Merle Hensel

For the Royal Court:ear for eye, a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone(-noun), X, The Mistress Contract.  

Other theatre includes:Under Milk Wood, Top Girls, Protest Song (National); Enemy of the People (Guthrie, Minneapolis); Macbeth [costume], The Shawl, Parallel Elektra (Young Vic); Arden of Faversham (RSC); Much Ado About Nothing (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Macbeth (National Theatre of Scotland/Lincoln Center, NYC/Broadway/Japan tour); Green Snake (National Theatre of China); Glasgow Girls (& national tour), 27, The Wheel (National Theatre of Scotland); Shun-Kin (Complicité); The Girls of Slender Means (Stellar Quines Theatre Company); Diener Zweier Herren (Schlosstheater, Vienna); Ippolit (& Schauspielhaus, Zürich/Münchner Kammerspiele), Der Verlorene (Sophiensaele, Berlin); Kupsch (Deutsches Theater, Göttingen).  

Opera includes:Until the Lions (Opéra National du Rhin); Maria Stuarda (Vereinigte Bühnen, Mönchengladbach/Krefeld); Der Vetter Aus Dingsda (Oper Graz); Lunatics (Kunstfest Weimar); ‘Münchhausen, Herr Der Lügen (Neuköllner Oper, Berlin). 

Dance includes: The Barbarians In Love [costume], Sun, Political Mother (Hofesh Schechter Company); Contagion (Shobana Jeyasingh Dance); 8 Minutes (Alexander Whitley Dance Company); Tenebre (Ballett am Rhein);  Lovesong (Frantic Assembly); James Son of James, The BulL, The Flowerbed (Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre); Justitia, Park (Jasmin Vardimon Dance Company); Human Shadows (Underground7; The Place Prize).  

Film includes: Morituri Te Salutant, Baby. 

Merle works internationally in a wide variety of styles and genres. She is also a lecturer at Central St Martins School of Art and Design in London. Other teaching includes Rose Bruford College and Goldsmiths.