Jackie Shemesh - Lighting Design

Designers Tel: 01869 338458

Jackie graduated from the Jerusalem School of Visual Theatre. He is now based in London and works internationally designing lighting for dance, theatre and opera. Jackie is interested in a collaborative approach to the creation of work and his inventive use of light and lighting creates striking environments to complement contemporary performance across the small, middle and large scales.

Lighting design: Jackie Shemesh. 'Hungry Ghosts' Ben Duke/Lost Dog Dance Company

Works for Dance include:
A large number of pieces for the Bathsheva Ensemble over the period 1995-2005 and for Yasmeen Godder/ Tel Aviv; Too Playful Pink; Strawberry Cream Gunpowder; for Luca Silvestrini B for Body, Place Prize Commission 2006 [one of the five Place Prize finalists]; for Gisela Rocha Company/Zurich Go Behind and Love Hate Reason and Me for Constansa Macras/ Berlin Big In Bombay 2004; for Nordans Company, Sweden, Wool 2006; for Ben Duke/Lost Dog Dance Company, Hungry Ghosts.

Theatre productions include:
The Ramayana, Lyric, London 2007. The Hound of the Baskervilles, Peepolykus and Neal Street Productions, 2007; Gecko Theatre Company the Arab and the Jew Edinburgh, Lyric Hammersmith and national tour 2007; What we did to Weinstein Tim Supple, The Chocolate Factory, London 2005. Wishuponastar Akko Theatre Group, Berliner Festshpile Festival 2004. Othello for Haifa Theatre. The Town of the Little People Hakhan Theatre Jerusalem 2006.

Works in Opera include:
Sante LSO at St. Lukes London 2006. The Medium, Telephone Jerusalem Academy for Music. La Cerentola ABAO Bilbao, Verther, Madam Butterfly, The Tel Aviv opera – Lightning Revival. Don Giovanni – The opera workshop, Tel Aviv

Lighting design: Jackie Shemesh. 'Big In Bombay' Choreographer: Constansa Macras

Jackie Shemesh is represented by Gwen van Spijk at CUE

For a full CV and any further information please contact Gwen:
PO Box 563
Banbury, OX16 6AQ
Tel: + 44 [0]1869 338458
Email: gwen@cueperformance.com

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