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Luke Halls

Video designer


British video designer Luke Halls made his Royal Opera House debut in 2014, working with regular collaborator designer Es Devlin on two productions: Don Giovanni, directed by Kasper Holten, for The Royal Opera; and Alastair Marriott’s Connectome for The Royal Ballet. In the 2014/15 Sesason he created video designs for the ‘Life Reimagined’ gala and for Król Roger, also directed by Holten.

Halls has produced video designs and animations for a wide variety of music, theatre and dance performances. Opera work includes The Cunning Little Vixen for Royal Danish Opera. Theatre work includes The Nether (West End), Man and Superman (National Theatre) and 2071 (Royal Court). Television work includes the ITV show The Cube, for which he was awarded a BAFTA.

Halls has worked prolifically for bands on tour, creating video designs and animation for tours by Pet Shop Boys (Pandemonium and Electric world tours), U2 (world tour and 2011 Glastonbury Festival), Nitin Sawhney and Rihanna (Brit and Grammy Awards), among others.


News and features

How to Stage an Opera: Opening the inner world of <em>Król Roger</em>

How to Stage an Opera: Opening the inner world of Król Roger

11 May 2015

When the huge stage you're working on can accommodate 33 red London buses, how do directors illuminate the nuanced inner struggles of a character?

Ballet Essentials: The Dream / Connectome / The Concert

Ballet Essentials: The Dream / Connectome / The Concert

30 May 2014

A quick guide to The Royal Ballet's new mixed programme, featuring classic works by Ashton and Robbins as well as a world premiere from Alastair Marriott.