Set & Costume Designer
Thomas Mika studied opera direction at Hamburger Hochschule für Musik und Theater. He has worked with modern choreographers Alejandro Cerrudo, Edward Clug, Marco Goecke, Leo Mujic, Kevin O’Day, Tim Plegge, Sergej Vanaev, and Jeroen Verbruggen. In classical repertoire Thomas Mika created the designs for Onegin and Romeo and Juliet by John Cranko followed by Lady of the Camellias by Derek Deane, Don Quixote by Alexey Fadeechev and a version by Nina Ananishvili, Romeo and Juliet by Ben van Cauwenbergh, and Swan Lake by Thomas Edur and a version by Eno Peci and Sabrina Sadowska. Thomas Mika has collaborated worldwide with ballet companies such as Stuttgarter Ballett, Staatsballett Berlin, Ballet de Opéra National de Paris, Royal Birmingham Ballet, National Ballet of China, Hong Kong Ballet, Universal Ballet Seoul, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Ballet X Philadelphia, Hungarian National Ballet, Polish National Ballet, Estonian National Ballet, Slovenian National Ballet, Croatian National Ballet, Hessisches Staatsballett Wiesbaden, Ballett Mannheim, Aalto Ballett Theater, and the Royal Ballet of Flanders.