Chris is a Sydney based lighting designer who’s design work in theatre has been seen around Sydney and across Australia. Chris has a natural passion for creative design and lighting. Exploring every idea and option available, finding solutions to complex lighting problems, and presenting well evolved and established ideas, thinking outside the box on every project. Collaborating with other theatre practitioners, Chris ultimately strives for a heightened experience for the audience attending any show and believes that clear and concise design elements are the best way of achieving a polished show with emphasis on making each and every production unique. In 2011 Chris was nominated for a Sydney Theatre Award for best Lighting Design (The Dark Room) Portfolio available at: www.cpagedesign.com.au
Chris’ design credits include:
2015 – The Good Doctor, Blood Brothers, Ride/Fourplay, The Witches, The House of Ramon Iglesia, Ghost Stories, The Becalmed Heart, Five Properties of Chainmale, Bitch Boxer, Cheek to Cheek, The Waiting Room, Baulkim Hills Afriancan Ladies Troop (associate), Sweet Charity (associate), Tales of Samulnori (associate)
2014 – Blue/Orange, The Witches, Chi Udaka, Culminate, Do You Hear The People Sing?, His Dark Materials, His Mothers Voice, Phaedra, Platonov, Room, Pool (No Water), Room, Ruby Moon, The Age of Entitlement, The Luck Child, Trouble, Twinkle, UTS FAshion Parade, The Government Inspector (associate), Goves Installation.
2013 – I Met You In A City That Isn’t On The Map, A Counting & Cracking of Heads, Dangerous Lenses, A Kids Show, Two Rooms, Spycode, Nightbook, The Laramie Project, Endgame (associate), Peter Pan (associate), Songs For The Fallen (associate), Stories I Want To Tell You In Person (associate), The Oracle (associate)
2012 – Truckstop, Side by Side by Sondheim, Entertaining Mrs Sloane, A Letter to Larry, The Story of Mary McClain by Herself (associate), Still, The Mikado, The Laramie Project, Importance of Being Earnest Dragons, 7km North East/The Disappearances Project (lighting realiser) and The Wizard of Oz.
2011 – ATYP: Tell It Like It Isn’t, Rainbow’s Ending INDEPENDENT: Parkie, The Yellow Star, Boxing Day, Judith, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (National Tour), Pippin, Good Soul of Szechuan BELVOIR: Windmill Baby, The Dark Room, As You Like It (co-designer)
2010 – The Sapphires (regional relighter), Namatjira (Assistant LD), Belvoir 2011 Season Launch, Belvoir Sponsor Night, Unsolved
2009 and older – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Parkie, Rashomon, , Attempts on Her Life, Amadeus, A Christmas Carol, Spring Awakening, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, MacBeth, Keating! Sponsors Night