David Eagleman

Author and Neuroscientist

Sum, a chamber opera created for the Linbury Studio Theatre by composer Max Richter and directed by Wayne McGregor,takes its inspiration from American neuroscientist David Eagleman's cult book of short stories Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives.

Audrey Niffenegger

Author and Visual Artist

Raven Girl, an illustrated novella by Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Traveler's Wife; Her Fearful Symmetry), was adapted by Wayne McGregor into a ballet for the Royal Opera House.

Edmund de Waal


Artist Edmund de Waal is collaborating with Wayne McGregor on the stage design for the world premiere of a new work which forms part of a programme celebrating the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth.