Ric designs lighting for Theatre and Opera, and his work has been seen all over the world: at the Singapore International Arts Festival; in Seattle, Dubai, Bahrain and Doha; Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Beijing, and most significantly in London and New York City.
Recent lighting designs include The Play that Goes Wrong on Broadway (Lyceum Theatre) and in the West End (Duchess Theatre – Winner of the Olivier for Best New Comedy, 2015); Uncle Vanya (Theatr Clwyd & Sheffield Theatres); Emancipation of Expressionism (Boy Blue Entertainment, Barbican Theatre); Little Mermaid (the egg at Theatre Royal Bath); Mr Popper’s Penguins (Seattle, New York City & West End); a site-specific The Great Gatsby (Guild of Misrule & Theatr Clwyd); the World Premiere of Karagula by Philip Ridley (Site Specific, Soho Theatre); Dinner at The Twits (adapted from Roald Dahl for his centenary, Les Enfants Terribles); The White Whale by James Phillips – an outdoor adaptation of Moby Dick (Leeds, Slung Low); What the Ladybird Heard (West End & two International Tours); Bunny by Jack Thorne (Edinburgh, London & New York – Winner of a Fringe First Award; nabokov); and The Woman in Black (Stephen Joseph Theatre 60th Anniversary Production, Scarborough). He frequently lights site specific theatre for the company Slung Low, including Pandemic (Singapore), Anthology (Liverpool Everyman) and Beyond the Frontline (The Lowry, Salford).
Re-lights and work as Associate LD include The Magic Flute (London Coliseum, ENO). Ric worked for many years at English National Opera, and before that for Birmingham Royal Ballet.