Ingenieurbüro Nils Lunow

About

Everything started at the carpentry workshop at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin.

Later studies at the Technische Fachhochschule Berlin in mechanical engineering, specialised in theater techniques.

Afterwards an employement as technical director at the Tribüne Berlin, the Kleist Theatre in Frankfurt (Oder) and later in the same position at the Musical Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin for the production Disney's Hunchback from Notre Dame.

In Hamburg for Stage Entertainment GmbH since 2001 as a project manager for construction and building and responsible for planing and implementation of many different refurbishments  and rebuildings from theaters in Hamburg, Berlin and Stuttgart.

2004 a move to the production department, here as Technical Supervisor and Production Manager, responsible for the physical production of many different Musicals and Shows.

Also refurbishment and renewing of a numerous fly and stage machineries.

Since 2011 working as an independent Engineer for Shows and Musical as well as refurbishment of fly machinery and automation systems.

2018 the Opus Deutscher Bühnenpreis went to the ONE Grand Show at the Friedrichstadt Palast which I with others have worked on in the position as the Technical Production Manager.

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Musicals and Shows

Please have a look at my previous projects in 

- Musical productions

- Theater Shows and touring

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Magic Mike Live

Club Theater Berlin

Produced by Channing Tatum and Medialane
Director: Channing Tatum and Alison Faulk
Production Design: Rachel O'Toole
Scenic Designer: Rob Bissinger /Anita La Scala
Lighitng Design: Philip Gladwell
Sound Design: Nick Kourtides
Global Production Manager Consultant:          Don Gilmore
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow /            Henning Angebrandt

 

 

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SUPERNOVA

Europa Tour Holiday on Ice

Produced by Peter O'Keeffe
Director: Robin Cousins
Set Design: STUEFISH
Lighting Design: Chris Moylan
Video Design: Jean-Luc Gason
Sound Design: Jeroun Tembrinke

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Die fabelafte Welt der Amelie

Werk7 Theater im Werksviertel

Opening Night on February 14.0219

Produced by Stage Entertainment

Director: Christoph Drewitz
Set Design: Andrew Edwards
Sound Design: Paul Gatehouse
Lighting Design: Tim Deiling

 

 

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Showtime

European Tour Holiday on Ice

Opening Night in December 2018
Produced by

Peter O'Keeffe and Willem Metz

Director: Kevin Gavin

Set Design: Misty Buckley

Lighting Design: Chris Moylan

Video Design: Jean-Luc Gason

Sound Design: Jeroun Tembrinke

Technical Production Manager: Nils Lunow / Bogdan Lewko

 

 

 

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VIVID Grand Show

 

Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin


Opening Night October 2018

Produced by Dr. Berndt Schmidt / Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin

Director: Krista Monson / co Director Oliver Hoppmann
Set Design: Michael Cotten
Video Design: Maxin10sity
Lighting  Design: Chris Moylan
Hat Design: Philip Treacy
Technical Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Fack Ju Göhte

Werk7 Theater im Werksviertel München

Opening Night January 21st 2018

Produced by Stage Entertainment 

Director: Christoph Drewitz
Choreography: Benke Rydman
Autor: Nico Rebscher, Kevin Schröder, Simon Triebel
Set Design: Andrew Edwards
Lighting Design: Richard Howell
Costume Design: Reto Tuchschmid
Sound Design: Andreas Hammerich, Michel Weber
Production Management: Nils Lunow

 

 

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Ghost

Theater des Westens Berlin

Opening Night December 7th 2017

Produced by Landestheater in Linz
and
Stage Entertainment 

Director: Mathias Davids
Set and Video design: Hans Kudlich
Licht Design: Michael Grundner
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Equila

Showpalast München

Opening Night November 5th 2017

Produced by Apassionata

Director: Brendan Shelper
Music: Martin Lingnau
Video Design: Tina-Maria Werner
Lighting Design: Chris Moylan
Costume Design: Bente Nilsen
Executive Producer / Technical Production:
Nils Lunow

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Ghost - The Musical

Landestheater Linz
Austria

Opening Night March 2017

Produced by Landestheater in Linz 
and
Stage Entertainment

Director: Matthias Davids
Set and Video Design: Hans Kudlich
Lighting Design: Michael Grundner
Technical Supervisor for
Stage Entertainment: Nils Lunow

 

 

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Sister Act Tour

Theater des Westens 
Berlin

Opening Night October 2016

Produced by
Whoopi Goldberg / Stage Entertainment GmbH

Director: Carline Brouwer
Set Design: Klara Ziglerowa
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz
Sound Design: Mick Potter
Production Manager: Nils Lunow




