Twyla Tharp New Design

New lighting design commission for a Twyla Tharp piece with the Royal Ballet. She will be reworking an earlier work ‘As Time Goes By’ with additional choreography to create a new piece called ‘The Illustrated Farewell’. Set to a Haydn symphony the original work was lit by Jennifer Tipton which will be recreated and new lighting designed for the new dance passages. Due to premiere early November in London at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

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Perm Ballet Diaghilev Festival 2017

Currently in production week for a new version of the Stravinsky ballet Le Baisir de la Fée. Choreographed by Vyacheslav Samodurov, Set Design by Anthony Macilwaine and lighting by Simon Bennison. Opening night May 25th.

Romeo Wins

The Ekaterinburg Ballet production of Romeo & Juliet won “Best New Ballet Production” at the Golden Masks in April 2017. Choreography - Viacheslav Samodurov, Set - Anthony Macilwaine, Lighting - Simon Bennison.

Romeo & Juliet Golden Mask Nomination

The full length ballet Romeo & Juliet for Ekaterinburg Ballet has been nominated for Golden Mask awards in Best Choreography and Best Set Design for Viacheslav Samodurov and Anthony Macilwaine respectively. The piece will be performed in Moscow as part of the Festival programme.

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