Associate Lighting Designer(United Kingdom)
The Marriage of Figaro
About the Artist:
Andrew May is making his HGO debut. He began his theater career at Glyndebourne, where he worked for nine years before deciding to pursue a career as a freelance lighting designer. At Glyndebourne, he was an associate lighting designer for numerous productions while working alongside designers such as Paule Constable, Mark Henderson, and Joel Adams. He also relit Peter Van Praet’s production of The Coronation of Poppea and Bernd Purkrabek’s Don Pasquale for Glyndebourne on Tour. Other opera credits include Don Pasquale, The Marriage of Figaro (festival revival of the 2012 original and Glyndebourne on Tour); L’heure espagnole and L’enfant et les sortilèges for Rome Opera; Così fan tutte for L.A. Opera; The Marriage of Figaro (Belgrade and U.K. tour); La traviata (Soho Theatre and U.K. tour); Die Fledermaus and La fanciulla del West for Opera Up Close; Julian Philips’s The Yellow Sofa (Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, and Glyndebourne on Tour); Of Water and Tears, Night Pieces, The Yellow Sofa, Stravinsky’s Renard and Mavra, La descente d’Orphée aux enfers, Wakening Shadows, and Ceremony of Carols (Glyndebourne); Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park (Hampstead Garden Opera); Carmen (Riverside Opera); and Falstaff and Agrippina (Iford Arts). His forthcoming projects include the Tennessee Williams play In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel.