Douglas O’Connell

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Professional/Industrial Experience



Grease   (UK Tour )                                               Dir. Nikolai Foster

Witches of Eastwick  (Stockholm)                     Dir. Rachel Kavanaugh, 2entertain / Sir Cameron Mackintosh

The Lost Thing                                                       Dir. Ben Wright,  Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House


We Will Rock You (World Tour)                       Dir.  Nick Winston

The Royal Hunt of the Sun (Tokyo)                  Dir Will Tuckett, Parco Theatre

Coraline ( World Premiere)                                Dir. James Brining, Leeds Playhouse

Previous Productions

75th Anniv. D’Day Commemoration                 BBC Television

Pinocchio                                                                Texas Ballet Theatre

Magic Flute (UK Tour)                                        Dir. James Brining, Opera North

Hogarth’s Progress, The Art of Success            Dir. Anthony Banks, Rose Theatre

Hogarth’s Progress, The Taste of the Town     Dir. Anthony Banks, Rose Theatre

An Officer and a Gentleman (UK Tour)         Dir. Nikolai Foster, Curve Leicester

Sunset Boulevard (UK Tour)                             Dir. Nikolai Foster, Curve Leicester

Scrooge                                                                   Dir. Nikolai Foster, Curve Leicester

Tale of Two Cities                                                 Dir. Tim Sheader, Regent’s Park Theatre

Pinocchio                                                           Choreo. Will Tuckett, National Ballet of Canada

Into The Woods                                                    Dir. James Brining, West Yorkshire Playhouse

The Mystery Plays                                                Dir Philip Breen,  York Minster

Silence                                                                   Dir. David Farr, Royal Shakespeare Company

Fit and Proper People                                        Dir. Steve Marmion, Royal Shakespeare Company

The Bomb – First Blast (1940-1992)               Dir. Nicholas Kent, Tricycle Theatre

                       Second Blast (1992-2012)

Sticks and Stones                                                 Dir. Natalie Feld, Polka Theatre

 Don Giovanni                                                      Hampstead Garden Opera Company

The Mystery Plays                                              Dir. Phillip Breen, York Minster Cathedral

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change       Dir. Michael Fentiman,

                                                                                  Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Mozart and Sons Gala                                       Dir. Jonathan Kent, Royal Opera House

300th Anniversary Gala                                   Dir. John Caird, St John’s Smith Square

Save the Children                                              Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Nine O’Clock Slot                                              Dir. Lisa Spirling, Red Gallery, Ice and Fire

Letter of Last Resort                                         Dir. Nicolas Kent, Traverse Theatre

Fault Lines                                                          Dir. Lisa Spirling, Hampstead Theatre

Miss Atomic Bomb                                            Tanya Link Production,  Ambassador Theatre

Dance Marathon                                                Bluemouth Inc, Barbican

I Have a Dream                                                  Dir. Jonathon Lloyd, Polka Theatre

Dance Marathon                                                Bluemouth Inc, Traverse Theatre

Ballet Shoes                                                        London’s Children’s Ballet

Behud                                                                    Dir. Lisa Goldman, Coventry Theatre

Monsters                                                             Dir. Christopher Hayden, Arcola Theatre

This Isn’t Romance                                           Dir. Lisa Goldman, Soho Theatre

The Thief of Bagdad                                          Choreographer Will Tuckett, Linbury Studio

50th Anniversary Gala

Harold Pinter’s Birthday Party                      Commissioned by Lyric Hammersmith

Fight Face                                                            Dir. Gemma Farlie, Lyric Hammersmith Studio

Sarajevo Story                                                    Dir. Andy Lavender, Lyric Hammersmith Studio

Saturday Night Sunday Morning                   Dir. Joyce Brannaugh, Harrogate Theatre

Here’s What I Did with My Body one Day     Dir. Andy Lavender, Lightwork,  National Tour


1998 John Jefferson Award  Chicago “The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny”


Work held in collections

Harold Pinter 50th Anniversary, Video, British Library, Pinter Archive

Academic Qualifications

      • MA (distinction) Advanced Theatre Practice,  Central School of Speech and Drama
      • BA Hons  Drama and Theatre Practice.  Central School of Speech and Drama