k5600 Design are lighting designers whose work encompasses the worlds of theatre, dance, fashion, art and architecture
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k5600 Design is a Lighting Designers Associate Studio
born in 2021 from a Valerio’s idea with the cooperation
of Emanuele, Oscar and Alessandro.
k5600 Design works on visual lighting design projects.
We have an international background in Musical, Opera, Ballet, theatre Play, and we bring our experience in to fashion shows, architectural lighting, retail, museum and big events.
WorkflowThe way that a particular type of work is organized, or the order of the stages in a particular work process
BrainstormingGet an idea of the project's scope and requirements.
Create an action plan for your project
PlanningProper planning prevents poor performance.
Budgets, schedules, logistics. Think on the details, save time!
DesignTransform the ideas collected into real projects Produce executive technical drawings for implementation.
Virtual production process for visualize the design step by step
LiveFinal realization of the design.
Supervision of every technical aspects.
Team of programmers and technicians trained for performances management and assistance.
Who we are
Lighting and Visual Designer
Founder of k5600Design
Valerio was born in Spoleto, city of the "Festival of the Two Worlds" where he began his professional career and develop a passion for light in all forms and expressions. Today Valerio has to his credit multiple experiences from Opera, Play, Ballet, Fashion & Architectural and a prolific collaboration with Musical productions in Italy and Worldwide.
In 2010 his debut at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, for the ballet "Immemoria" and in 2014 his Broadway debut with the Italian production of "Rugantino".
His is also the light design of the Musical "Dirty Dancing" and “Ghost” in the West End, UK and International Tour, Mexico and Australia.
Opera: Elisir D’Amore, Cenerentola, Flauto Magico, Barbiere di Siviglia (Teatro alla Scala) Don Carlo (St.Gallen,), Andrea Chenier, (Italia, Toulon) Lucia di Lammermoor (Tenerife, Oviedo) Nabucco (TeatroMassimo di Palermo), Idomeneo (Copenaghen), Le Malentendu (Sferisterio Opera Festival), Il Viaggio a Reims (Reims, Toulouse, Avignone, Marseille), Il Farnace (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino) Norma (Teatro Verdi di Sassari),
Ballet: Beethoven Immortal Love (Astana), Alice in Wonderland (Tallinn), La Valse, Immemoria (Teatro alla Scala), Serata Sacra, Il Lago dei Cigni (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino), Histoire de Manon, Giselle (Teatro alla Scala).
Musical:Ghost (Madrid), Mary Poppins (Milan), Dirty Dancing (West End & International tour), West Side Story (Genova Opera House, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino)), The Bodyguard, La Divina Commedia, Newsies,, American Idiot, Rent, NextToNormal, Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Frankenstein Jr, Priscilla, Gypsy, Cenerentola, Happy Days, Cats, The Producers, Grease, Cabaret, Il giorno della tartaruga, Stanno suonando la nostra canzone, Promesse Promesse, A Chorus Line, High School Musical(all Milano/Roma e Italian Tour), Pinocchio(Seoul & NYC). "The Mission" (Seoul), Flashdance, Rugantino (Italian Tour & Broadway).
Ballet: Waves, La Valse, Immemoria (Teatro alla Scala), Serata Sacra, Il Lago dei Cigni (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino), Histoire de Manon (Teatro alla Scala).
Since 2014 he is technical supervisor and Lighting Designer of the Ballet Gala “Roberto Bolle & Friends” (Opera Roma, Arena Verona, Italian and International Tour).
Fashion show: Valentino, Ermenegildo Zegna, Krizia, Dolce&Gabbana, Il Gufo, Pal Zileri, Spyder, Neil Barrett all of them for Milano Fashion Weeks
Theatre: Van Gogh, Don Giovanni, Amleto, XII Notte, il Piacere dell' onestà, Allegre Comari di Windsor, Constellations, Cyrano de Bergerac (Public Theatres and Italian tours)
Award: Italian Oscar for Musical Theatre, Best Lighting Design 2015(Frankenstein Jr), 2016 (Cabaret)
Architectural&Retail: resident lighting design for San Gottardo Church in Milano for Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo; resident lighting design for Dolce&Gabbana Retail Store in NYC- Soho in collaboration with Marco Filibeck
He was Associate Lighting Designer for Teatro alla Scala from 2009 to 2018.
Since 2006 he teach Lighting Design at Accademia Teatro alla Scala.
Head of Lighting Programmer
Co-Founder of k5600Design
Emanuele, since childhood, was fascinated by the theatrical lighting design and he starts to work as lighting technician in small rental company and opera productions close to his home town Bergamo.
When he was twenty he graduates in "Lighting Design" at “Accademia Teatro alla Scala” in Milan where he met Marco Filibeck and Valerio Tiberi.
After the study he started to work with Valerio as lighting operator of some Italian Theatre productions like “Replay”, “50 Shades of Gray”, “Cabaret”, “Grease”, “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”, “Geronimo Stilton the musical”, “Tappers by Gillian Bruce" and “Lodovica Comello international tour”.
