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Peter Small

Lighting Designer

Crazy Lady, Dir. Nona Shepphard, Forum Alpbach Conference Centre

Peter Small studied Lighting Design at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Since 2016 Peter has worked with Paines Plough on several projects, lighting their Growth Tour, Out of Love, Black Mountain and How To Be A Kid, all for Roundabout, their pop up touring venue. Peter has been nominated for two 2018 Off West End Best Lighting awards Black Mountain for Paines Plough at The Orange Tree Theatre and A Girl In School Uniform (Walks In To A Bar) at the New Diorama, for which he was also a finalist for the 2018 Theatre and Tech Award for Creative Innovation in Lighting.

Peter has lit musical productions throughout the UK and abroad, including All Or Nothing, which toured nationally and is soon to be embarking on a run in London’s West End and Tom & Jerry The Musical, staged in Egypt at the pop up EventBox Theatre, seating 3000 people. He has lit dance productions STEPLive! for the Royal Academy of Dance at the Royal Festival Hall and Sadler’s Wells Theatre as well as numerous theatre productions.

Other recent projects include lighting three shows for Paines Plough’s Roundabout tour 2018: How To Spot An Alien, Sticks and Stones and Island Town; Square Go for Paines Plough’s Roundabout at the Edinburgh Fringe; All Or Nothing, the mod musical which transferred to the West End in 2018; Ad Libido at the Vault Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and currently touring; Out Of Love and How To Be A Kid, which toured alongside Black Mountain in the Paines Plough pop-up venue Roundabout in 2017 before transferring to the Orange Tree Theatre; Old Fools for To The Moon at the Southwark Playhouse; PLASTIC for Poleroid Theatre at the Old Red Lion and Mercury Theatre Colchester and The Rape of Lucretia for the Trinity Laban Opera.

As an associate lighting designer, Peter recently worked on Kiss Me, Kate at Oper Graz.

SELECTED LIGHTING CREDITS

2018

PLASTIC
Old Red Lion Theatre, London
director: Josh Roche // design: Sophie Thomas // lighting: Peter Small // sound: Kieran Lucas

ALL OR NOTHING
UK Tour
director: Carol Harrison // sets: Rebecca Brower // lighting: Peter Small // sound: Chris Drohan

OLD FOOLS
Southwark Playhouse, London
director: Sharon Burrell // lighting: Peter Small // sound: Christopher James Ash

AD LIBIDO
Vaults, London
director: Ellen Havard // sets: Lizzy Leech // lighting: Peter Small // sound: Annie May Fletcher

A GIRL IN SCHOOL UNIFORM (WALKS INTO A BAR)
New Diorama Theatre, London
director: Ali Pidsley // sets: Lizzy Leech // lighting: Peter Small // sound: Kieran Lucas

2017

FOX
Old Red Lion Theatre, London
director: Rupert Hands // design: Lizzy Leech // lighting: Peter Small

MEMORY OF LEAVES
UK Tour 2017
performer: Natasha Langridge // lighting: Peter Small

ALL OR NOTHING
UK Tour 2017
director: Carol Harrison // design: Rebecca Brower // lighting: Peter Small

BLACK MOUNTAIN
UK Tour 2017
director: James Grieve // sound: Dominic Kennedy // lighting: Peter Small

OUT OF LOVE
UK Tour 2017
director: James Grieve

HOW TO BE A KID
UK Tour 2017
director: James Grieve

WRESTLE LADS WRESTLE
Shoreditch Town Hall, London
director: Tom Hughes // movement: Jenny Jackson // lighting: Peter Small

SHE CALLED ME MOTHER
UK Tour 2017
director: Cara Nolan // design: Amelia Jane Hankin // lighting: Peter Small

2016

TOM AND JERRY
Event Box, Egypt
director: Antoinette Dipietropolo // design: Rebecca Brower // lighting: Peter Small

IN THE GUT
Brighton Fringe // Blue Elephant Theatre, London
design: Nicola Ralph // lighting: Peter Small

CINDERELLA
Loughborough Town Hall, Loughborough
director: Zoe Waterman // design: Morgan Brind // lighting: Peter Small

ALL OR NOTHING
Vaults, London // UK Tour 2016
director: Tony McHale // design: Rebecca Brower // lighting: Peter Small

BARD ON BOARD 2
Royal Court Theatre, Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner
director: Nona Shepphard // design: Liam Bunster // lighting: Peter Small

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Forum Alpbach, Austria
director: Nona Shepphard // lighting: Peter Small

