Nigel Edwards

In Britain, Nigel Edwards is best known as the lighting designer for Forced Entertainment having designed 20 of their shows since 1990 as well as lighting Although We Fell Short and recently The Coming Storm at PACT Zollverein, Essen, as well as In Pieces, That night Follows Day produced by the Flemish theatre organisation Victoria, Ghent and Sight Is The Sense That Dying People Tend To Lose First all directed by Tim Etchells. Other shows of interest include premiers of Sarah Kane’s Cleansed and 4.48 Psychosis at The Royal Court, and Crave at Paines Plough, Roberto Zucco, The Mysteries, Victoria, The Tempest for the Royal Shakespeare Company Stratford; Debbie Tucker Green’s Dirty Butterfly and Trade at Soho Theatre London and Stoning Mary, Royal Court. Dance includes Desert Island Dances, Keep Dancing and 50 Acts for Wendy Houstoun; Pigg in Hell, Total Masala Slammer, The HCA project, Solo, Portraits Berlin, Death, Dance and Some Talk, Portrait Series Istanbul, Portrait Series Rotterdam and Burgporträts for Michael Laub/Remote Control. Edwards has created the lighting design for Operas including Jenufa directed by Katie Mitchell at Welsh National Opera; The Maids, at The Young Vic, London, Hansel and Gretel, Opera North, Leeds. Nigel Edwards is the lighting designer for Ryuichi Sakamoto and Diamanda Galas and has worked with Carsten Nicolai (Alva Noto), Yellow Magic Orchestra and Joss Pook.

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