Netia Jones | Director / Designer / Video Designer

Director / Designer / Video Designer

Netia Jones


Netia Jones is a director, designer and video artist working in opera, theatre and staged concerts. Her recent projects include Philip Glass’ Orphée (English National Opera), Schubert/Zender’s The Dark Mirror (Barbican Theatre London, Lincoln Center New York, Shanghai Grand Theater, Perth International Festival, National Theater of Taiwan), Olga Neuwirth’s The Outcast (Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Wien Modern, Vienna), Tom Phillips’s Irma with Apartment House (South London Gallery), Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (Garsington Opera), Beckett’s Stirrings Still (Happy Days and Commençez! Beckett Festivals), György Kurtág’s Kafka Fragments (Royal Opera House), Britten’s Curlew River (Barbican, London, Lincoln Center, NYC, CalPerformances, USA), Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Aldeburgh Festival), Handel’s Messiah (Bergen National Opera/Bergen Festival), Unsuk Chin’s Alice In Wonderland (Los Angeles Philharmonic, Barbican), Feldman’s Words and Music (Happy Days International Beckett Festival), Georg Haas’s Atthis (Royal Opera House), Knussen’s Where The Wild Things Are (Los Angeles Philharmonic, Barbican, Aldeburgh Festival), Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht (Orchestre de Chambre de Paris), Tan Dun’s Marco Polo (Bergen National Opera), and Britten’s Les illuminations (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra). She conceived and created three site-specific performances for the Aldeburgh Festival: Everlasting Light (Scelsi, Mazulis, Marenzio, Gesualdo) projecting onto Sizewell nuclear power station, Before Life and After (Britten, Tippett, Finzi) and The Way To The Sea (Britten). She is director of Lightmap, the acclaimed mixed media creative studio working internationally in live film, interactive media and projection projects, and was founder and director of the award-winning experimental multimedia performance group Transition, with whom she created staged performances of works from Couperin to Berio.