Peter Teigen


Peter Teigen, Lighting, was born in Oslo, and came to Britain in 1983. During the 1990s he was Lighting Designer for London City Ballet, where he worked with producers such as Galina Samsova, Christopher Gable and Marc Baldwin. At the same time Peter collaborated with a number of choreographers, such as Ashley Page, Matthew Bourne and Michael Corder, as he developed a freelance lighting career. He has lit many ballets for Birmingham Royal Ballet, most recently David Bintley's The Prince of the Pagodas (2014). In 2014, he lit Sir Peter Wright's Swan Lake at the Teatro Colón in, Buenos Airies, and in autumn 2015 will light The Two Pigeons for the Royal Ballet. Peter is also an established dance photographer, commissioned by clients who include English National Ballet, and has photographed subjects who include HRH The Princess of Wales.