Katie Mitchell

Recent theatre includes: The Cherry Orchard (Young Vic); The Forbidden Zone (Salzburg Festival & Schaubühne, Berlin); A Sorrow Beyond Dreams (Vienna Burgtheater); Lungs, The Yellow Wallpaper (Schaubühne, Berlin); Everything Else You Know from the Movies (Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); Say it with Flowers, The Trial of Ubu (Hampstead Theatre); Night Train (Schauspiel, Cologne & Avignon Festival & Theater Treffen), Ten Billion (Royal Court & Avignon Festival); Rings of Saturn, Waves (Schauspiel, Cologne); and Hansel & Gretel, A Woman Killed with Kindness (National Theatre).

Recent Opera includes: Trauernacht and The House Taken Over (Aix en Provence Festival); Le Vin Herbe (Staatsoper, Berlin); Written on Skin (Aix en Provence Festival & Royal Opera House); Al Gran Sole Carico D’Amore (Staatsoper, Berlin & Salzburg Festival); Orest (De Nederlandse Opera); Clemency (Royal Opera House).

Film and television includes: Widowing of Mrs Holroyd, Jenufa, Rough for Theatre 2 and The Turn of the Screw.

Katie has been an Associate Director at the RSC, National Theatre and The Royal Court Theatre. She was awarded an OBE in 2009 for services to Drama.

Previous Royal Court Productions

  • 2071

    Writer Duncan Macmillan has been talking to one of the world’s most influential Climate Scientists Chris Rapley. Working with internationally...…

  • Ten Billion

    One of the UK’s leading scientists Stephen Emmott collaborates with director Katie Mitchell…

  • Wastwater

    Set on the edges of Heathrow Airport, Wastwater is an elliptical triptych - a snapshot of three different couples who make a choice that will define...…

  • Live Like Pigs (1993)

    Classics on a Shoestring…

Katie Mitchell elsewhere on Royal Court