Tree of Codes

Thu 2 July, 2015

Mon 10 July, 2017

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A stunning collaboration between three world-class artists, Tree of Codes left audiences breathless. Jamie xx’s scintillating score, Olafur Eliasson’s dazzling designs and Wayne McGregor’s visceral choreography, danced by members of his own company alongside the stars of the great Paris Opera Ballet, came together to create something greater than the sum of their component parts – and drew standing ovations for the show’s run at the Opera House. The essence of MIF distilled into a single show, Tree of Codes continues to tour across the world to great acclaim.

Commissioned by Manchester International Festival, Park Avenue Armory, FAENA ART, Paris Opera Ballet, Sadler’s Wells and European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017. Produced by Manchester International Festival, Paris Opera Ballet, and Studio Wayne McGregor. Supported by the PRS for Music Foundation and MIF Commissioning Circle.



Image Credit: Joel Chester Fildes


New York
Mon 14 September, 2015 -
Mon 21 September, 2015
Park Avenue Armory
Sat 6 January, 2018 -
Wed 10 January, 2018
Sydney Festival
Hong Kong
Fri 19 October, 2018 -
Sun 21 October, 2018
New Vision Festival
Wed 26 June, 2019 -
Sun 14 July, 2019
Paris Opera Ballet

Sometimes, five stars is not enough

The Independent

A joyous sensory overload


Breathtaking lighting and visual effects

New York Times

Wayne McGregor director and choreographer

Olafur Eliasson Visual concept

Jamie xx Composer


Inspired by Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer


Music by Jamie xx

Mixed by David Wrench at Strongroom Studios, London


Rob Halliday Lighting Realisation

Nick Sagar Sound Designer

Odette Hughes Associate Director, Company Wayne McGregor

Jo Paton Executive Producer

Dawn Prentice Producer