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D.M. Wood

Lighting designer


Canadian lighting designer D.M. Wood made her Royal Opera debut in 2011 on Anna Nicole, directed by Richard Jones, in a co-credit with Mimi Jordan Sherin. She returned to The Royal Opera to create the lighting design for Il trittico, directed by Jones.

Wood was born in Toronto and moved to the USA in 1992. She has since designed lighting for opera and theatre throughout Europe and the USA. Her opera credits include Candide for Opéra National de Lorraine, The Importance of Being Earnest for Northern Ireland Opera, Werther, Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Roberto Devereux for Minnesota Opera, La Cenerentola for Glimmerglass Opera, L’Enfant et les sortilèges for the Bolshoi, Die Zauberflöte for Houston Grand Opera, Tosca for Canadian Opera Company, Tristan und Isolde for Savonlinna Festival and several productions for Wexford Festival.

Wood’s theatre credits include productions for the Contemporary American Theater Festival, the Public Theater, New York, Philadelphia Theater Company and American Repertory Theater.