Born in Germany, Moritz Junge trained at the Berlin Academy of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art, London. For The Royal Ballet his work includes Live Fire Exercise, Limen, Infra (also Joffrey Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet) and Chroma (also Alvin Ailey, Boston Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, San Francisco Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Bolshoi, Dutch National Ballet). In the 2016/17 season he creates the designs for McGregor’s new work for The Royal Ballet, Multiverse.
Other opera and ballet work includes Cosi fan tutti (Opera Australia); Cavalleria rusticana/Pagliacci (Metropolitan Opera, New York), Les Troyens, Aida and The Tempest (Royal Opera), Don Carlo (Bolshoi), L’Anatomie de la sensation (Paris Opera Ballet), Outlier (NYCB), Daphne (La Monnaie, Brussels), Messiah (ENO, Opéra de Lyon), Dyad 1929 (Australian Ballet), Renature (NDT) and La Cenerentola (Glyndebourne).
Designs for theatre include A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Globe); In the Republic of Happiness (Royal Court), The Kitchen, Dido, Queen of Carthage and The Hour we Knew Nothing of Each Other (NT), Judgment Day (Almeida) and All About my Mother (Old Vic). He designed costumes for the London 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony. He was the overall winner of the Linbury Prize for Stage Design, 2001.
(photo by Brinkhoff/Moegenburg)