Bernd Purkrabek

Bernd Purkrabek (1982) is an European lighting designer who studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (Lichtgestaltung). He developed the lighting in collaberation with the artistic team in numerous productions (works include Der Prinz Von Homburg, Les Vepres Sicilliennes, Macbeth, Jenufa, La fanciulla del West, Peter Grimes directed by Christof Loy; Lazarus, SehnsuchtMeer, Jephtha directed by Claus Guth; Der Ferne Klang directed by Florentine Klepper; Suster Bertken, Troparion directed by Pierrre Audi; Kontrapunkt choreographed by Jörg Weinöhl).

Bernd Purkrabek is working internationally on opera , drama, film and installations, his atmospheric lighting has been featured in many theatres, stylistically ranging from the darkest drama to the most sensitive minimalism. www.berndpurkrabek.com

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Das Jagdgewehr Opera Bregenzer Festspiele
Ensemble Modern
Lighting Designer Director: Karl Markovics
Set designer: Katharina Wöppermann
Aug 2018
Les Contes D'Hoffmann Opera Het Musiek Theater, Amsterdam Lighting Designer Director: Tobias Kratzer
Set designer: Rainer Sellmaier
Jun 2018
Ein Sommernachtstraum / A Summer Nights Dream Dance Oper Graz Lighting Designer Choreographer: Jörg Weinöhl
Set designer: Saskia Rettig
May 2018
La Morte D'Orfeo Opera Het Musiek Theater, Amsterdam
Opera Forwad Festival
Lighting Designer Director: Pierre Audi
Mar 2018
Saul Opera Theater An Der Wien, Vienna Lighting Designer Director: Claus Guth
Set designer: Christian Schmidt
Feb 2018
Maria Stuarda Opera Theater An Der Wien, Vienna Lighting Designer Director: Christof Loy
Set designer: Katrin Lea Tag
Jan 2018
Jephtha Opera Opera Bastille Lighting Designer Director: Claus Guth
Set designer: Katrin Lea Tag
Jan 2018
Eine florentinische Tragödie Opera Het Musiek Theater, Amsterdam Lighting Designer Director: Jan P. Gloger
Set designer: Raimund Orfeo Voigt
Nov 2017
Gianni Schicchi Opera Het Musiek Theater, Amsterdam Lighting Designer Director: Jan P. Gloger
Set designer: Raimund Orfeo Voigt
Nov 2017
Meine Seele hört im Sehen Dance Oper Graz Lighting Designer Choreographer: Jörg Weinöhl
Set designer: Saskia Rettig
Oct 2017
Tiefland Opera Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse Lighting Designer Director: Walter Sutcliffe
Set designer: Kaspar Glarner
Sep 2017
Theatre:
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
Opera:
  • International
  • Large scale
  • Small scale
  • Touring relights
Dance:
  • Large Scale
  • Medium Scale
Non-professional:
  • Dance
  • Opera
  • Plays
Education:
  • Workshops
Contact method Details
Email address

berndpurk@gmx.at

Website

http://www.berndpurkrabek.com