Symphonie in C
Stanley previously served as Resident Lighting Designer for the New York City Opera, lighting over 20 new productions for the resident and touring companies. Additional opera credits include, Virginia Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Tulsa Opera, New Orleans Opera, Kentucky Opera, and others.
Stanley has designed lighting for The Kennedy Center, The Long Wharf Theater, Goodspeed Opera House, Ordway Music Theater, Paper Mill Playhouse, Maurice Sendak’s Night Kitchen Children’s Theater, The Lost Colony, The Drama Dept., The Blue Light Theater Company, and off-Broadway, including Curse of the Staving Class with Kathy Bates and Bill Pullman. His designs have been seen nationally on PBS for Live From Lincoln Center and Great Performances, including The Diamond Project, Swan Lake, The Balanchine Celebration, An Evening with Alan J. Lerner, and New York City Opera’s The Merry Widow, The New Moon, and Carmen.
Internationally he has worked with the US tours of The Bolshoi Ballet, Kirov Ballet, the Frankfurt Ballet, The Vienna Volks Oper, San Kai Juku, The Donestk Ballet, The Kodo Drummers, The National Puppet Theater of Japan, and the Carleton Dance Festival in Brazil.
Stanley has conducted Master Classes on Lighting at universities across the USA and in Europe. He is on the board of the Gilbert V. Hemsley Jr. Internship in Lighting and is the author of The Color of Light Workbook.
The lighting for Mozartiana is Stanley’s second work for American Ballet Theatre since Symphony in C (2001).