Lucy Carter

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Lighting Designer

Awards

2015- Winner of the Knight of Illumination Award for Dance, (Woolf Works, The Royal Ballet)

2013 - Winner of the TMA Achievement in Opera (Lohengrin)
2008 - Winner of the Knight of Illumination for Dance (Chroma)
2004 - Winner of the Olivier Award for Dance (2 Human)

2015 - Nominated for Best Ballet Production, The Golden Mask Awards (INFRA, Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg)

2014 - Nominated for Knight of Illumination Award for Theatre (Emil and the Detectives)

2012 - Nominated for Knight of Illumination Award for Dance (Carbon Life) 

South Bank Show Awards 2009 Winner in the Dance Category, Wayne McGregor's Infra Royal Ballet; and Entity Random Dance, Lighting Designed by Lucy Carter 

 


Lucy trained in Dance and Drama at the Roehampton Institute, University of Surrey and then took an Advanced Diploma in Lighting Design at Central School of Speech and Drama.


La Finta Giardiniera - Glyndebourne
....a Baroque German pleasure-dome exquisitely lit by Lucy Carter....
— The Independent
Outlier - Sadlers Wells
Lucy Carter’s lighting gives the work a characteristic McGregor gloss
— Financial Times ★★★★
Oil - Almeida
You could steer your way through Oil by Lucy Carter’s Lighting alone
— The Guardian

Gallery


2018

Production

Company

Yugen, part of Bernstein Centenary The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
The Most Incredible Thing Charlotte Ballet, Chor. Javier de Frutos
The Almighty Sometimes The Royal Exchange, Dir. Katy Rudd, Set Des. Rosanna Vize
Threshold Le Patin Libre
Afterite American Ballet Theatre, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Home, I'm Darling (World Premiere) Clwyd Theatre & National Theatre, Dir. Tamara Harvey
Salomé English National Opera, Dir. Adena Jacobs
La finta giardiniera Teatro alla scala, Dir & Des. Antony McDonald
Hansel and Gretel The Royal Opera House, Dir & Des. Antony McDonald, Chor. Lucy Burge

2017

Production

Company

The Dream of Gerontius English National Opera at The Royal Festival Hall Director & Designer
Elektra Goteborge Opera, Dir. Stephen Langridge
Lohengrin Greek National Opera, Dir. Antony McDonald
Persuasion Royal Manchester Exchange, Dir. Jeff James
+ - Human The Roundhouse (London), Chor. Wayne McGregor
Autobiography Sadler's Wells, Chor. Wayne McGregor
London Fashion Week 2017 Designer Gareth Pugh Women's Collection
Infra Royal Danish Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Genus National Ballet Canada, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Obsidian Tear Boston Ballet, Dir. Wayne McGregor
Infra Australian Ballet
Autobiography Sadler's Wells, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Everybody's Talking About Jamie Apollo Theatre (London), Dir. Jonathan Butterell

2016

Production

Company

Multiverse (World Premiere) The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Carbon Life (Revival) The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor Cost. Gareth Pugh, Music by Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt
Chroma Polish National Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Oil The Almeida (London), Dir. Carrie Cracknell
La Nuit S'Acheve Mariinsky Theatre Gala, Chor. Benjamin Millepied
Appasionata Pacific Northwest Ballet, Chor. Benjamin Millepied
No Body (Installation) Sadler's Wells, Comp. Jules Maxwell
Dyad 1929 Houston Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Infra Tulsa Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
The End of Longing ATG Productions Ltd, Dir. Lindsay Posner
Obsidian Tear The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor

2015

Production

Company

Chroma Pennsylvania Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Clear, Loud, Bright, Forward Paris Opera Ballet, Chor. Benjamin Millepied
Alea Sands Paris Opera Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Life in Progress Aakram Khan - International tour incl. Sadlers Wells
Ravengirl (Revival) The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Brit Awards: Paloma Faith - Only Love Can Hurt Like This London Brit Awards, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Husbands and Sons National Theatre co-prod. with Royal Exchange, Dir. Marianne Elliott
L'Anatomie de la Sensation (Revival) Paris Opera Ballet
Chroma Het Nationale Ballet, Amsterdam
Woolf's Works The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Fiddler on the Roof Grange Park Opera, Dir/Des. Antony McDonald, Costume Des. Gabrielle Dalton, Chor. Lucy Burge
Wagner Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra at The Royal Festival Hall
Rachmaninoff - The Miserly Knight Dir. Annabel Arden, Conductor. Vladimir Jurowski

2014

Production

Company

Terra Ingonita Rambert, Chor. Shobana Jeyasingh
Medea National Theatre, Dir. Carrie Cracknell
Prometheus LPO at the BBC Proms, Cond. Vladimir Jurowski
La Finta Giardiniera Glyndebourne Festival, Dir. Frederic Wake-Walker, Des. Antony McDonald
Light Installation Schlossmediale Castle, Werdenberg
Kairos Zurich Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Tetractys - The Art of Fugue The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Blurred Lines National Theatre, Dir. Carrie Cracknell
Lohengrin Polish National Opera, Warsaw

2013

Production

Company

Peter Grimes Aldeburgh Productions on the Beach, Dir. Tim Albery
The Wasp Factory Bregenz Werkstadbuhne tour & ROH Hebbel-Theater Berlin, Dir. Ben Frost
Innocence Scottish Dance Theatre, Chor. Fleur Darkin, Des. Alex Lowde
Infra Royal Ballet of Flanders, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Borderlands San Francisco Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Chroma Boston Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Lohengrin Welsh National Opera co-production with Polish National Opera, Dir/Des. Antony McDonald
Ravengirl The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Symbiont(s) Recreation by Estonian National Ballet, Tallinn Chor. Wayne McGregor
ATOMOS Random Dance, Chor. Wayne McGregor

2012

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Production

Company

Crow Greenwich and Docklands Festival/Handspring Puppets Chor. Ben Duke
Hot House The Royal Opera House, Chor. Morgann Runacre-Temple, Tom Guthrie, Sarah Dowling
SUM The Royal Opera House, Dir. Wayne McGregor
Chroma Royal Danish Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Pre Sentient Tulsa Ballet Theatre, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Royal Exchange (Manchester), Dir. Matthew Dunster
Infra Joffrey Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Incantations Joffrey Ballet, Chor. Val Caniparoli
The Most Incredible Thing Sadlers Wells, Chor. Javier de Frutos/The Pet Shop Boys
Protocol Gala at The Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet
The Trial of Ubu Hampstead Theatre (London), Dir. Katie Mitchell
Carbon Life The Royal Ballet, Chor. Wayne McGregor
Classic Cut Shobana Jeyasingh
Metamorphosis - Titian The Royal Ballet, 7 Chor. including: Kim Brandstrup & Wayne McGregor
Entity Tour Random Dance