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Tony Tucci


Currently residing in Austin, Texas, Tony Tucci currently designs lighting for ballet companies in Austin, Houston, Washington, Fort Worth, Dallas, and Monterrey. He designed the lighting for the video Baryshnikov, The Dancer and the Dance. He also created lighting for The Lady in Waiting with Cleo Laine and the Houston Ballet. More recently, Mr. Tucci designed Carmina Burana for the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, for Cynthia Gregory’s Swan Lake, new works with Fernando Bujones and the Ballet de Monterrey, and Suzanne Farrell Stages Balanchine in Washington. In Europe, Mr. Tucci designed Christopher Bruce’s Kingdom for the Geneva Ballet, Lucifer’s Daughter in Denmark, and Flemming Flindt’s Caroline Mathilde for the Royal Danish Ballet produced in Denmark and recently at Covent Garden, London, and televised in Denmark.
Other companies for which Mr. Tucci has designed the lighting include the Harkness Ballet; Boston Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, BalletMet, Ballet Arizona, the National Ballet of Canada, the Royal Danish, Winnipeg, and Swedish Ballets, the Hong Kong Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre, Ballet International, and Nuevo Mundo de Caracas. nbsp;
In addition to ballet, Tucci has designed or supervised productions of the Rocky Horror Show, Gemini, Extremities, Pericles, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, the Van Cliburn 1989 Awards Ceremony, the Plymouth Park Baptist and First Baptist of Ft. Lauderdale Pageants, On Stage with Bob Hope, John Gabriel Borkman, and Robert Wilson’s Einstein on the Beach.