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Nina Dunn

Projection designer

Nina Dunn

After starting her professional life in the fields of motion graphic design for film and broadcast, Nina now specialises in integrated projection design and content production for Theatre and Live Events.

Recently, she designed projections for Die Frau Ohne Schatten at the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, which received 4 stars from the Financial Times and which, in addition to repertory performances, will be touring to Ljubiana, Tokyo and Edinburgh over the next twelve months. A DVD of the show is due to be released on the Mariinsky label within the next few months.

This year, other projection design projects for Theatre include Video design and content production for Armstrong & Miller's Live UK comedy tour and Katy Brand's UK comedy tour.

She has also worked on Chichester Festival Theatre's 42nd Street; the Broadway and Seattle incarnations of Stephen Sondheim's Musical Sunday In The Park With George; The 2008-9 European tour of Richard O'Brien's Musical Rocky Horror Show and Richard Wagner's Ring des Nibelungen Opera cycle at the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg and Royal Opera House, London in 2009 (Associate Video Designer) and Charles Peattie and Russell Taylor's Alex, The Stage Play - a one-man show with the remaining cast and set provided by projection (Assistant Animator).

Recent live events include Video design and content direction and production for Wella's ITVA awards and trend show in Paris; An evening of illuminations, bringing to life calligraphy and illustrations from the new St John's Bible on the architecture of St Martin in the Fields, London; and projection design and content production for the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Doha, where surfaces included two suspended heliospheres with projection on two sides and four circular mats. She also provided a projected courtyard installation for Hermes in the Musee De La Chasse in Paris for a private event.

Upcoming projects include projection design for the National Theatre's new production of Emperor and Galilean and for the Mariinsky production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Nina was educated at Edinburgh University, Goldsmiths College and the Universitaet der Kuenste, Berlin and is based in London.