Tria Vita Hendra Djaja

(Lighting, Set Designer, Artistic and Co-Founder)

Graduated from the Indonesian Institute for the Arts Surakarta at the Fine Arts Department, focus on artistic and lighting designer. In the present, He is one of the staff members of the Central Java Arts Center in Surakarta. Co-founder of Solo Dance Studio with Eko Supriyanto has designed all of the dance production, workshop and performances with Solo Dance Studio since 1996. From 2001 to 2007, Tria Vita was stage manager, lighting and set designer for the graduate program at the Indonesian Institute for the Arts Surakarta under adviser by Sardono W. Kusumo and Bambang Suryono. He also studied lighting and setting design with Roejito, Sony Soemarsono, Iskandar Loedin, Jeniffer Tipton (USA), Clifton Taylor ( USA) Hengki S. Rifai and Sophie Clausen ( Australia ) for the stage management workshop.
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He has worked and collaborated with numerous dancers, choreographers, actor such as Sardono W. Kusumo, Suprapto Suryodarmo, Slamet Gundono, Wahyu Santoso Prabowo, S. Pamardi, Garin Nugroho, Teater Jejak, Teater Ruang and many others. As well as designing lighting, set and stage managing for many number of Theatre space in Indonesia. The most recently he designed lighting and being stage manager for Garin Nugroho’s theatre production “the Iron Bed” for the Theatre Spectacle in Zurich, Switzerland, and again for the Indonesian Dance Festival in Jakarta Indonesia.

He believe by collaborating his field with much more artists, he will increase his desire to study and learn as well as sharing his future knowledge of beginning to understand human being and nature to lay it out on stage. He open his gels and started to wonder the energy of the color to shadowed and projected on bodies, floor and space which always flow trough more live energy.