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Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, Brad Fields has traveled extensively throughout the world over the past 20 years as the lighting designer for ballet and modern dance companies. Since joining American Ballet Theatre in 1995, he has designed the lighting for numerous ballets including Coppélia, La Fille mal gardée, workwithinwork and Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison.
Fields frequently works in Spain for Compañía Nacional de Danza where he has designed the lighting for Nacho Duato’s Arcangelo, Bach: Multiplicity, Castrati, Diecisite, Dreams of Ether, Herrumbre, Ofrenda de Sombras, Remanso and Without Words. Other credits include George Balanchine’s Don Quixote, Nicolo Fonte’s RE: Tchaikovsky and Follia for Göteborg Opera Ballet, Robert Hill’s Danzon for Ballet de Monterrey, Natalia Makarova’s La Bayadère for The Australian Ballet and Bella Lewitzky’s Meta 4 for the Lewitzky Dance Company. He has also designed for such companies as Ballet Argentina, Ballet Basel, Boston Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Houston Ballet, Netherlands Dance Theatre, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Los Angeles Chamber Ballet, North Carolina Black Repertory Company and North Carolina Dance Theater.
Fields is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts.