Anna Morrissey

Central School of Speech and Drama.



At the National: ANNATranslations and The World of Extreme Happiness

Other theatre includes: Queen Anne at the Haymarket; Imperium, Pericles, Antony and Cleopatra, The Grain Store, The Drunks, The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes and Marat/Sade for the RSC; King Charles III in the West End and at the Almeida; Wings and My Dad’s a Birdman at the Young Vic; Rise and Ages at the Old Vic; What Shadows and A Christmas Carol at Birmingham Repertory; The Crucible and My Generation for West Yorkshire Playhouse; The Absence of War for Headlong; the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony (as movement assistant); Dunsinane and Caledonia for the National Theatre of Scotland; and The Comedy of Errors at the Royal Exchange. Opera includes Macbeth and Sweeney Todd at the Welsh National Opera; Swan Hunter and Hansel and Gretel for Opera North; Salome, Macbeth, The Flying Dutchman and Noye’s Fludde for NI Opera; L’elisir d’amore, The Barber of Seville and Manon Lescaut at Opera Holland Park; Orpheus in the Underworld for Scottish Opera; and Rigoletto and The Magic Flute for Nevill Holt Opera.

As director other theatre includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Nevill Holt Opera; Beating Heart Cadaver at the Finborough; Masque Arias at the RSC New Work Festival and Stratford River Festival; Beyond the Deepening Shadows (as staging director); and Elizabethan Christmas for Hampton Court Palace.

As associate director theatre includes: WW1 Centenary Commemoration at Tower of London 2018; and We Are Here for the National Theatre and Jeremy Deller. 

Opera includes: MacbethSweeney ToddSwanhunterSalomeHansel and GretelThe Flying DutchmanNoye's FluddeL'elisir d'amoreThe Barber of SevilleManon LescautBeating Heart CadaverMasque AriaGhost PlaysMemories Cabaret.


(Published October 2019)