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Joshua Gadsby

Lighting Designer

A KETTLE OF FISH 
Directed By Caitlin McLeod, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Helen Murray
A KETTLE OF FISH 
Directed By Caitlin McLeod, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Helen Murray

A KETTLE OF FISH
Directed by Caitlin McLeod, Lighting Design by Joshua Gadsby, Photo by Helen Murray

A KETTLE OF FISH 
Directed By Caitlin McLeod, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Helen Murray

A KETTLE OF FISH
Directed by Caitlin McLeod, Lighting Design by Joshua Gadsby, Photo by Helen Murray

SON OF RAMBOW
Directed By Samuel Hodges, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Marc Brennan

SON OF RAMBOW
Directed by Samuel Hodges, Lighting Design by Joshua Gadsby, Photo by Marc Brennan

AIRSWIMMING
Directed By Anthony Skuse, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Ed Miller

AIRSWIMMING
Directed by Anthony Skuse, Lighting Design by Joshua Gadsby, Photo by Ed Miller

HARD C*CK
Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Cristina Holka

HARD C*CK
Lighting Design by Joshua Gadsby, Photo by Cristina Holka

THE LEFTOVERS
Directed By Siobhan Cannon-Brownlie, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Pamela Raith

THE LEFTOVERS
Directed by Siobhan Cannon-Brownlie, Lighting Design by Joshua Gadsby, Photo by Pamela Raith

A KETTLE OF FISH 
Directed By Caitlin McLeod, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Helen MurrayA KETTLE OF FISH 
Directed By Caitlin McLeod, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Helen MurraySON OF RAMBOW
Directed By Samuel Hodges, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Marc BrennanAIRSWIMMING
Directed By Anthony Skuse, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Ed MillerHARD C*CK
Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Cristina HolkaTHE LEFTOVERS
Directed By Siobhan Cannon-Brownlie, Lighting Design By Joshua Gadsby, Photo By Pamela Raith

Joshua is a lighting designer who works across theatre, dance and live art. He trained at the Royal Central school of Speech & Drama and has a particular interest in devised work and heavily collaborative processes.

He was part of The Nuffield Southampton Theatres’ Laboratory associate program in 2016/17 and was shortlisted for a Stage Debut award for design in 2017.

In addition to his work as Lighting Designer, Joshua frequently collaborates with Designer Naomi Kuyck-Cohen to co-design productions.

SELECTED THEATRE CREDITS

2018

A KETTLE OF FISH
The Yard, London
director: Caitlin McLeod // design: Ingrid Hu // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

THE LARAMIE PROJECT
ArtsEd, London
director: Holly Race Roughan // design: Georgia De Grey // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

1972: THE FUTURE OF SEX
ArtsEd, London
director: Liz Bacon // design: Georgia De Grey // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

SON OF RAMBOW
The Other Palace for Nuffield Southampton Theatres
director: Sam Hodges // design: Jasmine Swan // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

THE LEFTOVERS
UK Tour
director: Adam Lenson // design: Lizzy Leech // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

THE THREE SISTERS
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London
director: Mike Alfreds // design: Max Dorey // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

RETURNING TO HAIFA
Finborough
director: Caitlin McLeod // design: Rosie Elnile // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

THE SOUND AND THE FURY
The Pleasance Theatre for Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
director: Sasha Milavic Davies // design: Delphine Jaquess // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

STILL ILL
New Diorama for Kandinsky Theatre
director: James Yeatman // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2017

RENDEZVOUS IN BRATISLAVA
Battersea Arts Centre, London
dramaturgy: Catherine Carter // design: Becky Dee Trevenen // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

THE LEFTOVERS
Curve Studio, Leicester
director: Siobhan Cannon-Brownlie // design: Lizzy Leech // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

I WON’T MAKE IT ON MY OWN
Nuffield Lab Associates for Nuffield Southampton Theatres
director: Chloe Mashiter // design: Sam Wilde // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

A DANGEROUS WOMAN
Birmingham Repertory Theatre // UK Tour
director: Yael Shavit // movement: Nancy Kettle // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

