Costume designer Moritz Junge works regularly with the Royal Opera House. He made his Royal Opera debut in 2004 creating costume designs for the world premiere of Adès’s The Tempest. Credits since include Aida (2010) and Les Troyens (2012), directed by David McVicar, for The Royal Opera and Wayne McGregor’s Chroma (2006), Infra (2008), Limen (2009), Live Fire Exercise (2011) and Woolf Works (2015) for The Royal Ballet. In the 2016/17 Season he creates the designs for McGregor’s new work for The Royal Ballet.
Junge was born in Germany and studied at the Berlin University of the Arts and the Slade School of Fine Art. He won the Linbury Prize for stage design in 2001. Costume designs for ballet include McGregor’s Anatomie de la Sensation (Paris Opera Ballet), DYAD (Australian Ballet) and Outlier (New York City Ballet). In theatre his work includes The Kitchen, Dido, Queen of Carthage and The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other (National Theatre) and All About My Mother (Old Vic). Opera work includes La Cenerentola (Glyndebourne Festival and Deutsche Oper Berlin), King Roger (Mainz), The Messiah (English National Opera), Un ballo in maschera and Adriana Lecouvreur (Freiburg), Rigoletto (Hanover), Die Zauberflöte (Lucerne), Macbeth (Konzert Theater Bern) and Béatrice et Bénédict (Theater an der Wien).
Junge’s other credits including designing the costumes for the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony.