Les Dickert – Lighting Designer


LES DICKERT (Lighting Design) Mr. Dickert has worked with numerous major international dance venues, including Edinburgh International Festival; Sadler’s Wells; The Royal Ballets of Denmark, Flanders, England and Holland; Bayerisches Staatsballet; Berlin Staatsoper Unter den Lenden; National Ballet of Canada; Australian Ballet; Milan La Scala Ballet; Teatro Argentina; and the Izmir Dance Festival. In the United States, he has designed for Boston, Tulsa, Portland, Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Westchester and Miami City Ballets; Jacob’s Pillow; Kennedy Center; Brooklyn Academy of Music; among many others. As past resident designer of the White Oak Dance Project, he collaborated with artists such as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Lucinda Childs, Mark Morris, Trisha Brown, Yvonne Rainer, and Steve Paxton. Mr. Dickert has designed for a number of regional theaters in the USA, including Triad Stage, GeVa Theater, Shakespeare and Company, Syracuse Stage, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Idaho Shakespeare, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Adirondack Theater Festival, and Portland Stage. He has lectured at Yale and Cornell Universities, Ithaca and Connecticut Colleges, and the Juilliard Institute. Mr. Dickert is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.

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Check out the New York Times Review: What if ‘Until Death Do Us Part’ Means a ‘Hundred Days’? Photo credit: Sara Krulwich for the New York Times

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