producer
Theatre
Claire Dowie's Why is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt?irrational theatre / Solo theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre. next to the library . St Albans. Herts
2014Producer
Theatre
Opera and Bite sized Theatreirrational theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre. next to the library . St Albans. Herts
2014Producer . director . designer
Theatre
Till the pips squeakIrrational theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre.
2014Producer
Theatre
Why is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt? written and performed by Claire DowieIrrational theatre / Solo Theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre.
2014Set Designer and build
Theatre
Mozart's Cosi Fan TutteSt Albans Chmaber Opera
Abbey Theatre main House
2013Director. Designer producer
Theatre
Cinderella and the Soul Sistersirrational theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre. St Albans. Herts
2013Director. Designer
Theatre
Sullivan. Menotti. Norland Opera - June 2013irrational theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre. St Albans. Herts and Barons Court London
2013Director. Designer
Theatre
Romeo snd Juliet . Shakespeare - May 2013Irrational / Ovo
Maltings Theatre - St Albans
2013Director. Designer
Theatre
Comedy - AckbournRada April 2013
GBS theatre , Rada
2013Director. Designer
Theatre
Carmen - Bizet - operaSACO
Abbey Theatre main house March 2013
2012Director. Designer
Theatre
Trial by Jury - Gilbert and SullivanSACO
Maltings Theatre. 25/26th Oct
2012Director. Designer . Costumes
Theatre
Scrambled Eggs- Elaine SethoyKenneth Branagh Award - Windsor
Fire Station ,Windsor 3,4,6th October
2012Director. Designer . Costumes
Theatre
The Mikado - Gilbert and SullivanOpera Anywhere. www.operaanywhere.co.uk
2012/2013 Tour including Bristol Colston Hall
2012Designer
Theatre
Humble Boy - Charlotte JonesJuly 18-21st 2012
Norden Arts Theatre. Naidenhead
2012Director / designer
Theatre
New Writing - VariousIrrational / Ovo Theatre
Maltings Thestre. St Albans - June 12
2011Assistant Director to Richard Jones
Cruise
Il Trittico - PucciniRoyal Opera House & Royal Ballet
Royal Opera House
2011Director and designer
Theatre
The Comedy of Errors –Shakespeare.OVO. Hertfordshire
2011Director
Theatre
The Dragon of Wantley – John Frederick LampeSACO
2011Director
Theatre
Cottage by the canal by Wendy Ibbison.New View play reading
Abbey theatre. St Albans.
2011Designer/ Assistant director
Theatre
The Yeomen of the Guard - Gilbert and SullivanSt Albans Chamber Opera
Abbey theatre. St Albans.
2011Assistant director / Observer
Theatre
Anna Nicole - TurnageRoyal Opera House & Royal Ballet
2010Designer and assistant director
Theatre
Three Sisters by A Chekhov. November 17 - 27th (Designed , constructed and painted./ Assistant director)OVO. Hertfordshire
OVO Theatre.
2010Director and designer
Theatre
La Divina - Thomas Pasatieri October 22, 23rd (Directed / Designed , constructed and painted.)SACO. Maltings Arts Theatre. Hertfordshire
2010Artist
Theatre
Exhibition of 38 paintings. 2 - 28th AugPaula Chitty - Ryde. IOW
Ryde Gallery. IOW
2010Designer.
Theatre
Hound of the Baskervilles 20 - 24th April (Designed , constructed and painted.) www.irrationaltheatre.co.ukJL. Gielgud Theatre. RADA
Gielgud Theatre. RADA
2010Designer.
Theatre
Opera Prod. . Elixir of Love. March 2010 www.irrationaltheatre.co.ukSACO. Abbey Theatre
Abbey Theatre, St Albans. Herts
2010Artist www.irrationaltheatre.co.uk
Theatre
Exhibition of painting. 4 Dec - 9th March 2010Seven Dials Club. Covent Garden
Seven Dials Club. Covent Garden
2010Artist
Theatre
Exhibition of painting. 8 April - 29 May 2010 www.irrationaltheatre.co.ukirrational theatre Paula Chitty - Gallery 320. Bethnal Green
2009Director and designer
Theatre
Cox and Box (opera) Directed, designed constructed and paintedSt. Albans Chamber Opera. The Maltings Arts Theatre
The Maltings Arts Theatre
2009Artist / irrationaltheatre
Exhibition
Lemon 'n' Apples by Paula Chitty@ Royal Academy of Arts. London
Royal Academy of Arts.
2009Producer and Designer
Theatre
Hughie by Eugene O'Neill (Produced, designed, constructed and painted)irrational theatre
Abbey Theatre
2009Designer
Theatre
Barber of Seville – Rossini. (Designed, constructed and painted )St Albans Chamber opera. Abbey Theatre.
Abbey theatre
2009Designer
Theatre
Babe the sheep -pig. (Designed and painted)Company of Ten
Abbe y theatre
2008Artist / producer
Exhibition
Exhibition of painting. National TheatrePaula Chitty /irrational theatre www.irrationaltheatre.co.uk
National theatre green room
2008Writer / illustrator
Other
The tale of HenryBook for children
2008Designer
Theatre
La Perichole’ Offenbach (Designed and painted)St Albans Chamber Opera
Abbe y theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2011PrivateBasic Italian
    2010Directing plays part 2 and 3City Lit
    2008Set design for performanceCentral St Martins
    2008Directing playsCity Lit
    2005Disability awareness. Customer service. Heath and SafetyVarious
    2003Front page web designLondon
    2003Diesel engines / 12 volt electricsReading College
    2003Engineering - welding and fabricationEast Berkshire College
    2002Secondment to the stage crew and paint frame.National Theatre
    2000Tax , VAT and book keepingSt Albans Business Link
    2000EDLC Computing. Word, Access. Excel, Database. PowerPointWatford College. Herts.
    1997Sign LanguageDeaf Works
    1990Fine ArtHertfordshire

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    About me

    I am a set designer, director and producer. For full details and photographs of my work please visor my website:

    visit. www.irrationaltheatre.co.uk

    I am represented by

    Jean Diamond

    Diamond Management

    Address

    31 Percy Street

    London

    W1T 2DD

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  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • Italian
    Organisation Memberships
    • BECTU (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Exhibitions
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Experimental
    • Festival
    • Fringe
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Pantomime
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Tragedy