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Declan Donnellan

Declan Donnellan

Date of Birth August 4, 1953
Place of Birth Manchester
Country United Kingdom
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Age 68 years, 2 months, 6 days
Horoscope Capricorn

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Declan Donnellan Biography

Declan Donnellan is a famous Theatre Director, who was born on August 4, 1953 in United Kingdom. Declan Michael Martin Donnellan OBE (born 4 August 1953) is an English film/stage director and author. He co-founded the Cheek by Jowl theatre company with Nick Ormerod in 1981. In addition to his Cheek by Jowl productions, Donnellan has made theatre, opera and ballet with a variety of companies across the world. In 1992, he received an honorary degree from the University of Warwick and in 2004 he was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his work in France. In 2010, he was made an honorary fellow of Goldsmiths’ College, University of London. Donnellan was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to theatre. According to Astrologers, Declan zodiac sign is Capricorn.

In 2000 he formed a company of actors in Moscow, under the auspices of The Chekhov Festival, whose productions include Boris Godunov, Twelfth Night and Three Sisters. He wrote a play, Lady Betty, which was performed by Cheek by Jowl in 1989. He has also adapted Don’t Fool with Love by Alfred de Musset, Antigone by Sophocles, The Mandate by Nikolai Erdman and Masquerade by Mikhail Lermontov. First published in Russian in 2001, Donnellan’s book, The Actor and the Target, was published in English in 2002 (reprinted 2005), and has since appeared in 15 languages, including French, Spanish, Italian, German, Romanian and Mandarin.

In 1989, Donnellan was made Associate Director of the Royal National Theatre in London where his productions have included Fuenteovejuna, The Mandate and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1993) The cast of Sweeny Todd included Alun Armstrong, Adrian Lester and Julia McKenzie. In 1993 Donnellan directed both parts of Angels in America, after having previously directed the play’s first part Millennium Approaches at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre in 1991. In 1993 the play’s second part, Perestroika, received its London debut at the National Theatre and was played in repertory with Millennium Approaches, starring Daniel Craig and Jason Isaacs.

For the Royal Shakespeare Company he has directed The School for Scandal, King Lear (Academy 2002) and an adaptation of Great Expectations (2005) with Nick Ormerod. The cast of Great Expectations included Gwendoline Christie and Sian Phillips. He has also directed Le Cid for the Avignon Festival, Falstaff for the Salzburg Festival and the ballet of Romeo and Juliet for the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Other work in Russia includes The Winter’s Tale for the Maly Drama Theatre of Saint Petersburg.

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In February 2004 he was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his work in France, and in 2009 he shared the Charlemagne award with Craig Venter and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Declan Donnellan Net Worth

Declan is one of the richest Theatre Director & listed on most popular Theatre Director. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Declan Donnellan net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Declan Donnellan Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth$1.5 Million
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Source of IncomeTheatre Director
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HouseLiving in own house.

Donnellan was born in Manchester and grew up in Ealing, London. He was educated at St Benedict’s School, Ealing and Queens’ College, Cambridge, where he read English and Law. After leaving Cambridge, he was called to the Bar at Middle Temple in 1978.

In February 2004 he was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his work in France, and in 2009 he shared the Charlemagne award with Craig Venter and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

In 2014, Donnellan directed the stage play of Shakespeare in Love (play) at the Noel Coward Theatre. The play was adapted for stage by Lee Hall (playwright) from the screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman and produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions. The production was designed by Donnellan’s co-Artistic Director of Cheek by Jowl theatre company, Nick Ormerod. The original cast included David Oakes as Christopher Marlowe, Paul Chahidi as Philip Henslowe and Anna Carteret as Elizabeth I. From January 2015, the cast included Eve Ponsonby as Viola de Lesseps, Orlando James as William Shakespeare and Suzanne Burden as Elizabeth I of England. Peter Moreton, who played Antigonus and the Old Shepherd in Cheek by Jowl’s The Winter’s Tale in 2015, played Richard Burbage in Shakespeare in Love, and Ryan Donaldson, who played Autolycus in the Cheek by Jowl’s The Winter’s Tale, played Edward Alleyn. Eve Ponsonby, Orlando James, Suzanne Burden and Peter Moreton had all previously worked with Cheek by Jowl in Tis Pity She’s a Whore. Eve Ponsonby played Annabella and Orlando James played her brother Giovanni in the 2014 revival. Suzanne Burden played Hippolita in 2011-2012, alongside Peter Moreton, who played the Cardinal and the Doctor.

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He founded Cheek by Jowl with Nick Ormerod in 1981. Since 2006 the company has been part of the Barbican’s International Theatre Program (BITE) resulting in co-productions of The Changeling (2006), Cymbeline (2007) and Troilus and Cressida (2008).. He has directed plays at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the English National Opera, the Old Vic and the Bolshoi Ballet, among others.

In 2016, Donnellan won the Golden Lion of Venice for lifetime achievement in theatre at the Venice Biennale.

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Declan Ranked on the list of most popular Theatre Director. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Declan Donnellan celebrates birthday on August 4 of every year.

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