British born Lighting Designer Paul Pyant is a graduate and Associate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He has long associations with Glyndebourne Opera; English National Opera; The Royal Opera, Covent Garden; Royal National Theatre; English National Ballet and Northern Ballet Theatre. Opera work worldwide includes productions in America (Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles, Houston, Seattle, San Francisco), Australia, New Zealand, France, Holland, Belgium, Israel, Austria, Japan and Italy. Theatre work includes productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Donmar Warehouse, and productions in London's West End and on Broadway in New York. Work in ballet has included productions for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, the Norwegian National Ballet, Boston Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Colorado Ballet and the Asami Maki Ballet in Tokyo. Over the last year, productions have included Peter Grimes at the Salzburg Festival for Trevor Nunn and Simon Rattle, the Brian Friel play The Home Place for the Gate Theatre in Dublin, Two Thousand Years at the National Theatre in London, for Mike Leigh, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical The Woman in White in London, and on Broadway for Trevor Nunn, a new opera for Glyndebourne, Tangier Tattoo and King Lear for Stephen Pimlott at the Chichester Festival. A more detailed biography can be viewed at www.theatricaldesigners.co.uk.