Katie Mitchell

For the Royal Court: Ten Billion, The City, The Country, Forty Winks, Nightsongs, Mountain Language/Ashes To Ashes.

Other 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); The Reset Will Be Familiar To You From Cinema (Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); Say it with Flowers, The Trial of Ubu (Hampstead); Night Train (Schauspiel, Cologne/Avignon Festival/Theatertreffen); Rings of Saturn, Waves (Schauspiel, Cologne); Women of Troy, Three Sisters, Waves (National).

Opera includes: Trauernacht, 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 includes: The Turn of the Screw, Widowing of Mrs Holroyd, Rough for Theatre 2.

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

    "*DAY OF ACTION* SATURDAY 15 NOVEMBER A full day of debates and workshops ranging from Up-Cycling clothing to Transition Towns. Pick and choose your...…

  • 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...…

  • The City

    Three characters fight to make sense of a surreal and collapsing world in this darkly comic mystery.…

  • Live Like Pigs (1993)

    Classics on a Shoestring…

Katie Mitchell elsewhere on Royal Court

  • Royal Court Theatre Announces a Season of Firsts

    new play by Simon Stephens, directed by Katie Mitchell. Performed in three parts, audiences will see all three in one night in differing orders. …

  • The City

    Writer Martin Crimp, director Katie Mitchell and actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Hattie Morahan in discussion with the Royal Court’s Diversity Asso…

  • Royal Court Theatre Announces Autumn Season

    include Beauty and the Beast co-devised with Katie Mitchell (National Theatre), and Small Hours, co-written with Ed Hime, directed by Katie Mitchell

  • Spring Season 2011 Announced

    Colombian playwrights Simon Stephens and Katie Mitchell unite for the first time Full cast announced for Bruce Norris’ West-End bound Clybourne…

  • Cast Announced for Simon Stephens' New Play Wastwater

    Wastwater By Simon Stephens Directed by Katie Mitchell 31 March – 7 May 2011 Jerwood Theatre Downstairs Press Night, Tuesday 5 April 2011, 7pm …

  • Wastwater

    Writer Simon Stephens and director Katie Mitchell in discussion with the Royal Court’s Diversity Associate, Ola Animashawun.…

  • Sky Arts at The Royal Court

    We’re pleased to share a series of short films about the Royal Court made by Sky Arts, the Royal Court’s media partner for Wastwater. Get…

  • Ten Billion: AN EXPLORATION OF THE FUTURE OF LIFE ON EARTH

    Stephen Emmott will collaborate with director Katie Mitchell on a new project Ten Billion in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court in a co-…

  • Royal Court Theatre Announces New Spring/Summer 2012 Season

    THE WITNESS, directed by Simon Godwin. • Katie Mitchell returns to the Royal Court to direct a new project on the environment and its future with s…

  • JULIAN BARRATT CAST IN LUCY KIRKWOOD’S NSFW

    include Beauty and the Beast co-devised with Katie Mitchell (National Theatre), and Small Hours, co-written with Ed Hime, directed by Katie Mitchell

  • Casting Announced for Lucy Kirkwood's NSFW

    include Beauty and the Beast co-devised with Katie Mitchell (National Theatre), and Small Hours, co-written with Ed Hime, directed by Katie Mitchell

  • Cast Announced for In the Republic of Happiness

    the Royal Court was The City, directed by Katie Mitchell. His previous Royal Court credits include Attempts On Her Life, The Country, Face to the Wal…

  • Jerwood Theatre Upstairs Recognised at 2013 Olivier Awards

    his adopted daughter. Stephen Emmott and Katie Mitchell’s collaboration on the future of the planet Ten Billion played for four weeks in July and …

  • Rory Mullarkey awarded Pinter Commission

    included Mountain Language, directed by Katie Mitchell, The New World Order, which he wrote and directed as well as directing David Mamet’s play Ol…

  • 2014-2015 New Season Announced

    Macmillan and Chris Rapley, directed by Katie Mitchell, 5-15 November, in co-operation with Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg. - GOD BLESS THE CHILD…

  • PRESS RELEASE: 2071

    Lungs) and internationally renowned director Katie Mitchell (Ten Billion, Lungs, Wastwater, Waves) addresses what many feel is the most important iss…

  • Katie Mitchell

  • 2071

    Duncan Macmillan, Katie Mitchell and Chris Rapley – the team behind the current Jerwood Downstairs production, 2071 – in discussion with …