In his role as Associated and Assistant Lighting Designer for Valerio Tiberi, Emanuele has collaborated on many musicals in Italy but also abroad, including: “Mary Poppins” (Milan – Rome), “Ghost” (Spain - Italy e Mexico), “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (Milan), “West Side Story” (Milan, Genoa Teatro Carlo Felice, Florance Maggio Musicale Fiorentino), “Dirty Dancing” (Italy and UK Tour), “The Bodyguard” (Italy an Spain), “Newsies” (Milan), “Priscilla Queen of the desert” (Italy), “L’Attimo Fuggente” (Italy), “Madagascar the musical” (Italy), Notre Dame e il mistero della cattedrale (Italy).
Lighting Designer for “L’impresario in angustie”, opening opera at 43^ Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte di Montepulciano and assistant to Marco Filibeck for the opera "Il piccolo Spazzacamino", a Teatro alla Scala production.
Lighting Designer of “Alice in the wonderland” (Tour 2019/2020), “Love Story” (Tour 2017/2018), and one man show “Vernia o non Vernia” (Tour 2018/2019)
Since 2016 is Lighting Designer for the Bernstein School of Musical Theater productions like “Footloose”, “Secret Garden”, “Crazy for You”, “Bernarda Alba”, “Assassins”, “All Shook Up”, “The Witches of Eastwick”, “Big Fish” (coproductor Compagina della Rancia), “Spring Awakening”, “Chicago”, “Jekyll & Hyde” (coproductor Teatro Comunale Ferara), “City of Angels”, “Oklahoma”, “Into the Woods” (Teatro Brancaccio Rome and Festival Jesi 2019). With SDM Milan for the show “9to5”, “Sweet Charity” (Teatro Nazionale Milan) and “The Wedding Singer”.
In the world of Ballet he is working as Assistant Lighting Designer for the Gala "Roberto Bolle and Friends” and “OnDance” festival created by Roberto Bolle, Lighting designer for “Coppelia”,”Cinderella" and “Galà di Danza Sondrio “ for PerformingDanza production.
He works for the fashion show of Valentino,Il Gufo, Pal Zileri, Spyder as Assistant Lighting Designer of Valerio Tiberi.
Since 2015 he teach lighting design and CAD software at “Accademia Teatro alla Scala”.
Main Lighting Programmer and Engineer
k5600 Designer Associate
Oscar graduated with full score in Piano at the “A. Stradivari” Institute in Cremona, continued his studies at the Teatro alla Scala Academy in Sound Technologies and, subsequently, in Lighting Design.
In 2018 he worked at the Teatro alla Scala in the team of lighting programmers.
He was programmer and lighting manager for various production companies and theaters in Milan, including Showbees Potter Potted (Italian Tour) Wizard’s Charlie e la Fabbrica di Cioccolato (Milan) Teatro Franco Parenti production of After Miss Julie (Italian tour) Teatro Filodrammatici production of Appiccicati (Milan).
He collaborates with the Lighting designer Fiammetta Baldiserri for the production of Circuito Lirico Marche, and with the Lighting Designer Marco Filibeck (assistance on development, set-up and programming) for the opening of the 2019-2020 Lyric season of Teatro del Liceu (Barcelona) with Turandot.
With lighting designer Valerio Tiberi he works as an assistant both in Italy and abroad, and lately, in assistance and lighting programming also with the lighting designer Emanuele Agliati.
He is Lighting Designer for theatre shows created by the director and set designer Giacomo Andrico, and produced by Fondazione Nymphe Fuori Tema - 3 atti clinici, Lettere Luterane, Racconti d’inverno, Caravaggio, and for Associazione Teatri di Roma, Michelangelo - Vita.
With the same director, always produced by Fondazione Nymphe, he is lighting designer of the operas “Il barbiere di Siviglia” and “Rigoletto”.
In recent times, he has specialized in the use and programming of ETC EOS consoles, also working closely with ETC Italy and becoming one of the official trainers of the EOS system.
At the Teatro alla Scala Academy he teaches lighting engineering and programming in the course for Audio-Lighting technician and advanced lighting programming in the Lighting Design course.
k5600 Designer Assistant
Alessandro was born in Galatina (Lecce, Italy) in 2001.
Following the footsteps of his parents (being his mother a Dance Teacher and his father an I.T. Expert),
he graduated with 100/100 points as I.T. Expert in 2019 at E.Fermi in Lecce and immediately after, pursuing his natural passion for light,
theatre and ballet, he moved to Milan and attended a course in Lighting Design at Accademia Teatro Alla Scala, where he graduated in 2021.
In his young career, he worked for small Ballet Shows, managing the visual part of events
but also as a lighting programmer and operator for the PottedPotter Italy Tour (2019)
and as a designer in the Ballet Spectra (2020) by the young choreographer Andrea Crescenzi.
He's able to program with the major lighting consoles such as GrandMA 1/2 and ETC EOS.
He's also able to code in the main programming languages of the I.T. industry such as C, PHP, Java and Python and works as I.T. manager for many international dance events and contests.
Currently he lives in Milan where he remotely studies I.T. at La Sapienza University with the intent of bringing the power of I.T. into the Theaterworld