Moritz Junge is an acclaimed set and costume designer who works internationally across theatre, opera, dance and entertainment. Born in Germany, Moritz studied at the university of the arts in Berlin before coming to London to complete his MFA in set and costume design at the Slade School of Fine Art under the tutelage of Philip Prowse and Yolanda Sonnabend. In 2001 he was the overall winner of the Linbury Prize, the UK’s most prestigious award for graduates in stage design. Following his degree show, he debuted with Tom Cairns designing the world premiere of Tom Ades’ The Tempest which opened in 2004 at the Royal Opera House in London. Moritz has since worked consistently with most of the leading performing art institutions in the world, alongside numerous commercial projects, including costume design for the London 2012 Paralympic opening ceremony. He also regularly works with photographer Finlay MacKay creating and styling commercial images for advertising campaigns such as the Lavazza calendar in 2008 and a Sony BMG album for Paloma Faith.
Jon Bausor, Dominic Cooke, Ludger Engels, François Girard, Sir Peter Hall, Rory Kinnear, Simon McBurney, James Macdonald, John Macfarlane, Wayne McGregor, Vicki Mortimer, Sir David McVicar, Adrian Noble, Rufus Norris, Tom Pye, Lindsay Posner, Alexei Ratmansky, Joan Anton Rechi, Emma Rice, Bijan Sheibani, Rae Smith, Lyndsey Turner, Deborah Warner, Robert Wilson
Select Opera Credits:
Set and costumes Così Fan Tutte Sydney Opera House and The Love for Three Oranges Staatstheater Mainz. Costumes designs include The Flying Dutchman, Norma, Roberto Devereux and Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci for the Metropolitan Opera New York, Rusalka Lyric Opera Chicago Beatrice et Benedict Theater an der Wien, Don Carlo Bolshoi Moscow, Daphne La Monnaie Brussels, Messiah English National Opera, Opéra de Lyon and La Cenerentola Glyndebourne. For the Royal Opera House his work includes: Les Troyens also La Scala and San Francisco Opera, Aïda and The Tempest.
Select Theatre Credits:
Costume designs include A Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare’s Globe, In the Republic of Happiness Royal Court, Aristocrats Donmar. The Visit, The Kitchen, Dido, Queen of Carthage and The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other National Theatre London, Judgment Day, Dance Nation Almeida and All About my Mother Old Vic.
Songs of Bukovina American Ballet Theatre, Outlier New York City Ballet, Dyad 1929 The Australian Ballet, also Houston Ballet, L’Anatomie de la Sensation Paris Opera Ballet, Renature NDT. For The Royal Ballet, he has designed Woolf Works, Live Fire Exercise, Limen, Infra also Joffrey, Mariinsky, Tulsa Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Flanders Ballet and The Australian Ballet and Chroma also The Australian Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Boston Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, San Francisco Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Bolshoi, Dutch National Ballet and Polish National Ballet.
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