Мартин Гебхардт

Biography

Martin Gebhardt was lighting designer and lighting director for John Neumeier's Hamburg Ballet. Since 2002 he worked with Heinz Spoerli and the Ballett Zürich. Ballet productions of both companies led him to renowned theaters in Europe, Asia and America.

At the Opernhaus Zürich he created lighting design for Jürgen Flimm, Grischa Asagaroff, Matthias Hartmann, David Pountney, Moshe Leiser / Patrice Caurier, Damiano Michieletto, Achim Freyer and Christoph Marthaler. At Salzburg Festival he created lighting design for La Bohème and a new version of Spoerlis Tod und das Mädchen.

Together with the director Christoph Marthaler and stage designer Anna Viebrock he produced Sale, Viaggio a Reims and Alban Berg's Lulu.

He has also worked as lighting designer for the choreographers Alexei Ratmansky, Patrice Bart, Wayne McGregor, Filipe Portugal, Benoit Favre, Marco Goecke.

Since season 2012/13, Martin Gebhardt has been the director of the lighting department at the Opernhaus Zürich. Today he is closely connected with choreographer Christian Spuck. Recent works include Anna Karenina, Woyzeck, Der Sandman, Sonett, Leonce & Lena, Nussknacker und der Mäusekönig, Messa da Requiem and Winterreise.

In recent years he has worked closely as a lighting designer with ballet director and choreographer Edward Clug on following ballet creations Strings, Le Sacre du printemps and Faust-the Ballet.
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