Pia is a Finnish lighting designer based in Hamburg, Germany, who works mainly in opera and musical, but also in theatre.
She has worked in many international houses both as a lighting designer and as an associate, including Teatro alla Scala Milano, San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera Covent Garden, New York City Opera, National Center for the Performing Arts Beijing, Royal Danish Opera, Gothenburg Opera, Dutch National Opera, Teatro Carlo Felice Genoa, Opera Zuid in the Netherlands, De Koninklijke Schouwburg The Hague, Bilbao Opera, Oper Graz, Bregenz Opera Festival, Komische Oper Berlin, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Vereinigte Bühnen Wien and Leipzig Opera.
She has collaborated on several productions with directors Stephen Lawless and Stefan Huber, additionally to productions with Annilese Miskimmon, Lisa Kent, Jetske Mijnssen, Bjarte Hjelmeland and Alan Øyen.
Her work as associate lighting designer includes musicals like Mamma Mia (21 European productions), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Oberhausen, Berlin, Moscow and Barcelona) and Mary Poppins (Scheveningen and Melbourne) additionally to a long ongoing collaboration with Wolfgang Göbbel for international re-lights.
Future projects include:
Io Senza Te, Zürich, August 2016