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Benjamin Muhr




Benjamin Muhr - Lighting Designer

Benjamin Muhr was born in Munich. He spent parts of his early life across Germany and in Chicago. After having carried out a formation as a light and sound technician, he started to work freelance all over Europe and focused especially on theatre and contemporary dance projects.

In 2007, he came to Luxembourg during the European Capital of Culture to work as a lighting designer with choreographers such as Sylvia Camarda, Annick Puetz and Gianfranco Celestino. He also took part to the Danz Festival Letzebuerg and started working with dancers in residence at Trois C-L.
Since then he kept working with artists in Luxembourg and greater region but also in many festivals including Perspectives Festival, Schicht-Wechsel Festival, Euroscene Leipzig, Danse à Lille, Atelier de Paris / Carolyn Carlson and London O2 Arena.

In 2010, he was chosen to be the lighting designer for the Luxembourg Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo. He worked then together with Yuko Kominami and Bernard Baumgarten.
More recently, he worked with Anu Sistonen during the 2010 FullMoondance Festival in Finland as well as for her new creation „ImageX“ at Op der Schmelz / Dudelange in March 2011.

At present, he is working on Bric-à-Brac of Marie Lune in collaboration with Mierscher Kulturhaus, the dance piece from Luxembourg selected by the Theaterfederatioun Luxembourg for the Festival d’Avignon le Off 2011.


Spoken languages
English, French, German
Written languages
English, French, German