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Mark Stanley


Biography

Mark Stanley is the Resident
Lighting Designer for New York City Ballet, where he has designed nearly
200 premieres for the repertory. In addition to his work with Peter
Martins, he has worked with other choreographers around the world including
Susan Stroman, Christopher Wheeldon, Alexei Ratmansky, William Forsythe,
Susan Marshall, Kevin O’Day, Christopher d’Amboise, and
many others. His designs are in the repertories of the Royal Danish
Ballet, The Het Nationale Ballet,#44; San Francisco Ballet, The Mannheim
National Ballet, The Norwegian Opera Ballet, Boston Ballet, Stuttgart
Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Pilobolus Dance Theatre, Alvin Ailey Dance
Theater, The Joffrey Ballet, and other ballet companies in the North
America and Europe.

Stanley previously served as Resident Lighting Designer for New York
City Opera. His work for theater includes The Kennedy Center, Long Wharf
Theater, Goodspeed Opera House, Ordway Music Theater, Paper Mill Playhouse,
Maurice Sendak’s Night Kitchen Children’s Theatre, and off-Broadway.
His designs have been seen on “Live from Lincoln Center”
and ‚ÄúGreat Performances,‚Äù including George Balanchine’s
The Nutcracker and Peter Martins’ Romeo and Juliet.
Stanley heads the Lighting Design Program at Boston University, and
is on the board of the Hemsley Lighting Programs.