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The work of Thomas Mika includes set and costume design for modern and classical ballet productions worldwide. He studied opera direction at Hamburger Hochschule für Musik und Theater. In 2006, in the age of 26, he created his first piece as a set and costume designer for Staatsballett Berlin.

He has worked with modern choreographers Alejandro Cerrudo, Edward Clug, Marco GoeckeLeo Mujic, Riccardo De Nigris, Kevin O’Day, Tim Plegge, Sergej Vanaev and Jeroen Verbruggen.

In the 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 AnanishviliRomeo and Juliet by Ben van Cauwenbergh and Swan Lake by Thomas Edur.

 

Thomas Mika has collaborated worldwide with ballet companies such as Stuttgarter Ballett, Staatsballett Berlin, 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, Novosibirsk State BalletSlovenian National Ballet, Croatian National Ballet, Hessisches Staatsballett Wiesbaden, Ballett Mannheim, Aalto Ballett Theater and the Royal Ballet of Flanders.

 

His work has been presented by major venues such as Deutsche Oper Berlin, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Nationaltheater Mannheim, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Staatstheater Darmstadt, Aalto Theater Essen, Musiktheater im Revier, National Center of the Performing Arts Beijing, Hong Kong Culture Center, Seoul Arts Center, LG Art Center Seoul, Hungarian National Opera, Polish National Opera, Estonian National Opera, Novosibirsk State OperaCroatian National Theater, Wilma Theater Philadelphia, Harris Theater Chicago and the Royal Opera House Antwerp & Ghent.

Works

 Romeo & Juliet by John Cranko

Staatsballett Berlin

 

Onegin by John Cranko

National Ballet of China

Universal Ballet Seoul

Royal Ballet of Flanders

Hungarian National Ballet

Estonian National Ballet

Aalto Ballett Theater

 

Romeo & Juliet by Ben v. Cauwenbergh

Aalto Ballett Theater

 

Don Quixote by Alexey Faadechev

Polish National Ballet

Royal Ballet of Flanders

 

Don Quixote by Nina Ananiashvili

Hong Kong Ballet

 

Swan Lake by Thomas Edur

Estonian National Ballet

 

Lady of the camellias by Derek Deane

Croatian National Ballet

 

One thousand pieces by Alejandro Cerrudo

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

 

Now and Than by Alejandro Cerrudo

Hessisches Staatsballett Wiesbaden

 

 sssss... by Edward Clug

Stuttgarter Ballett 

Hessisches Staatsballett Wiesbaden

Novosibirsk State Ballet

 

Pocket Concerto by Edward Clug

Stuttgarter Ballett 

 

No Men's Land by Edward Clug

Stuttgarter Ballett

 

Shades of us by Edward Clug 

Ballett Augsburg

 

  Almost Blue by Marco Goecke

Stuttgarter Ballett

 

Out of 99 by Leo Mujic

Staatsballett Berlin

 

Idi Vidi by Leo Mujic

Croatian National Ballet

 

Tisina mog suma by Leo Mujic

Croatian National Ballet

 

Traumgekrönt by Leo Mujic

Ballett Augsburg

 

Orpheus by Leo Mujic

Ballett Augsburg

 

Ascending Glide by Riccardo de Nigris

Ballett Augsburg

 

Time curves by Kevin O'Day

Ballet X Philadelphia

 

Kammerspiel by Kevin O'Day

Ballett Mannheim

 

I'm with the band by Kevin O'Day

Ballett Mannheim

 

2 Gents by Kevin O'Day

Ballett Mannheim

 

Alpha Omega by Kevin O'Day

Ballett Mannheim

 

Divertimento 4 Mozart by Kevin O'Day

Ballett Augsburg

 

The little match girl by Kevin O'Day

Ballett im Revier

 

Tabula Rasa by Tim Plegge

Hessisches Staatsballett Wiesbaden

 

 The Great Trust by Jeroen Verbruggen

Hessisches Staatsballett Wiesbaden

 

Mozart Requiem by Sergej Vaneav

Ballett Bremerhaven