Referees Qualifications Program biog


Biography for Program (copy & paste).

Steve started lighting shows while still at school in Surrey, working in local theatres at the weekends, after which he went straight into a job in theatre (Woking). He spent several years working in regional rep at the Redgrave - Farnham (where he designed the lighting for several shows including Blythe Spirit and Bedroom Farce), at the Theatre Royal Windsor, and touring shows, before an 8 year stint at the National Theatre where he was Resident Lighting Designer and Senior Technician in the Loft theatre, which he helped design for the 'Transformation' season 2002. He worked for the R.S.C. running the lighting department for the 2004-5 London season at the Albery.
Lighting designs include -
Closing Time, The Mentalists, The Shadow of a Boy and Sing Yer Heart Out For The Lads - National Theatre - Loft .
Sparkleshark - National Theatre - Lyttelton, and on tour.
The Taming of the Shrew  - Cambridge Arts Theatre. La Venexiana - Etcetera Theatre. Sympathetic Magic - Finborough Arts Theatre. Borderliners - Albany. V-day 2002 - Albert Hall. A Midsummer Nights Dream - Novello. Carmen, L'Eiisir d'Amore and Yeomen of the Guard - on tour for Surrey Opera.
Lighting for music includes -
City Beneath The Sea, (Steve Hackett) - Festival Hall and Evelyn Glennies Multi-Media show Shadow (next date - Aberdeen Music Hall in October!).
Steve and his partner also spend time renovating old properties together and are about to re-locate to Nottingham to start on an enormous Edwardian wreck with a friend.