Jan Dörner

The lighting and set designer Jan Dörner has worked on numerous dance, movement and drama performances. A member of the Handa Gote and Wariot Ideal groups, he has devoted to light and its use in theatre for over half his life, creating designs for operas, as well as alternative shows, striving to combine obsolete devices and state-of-the-art technologies, seeking ways to non-standard lighting and remaking scrap iron, waste metal and wiring debris into non-traditional spotlights. Over the past three years, he has also taught at the Institute of Lighting Design in Prague.