Peter Small was born in Headington, Oxford and studied Lighting Design at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
In 2017 Peter became a Lighting Associate to Paines Plough, lighting Growth Tour, Out of Love, Black Mountain and How To Be A Kid, all for Roundabout, their pop up touring venue.
Other lighting designs for Musical Theatre include All Or Nothing (UK National Tours and Crescent Theatre, Vaults), Cinderella (Loughborough Theatre), Tom & Jerry (EventBox Theatre, Egypt), The Venus Factor (Bridewell Theatre).
Dance productions include STEPLive! (Sadlers Wells) and A Night with Gravity Circus (Jacksons Lane).
Recent lighting design for theatre includes FOX (Old Red Lion, Hannah Tookey Productions), Memory of Leaves (UK Tour), In The Gut (Blue Elephant Theatre, Les Femmes Ridicules), She Called Me Mother (Pitch Lake Productions, UK Tour), The Venus Factor (Bridewell Theatre, MTA Academy), Electric and Politrix (Big House Theatre), East End Boys and West End Girls (Arcola Theatre and UK tour), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Free Association and Crazy Lady (Forum Alpbach, Austria), Never Such Innocence (Australia House, London), Almost Near (Finborough Theatre), Richard III and Bard on Board 2(Royal Court, Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner).
Upcoming projects include remounting several productions with Paines Plough, designing lighting for PLASTIC for Polaroid Theatre at the Old Red Lion and Mercury Theatre Colchester and lighting a new production, WRESTLE LADS WRESTLE at ShoreditchTown Hall.