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THE ONE Gand Show

Friedrichstadt-Palast 

Berlin

Opening Night October 2016

Produced by Dr. Berndt Schmidt / Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin

Director: Roland Welke
Set Design:  Jan Wünsche
Video Design: Marc Vidal
Lighting Design: Peter Morse
Sound Design: Cedric Beatty
Costume Design:  Jean Paul Gaultier
Technical Production Management: Nils Lunow

 

 

 

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Blue Man Group World Tour

Marina Bay Sands Theatre

Singapore 

Opening Night March 2016

Produced by  NGM and BMP

Director:  Marcus Miller
Lighting Design: Kevin Adams
Sound Design: Marcus Ross
Video Design: Jon Knight
Technical Director:  Nils Lunow

 

 

 

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Pearl

Celebrity Cruise Line

Celebrity Silhuette

Miami USA

Opening Night February 2016 

Produced by CCL / battleRoyal

Creative Director: Brendan Shelper
Director: Jonathan Buckles
Set Design: Maja Lind Ziska
Technical Director: Nils Lunow

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The Set

Celebrity Cruise Line

Celebrity Equinox

Miami, USA

Opening Night December 2015

Produced by CCL and battleRoyal

Creative Director: Brendan Shelper
Director: Bradley Cleary
Set Design: Maja Lind Ziska
Technical Director: Nils Lunow

 

 

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Blue Man Group Las Vegas

Theater in Luxor

Las Vegas, USA

Opening Night November 2015

Produced by Blue Man Productions

Director: Marcus Miller / Michael Dalen
Lighting Design: Kevin Adams
Sound Design: Marcus Ross
Video Design: Caryl Glab / Jon Knight
Set Design: Nils Lunow

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Amadé

Celebrity Cruise Line
Celebrity Solstice

Honolulu, USA

Opening Night September 2015

Produced by CCL / battleRoyal

Creative Director: Brendan Shelper
Director: Bradley Cleary
Set Design: Maja Lind Ziska
Technical Director: Nils Lunow

 

 

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Sister Act

Teatro Renault

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Opening Night March 2015

Produced by
Whoopi Goldberg / Time for Fun

Director: Jerry Zaks
Choreographer: Anthony van Laast
Scenic Designer: Klara Ziglerova
Lighting Designer: Natasha Katz
Sound Designer: Gareth Owen

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Das Wunder von Bern

Theater an der Elbe

Hamburg

Opening Night November 2014

Produced by Stage Entertainment Deutschland

Director: Gil Mehmert
Set Design: Jens Kilian
Lighting Design: Andreas Fuchs
Sound Design: John Shivers / David Patrige
Production Manager: Nils Lunow
Technical Supervisor: Clemens Weissenburger

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Blue Man Group Berlin

Bluemax Theater Berlin

Opening Night: March 2014

Produced by Blue Man Productions and 
Stage Entertainment Germany

Director: Michael Dalen
Lighting Design: Joel Silver / Kevin Adams
Video Design: Jon Knight / Caryl Glab
Sound Design: Marcus Ross
Production Management: Nils Lunow 

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Rocky Horror Show

Joop van den Ende Academy

Hamburg
Opening Night February 2014

Director: Paul Garrington
Choreographie: Nichola Treherne
Set Design: Andrew Edwards
Lighting Design: Marc Brunkhardt

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Sister Act Oberhausen

Metronom Theater Oberhausen

Opening Night December 2013

Produced by 
Whoopi Goldberg / Joop van den Ende

Director: Carline Brouwer
Set Design: Klara Ziglerowa
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz
Sound Design: Mick Potter
Production Manager: Nils Lunow

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War Horse

Theater des Westens

Opening Night in October 2013

Produced by The National Theatre London / Stage Entertainment

Director: Polly Findlay
Set design: Rae Smith
Puppet Design: Adrian Kohler
Lighting Design: Paule Constable
Sound Design: Chris Shutt
Production Manager: Nils Lunow

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Blue Man Group Australia

Blue Man Group
Pacific Rim Tour

Opening Night August 2013

Produced by Blue Man Productions
Director: Marcus Miller / Chris Wink / Phil Stanton
Lighting Design: Joel Moritz / Kevin Adams
Video Design: Caryl Glab
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Modell Friedrichstadt Palast Berlin

