British video designer Luke Halls made his Royal Opera House debut in 2014, working with regular collaborator designer Es Devlin on 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 returns to work on Król Roger, also directed by Holten.
Halls has produced video designs and animations for a wide variety of music, theatre, television and concert performances. Opera work includes The Cunning Little Vixen for Royal Danish Opera. Theatre work includes The Master and Margarita (Complicite) and Batman Live (World Arena Tour). Television work includes the Channel 4 ‘telethon’ Stand Up to Cancer and 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 and for tours by Rihanna (Brit and Grammy Awards), Elton John (The Million Dollar Piano), U2 (world tour and 2011 Glastonbury Festival), Take That, Robbie Williams, Nitin Sawhney, George Michael and Pet Shop Boys, among others.
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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.