search log in

Hildegard Bechtler

home  >  Hildegard Bechtler  >  biography

Hildegard Maria Bechtler (1951) is a German award-winning costume and set designer. Born in Baden and raised in Stuttgart, she moved to London in the 1970s and has been working there ever since. She has created designs for numerous plays on the London stage. She has also worked extensively in opera. She won the 2011 Olivier Award for Best Costume Design for her work on the National Theatre revival of After the Dance.

Landmark productions: Iphigenia at Aulis (National Theatre, 2004), The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? (Almeida Theatre London, Apollo Theatre London 2004), Richard II (Old Vic Theatre London 2005), The Crucible (Royal Shakespeare Company 2006), The Seagull (Royal Court Theatre London 2007), The Damnation of Faust (English National Opera 2011), Scenes from an Execution (National Theatre 2012), The Sunshine Boys (Savoy Theatre London 2012), Trelawny of the Wells (Donmar Warehouse London 2013) and The Exterminating Angel (Royal Opera House London 2017.



Please give your input here.  

loading media