The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: We Are The Storytellers Now - open until March 13, 2020 at V&A London

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  • La Celestina
  • La Celestina
  • La Celestina


Pamela Howard is a theatre designer, director, writer, educator, exhibition curator and international producer creating theatre events in many countries and languages. Awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus fellowship in 1999 to write "What is Scenography?" (published Routledge UK/USA November 2001). Creator (adaptor, director and designer) of "La Celestina" (by Fernando de Rojas 1492) at the Hopkins Center USA February 2002. Text to be published by Oberon Books 2002/3 with future productions planned in London and Israel.

Site specific designer "The Government Inspector" in Los Angeles USA May 2002. Creator/designer "ScenOmanifestO!" Rex Cinema Belgrade September 2002. Designer "Victory" (Howard Barker) for Theatre Wspolzecny Wroclaw for the International Festival 2003, and a new opera for the Northern State Opera Thessaloniki as part of the Greek Cultural Olympics 2004

In 1999 produced Opera Transatlántica's "Concierto Barroco" for the London International Festival of Theatre, and in 2001 co-created a new production of "Rondo Adafina" for production in London and Caracas 2002/3 for the company.

Curator of two major International exhibitions, "Frantisek Zelenka: Stage Designer 1904-1944" shown in London, and the Ralph Koltai Retrospective London, and South-East Asia.