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Follies and The Inheritance up for Knight of Illumination Awards

Imelda Staunton in Follies – one of the high profile shows which uses tungsten lighting. Photo: Johan Persson Imelda Staunton in Follies – which has been nominated in the musicals category. Photo: Johan Persson
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Follies, Summer and Smoke and The Inheritance have been nominated for this year’s Knight of Illumination Awards.

The awards honour international video and lighting designers, and the winners will be announced at a gala dinner on September 16 at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo.

The nominees in full:

The Knight of Illumination award for projection design

  • CHOU Tung-yen for Formosa, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, Sadler’s Wells
  • Luke Halls for The Lehman Trilogy, National Theatre
  • Paulina Jurzec for Mamzer Bastard, Royal Opera at Hackney Empire

The Knight of Illumination award for dance

  • Jean Kalman for Life is a Dream, Rambert
  • David Plater for The Suit, Ballet Black
  • Jackie Shemesh for Goat, Rambert

The Knight of Illumination award for plays, 

The Knight of Illumination award for operas

The Knight of Illumination award for musicals, 

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