David Eagleman

Author and Neuroscientist

American author and neuroscientist David Eagleman's cult book of short stories 'Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives' provided inspiration for SUMa chamber opera directed by Wayne McGregor for the Linbury Studio Theatre in collaboration with composer Max Richter in 2012.

Audrey Niffenegger

Author and Visual Artist

American writer, artist and academic Audrey Niffenegger collaborated with Wayne McGregor on Raven Girl, an adaptation of Niffenegger's illustrated novella of the same name, choreographed for The Royal Ballet in 2013.