Model making 

concept, 3D drawing, model building

of the Friedrichstadt Palast Berlin

Scale 1:25

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Girls on Bord

Joop van den Ende Acamedy

Hamburg
Opening Night  February 2013

Director: Alexander Soehnle
Choreography: Lucy Costelloe
Set Design: Andrew D. Edwards
Lighting Design: Marc Brunkhardt
Sound Design: Wolfram Machold
Technical Production: Nils Lunow

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Sister Act Holland

Circus Theatre Scheveningen

Opening Night February 2013

Produced by Whoopi Goldberg / Joop van den Ende

Director: Carline Brouwer
Set Design: Klara Ziglerova
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz
Sound Design: Gareth Owen
Technical Consultant: Nils Lunow

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Sister Act Stuttgart

Apollo Theater Stuttgart
Opening Night in December 2012

Produced by
Whoopi Goldberg / Joop van den Ende

Director: Carline Brouwer
Set Design: Klara Ziglerova
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz
Sound Design: Mick Potter
Production Manager: Nils Lunow

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Blue Man Group Las Vegas

At the Monte Carlo Hotel and Resort

Opening Night October 2012.

Produced by Blue Man Productions

Director: Marcus Miller / Chris Wink / Phil Stanton
Lighting Design: Kevin Adams
Sound Design: John Owens
Video Design: Caryl Glab
Technical design and
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Siaster Act Paris

Theatre Mogador Paris


Sister Act
Opening Night in September 2012

Produced by
Whoopi Goldberg / Joop van den Ende

Director: Carline Brouwer
Set Design: Klara Ziglerova
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz
Sound Design: Gareth Owen
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Blue Man Theater Orlando

Blue Man Group

Produced by Blue Man Productions / Universal Studios

Opening Night Februar 2012

Regie: Marcus Miller
Production Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Marcus Ross
Video Design: Caryl Glab
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Teatro Nazionale Milan

Sister Act

Opening Night October 2011

 

Produced by:

Whoopi Goldberg / Joop van den Ende

 

Director: Carline Brouwer

Set Design: Klara Zieglerova

Lighting Design: Natasha Katz

Sound Design: Gareth Owen

Production Management: Nils Lunow

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MDM Moscow

The Sound of Music

Opening Night October 2011

Produced by Stage Entertainment Russia /Joop van den Ende

Director: Evgeniy Pisarev
Lighting designer: Alexander Sivaev
Sound Designer: Richard Brooker
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Operettenhaus Hamburg

Sister Act

Opening Night December 2010

Produced by: 
Whoopi Goldberg / Joop van den Ende


Director: Carline Brouwer
Set Design: Klara Zieglerova
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz
Sound Design: Mick Potter
Production Manager: Nils Lunow

 

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Norwegian Epic

Blue Man Group

Opening Night June 2010

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions / NCL


Director: Marcus Miller
Production Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Matt Koenig
Video Design: Caryl Glab
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Norwegian Epic

Legends in Concert

Opening Night in July 2010

Produced by:
Legends in Concert / NCL

Set Design: Joel Moritz
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow



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Raimund Theater Vienna

Opening Night March 2010

Produced by the Vereinigten Bühnen Wien

Director: Carline Brouwer
Set Design: David Gallo
Lighting Design: Andrew Voller
Sound Design: Mick Potter
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Blue Man Group European Tour

Opening Night December 2009

Theater 11, Zürich,
Göta Lejon Theater, Stockholm
Museumsquartier Halle E, Vienna

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions / Joop van den Ende


Director: Marcus Miller
Lighting Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Matt Koenig
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Teatro Nazionale Milan

Beauty and the Beast

Opening Night September 2009

Produced by:
Disney / Joop van den Ende
Stage Entertainment Italy


Director: Glenn Casale
Set Design: David Gallo
Lighting Design: Mike Baltassari
Sound Design: Gaston Briski
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Theater des Westens Berlin

Der Schuh des Manitu

Opening Night December 2008

Produced by:
Michael "Bully" Herbig / Joop van den Ende


Director: Carline Brouwer
Set Design: David Gallo
Lighting Design: Donald Holder
Video Design: William Cusick
Sound Design: Mick Potter
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Musical Theater Basel

Blue Man Group

Opening Night October 2008

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions / Joop van den Ende

Director: Marcus Miller
Production Design: Marc Brickman
Sound Design: Matt Koenig
Production Manager: Nils Lunow

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Apollo Theater Stuttgart

Blue Man Group

Opening Night February 2008

Produced by:
Blue Man Production / Joop van den Ende

Director: Marcus Miller
Production Design: Marc Brickman
Lighting Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Matt Koenig
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Operettenhaus Hamburg

