Melly Still has worked as a director, choreographer, designer and adaptor for many companies including the National Theatre, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Bristol Old Vic, Hampstead Theatre, The Manchester Royal Exchange and the Young Vic. She has been nominated for Olivier and Tony awards (Best Director and Best Design). Her work has travelled throughout the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, the Far East, US and Broadway. She lives in London with her partner and three children.
In Development: Gretchen Question Climate Change workshop Somerset House/Fuel; Notre Dame National Theatre; Blackthorn Manor Bush workshop; My Brilliant Friend Rose Theatre; The Sly Piper (Avex Classics International); Tiger Bay Cusack Projects Limited; Bicycle Thieves (Bartolini/Zavattini National Theatre); Rooftoppers (Katherine Rundell/Katherine Manners Bristol Old Vic) and The Doll's House (Ibsen - Bristol Old Vic).
Previous Productions: Cymbeline Royal Shakespeare Company; The Cunning Little Vixen Glyndebourne Opera Festival; The Haunting of Hill House SFP/Hammer/Liverpool; Life Raft Bristol Old Vic; Hidden Stages National Theatre; Warhorse, Proms Royal Albert Hall; Moved By Conflict Bristol Museums (artistic director/writer); Invisible (Carol Ann Duffy) Short Film produced by Fuel 2014; From Morning til Midnight (Kaiser/Dennis Kelly). National Theatre 2013/14; Rats' Tales Manchester Royal Exchange (also Adaptor); Rusalka Glyndebourne Opera on Tour 2012; The Cunning Little Vixen Glyndebourne Opera Festival; Coram Boy Bristol Old Vic; Rusalka Glyndebourne Opera 2009 and 2011; Beasts and Beauties Hampstead Theatre, 2010 & 2011 (Also designer and co-adaptor); Zaide Classical Opera Co. Sadlers Wells, 2010 & on tour; Nation Royal National Theatre 2009 (also co-designer); Cinderella Lyric Hammersmith 2008 and Warwick 2009 (also Writer); The Revenger's Tragedy Royal National Theatre, 2008 (also co-designer); Watership Down Lyric Hammersmith, 2007 (also designer); Coram Boy Royal National Theatre & Broadway 2007 Tony Award Nominee for Best Director, Best Set Design and Best Costume Design, Olivier Award 2006 Nominee for Best Director and Best Design (also co-designer); Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Bristol Old Vic (also designer) TMA award; Beasts and Beauties Bristol Old Vic and the National Teater Bergen (also designer and co-adaptor); Midnights Children RSC Michigan/NY (designer and co-director); Diary of a Scoundrel National Theatre of Norway, Bergen, (designer); Much Ado About Nothing Maxim Gorky Theatre, Berlin (designer and choreography); Les Miserables Tel Aviv Opera House (co-designer and choreography); As I Lay Dying, Twelfth Night, Blood Wedding Young Vic (designer); The Jungle Book Young Vic (designer and movement); Tales from Ovid Royal Shakespeare Co (designer and co-director); More Grimm Tales Young Vic and New Victory NY (design and choreography); Haroun and the Sea of Stories National Theatre (designer and co-deviser); Grimm Tales Young Vic and Festival Tour (designer) and Epic of Gilgamesh, Whale National Theatre (movement).
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