Formation World Tour

  • During the creative development of Beyonce’s critically acclaimed Formation World Tour, Institute was brought on to help structure the concert’s narrative and overall look and feel.

  • Staying true to the powerful messages present in her sixth studio album Lemonade, the show garnered huge commercial success and occupied Billboard’s No. 1 slot on the list of best-attended summer tours.

On The Run

  • After a successful lineage of projects with Beyonce and Jay Z, Institute continued its partnership with Parkwood Entertainment for one of 2014’s most successful tours: On the Run.

  • Realizing an immense vision with Parkwood’s creative team - which included a true “Bonnie and Clyde” inspired love story - Institute directed visual elements across the tour that led to iconic and provocative imagery complementing Dikayl Nikesh’s cinematic storyline.

  • Grossing $100 million in the first 19 U.S. shows alone, On the Run was widely celebrated for its detailed storytelling and visual experience.

2014 VMA

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  • When Institute was approached for Beyonce’s performance at the 2014 VMAs, there was a shared vision to build the 15 minute stage time around her namesake visual album released earlier that year.

  • Prior to accepting her Video Vanguard Award onstage, she sang the full track list, which was remixed into a seamless audio and visual explosion.

  • Institute conceptualized, shot, composited, and stage designed the medley, which was lauded by some as the performance of her career.