Tan Hua is an established creative lighting designer and scenographer based in London and working for theatre productions in UK and China. She received a MA in lighting design from The Central Academy of Drama in China, and a MA distinction in Scenography from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. 

 

Hua has lit and designed for opera, drama, dance, and Chinese traditional opera. The main credits include ‘Lederfresse’ (Beijing People's Art Theatre), ‘Under The Hawthorn Tree’, ‘Red Rose and White Rose’, ‘Ming’ (National Theatre of China), ‘8 Femmes’, ‘Queen of coquetry’ (Shanghai Drama Art Centre), ‘The Pillowman’ (Beijing Drum Tower West Theatre), ‘Guan Sheng’ (Shanghai Jingju Theatre), ‘My Washing Silk’ (Jiangsu Kunqu Theatre), ‘Absolut Beauty’ (Tianjin People’s Art Theatre), ‘Loving Couples’ (Zhejiang Yueju Theatre), ‘Open Country’ (Beijing Dance Academy),  ‘Mercy Buddha’ (Beijing Modern Dance Company), ‘Whitehead Monkey’ (Guang Xi Drama Company ), ‘Had You In This Life’, (Nian Theatre), ‘People's Secretary’ (Henan Drama Company), etc.

 

Her works have received awards, including the best lighting design at China Lotus Dance Festival, Shanghai Stage Art Society, Henan Theatre Festival, and the best stage design at Guangxi Theatre Festival, etc. Currently she worked on the UK and China collaboration of ‘War Horse’, and other productions in London including 'Be/In Particular', 'Living With Fear', 'WIMP', 'Normal Love', etc.

 

 

 

 

        譚華是舞台燈光及舞台美術設計師。她從中國中央戲劇學院獲得舞台燈光設計碩士學位之後,在上海戲劇學院擔任舞台燈光設計講師。并於2013年以全科優秀的成績獲得英國倫敦大學皇家中央戲劇與演講學院的舞台美術藝術碩士學位。目前她往返于中英兩國之間,從事舞台燈光及舞台美術設計工作。

 

        譚華曾與中國眾多的劇院團及著名的藝術家合作,設計了大量的話劇、戲曲、歌劇、舞蹈等作品。其中包括《紅玫瑰與白玫瑰》《明》《山楂樹之戀》(中國國家話劇院),《八美千嬌》《撒嬌女王》(上海話劇藝術中心),《皮臉》(北京人民藝術劇院),《關聖》(上海京劇院),《我的浣紗記》(江蘇省昆劇院),《結髮夫妻》(浙江小百花越劇團),《風華絕代》(天津人民藝術劇院),《四季》《有人將至》(上海戲劇學院)《觀世音》(北京現代舞團),《原野》《白鹿原》(北京舞蹈學院),《白頭葉猴》(廣西話劇院),《枕頭人》(北京鼓樓西劇場),等等。其中一些作品獲得了國家級最佳燈光設計獎。

 

        在從事了多年舞台燈光設計和留學海外之後,譚華對中國戲劇戲曲及世界當代演出設計有了更深入的了解和濃厚的興趣,專業領域開始向舞台美術設計拓展,并且在不斷學習中國傳統文化藝術的同時,開始致力于探索中國戲曲舞台視覺創作在當代的可能性。

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