Philip Prowse has worked in theatre as a designer since 1961 and as a director and designer since 1972. From 1970 to 2003 he was Director of the Glasgow Citizens Theatre and from 1995 to 2003 he taught Theatre Design at the Slade School of Fine Art. He was appointed Professor in 1995 and Professor Emeritus in 2003.
Enigma Variations programme notes
It was twelve years before design student Julia Trevelyan Oman finally
got a response to her suggestion that the Royal Opera House adapt
Elgar's Enigma Variations into a ballet. But when she did, it was from
one of the most important figures in British Ballet, who wanted to know
if she was available to collaborate on the project...
The painted costumes of Cinderella
For the costumes worn throughout Cinderella, John Macfarlane created a suite of hand-painted designs. The challenge was then to create physical items of clothing as richly detailed as his illustrations. These never-before-published photos, from the Wardrobe department’s own reference folder, reveal some of the ways in which this was done.