Hugh Conacher

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Hugh has collaborated with choreographers, dance companies and theatres across Canada and around the world for over 30 years. His work in Canada has been seen with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Calgary, National Arts Centre, Gearshifting Performance Works and the Griffin Trio. Hugh has expanded his process beyond traditional lighting design to include various forms of interactive media and photography, as seen in Hybrid Human at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Jolene Bailie’s Sensory Life, Infinite World, Freya Olafson’s Avatar and Theatre Project’s North Main Gothic, for which he designed the set, media and lighting. His photographic work resides in private collections and has been published throughout North America and beyond.