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citz

Lizzie Powell has designed the lighting for A Christmas Carol at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

rsc

Ayse Tashkiran is creating the movement for the RSC’s production of The Shoemaker’s Holiday at the Swan Theatre.

uncle

Helen Woolfenden is designing costumes for the 2nd series of Uncle for Baby Cow Productions.

national

Treasure Island at the National Theatre is designed by Lizzie Clachan with movement by Jack Murphy

Jack Murphy has also created movement for the National’s production of 3 Winters.

livetheatre

Gary McCann has designed Flying into Daylight for Live Theatre.

everymanplayhouse

Douglas Kuhrt is designing the lighting for Little Red Riding Hood at Liverpool Everyman and Ian Scott is designing the lighting for Sex and the Three Day week at Liverpool Playhouse.

northernstage

Get Santa! is on this Christmas at Northern Stage directed by by Lorne Campbell, designed by Garance Marneur and with lighting by Katharine Williams. Story and music by Nick Powell.

royalderngate

Liam Steel is directing Merlin for Royal & Derngate in Northampton

EJ Boyle is choreographing Miracle on 34th Street for Pitlochry Festival Theatre and James and the Giant Peach for Dundee Rep.

Gary McCann has designed La Traviata for Bucharest National Opera

t-of-youth

Christine Walmesley-Cotham designed the Hair & Make-up for the feature film Testament of Youth produced by Heyday Films and BBC Films. The film recently premiered at the London Film Festival to great reviews and is out on general release next year. See the trailer here.

royalcourt

Chahine Yavroyan is designing the lighting for Hope at the Royal Court.

Washington

Ben Wright is choreographing La Bohème for Washington National Opera.

stratford

Liam Steel has choreographed The Infidel – The Musical at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Georgia Lowe has designed Bluebeard’s Castle for Opera de Oviedo in Spain with Lighting by Katharine Williams

old-vic

Maxine Doyle has choreographed Electra at the Old Vic Theatre, co-produced with Sonia Friedman Productions.

lycra

Liam Steel has choreographed the new Lycra: Lycra Moves You commercial.

You can also view the ‘Making of’ video here.

left-bank

Christine Walmesley-Cotham returns as the Hair & Make-up designer for the fourth series Wallander for Left Bank Pictures

wyp

Colin Richmond has designed The Crucible for West Yorkshire Playhouse

sheffieldtheatres

Colin Richmond has designed Twelfth Night at the Sheffield Crucible, a co-production with English Touring Theatre.

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Tal Rosner has created a specially commissioned film and animation for the Great North Run Million Opening Ceremony, to be projected on the Sage Gateshead. You can view the film here.

Gary McCann has designed Dangerous Corner for Bill Kenwright Ltd which opens at Theatre Royal Windsor before commencing a UK Tour.

Commonwealth

Very proud that Mark Murphy was the Creative Lead & Director of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony with Choreography by Emily-Jane Boyle.

1984logo

1984 has commenced it’s UK tour following it’s West End run with lighting designed by Natasha Chivers

greatbritain

59 Productions have designed the projections and animation for Great Britain, Richard Bean’s satire on the phone hacking scandal, now in the West End

tonyawards

Tony Awards 2014

Congratulations to Hedwig and the Angry Inch for winning ‘Best Revival of a Musical’ at the Tony Awards 2014, the production was designed by Julian Crouch with projections by 59 Productions

59 Productions has undertaken a commission from Vivid LIVE Festival in Sydney to create a new projection artwork for the sails of the Sydney Opera House. Lighting The Sails has run every night from 29 May – 9 June 2014.

See their extraordinary work here.

wolfhall

Nick Powell is the sound designer for the RSC’s productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies which have transferred to the Aldwych Theatre in the West End.

hedwig

Hedwig and The Angry Inch, featuring Set Design by Julian Crouch and Projections by 59 Productions has opened on Broadway.

wilkinson-naomi

We are deeply saddened to report the death of our much loved client and friend, Naomi Wilkinson, a designer of immense talent and a wonderful, kind and witty woman to boot.  We will miss her dreadfully.

Naomi’s obituary in Herald Scotland

Naomi’s obituary in the Guardian

Dominic Hill on Naomi.

We are very please to announce that Ben Wright is the new Associate Artistic Director of Skanes Dansteater in Sweden. He will undertake the position from 2014 – 2018 and be responsible for the programming and artistic development of the company alongside the Artistic Director.

Bigfish

Big Fish The Musical, designed by Julian Crouch and with projections by 59 Productions has opened on Broadway.

See what the critics are saying in the show’s TV commercial.

olypmic

Exceptionally proud that the extraordinary Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games featured several AHA clients:

Projection Design was by 59 Productions led by Leo Warner, Lysander Ashton and Mark Grimmer who provided animation, film making, video design services – art directing the video components across all video surfaces in the stadium.

Mark Down and Nick Barnes of Blind Summit were the Puppetry Consultants for those amazing (and enormous) puppets of Captain Hook, the Queen of Hearts, Cruella de Vil and Voldemort.

Laura Cubitt was part of the Movement Team coordinating the thousands of performers who made it such a special show.

Gold Medals all round to Team AHA!

39steps

Ian Scott is the lighting designer for The 39 Steps at the Criterion Theatre.

lesmis

59 Productions have designed the video for the 25th Anniversary production of Les Misérables which has played the UK, around the world and is now on Broadway.


warhorse

The National Theatre’s War Horse, has just opened at the Lincoln Centre, New York and continues it’s record breaking run at the New London Theatre in the West End. The production’s video design is by Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer and Lysander Ashton for 59 Productions. See the new making-of video here.

The New York show was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including scenic design.

The entire creative team were awarded a special Drama Desk Award for their ‘thrilling stagecraft’.