Theatre includes, for the National: The Normal Heart ,The Visit, Ocean at the End of the Lane(also West End), Master Harold and the Boys, Nine Night (also West End), Pericles (Public Acts), Pinocchio, Follies, Mosquitoes, Common, Angels in America(also Broadway),  The Red Barn, The Threepenny Opera, The Suicide, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, The LIght Princess, Table, This House (also Chichester, West End and UK Tour), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night (also West End and Broadway, 2013 Olivier Award for Best Lighting, 2015 Tony Award for Best Lighting), A Comedy of Errors, Danton, The Power of Yes, Phedre, Death and the King’s Horseman, War Horse(also West End, Toronto, Australia, US tour and Broadway, 2011 Tony Award for Best Lighting), Some Trace of Her, Women of Troy, Triple Bill, Saint Joan(Knight of Illuminations Award for Best Lighting), Attempts on her Life, Caucasian Chalk Circle (tour and Cottesloe), Waves, Southwark Fair, Paul, Coram Boy, Translations, The House of Bernarda Alba, His Dark Materials (2005 Olivier Award, Best Lighting), Play Without Words, Three Sisters, Jumpers, Ivanov, Darker Face of the Earth, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Billy Liar (mobile touring produciton) and Caucasian Chalk Circle, Out of a House Walked a Man and Street of Crocodiles (all coproductions with Theatre de Complicite).


Cock (Elliott Harper, West End), And Breathe... (Almeida Theatre 2021),Les Miserables the Concert (Gielgud Theatre 2019), The Cherry Orchard (ITA Amsterdam), The Nico Project (MIF), Local Hero (Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh), Heisenberg, the Uncertainty Principal (Elliott Harper at the Wyndhams);  Half a Sixpence (Chichester and West End);  A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Cripple of Inishmaan (also on Broadway), Peter and Alice and Privates on Parade in the West End for the Michael Grandage Company.  For the RSC: Wolf Hall (also West End and Broadway), As You Like It, The Prince of Homburg, The Seagull, Tales from Ovid, The Dispute, Uncle Vanya, Beckett's Shorts and The Mysteries; Ear for Eye, How to Hold Your Breath, Clybourne Park, Posh, The City, Krapps Last Tape, Forty Winks, Boy Gets Girl, Night Songs, The Country, Dublin Carol, and The Weir(also West End and Broadway) at the Royal Court;  Elegy, Teddy Ferrara, Luise Miller, Ivanov (Donmar at the Wyndhams), The Chalk Garden(2009 Olivier Award for Best Lighting)The Man Who had all the Luck, Othello, Absurdia, The Cut, Proof and Little Foxes at the Donmar; Best of Enemies, Happy Days, Feast, The Good Soul of Szechuan, Generations, Vernon God Little, The Jungle Book, As I Lay Dying, 12th Night, More Grimm Tales and Omma at the Young Vic; Seventeen, Herons, Blasted, Three Sisters, The Servant, A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist at the Lyric Hammersmith; The Meeting in the Minerva Theatre, Chichester and Barnum in Chichester; Don Carlos at Sheffield Crucible and in the West End (2006 Olivier Award for Best Lighting); The Moderate Soprano (2018, Duke of Yorks), Love Never Dies, Oliver and Evita in the West End and Les Mis 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 together with designing the lighting for the new 25th Anniversary production of Les Mis globally, on Broadway and now in the West End and the new production of Phantom of the Opera; Moon for the Misbegotten, Dancing at Lughnasa, Amadeus and Playhouse Creatures for the Old Vic and five productions for Theatre de Complicite; The Street of Crocodiles, Out of a House Walked a Man, The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol, A Minute too Late and Caucasian Chalk Circle(Olivier in the Round Season at the NT).


Opera includes The Handmaids Tale (ENO), Bach, Light Dances (Royal Danish Opera), Death in Venice (Royal Opera House), Billy Budd (Oslo), Ulysses (ROH at the Roundhouse), Carmen, Faust, Rigoletto, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute and Macbeth for the Royal Opera House; Nothing, Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, The Marriage of Figaro, The Cunning Little Vixen, Die Meistersinger, Billy Budd(also BAM), Rusalka, St Matthew Passion, Cosi Fan Tutti, Giulio Cesare(also Metropolitan Opera, New York), Carmen, The Double Bill and La Boheme at Glyndebourne; Benvenuto Cellini, Cosi fan Tutti, Medea, Idomeneo, Satyagraha(also Metropolitan Opera New York), Clemenza Di Tito, Gotterdamerung, The Rape of Lucretia ,The Rakes Progress and Manon for ENO; Norma, Roberto Devereux, Cav and Pag, The Merry Widow, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Anna Bolena at the Metroplitan Opera, New York; ; Tales of Hoffman for Salzburg Festival; Poppea for Theatre Champs Elysees; Agrippina and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Monnaie); Cosi and The Ring Cycle for Opera National du Rhin, Tristan and Isolde for the New National Opera in Tokyo, Peter Grimes, Don Giovanni, La Traviata, Magic Flute and Rosenkavaliar for Opera North; Pelleas and Melisande, Innes di Castro and Madama Butterfly at Scottish Opera and Don Giovanni, The Sacrifice and Katya Kabanova for WNO as well as productions throughout Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.


Dance includes Bach Light Dances (Hofesh Schecter and Royal Danish Opera), Elizabeth and Pinocchio for Will Tuckett and The Goldberg Variations for Kim Brandstrup - both in ROH 2; Seven Deadly Sins for The Royal Ballet, Naked for The Ballet Boyz, La Baiser de la Fe for Birmingham Royal Ballet and The Midnight Bell, Romeo and Juliet,Swan Lake (from 2018),  The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Dorian Gray and Play Without Words for Matthew Bourne.


Paule has co directed two productions with Neil Bartlett for The Brighton Festival; Tenebrae, Lessons Learnt in Darkness (2021) and Britten's 5 Canticles (2017). 

Paule is an Associate Director of the National Theatre and an associate of the Lyric Hammersmith and for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures.  She has been nominated for a further 12 Olivier awards and for 3 further Tony Awards.  She was the recipient of the Hospital Award for Contribution to Theatre and has also received the LA Drama Desk Award for Les Mis, Sleeping Beauty and for Warhorse; and both the New York Critics Circle Award and Drama Desk Award for both Curious Incident and Warhorse on Broadway.  She was the first recipient of the Opera Award for Lighting in 2013 and was one of the first women to be awarded the Tonic Award for her achievements.  She has been awarded three Knight of Illumination awards - for Follies, St Joan and for Satyagraha.  She received the Australian Helpmann Award in 2017 for Les Miserables.  She was awarded the Ryane Award in 2018 to acknowledge her contirbution to the work of the National Theatre and in 2020 received a special award from the Critics Circle to acknowlege her contrbution to theatre.  


Paule is an RDI (Royal Deisnger for Industry).