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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 has since returned to The Royal Opera to create the lighting design for Il trittico, directed by Jones, and for the world premiere of 4.48 Psychosis.

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 Maria Stuarda (Seattle Opera), L’Enfant et les sortilèges (Bolshoi Theatre), The Importance of Being Earnest and Don Giovanni (Northern Ireland Opera), Anna Bolena (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Candide and The Importance of Being Earnest (Opéra National de Lorraine), Salomé), Silent Night and Don Bucefalo (Wexford Festival Opera), Norma (Liceu, Barcelona), Don Giovanni (Bergen National Opera) andTristan und Isolde (Savonlinna Festival).

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