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Award winning independent Video & Projection Designer Nina Dunn creates integrated video & projection designs for Theatre and Live Events. She prides herself on bridging scenic, narrative and lighting disciplines using the infinitely flexible medium of integrated live video.

Nina works alongside a team of expert content creators, specialist producers and programmers that are hand-picked according to the needs of each project. Her approach is designed to be highly scalable so as to provide for shows ranging from the large scale, high profile commercial touring show to thethe smaller theatrical workshop as reflected in the wide range of projects showcased here.

She is the UK’s most prominent female video designer and a visiting lecturer at RADA.

Recently opened / completed:
The Mountaintop – Young Vic
No Man’s Land – UK Tour / West End
The Damned United – West Yorkshire Playhouse
Behind The Light – Wessex Dance Academy
Macbeth – Wiener Staatsoper

Next up:

The Seven Acts of Mercy – RSC
The Diary of a Teenage Girl – Southwark Playhouse
The Life – Southwark Playhouse
…and more exciting projects that I can’t yet talk about

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The studio is based in Brighton but due to the nature of the Theatre and Event remit, she has a fully functioning mobile production studio set-up ready to go on site as required. 

Recently, Nina and her team have created work for The Mountaintop (Young Vic); No Man’s Land (UK Tour and West End);  The Damned United at West Yorkshire Playhouse; Behind The Light with Wessex Dance academy at the Theatre Royal in Winchester; Volpone at the RSC; The Hook (Royal & Derngate / Liverpool Everyman) and the immersive-promenade production Alice’s Adventures Undergound (Les Enfants Terribles / Emma Brünjes Productions) at the Waterloo VaultsUsagi Yojimbo at Southwark Playhouse, The Merchant of Venice at the Almeida.

Other Theatrical work includes projection design for The Energy Show Live at the Science Museum in London and on tour; Glyndebourne Festival’s La Traviata and ‘Hippolyte et Aricie‘; Gounod’s ‘Faust’ at the Mariinsky Theatre, working with Ian Galloway; Puccini’s ‘La Bohème’ (WNO), Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman (ENO); Lloyd Webber’s Phantom Of The Opera (UK Tour); ‘Aida’ (Raymond Gubbay, RAH); Cleopatra (Northern Ballet), Ibsen’s‘Emperor and Galilean‘ in a new version by Ben Power (National Theatre) and the Mariinsky Theatres recent production of Britten’s opera, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which won the Zolotoy Sofit award for Best Opera and was shortlisted for 7 Golden Mask Awards

She led the creative video design for all of Secret Cinema’s immersive productions in 2014 including ‘Back To The Future’, Grand Budapest Hotel  launch event, Miller’s Crossing andWho Framed Rodger Rabbit.

Nina also engages in the educational aspects of her industry and has been nominated for a Technical Theatre Award for her work in this regard. She currently works as a visiting tutor and mentor at RADA and previously at Mountview College, where she developed the Digital Production Design module alongside Katherine Sandys and with students at St Paul’s Girls’ school as an Artist in Residence. Nina has also spoken about the use of Video in Live Performance at the World Stage Design conference.

Nina is represented as a designer by Mark Price at Amanda Howard Associates.

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