Ich war noch niemals in New York

Opening Night December 2007

Produced by: Joop van den Ende


Director: Christian Struppeck / Glenn Casale
Music: Udo Jürgens
Set Design: David Gallo
Lighting Design: Adrew Voller
Sound Design: Mick Potter
Production Manager: Nils Lunow

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Invoice Theater Tokyo

Blue Man Group

Opening Night Summer 2007

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions


Director: Marcus Miller
Production Design: Marc Brickman
Lighting Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Matt Koenig
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Metronom Theater Oberhausen

Blue Man Group

Opening Night February 2007

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions / Joop von den Ende


Director: Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton, Chris Wink, Marcus Miller
Production Design: Marc Brickman
Lighting Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Matt Koenig
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Bluemax Theater Berlin

Blue Man Group

Opening Night January 2007

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions / Joop van den Ende


Director: Marcus Miller
Production Design: Marc Brickman
Lighting Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Ross Humpfrey
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Theater Fabrik Amsterdam

Blue Man Group

Opening Night September 2006

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions / Joop van den Ende


Director: Michael Quinn
Production Design: Marc Brickman
Lighting Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Ross Humpfrey
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Best of Musical Tour

Tour through 6 cities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Opening Night February 2006

Produced by: Stage Entertainment GmbH

Director and Coreographer: Jani Walsh-Weber
Set Design: Jürgen Schmidt-André
Lighting Design: Manfred Olma
Sound Design: Andreas Hammerich and
              Michael Weber
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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The New London Theatre London

Blue Man Group

Opening Night September 2005

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions / Joop van den Ende

Director: Chris Wink, Matt Goldman,
Phil Stanton, Marcus Miller
Production Design: Marc Brickman
Lighting Design: Marc Brickman
Sound Design: Ross Humpfrey
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Apollo Theater Stuttgart

Elisabeth

Opening Night March 2005

Produced by:
Vereinigte Bühnen Wien / Joop van den Ende

Director: Dennis Callahan
Set Design: Paul Gallis
Lighting Design: Reiner Tweebeeke
Sound Design: Jeroen Ten Brinke
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Kölnarena Cologne

Best of Musical Gala

Opening Night  February 2004

Produced by: Stage Entertainment GmbH

Director and Choreographer: Jani Walsh-Weber
Set Design: Chritop Weyers
Lighting Design: Hilton Jones
Sound Design: Andreas Hammerich
              and Michael Weber
Production Management: Nils Lunow

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Theater am Potsdamer Platz Berlin

Blue Man Group

Opening Night December 2004

Produced by:
Blue Man Productions / Joop van den Ende


Director: Chris Wink, Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton
Production Design: Marc Brickman
Lighting Design: Marc Brickman
Sound Design: Ross Humpfrey
Technical Supervisor: Nils Lunow

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Theater am Potsdamer Platz Berlin

Hunchback from Notre Dame

Opening Night December 1999

Produced by: Disney / Stella

Director: James Lapine
Music: Alan Menken
Set Design: Heidi Ettinger
Lighting Design: Rick Fisher
Sound Design: Tony Meola
Technical Director: Nils Lunow

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Kleist Theater Frankfurt (Oder)

Technical Director from 1995 until 1998

Artistic Director: Manfred Weber
Director: Michael Funke
Set Designer: Martin Fischer
Costume Designer: Andrea Eisensee

"Offene Zweierbeziehung"
"Amphitrion"
"Kabale und Liebe"
"Der Drachen"
"Fiesko"
"Die Räuber"
"Die Hermannsschlacht"
"Trost der nördlichen Meere"
"Don Giovanni"
"Werther"
"Rigoletto"

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Tribüne Berlin

Technical Director from 1993 until 1995
Stage Technology and Lighting Design for productions:

"I do! I do!"
Opening Night 1993
Director: Helga Wolf
Set Design: Rolf Häusner

"Freunde in der Not"
Author: Alan Ayckbourn
Opening Night 1994
Director: Jügen Thormann
Set Design: Klaus Ulrich Jacob

"Du musst die Leute in die Fresse Knacken"
A Joachim Ringelnatz Revue
Opening Night 1994
Author: Rainer Behrend
Set Design: Rolf Häusner



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Jedermann - Festspiele Berlin

Technical Direction and Lighting Design

From 1990 until 1995
In the Gedächtniskirche and in the Berliner Dom

Artistic Direction: Brigitte Grothum
Set and Costume Design: Waltraud Mau

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Theater Construction, Refurbishment and Stage Technology

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Theater Pavillion

Project Management for Planing and development
of a Theater Restaurant / Lounge Building
for up to 1200 guests of the Mehr Theater am Großmarkt

