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The Light Princess

Leeds Conservatoire | The Carriageworks Theatre | 2023

Based on the classic fairytale by George MacDonald, The Light Princess is a brand new composite opera with music from popular operas. Performed in multiple languages with new text by Sophie Gilpin, this production tells the story of a princess cursed from birth who seeks to break the spell set upon her.

Conductor: Tom Newall

Director: Sophie Gilpin

Production & Puppet Designer: Alison Duddle

Lighting Designer: Rachel Sampley

Orchestration: Ben Crick

Princess: Chloe Rigby/Louise Hales

Prince: Jade McLellan/Nathan Booker

King's Sister: Lydia Lythgoe/Charlotte Turner

Witches: Katherine Loftus, Lydia Lythgoe, Charlotte Turner

Queen: Pippa Forbes

King: Nina-Morgan Young

Healers: Elodie Smith, Remi Stevens, Saru Umasuthan, Bethany-Hannah Winteringham

Other princesses: Elizabeth Cunningham, Erin Hornsby, Ella Muschamp, Bethany-Hannah Winteringham

Photographs: Ian Hodgson

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