Q+A with Niels Lanz, sound designer (Ballett Frankfurt & The Forsythe Company)
Chaired by Sinéad Rushe
Wednesday 31 January, 2018: 6.30pm
The Boardroom, Central School of Speech and Drama, London.
This is an opportunity to discuss the work and process of sound designer, Niels Lanz, who worked as sound and video designer for The Forsythe Company for twenty-five years, winning a New York Bessie Award for his ground-breaking composition on Three Atmospheric Studies. Prior to this, he worked in the sound department of Ballett Frankfurt as a company member, collaborating with William Forsythe on several productions, including Eidos:Telos, Endless House, Kammer/Kammer and Decreation. He has also created electronic music for dance, including David Dawson’s The Grey Area and 00:00 for Dutch National Ballet. Since 2012, he has worked as a freelance sound designer and is collaborating currently with Sinéad Rushe and BA Acting (Collaborative and Devised Theatre) and BA Theatre Practice students at Royal Central on a new polyphonic, sound-based production of Bernard-Marie Koltès’s Night Just Before the Forests.