Lehna Edwall is a renowned Swedish designer and artist currently operating
as a costume and -set designer for film, theatre and dance,
and as an artist she works both with public space commissions as well as her own signature paintings and sculptures. Edwall has exhibited at various galleries and museums over the years, and her ongoing art project  Unitehopeproject.com, is building a network of angel sculptures around the world, and Morto.se, urns and tombstones that make the memory of our loved ones beautiful. 
PRODUCTIONS

2022  Jesus Christ Superstar, arena tour Scandinavia. Costumedesign. Director Fredrik Rydman.
2021  Saturday Night Fever, China theatre, Stockholm.Set  and costumedesign. Director Anders  Albien. Choreography Jennie Widegren & Zain Odelstål.
2021  Henrik Fexeus är att lita på, Set and costumedesign. Director Morgan Alling.
2021  PUST, Airballoon Circus, the Culturefestival of Stockholm in collaboration with Cirkus Cirkör, Stockholm. Set and costume design. Director Camilla Hammarström.
2021  Eurovision song contest. Costume design for Irland , Lesley Roy.
2020 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Helsingborgs Stadsteater. Theater.
Set and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.
2019 Snow White, Dansens Hus. Dance.
Set and costume design. Director: Fredrik Rydman.
2019   Eurovison song contest, Costumes for Pagan Fury.
2019  Oliver the Musical, Gothenburgh Opera house, Musical.
Costume design. Director: Fredrik Rydman.
2018  and 2021. Rites of Spring , Kulturhuset Stadsteatern. Dance.
Costume design. Choreographer Fredik Rydman.

2017   Because I´m Worth It! Kulturhuset Stadsteaten. Dance and theatre.
Costume design. Director: Fredik Rydman.

2017   En Turk i Italien. Rossini. Läckö castle. Opera.
Stage and costume design. Director : Lars Bethke.

2017  Egenmäktigt Förfarande, Lena Andersson, Scala Theatre, Stockholm. Theatre. Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2016   Grey People, The Nansen Refugee Award Show, UNHCR, Geneva. Dance.
Costume design. Choreographer: Fredik Rydman
https://youtu.be/yIcDBqL0lf0
 
2016   Eurovision Song Contest Stockholm, Globen. Costume design.
Grey People  Choreographer Fredrik Benke Rydman.
and Story of ESC  Choreographer Jennie Widegren.

2016   Nutcracker, Dansens Hus , Stockholm, and on tour Europe. Dance.
Costume and stage design. Choreographer: Fredrik Rydman.
https:www.facebook.com/dansenshus/videos/1224812057594038

2016  Scenes of A Marriage by Ingmar Bergman Uppsala City Theatre. Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2016  "Hokus Pokus Mother F..ckers" by Brynolf&Ljung, Berns, Cirkus and tour.  Illusionist show.
Stage and costume design. Director: Hans Marklund.

2015  Kvinnor Över 40 Vad Ska Man Med Dom Till, Uppsala City Theatre. Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2014 Stop Play Rewind, Dansens hus, Stockholm. Dance.
Costume design. Choreographer: Fredrik Rydman.

2013 Macbeth, Stockholm City Theatre, Theatre and dance.
Stage and costume design. Director and choreographer: Fredrik Rydman.

2012  Den Goda Människan i Sezuan, Royal Dramatic Theatre. Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTrJqW98EJ8
 
2012-13   Wallander. 6 motion pictures. Costume design for Krister Henrickson.
Director : Agneta Fagerström - Ohlsson.

2012  La Cage aux Folles, Oscars theatre, Stockholm. Musical.
Stage design. Director: Peter Dalle.

2012   Fursten , Uppsala City Theatre. Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2011   Hedda Gabler, Royal Dramatic Theatre. Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2011 and 2015  Swanlake, Dansens Hus, Stockholm. Dance.
Stage and costume design. Choreographer: Fredrik Rydman.

2011    Angels in America, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern. Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2010    Romeo and Juliet - The Musical, Göta Lejon, Stockholm. Musical.
Stage and costume design . Director : Morgan Alling.
Choreographers Fredrik Rydman and Jennie Widegren.

2010   The Death of a Salesman, The Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm.  Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljlq4iAbnmA

2010  The Last Bounce, Bounce, Globen, Stockholm. Dance.
Stage and costume design. Choreography: BOUNCE.

2009    Knutby, Uppsala City Theatre.  Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2008     Små Äktenskapliga Brott Royal Dramatic Theater , Stockholm.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2008     Arsenik och Gamla Spetsar (Arsenic and Old Lace) 
Kulturhuset Stadsteaten.
Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2007     Körsbärsträdgården (The Cherry Orchard)
 by Anton Tjechov. 
Uppsala city theatre. Theatre.

Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2004     99% Unknown World Tour. Cirkus Cirkör. Circus.
Costume design.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWna5Hlvu0k

2003     Mutter Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht. The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. Theatre. Costume design. Director: Anders Paulin

2003     Kasimir and Karoline by Horvath. The Royal Theatre of Kopenhagen. Theatre.
Costume design. Director : Anders Paulin.

2003     Details by Lars Norén. The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. Theatre.
Costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.
2002     The Nobel prize Ceremony Performances by Cirkus Cirkör and the Romeo and Juliet choir.
Stockholm City Hall. Stage and costume design. Director : Tilde Björfors.

2002     PETTER vs BOUNCE, dance meets rap. On tour.
Stage and costume design. Director: Tilde Björfors.

2002     Virus 02, Cirkus Cirkör , on tour and Kulturhuset Stadsteatern. Circus.
Stage and costume design. Director: Lars Bethke.
 
