Claire shovelton


CLAIRE SHOVELTON photo by Tom Bradley

CLAIRE SHOVELTON photo by Tom Bradley

Claire has been working in the performing arts for over 30 years, starting out at Riverside Studios then several years at the Young Vic before heading to David Freeman’s operafactory then a stint in Hoxton in the late 90s as an interactive media pioneer.

She went freelance in 2002 and took up with CHROMA - which introduced her to her longstanding collaboration with Tête à Tête, including Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival from its beginnings in 2007. She has also managed Christian Curnyn’s Early Opera Company.

Claire is a photographer, shooting CHROMA and Tête à Tête, plus the Nest Collective/Sam Lee, Early Opera Company, Filament Theatre, Litha & Effy Efthymiou, Second Movement, Opera Danube, Nina Brazier, Zoe Martlew, Cambridge City Opera and Size Zero Opera amongst others.

Claire serves on the board of Filament Theatre.