Peter Taylor MUMFORD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-12-12
Education Rutlish GS, Wimbledon Sch of Art, Central Sch of Art
Books & Publications Publications Lighting Dance 1993
Recreations fishing
Clubs N/A
Style Peter Mumford
Career director and lighting designer; extensive work throughout Britain and Europe in dance, drama and opera; memb: Assoc of Lighting Designers, United Scenic Artists (USA); Theatre most recent designs for Opera North incl: Madam Butterfly and Peter Grimes (Met Opera House NY), Vincent In Brixton, The Merchant of Venice, The Rose Tattoo, All's Well That Ends Well, The Hothouse (Nat Theatre), The Seagull (Royal Court and Broadway), A View From The Bridge (Duke of York's Theatre), Fiddler On The Roof and Carousel (Savoy Theatre); for RNT designs incl: Volpone, Mother Courage, Richard II, Stanley (also Broadway), The Invention of Love; for Birmingham Royal Ballet designs incl: Nutcracker Sweeties, Carmina Burana, Edward II (also Stuttgart Ballet); for RSC designs incl: Learned Ladies, Wallenstein, Ion, Goodnight Children Everywhere, Henry V, Camino Real; other designs incl: The Dolls House (Thelma Holt Prodns and Broadway), The Marriage of Figaro (Sydney Opera House), Mr Wordly Wise, Fearful Symmetries, Two Part Invention (all Royal Ballet), Symphony in C, Simon Boccanegra (both Munich Opera), The School for Wives, The Winter Guest (both Almeida Theatre), The Strip (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs); Television credits as dir incl: Swan Lake (1996, Adventures in Motion Pictures for BBC (winner The Crystal Award and Emmy nomination 1997)), Sound on Film (1996, The Music Practice/Andy Sheppard for BBC/ACE), Dance for the Camera III (BBC/ACE), Natural Selection (BBC Wales), White Bird Featherless (Siobhan Davies Dance Co for BBC), White Man Sleeps (winner Dance Screen Best Studio Adaptation) and Wyoming (both Siobhan Davies Dance Co for Channel Four), Heaven Ablaze in His Breast (for BBC 2 (winner Opera Screen/London Dance and Time Out Performance Award)), Dancehouse (1990, 12 pt series for BBC 2 (Special Jury mention at Dance Screen and Video Dance Grand Prix and NY Film Festival Finalist Award)), 48 Preludes and Fugues (dir 24 short films, lighting dir for remaining 24 films, BBC 2); Awards first lighting designer to win Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance 1995 for lighting the Royal Ballet's Fearful Symmetries and Siobhan Davies Dance Co's The Glass Blew In, Olivier nomination RNT (Volpone, Richard II and Mother Courage) 1996, Olivier nomination Hamlet and Private Lives (RSC) 2000, winner Irish Times Award for Best Lighting Design for Iphigenia (Abbey Theatre Dublin) 2001, winner Olivier Award for Best Lighting Designer for Bacchai (NT) 2003
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