Conor Murphy is a set and costume designer for opera, theatre and dance. He trained at Wimbledon School of Art and completed an MA in Scenography in Utrecht, Holland.
Opera designs include Orphée et Eurydice (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden), Lohengrin (Royal Swedish Opera), La clemenza di Tito (Opera North), La Bohème (Nationale Reisopera), The Magic Flute (Korean National Opera), Salome (Opéra National de Montpellier) and Powder Her Face (Opera Vlaanderen & Royal Opera House).
Designs for theatre include The Government Inspector, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui and The Crucible (Abbey Theatre, Dublin); The Birthday Party and Juno & the Paycock (Bristol Old Vic) and Richard III (West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Designs for dance include Labyrinth of Love (Rambert Dance Company), The Four Seasons (Birmingham Royal Ballet) and Giselle Reloaded (Donlon Dance Company, Saarbrücken).
Current projects include Elektra (Gothenburg Opera), Salome (Cape Town Opera), West Side Story (Cape Town & Johannesburg),Tomorrow (Rambert) and Madame Bovary (Liverpool Everyman & Bristol Old Vic).
His work has been exhibited at the Prague Quadrennial, at various UK and Irish design exhibitions and at World Stage Design 2013 in Cardiff where he was awarded a bronze medal for ‘exceptional achievement across all categories’.