LISTS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
Summerhall, Edingburugh
director: Dan Barnard & Rachel Briscoe // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

THE DEVILS
Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, London
adaptation & directors: Ben Naylor & Anna Healy // design: Max Dorey // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

ALLIGATORS
Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, London
director: Simon Evans // design: Polly Sulivan // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

VS.
Ponyboy Curtis for The Yard Theatre, London
director: Chris Goode // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, London
director: Stephen Hudson // scenography: Andreas Skourtis // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

CONSENSUAL
Nuffield Youth Theatre for Nuffield Southampton Theatres
director: Max Lindsay // design: Samuel Wilde // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2016

AIRSWIMMING
The Vaults, London
director: Anthony Skuse // design: Becky Dee Trevenen // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

R AND D
Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, London
director: Nadia Fall // design: Ben Stones // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

MARY STUART
Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, London
director: Ben Naylor // design: Max Dorey // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

RISE: MACRO VS. MICRO
The Old Vic Workrooms for The Old Vic New Voices Community Company
directors: Rachel Briscoe & Joeseph Hancock // design: Naomi Kuyck-Cohen // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

RUSSIAN DOLLS
King’s Head Theatre, London
director: Hamish Macdougall // design: Becky-Dee Trevenen // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2015

I CALL MY BROTHERS
Arcola Theatre, London
director: Yael Shavit // design: James Perkins // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

CAUGHT
Arcola Theatre, London
director: Cressida Brown // design: James Perkins // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

MISS SARAH
Zoo Venues, Monkey House
director: Angus Wilkinson // design: Becky Dee Trevenen // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

CRAVE
SpaceLab Zlomvaz Festival for Prague Quadrennial
director: Maike Koch // sound: Alexandre Kosanke // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

AT THE YARD
Ponyboy Curtis for The Yard
director: Chris Goode // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2014

NOTHING TO SEE HERE
Arcola Theatre Tent
director: Gavin Dent // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

SELECTED CO-DESIGN CREDITS

2018

TRAP STREET
New Diorama for Kandinsky Theatre
Director: James Yeatman // Co-Designers: Joshua Gadsby and Naomi Kuyck-Cohen

DREAMPLAY
The Vaults, London
director: Sarah Bedi // scenographers: Naomi Kuyck-Cohen & Joshua Gadsby

SELECTED DANCE CREDITS

2017

AS WE LIKE IT
The Place
choreography: Orley Quick // costumes: Giulia Scrimieri // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2016

MAJESTY
Battersea Arts Centre, London
performer & choreographer: Helena Webb // dramaturgy: Caroline Williams // design: Naomi Kuyck-Cohen // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

HARD C*CK
SPILL Festival, Ipswich
performer & choreographer: Robert Hesp // design: Rosie Elnile // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

MEASURE OF A FIDGET
Lilian Baylis Studio
choreographer: Joel O’Donoghue // sound: Ben Grant // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

O
British Dance Edition
choregraphers: Alexandrina Hemsley & Jamila Johnson-Small

IN GOOD COMPANY
The Place
choreographer: Joel O’Donoghue // directors: Daniel Fulvia & Martin Moriaty // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2015

DRAGGING WORDS
The Place
choreographer: Joel O’Donoghue // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

SELECTED LIVE ART CREDITS

2015

Wunderkrammer – Normal Things Installation
De Vasim, Nijmegen
Lead Artists: Matthias Sigurosson & Maria Arnardottir // lighting: Joshua Gadsby

SELECTED ASSOCIATE CREDITS

2017

THE GRAPES OF WRATH
Nuffield Southampton Theatres // UK Tour
director: Abbey Wright // lighting: Nigel Edwards // assistant lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2016

FIREBIRD
Trafalgar Studios, London
director: Edward Hall // lighting: Tom Nickson // associate lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2015

THE ISLAND
The Freedom Theatre // French Tour
director: Gary English // original lighting: Jacob Gough // revival lighting: Joshua Gadsby

2014

FAUST
Clonter Opera at Royal College of Music
director: Michael Mcaffery // lighting: David Saddler // associate lighting: Joshua Gadsby

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