Lynne Hockney trained at the Royal Ballet School. Her choreographic career has encompassed opera‚ theatre‚ film and television‚ largely in the UK and USA‚ working with directors as diverse as James Cameron‚ Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sir Peter Hall. Her work has been seen at repertory theatres throughout the UK and USA and her extensive list of film credits include The Village‚ Titanic‚ True Lies‚ Town & Country‚ Wild‚ Wild West‚ and Rocky & Bullwinkle.
Most recent and future engagements include La Cenerentola at Glyndebourne (as revival director) and in Berlin‚ Der Rosenkavalier at the Bolshoi‚ La Traviata in Magdeburg with Stephen Lawless‚ Jenufa at Glyndebourne and in Malmö‚ Don Chischiotte in Sierra Morena at Nederlandse Opera‚ Orfeo ed Euridice‚ Tancredi and Iolanta / Francesca da Rimini at Theater an der Wien‚ Eugene Onegin at Opera de Lyon and at Grange Park Opera and Otello in Graz.
Her work includes A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Otello at Glyndebourne and in Chicago‚ La Traviata for Scottish Opera‚ Jakobin and Alessandro Stradella at the Wexford Festival‚ Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci with Martin Duncan for Raymond Gubbay at the Royal Albert Hall‚ Manon Lescaut and Manon at Opera North with Daniel Slater‚ Slater’s Manon Lescaut at Norske Opera‚ Peter Grimes in Graz‚ Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci in Dallas‚ Don Chisciotte in Sierra Morena in Innsbruck and Die Zauberflöte with Opera Zuid‚ all with Stephen Lawless‚ Dido and Aeneas in Chicago‚ Pirates of Penzance at Glimmerglass and at New York City Opera with Lilian Groag‚ Eugene Onegin in Lyon with Peter Stein‚ Semele and Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci at New York City Opera‚ Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci in Palm Beach and Slater’s Manon Lescaut in Oviedo.