Christine Walmesley-Cotham designed the Hair & Make-up for series 1 and 2 of Call The Midwife.
Gaslight at Salisbury Playhouse designed by Helen Goddard
The Light Princess choreographed by Steven Hoggett at the National Theatre
The Mystae at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs designed by Georgia Lowe.
Photo by Robert Day
Big Fish The Musical has opened on Broadway with set design by Julian Crouch and projections by 59 Productions.
Photographer: Paul Kolnik/The Hartman
The video design for the National Theatre's production of War Horse is by Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer for Fifty Nine Productions. The production is now in the West End at the New London Theatreand Lincoln Centre in New York.
The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable by Punchdrunk, co-directed and choreographed Maxine Doyle.
Photo Credit: Birgit and Ralf
National Theatre of Scotland's Macbeth starring Alan Cumming transferred to Broadway, designed by Merle Hensel with lighting by Natasha Chivers.
Neige at the Grand Theatre in Luxembourg with Video designed by Timothy Bird
Hannah at the Unicorn Theatre with Video designed by Andrzej Goulding
Steven Hoggett is the choreographer on both the Broadway and West End productions of Once The Musical.
Ayse Tashkiran created the movement for As You Like It at the RSC
Photo: RSC/Keith Pattison
Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Nationale Reisopera in Holland, designed by Gary McCann
Photo: Marco Borggreve
Steven Hoggett has choreographed Rocky The Musical on Broadway which has opened to great reviews.
The 2014 Olivier Award nominations have been announced:
Steven Hoggett has been nominated Best Choreographer for Once (which was also nominated Best New Musical)
Headlong’s 1984 with Lighting Design by Natasha Chivers – Best New Play
Headlong’s Chimerica with Movement by Georgina Lamb – Best New Play
The Full Monty with choreography by Steven Hoggett – Best New Comedy
The National Theatre’s Othello composed by Nick Powell – Best Revival
ENO’s Wozzeck with costumes co-designed by the late Naomi Wilkinson – Best New Opera
Liam Steel directed Paul Bunyan as part of the English Touring Opera’s Spring 2014 season which was nominated for the Outstanding Achievement in Opera Award.
Struan Leslie directs the Circus Space Launch Event to celebrate its new name, the National Centre for Circus Arts
Aline David has created the movement for A Taste of Honey at the National Theatre.
Georgia Lowe has designed The Mystae for Hampstead Theatre.
Natasha Chivers has designed the lighting for Headlong’s production of 1984 at the Almeida Theatre.
Struan Leslie is creating the movement for A Tale of Two Cities at Royal & Derngate, Northampton
Helen Goddard has designed Gaslight for Salisbury Playhouse
Audrey Cooke‘s episodes of Coronation Street will air Monday 3rd February – Friday 7th February on ITV1.
Theatre Critics of Wales Awards 2014
Natasha Chivers has won Best Lighting Design for National Theatre Wales’ production of Praxis Makes Perfect
Jo Davies‘ production of Silly Kings won Best Production for Children and Young People
Timothy Bird has designed the Set & Projections for Moon Tiger at Theatre Royal Bath
Janet Bird has designed Long Day’s Journey Into Night for the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
Liam Steel is directing Paul Bunyan for English Touring Opera
Helen Woolfenden has designed the costumes for Uncle, a new comedy for BBC Three, You can catch it Mondays at 10pm.
Georgia Lowe has designed Cuckoo at the Unicorn Theatre
Also at the Unicorn, Andrzej Goulding is designing the video for Hannah
Nominations for this year’s Manchester Theatre Awards are in:
The Machine, with Video & Projection Design by Andrzej Goulding, has been nominated for Best Design
Sweeney Todd, designed by Colin Richmond, has been nominated for Best Musical.
Full details can be found on the Manchester Theatre Awards website.
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.
What’s On Stage Awards 2014
Steven Hoggett has been nominated for Best Choreographer at the forthcoming What’s On Stage Awards for The Light Princess at the National Theatre. Winners are announced 23 February 2014.
Andrzej Goulding has designed the Video for Coriolanus at the Donmar Warehouse starring Tom Hiddleston.
National Theatre of Scotland’s Let The Right One In has transferred to the Royal Court, Steven Hoggett is associate director.
★★★★★ in Time Out
‘Steven Hoggett’s dynamic movement sequences…pump the show’s veins with a swoonsome romance and panoramic scope…and banishes any worries that a story about vampires might look silly on the stage’
Gary McCann has designed The Barber of Seville for Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands.
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.
Ben Wright‘s new commission for Skanes Danseater, The Feeling of Going, has premiered at Malmo Opera, Sweden. The piece was built around the album GO by Jonsi.
See what the critics are saying in the show’s TV commercial.
Congratulations to Signe Beckmann for her Offie nomination for Best Set Designer for Land of Our Fathers at Theatre 503
Steven Hoggett has choreographed The Light Princess, a new musical based on the music of Tori Amos for the National Theatre.
Jo Davies will be directing The Roaring Girl for the RSC as part of their Roaring Girls season next summer.
Nick Powell has designed the sound for Wolf Hall & Bring Up The Bodies at the Swan Theatre.
Colin Richmond has designed Wendy & Peter Pan in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Maxine Doyle has co-directed Punchdrunk’s new show The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable. The production has been receiving excellent reviews, you can book tickets through the National Theatre’s website.
Christine Walmesley-Cotham has designed the hair and make-up for Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This, a new drama for ITV produced by Left Bank Pictures.
The award winning feature film of Les Misérables is out now on DVD, buy it and enjoy Liam Steel‘s fantastic Musical Staging.
Congratulations to Christine Walmesley-Cotham for winning for the BAFTA Craft Award for Hair & Make-Up Design on Call The Midwife.
The Full Monty, choreographed by Steven Hoggett for Sheffield Theatres and David Pugh Ltd, will get a West End run at the Noel Coward Theatre this Spring.
Steven Hoggett has choreographed Once The Musical which has transferred to the Phoenix Theatre in the West End after its hit run on Broadway where it won 8 Tony Awards.
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!
Ian Scott is the lighting designer for The 39 Steps at the Criterion Theatre.
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.
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’.