Photograph from The Woods - lighting design by Anthony Arblaster
Lesley Sharp, Finn Bennett | Photographer: Manual Harlan | From the show The Woods
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Anthony Arblaster

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Anthony is a lighting designer and educator from Ngunnawal and Ngambri Country, Australia. He has worked as a lighting designer for theatre, opera, and dance, in the UK, Australia and internationally. Anthony is currently based in London. 

Anthony was Associate to Ben Ormerod from 2011 until 2022, working on theatre, contemporary dance and opera in the UK, West End, Europe, Canada and the USA. 

Anthony's lighting design portfolio includes productions for The Royal Court (London), The Barbican, Battersea Arts Centre, Trinity Laban and Canberra Theatre Centre. Anthony is particularly passionate about new writing.

Anthony is Deputy Head of Lighting at RADA, where he teaches production electrics, programming and lighting design.

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Previous productions

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Frankenstein Opera Blackheath Halls
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Lighting Designer Director: John Ramster
Set designer: Louis Carver
Jul 2023
The Woods Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Royal Court
Royal Court (English Stage Co)
Lighting Designer Director: Lucy Morrison
Set designer: Naomi Dawson
Sep 2018
Location availability:
  • Worldwide
Contact method Details
Agent name Mark Pollard | MR Management
Agent phone 020 7636 8737
Agent email
  • International
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Education Establishment
  • Touring relights
  • 'Country House'
  • Small scale
  • Education Establishment
  • Medium Scale
  • Small Scale
  • Education Establishment
  • Touring relights
  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Training


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