Video designer and director Tal Yarden makes his Royal Opera debut in the 2016/17 Season as video designer for The Exterminating Angel.
Yarden regularly collaborates with director Ivo van Hove, their credits in opera including Brokeback Mountain (Teatro Real, Madrid), La clemenza di Tito and Idomeneo (La Monnaie, Brussels), Mazeppa (Komische Oper Berlin), Macbeth (Opéra de Lyon) and Der Schatzgräber (Dutch National Opera), and in theatre Lazarus with David Bowie and Enda Walsh (King’s Cross Theatre), Kings of War, Antigone and Roman Tragedies (Barbican Theatre), The Fountainhead and The Russians (Holland Festival), Edward II (Schaubühne Berlin), Les Damnés (Comédie-Française), The Crucible (Broadway). Further theatre credits include Indecent (Broadway), The Undertaking (BAM) and Hamlet (Almeida). Further opera credits include Between Worlds with Deborah Warner (English National Opera).
Yarden has worked with a wide range of musicians including Bowie, Annie Lennox, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alicia Keys and Snoop Dogg. He has produced and designed numerous events for companies and corporations including the United Nations, LG and Microsoft. He has taught at New York University, Brooklyn College, Brown University and Yale University.