Darbar on the Sadler’s Wells Main Stage

 December 3, 2018
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Just a few quick photos left over from my first design on the main stage at Sadler’s Wells last month. I was lucky enough to work with Akram Khan and Sandeep Virdee and some amazing Indian choreographers on two nights of dance as part of the Darbar Festival 2018. A significant part of the lighting design was using an installation of 441 flown light bulbs devised by Aideen Malone and Akram for last year’s festival, and developing these ideas further beyond illumination to provide scenography and movement, and house the whole programme in a ‘temple of lights’.

Update: Find the main gallery on my portfolio page here.

Choreographers Mavin Khoo, Aditi Mangaldas & Padmabibhushan Kelucharan Mohapatra
Dance Programme Curated by Akram Khan
Dancers Renjith Choorakkad & Neha Mondal // Sujata Mohapatra / Gauri Diwakar
Bulb installation by Aideen Malone and Akram Khan
Lighting by Ric Mountjoy
Flying programmed by Aaron and Kirsty
Lighting programmed by Declan Randall
Produced by Sandeep Virdee for Darbar Festival & Sadlers Wells
Venue Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London.

Photo Credits: (1) Ambra Vernuccio / @ambravernuccio  (2)&(7) Rehmat Rayatt / @rehmatphotofilm  (3) Jonathan Caicedo-Galindo @joncaigal  (4) Sadler’s Wells Marketing (5) Dolly Brown / @londonlivingdoll  (6) Darbar Festival video

There’s also this interview with me from the Darbar organisation:

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