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Joost Biegelaar was educated in stage management studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1992, he joined Nederlands Dans Theater 1, then under the direction of Jiří Kylián, where he worked, produced, and toured with NDT’s stage management and technical team worldwide. After 10 years with NDT, he became technical director of the Lucent Dans Theater in The Hague, the Netherlands, where he wored for five years.
Currently, Biegelaar is a freelance lighting designer and often works with Kylián Productions BV to reproduce Kylián’s ballets with companies around the world.