XENI will become our masterclass by theatre designers, and management professionals for up-and-coming theatre makers interested in working behind the scenes, all taking This year, we will be focusing on stage management (light design) with a renowned light designer (professional), World renowned light designer Ben Ormerod will be coming to Malta to spend two weeks training local light designers. Ben Ormerod is a renowned lighting designer who has worked on various theatre productions in the UK and internationally. He has won multiple awards for his work, including the Olivier Award for Best Lighting Design in 2009 for his work on the production “Black Watch”. Besides being well-established, Ben Ormerod mentored many professional world-class light designers in the UK. Applicants will be given the opportunity to be paired with one of our Atelier Francis Ebejer projects to work on the light design for the showcase happening on the 8th, 9th and 10th September 2023, under the mentorship of Ben.
This project is a co-production with Teatru Manoel and is supported by Arts Council Malta.
Applications Open May, 2023.