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Urs Schönebaum

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Position: Lighting designer

After a photography apprenticeship in Munich he worked with Max Keller at the lighting department of Münchner Kammerspiele. He worked as assistant director for productions at Grand Théâtre de Genève, Lincoln Center New York and Münchner Kammerspiele until 2000 when he began to create lighting designs for opera, theatre dance, art installations and performances. He has lit over 150 productions at major theatres, working with stage directors including Thomas Ostermeier, La Fura dels Baus, William Kentridge, Pierre Audi, Michael Haneke, Damien Jalet, Sasha Waltz and Robert Wilson, with whom he enjoys a long-term collaboration. He has also created lighting designs for art projects with Vanessa Beecroft, Anselm Kiefer, Dan Graham, Taryn Simon and Marina Abramović. Since 2012 he has worked as a set designer and stage director, designing and directing Jetzt, What Next? and Happy Happy and creating the set and lighting designs for Bomarzo, Aus Licht and Apocalypse Arabe. Taken from the Festival 2022 programme book.

Performances

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 06 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 06 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 08 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 08 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 11 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 13 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 13 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 16 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 16 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 18 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 18 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 21 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 21 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 23 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 23 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 26 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 26 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / La Voix humaine, 28 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Lighting Designer / Les Mamelles de Tirésias, 28 August 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details