2015

SHE CALLED ME MOTHER
UK Tour 2015
director: Carla Nolan // design: Amelia Jane Hankin // lighting: Peter Small

CRAZY LADY
Forum Alpbach, Austria
director: Nona Shepphard // lighting: Peter Small

THE VENUS FACTOR
Bridewell Theatre, London
director: Pip Minithorpe // design: Bettina John // lighting: Peter Small

ELECTRIC
Rio Cinema, London // Big House Theatre, London
director: Maggie Norris // design: Elan Parry // lighting: Peter Small

POLITRIX
Hackney Downs Studios, London // Big House Theatre, London
director: Maggie Norris // design: Sarah Beaton // lighting: Peter Small

EAST END BOYS AND WEST END GIRLS
UK Tour 2015
director: Ade Solanke // design: Anna Lewis

2014

FREE ASSOCIATION
Forum Alpbach, Austria
director: Nona Shepphard // lighting: Peter Small

NEVER SUCH INNOCENCE
Australia House, London
director: Nick Hutchison // design: Annie Gosney // lighting: Peter Small

ALMOST NEAR
Finborough Theatre, London
director: Audrey Sheffield // design: Fly Davis // lighting: Peter Small

2013

RICHARD III
Royal Court Theatre, Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner
director: Nona Shepphard // design: Laura Cordery // lighting: Peter Small

SELECTED DANCE / EVENT CREDITS

STEPLive! 2017
Royal Academy of Dance, London // Royal Festival Hall, London

STEPLive! 2016
Royal Academy of Dance, London // Sadler’s Wells Main Stage, London

THE ART OF THE STEAL
Louisa Guinness Gallery, London

A NIGHT OF GRAVITY
Jacksons Lane Theatre, London // Gravity Circus
choreography: Leo Hedman

A NIGHT WITH JASON BROWN ROBERT
Royal Festival Hall, London
choreography: Drew McOnie

SELECTED ASSOCIATE CREDITS

2017

GROWTH UK Tour 2017
(Associate Lighting Designer)
original lighting design: Prema Mehta
director: George Perrin

SONGS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD UK Tour 2017
(Associate Lighting Designer)
Lighting Design by Josh Carr

EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
(Associate Lighting Designer)
Sheffield Crucible
lighting: Josh Carr // design: Anna Fleischle

TIGER BAY
(Associate Lighting Designer)
Artscape Theatre, Cape Town // Wales Millennium Centre
lighting: by Josh Carr // design: Anna Fleischle

2016

LULU
(Lighting Programmer)
Lighting Design by Urs Schönebaum
Coliseum // English National Opera

CHOIR OF THE YEAR 2016
(Lighting Programmer)
Wales Millenium Centre // BBC Wales
lighting: Bernie Davis

JOHNNY AND THE BAPTISTS
(Lighting Programmer)
Roundabout // Paines Plough

KISS ME KATE (Paris and Luxembourg)
(Assistant Lighting Designer)
Grand Theatre Luxembourg // Théatre Musical de Paris
lighting: by Emma Chapman // director: by Lee Blakeley  // design: Charles Edwards

LOVE LIES AMD TAXIDERMY
(Relight)
Theatre Clwyd Studio // Paines Plough
original lighting design: Prema Mehta // director: George Perrin

2015

PINK CONFETTI
(Relight)
Babel International Festival, Spain // Etch
original lighting design: Nicholas Holdridge
director: Oliver Dawe // design: Anna Louise Hale

GIANNI SCHICCHI
(Assistant Lighting Designer)
Teatro Real, Madrid
lighting: Mark Jonathan // design: Santo Loquasto

HANGMEN (West End)
(Lighting Programmer)
lighting: Josh Carr // design: Anna Fleischle
Windhams Theatre // Playful Productions // Royal Court

2014

THÉRÈSE RAQUIN
(Associate Lighting Designer)
director: Nona Shepphard // design: Laura Cordery
Finborough Theatre // Theatre Bench

THÉRÈSE RAQUIN (Transfer)
(Associate Lighting Designer)
director: Nona Shepphard // design: Laura Cordery
Park 200 Theatre // Theatre Bench

DEOLITTE IGNITE
(Lighting Programmer)
lighting: Peter Teigen
Linbury Studio // Royal Opera House

EAST IS EAST
(Lighting Assistant)
lighting: Richard Howell // design: Tom Scutt
Trafalgar Studios 1 // Jamie Lloyd

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