Terry John Bates (Director)
was nominated for an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for his choreography for Brian Friel's play Dancing at Lughnasa at the Royal National Theatre and on Broadway. He devised and directed Tango in the City to a script written by Fay Weldon, performed at Sadlers Wells and on UK tour. With Jonathan Miller he has choreographed Carmen (ENO), The Marriage of Figaro (ENO, Metropolitan Opera New York,Vienna State Opera), Don Giovanni (ENO, Florence, La Coruna, Valencia), Ariadne auf Naxos (Florence, Lausanne), La traviata (ENO, Glimmerglass Opera Festival), The Beggar's Opera (Broomhill Opera). For ENO has worked on Rusalka, The Marriage of Figaro, Königskinder, The Pirates of Penzance, Toussaint. La traviata and Oviedo. He has directed The Merry Widow and Madam Butterfly (US tour for American Artists Management). Forza del Destino (Paris Opera and Barcelona), Gounod's Romeo and Juliet (Korean National Opera, in Seoul), an 'operita' Hogarth based on the life and times of William Hogarth and Verdi's Giovanna D'arco (Buxton Opera Festival).