Monday, May 21, 2007

Artist Michael Curry

Michael Curry is one of the world’s leading production designers. He works widely in both conceptual and technical development with the foremost entertainment companies such as Cirque du Soleil, the Metropolitan Opera, London’s Royal National Theatre, Disney Theatrical Productions, LA Opera, and Universal Pictures. He collaborates regularly with directors such as Robert Lepage, Nicholas Hytner, Julie Taymor and William Friedken. Michael has been the recipient of many prestigious awards from his peers, including several awards for his puppet and costume work on Broadway, Olympic ceremonies, and his continuing innovations in the fields of visual effects and puppetry design. He owns and operates Michael Curry Design Inc, which designs and creates live-performance oriented dimensional characters and productions, such as those seen by world-wide audiences in the 1996 and 2002 Olympics opening and closing ceremonies, Superbowl 2000, and New York City’s epoch 2000 millennium event.

Michael Curry's site. But most interesting, the quality of the photographs in his portfolio are terrible.

Illuminated angels spectre from "His Dark Materials" theatrical production