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Nicolai Hart-Hansen

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Nicolai has an MA in Theatre Design from The Slade School of Fine Art and a BA in Theatre Studies and Theatre Design from Central School of Speech and Drama.
He has been a professional designer since 2000 and was commended for an Evening Standard theatre Award for his design for Told by an Idiot's "Playing the Victim" in 2003.
Recent theatre work includes: "Soldier Boy" (The Albany Theatre); "Some Girls are Bigger than Others" (co-designer, Lyric Hammersmith and National Tour); " The Lily of the Valley" (ROH2) "Playing the Victim" (Royal Court, Traverse Edinburgh, National Tour); "The Map Makers Sorrow" (Copenhagen) "Behind The Iron Mask" (Duchess Theatre, West End) Love and Money" )Young Vic Studio); "Japes" (Not The National Theatre on tour); "Medea in Jerusalem" (Rattlestick Theatre, New York); "Burleigh Grimes" (Bridewell Theatre, London); "The Kitchen", "Class Enemy" and "Dancing at Lughnasa" (Central School of Speech and Drama); "Breezeblock Park" (The Albany Theatre); "Modern Man", "More Lies About Jerzy", "The Last Obit", "The Crystal Den" and "Love and War" (New End Theatre); "The Snow Queen" (Nordic Theatre, Canal Café Theatre and Edinburgh Festival); "Natural Inclinations" (Finborough Theatre); " Dolores" (Arcola Theatre); "The Golem" (Julia Pascall Theatre); "Women Beware Women" (Brockley Jack); "Project E", "An Explosion" (BAC), "Watership Down", associate designer (Lyric Hammersmith and national tour); " Mine" (Kaos Theatre and Kaos Films); "Winter Under the Table", "Three Days of Rain" (Copenhagen); "Demons", "Shopping and Fucking" (Linbury Studio).
Nicolai has assisted Neil Bartlett on his productions of "Don Juan" and "Pericles" at the Lyric Hammersmith. He was also assistant designer to Robert Wilson on "Woyceck" (Copenhagen, New York and European Tour).
Nicolai has lectured at RADA, Central School of Speech and Drama and Mountview Theatre Schools.