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British video designer Luke Halls has produced video designs and animations for a wide variety of music, theater, and dance performances. Halls owns his own award-winning, multidisciplinary studio that works in projection and video design. As a video designer, Halls made his Royal Opera House debut in 2014, working with regular collaborator designer Es Devlin on Don Giovanni for The Royal Opera and Connectome and The Unknown Soldier for The Royal Ballet. Additional opera work includes Otello for the Metropolitan Opera, Der Freischütz and The Cunning Little Vixen for Royal Danish Opera, Marco Polo in Guangzhou, Porgy and Bess for English National Opera, Elegy for Young Lovers for Theater an der Wien, Carmen at Bregenz Festival Lake Stage, and Das Liebseverbot, Król Roger, and Lucia di Lammermoor.
Hall’s theater work includes West Side Story at the Broadway Theatre, The Nether at the Royal Court, The Starry Messenger, Everyone’s Talking About Jamie, Ugly Lies The Bone, The Moderate Soprano, Frozen, Alys Always, My Name is Lucy Barton, and The Lehman Trilogy. Halls has worked prolifically for music artists, creating video designs and animation for tours by Adele, Dua Lipa, Beyoncé, Pet Shop Boys, U2, and Rihanna, among others. In 2012, he was Creative Director of screen content for the London Olympic and Paralympic Closing Ceremonies. He has received three Knight of Illumination nominations and one Drama Desk nomination, winning Knight of Illumination Awards for Don Giovanni and Adele’s world tour. Halls additionally won a BAFTA for “The Cube.”