Client: Mehr-BB Theater GmbH
Architect: Carmody / Croarke London
Execution: expomobilia MCH
Live Marketing Solutions AG

Planing time: 3 Month
Construction Time : 2 Month
costs about 3 Million Euro

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Mehr Theater am Großmarkt

Harry Potter Hamburg

Project Management together with Ingo Eggers
for reconstruction the multifunctional music venue to a Theatre

Client: Mehr-BB Theater GmbH
Architect: Frans Diekmans / Brett J. Banakis
Project Manager Harry Potter: Gary Beestone
Time for Planning: 6 Month
Construction Time: 9 Month
Construction costs about 17 million Euro

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Club Theater Berlin

Potsdamer Plartz Berlin

Planing and design of the
theater specific mashinery and installation
for Magic Mike Live

Planing, Tender and Contruction Management

Client: Media Lane Deutschland and
Magic Mike Live
Production Design: Rachel O'Toole
Project Management: Don Gilmore
Time for Planing: 2 Month
Contruction period: 3 Month

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Werk7

Theater im Werksviertel

Munich, Germany
Design and development 
Conceptional work and Construction Management
for the complete interior of the theatre and infrastructure
Foyer, Auditorium and stage technology

Client: Stage Entertainment Theater Services GmbH
Planing and construction time : 3 / 2 Month
Construction costs about 1 Million Euro

 

 

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Apassionata Park Munich

Horse Park and Show Palast

Munich, Germany
Technical Design and Development 2015
Realisation in 2017


Produced by: Peter Massine
Architect: Architekturbüro Graft Berlin
Concept and Development: Johannes Mock O'Hara
Projektmanagement: Rainer Quenzer
Executive Producer and
Theater Technik : Nils Lunow

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Theater an der Elbe

Opening of the new theatre in November 2014

Engineering and Construction Management for the Stage Machinery

Architect: Arno Meijs
Construction Manager: Ingo Eggers
Client: Stage Entertainment Deutschland
Construction time two years
Construction costs about 35 million Euro

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Teatro Brancaccio Rome

Reopening of the theater in Summer 2010

Reconstruction and Refurbishment of the Theater.
Conceptional work and Construction Management for the Auditorium, the Infrastructure and stage machinery.

 

Architect and Construction Management: Christian Fiedler

Client: Stage Entertainment Italy
Construction time: 3 Months
Construction costs about 2 Million Euros

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Teatro Nazionale Milan

Reopening of the theater in October 2009

Collaboration on the concept, construction management for the stage technology.

Client: Stage Entertainment Italy
Architect: Piero Lissoni
Construction Manager: Ingo Eggers / Christian Fiedler
Construction time: 9 Months
Construction costs: about 8 Million Euros

 

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Bluemax Theater Berlin

Modification of an IMAX cinema into a Theater

Opening December 2006

Conception, Construction Management for the Auditorium, Stage and Backstage.

Client: Stage Entertainment Germany
Architect: Frans Dikmans
Construction time: 4 Months
Construction costs: about 6 Million Euros

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Theater des Westens Berlin

Reopening of the Theater September 2003

Co-Construction Manager mainly in building equipment 

Refurbishment and reconstruction of the stage, auditorium, back stage and service rooms as well as the facade.

Client: Stage Entertainment Germany
Architect: Frans Dikmans
Construction Manager: Ingo Eggers
Construction time 5 Months
Construction costs about 6 Million Euros

 

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Main Offices Stage Entertainment Germany

Offices and Musical Academy in Hamburg

Opening Summer 2003

Client: Stage Entertainment Germany
Architect: Jens Schlüter / Arno Meijs
Construction time 12 Months
Conceptional collaboration and Construction Management. 

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Operettenhaus Hamburg

Reopening December 2002
with the Musical "Mamma Mia!"

Conceptional work and Construction Management

Refurbishment and reconstruction of the stage, back stage, auditorium and foyer as well as the facade.

Client: Stage Entertainment Germany
Architect: Arno Meijs
Construction time 3 Months
Construction costs about 6 Million Euros





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Theater im Hafen Hamburg

Opening in December 2001
with the Musical: "Disney's Lion King"

Construction Management for the back stage rooms, foyer, restaurant and auditorium.
all infrastructure for the theater and stage.

Architect: Klaus Latuske und Gunnar Ramsfjell
Construction time 9 Months
Construction costs about 14 Million Mark

 

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Contact

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
Beim Alten Gaswerk 5
22761 Hamburg
Germany
Tel: +4915140100968
info@nilslunow.com

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