2002     Virus 02, Cirkus Cirkör , on tour outdoors . Circus.
Stage and costume design. Director: Lars Bethk

2002     "Friheten" by Feydeau, The Upsala City Theatre, Theatre.
Costume design. Director: Anders Paulin.

2002     Psychosis 4.48 by Sarah Kane. The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. Theatre.
Costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2001     10 Examples of Love by David Hare, The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. Theatre.
Costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

2000     Treasure Island by R.E Stevensson. The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. Theatre.
Stage and costume design. Director: Marie Feldtmann.
1999     "Julens Hjältar"/ "The Heroes of Christmas".
The advent calender, annual childrens christmas show, Swedish Television SVT1 DRAMA.
Costume design. Director : Stefan Apelgren.
 
1999     "10:10" by Hans Renhäll. A short film for The Film Festival of Gothenburg.
Production design. Directed by Daniel Alfredsson.

1999     Sötskolan, music by Karin Rehnqvist, libretto by Kerstin Klein- Perski,
The Opera house of Blekinge, Sweden. Childrens Horror Opera.
Stage and costume design. Director: Marie Feldtmann.

1999     Folkhemsnatten, The Malmoe Dramatic Theatre, Malmoe.
Costume design. Director: Anders Paulin.

1998     The Angel and The Blue Horse by Ulf Stark, The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. Theatre.
Costume design. Director: Marie Feldtmann.

1997     Most Beloved Sister by Astrid Lindgren. The Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre, Theatre.
Costume design. Director: Marie Feldtmann.

1997    The Caucasian Circle of Chalk by Bertolt Brecht. The Malmoe Dramatic Theatre. Theatre.
Stage and costume design in collaboration with Lene Willumsen. Director: Alexander Öberg.
1994     "For Ingegerd" by Malin Lagerlöf. Production design. Director: Eva Dahlman.
1993     "The Hotel Svea" by Malin Lagerlöf. Production design. Directed by Eva Dahlman.

1993     Håll Hårt- A Country and Western Musical by Johan Bogaeus, The Swedish National Theatre.
Musical. Stage and costume design. Director: Eva Dahlman.

1993     Erendira by Marques. The Swedish National Theatre. Theatre.Stage and costume design. Director: Alexander Öberg.

1992     Klättrarens röda öron by Barbro Smeds, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern. Theatre. Costume design. Director: Barbro Smeds.
 
1992     "Euroboy" by Johan Bogaeus. Directed by Tobias Falk. Costume design.


 
WORKS & ART
 
2022 Mobile with angels, commission for Nacka Församling, Stockholm.

2019   Lessebo Handpappersbruk, Lessebo . Oilpainting and Sculpture. Solo exhibition.

2018   OUR SUN, a fountain at Fisksätra plaza, Stockholm.
In collaboration with Susanne Rolf.

2018  Svenskt Tenn, Hope angel, special edition.

2018    Haze, DRY Studios, Stockholm. Oilpainting. Solo Exhibition.

2014    Beyond. Ytterjärna Art Center. Paintings and Sculpture. Solo Exhibition.

2014   "Uppgång & Fall", Borgholmsslott, an exhibition about the history of the castle.
Exhibition design.

2013   "Ruta Ett". Gallery Cardellgatan 1, Ipad work. Exhibition.

2010   Tillsammans IKEA , Production design/ Styling.

2008   Plantagen, special collection. Objects for the garden.

2006   The Pleasure of Living Solo. A book for IKEA. Production design/ Styling.
1999     The Gardens of Rosendal. Stockholm. ”The Garden Expo" .
An installation with 10000 round mirrors hanging in the trees in the garden of apples.
1998     ”OIR 8:00 - a world for a butterfly”. Sculpture , paper and mirrors. "INSIGHT" Stockholm Europes Capital 1998. H&M Shopwindow. Exhibition.
1998  "Sweden As Seen Through Her Crafts" editor Denise Hagströmer, Carlsson Bokförlag.
Three illustrations, page 52-53, 54, 58.

1995      "Adventa", VÅRSALONGEN, Liljevalchs Art Gallery, Stockholm.
Glassmosaics, moving objects, four pieces. Sculpture. Exhibition.

1995   The Workers Museum, Norrköping, Sweden. Exhibition Design.

1992     "Mrs Futures Wardrobe". Glass mosaics, moving objects, five pieces. Waldemarsudde Art Gallery in Stockholm, The Gothenburg Art Gallery, The Lund Art Gallery. Sculpture.

1988 - 1992     Fashion design; LEHNA, H&M, NK.

1987 -2008 Costume designer for Barbara Hendricks, Krister Henricksson, Roxette, Marie Fredricksson, Monica Zetterlund among others.
AWARDS

2006      The Scanorama Award , for being the founder of Unitehopeproject.
 
2005     The Swedish Comittee for the Fine Arts. Working Scholarship.
 
1995     The Swedish Committee for the Fine Arts, Traveling Scholarship.

1989     IWS, International Wool Secretariat, Young Fashion Talent Award,
               Cour de Carree, Paris.

1985     The Smirnoff Fashion Award, Avantgarde. London.  


 

REPRESENTED

Scenkonstmuseet , Stockholm. 2017 and onward.
The permanent collection.
Hedda Gabler , Costumedesign.

The Lewis Museum , San Fransisco, USA. 1994 and onward.
SCULPTURE
 
EDUCATION

2004 - 2005     Royal University  of  Arts.
 
1991 - 1994     BA(hons.) Stage Design, The Royal Institute for Performing Arts. Stockholm.

1984 - 1987     BA (hons.) upper second degree. Fashion Design, Harrow College of Art, London.  
 
 
 
 
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