Michelle Lotherington Management

Irene has worked on numerous productions for the National Theatre, the Old Vic, and many West End and Broadway shows. She is currently the Costume supervisor for Moulin Rouge, which will Premiere at The Piccadilly Theatre in December 2021.

Production credits include; The National Theatre: Hadestown, Follies, Common, The Threepenny Opera, Three Days In The Country, 50 Years Onstage, Robert La Page’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, White Devil, The Wind in the Willows, Arturo Ui, The Madness of George III, Arcadia, Trelawney of the Wells, Volpone, The Pillowman, The Alchemist, Fram, Collaborators. The Royal Shakespeare Company: The Wizard of Oz. The Peter Hall Season at the Old Vic: The Provok’d Wife, King Lear, Gracenote, Playhouse Creatures, and Shining Souls. The Old Vic Theatre: A Christmas Carol, The Caretaker, Dr Suess’s The Lorax, Future Conditional, Speed the Plough, The Norman Conquests, Inherit The Wind.

West End includes; Leopoldstadt, Long Day’s Journey into the Night, Skylight, The Audience, Jackie, The Lady in the Van, The Graduate (also in Australia and UK Tour) On An Average Day, Plenty, Hedda Gabbler (transfer from Almeida) Boeing, Boeing, The Kings Speech.

The Almeida Theatre; The Triumph of Love, The Tempest, Brighton Rock, Lulu, Faith Healer, The Lightning Play, My City and Costume Designer for Bash. The Donmar:  Nine (London and Buenos Aires) The Real Thing, Juno and the Paycock and Associate Costume Designer for The Front Page and Tales from Hollywood.

Opera includes; Costume Supervisor: Manon Lescaut – Metropolitan Opera and Baden-Baden. Associate Costume Designer/Supervisor: Le Nozze di Figaro, Werther, Die Fleidermaus, Giulio Cesare, Un Ballo in Maschera, Carmen – Metropolitan Opera, Manon Lescaut. Design Assistant to Moidel Bickell on Peter Stein’s Pelleas & Melisande for Welsh National Opera and Co Costume designer with Maria Bjornson, Ernani – English National Opera.  Costume Supervisor; Tales of Hoffmann (revival), Don Pasquale (revival) Sophie’s Choice- Royal Opera House. L’ElisirD’Amour – Glyndebourne.

Dance: Romeo & Juliet, The Red Shoes, Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Adam Cooper) Tokyo and London, Dorian Gray – Sadlers Wells and UK Tour. Dorian Gray (Matthew Bourne) International Tour. Matthew Bourne’s Christmas (TV).

Musical Theatre Costume Supervisor: Moulin Rouge, The Wizard of Oz – London, Love Never Dies – London, Priscilla Queen of the Dessert, Kiss Me Kate, Blast, Tell Me On A Sunday, Andrew Lloyd Webber 50th Birthday Concert, Aspects of Love, The Phantom of the Opera – London.

Musical Theatre Associate Costume Designer: The Lord of the Rings – Toronto/London, The Phantom of the Opera – Hamburg/Toronto and Manchester, Sunset Boulevard – Germany/Australia, Doctor Dolittle, Sunset Boulevard 2001 UK Tour, Bombay Dreams – London/New York, Our House – West End and National Tour.

Film Includes: Assistant costume design for The Madness of King George;

  • Follies
  • Red Shoes
  • Matthew Bourne's Romeo & Juliet