Skip to main content

Tracy Grant Lord


Based in Auckland and working with the region’s major performance companies, Tracy made her North American debut in 2017 with this production of The Barber of Seville for Seattle Opera. Productions designed in 2021 include The Marriage of Figaro, Orpheus and Eurydice for NZ Opera, The Nutcracker for Tulsa Ballet and The Firebird for Royal New Zealand Ballet.

In 2019, Tracy premiered two new full-length ballet works: Liam Scarlett’s Dangerous Liaisons for Queensland and Texas ballet companies and Ma Cong’s Tchaikovsky: The Man Behind the Music for Tulsa Ballet, also both The Turn of the Screw for New Zealand Opera and Semele in 2020. Tracy’s work has met critical success in the United Kingdom, China and South East Asia in particular Liam Scarlett’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella and Romeo and Juliet, the latter receiving an Olivier Award Nomination for Best New Dance Production in the UK.

Tracy has received two Helpmann Award Nominations, is a Winston Churchill Fellow, has a Bachelor of Spatial Design and her work has been shown at both the Prague Quadrennial and World Stage Design exhibitions.

Performances with state opera south australia