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Lucy Carter

Lighting Designer

Lucy Carter is a multi-award-winning, critically acclaimed lighting designer. She was awarded the 2018 Critics Circle National Dance Award for Outstanding Contribution to Dance. She is a two-time winner of the prestigious Knight of Illumination Award for Dance (Chroma, 2008; Woolf Works, 2015), winner of the 2013 TMA Achievement award in Opera (Lohengrin) and the 2004 Olivier Dance Award for 2 Human.

Previously for ENO: Orphée, Salome, The Dream of Gerontius (RFH).


Career Highlights

Opera credits elsewhere: Katya Kabanova, Hansel and Gretel (ROH); Werther (Bergen National Opera); Elektra (Göteborg Opera); Lohengrin (Greek National Opera, Polish National Opera, WNO); La finta giardiniera (Glyndebourne, Teatro alla Scala); Peter Grimes (Aldeburgh beach, Aldeburgh Festival).

Dance credits: Woolf Works, Obsidian Tear, Afterite, Yugen, Multiverse, Autobiography, all with long-term collaborator Wayne McGregor; Threshold (Le Patin Libre); The Most Incredible Thing (Charlotte Ballet).

Theatre credits: On The Town (Hyogo Performing Arts, Japan); Home I’m Darling (NT, West End); The Almighty Sometimes (Royal Exchange); Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Apollo); Oil (Almeida); The End of Longing (Playhouse).


Last updated: 4th July 2023