Photograph from Grey Matter - lighting design by alexforey
From the show Grey Matter
Photograph from Babel - lighting design by alexforey
From the show Babel
Photograph from Grey Matter - lighting design by alexforey
From the show Grey Matter
Photograph from Libuše - lighting design by alexforey
Photographer: Katie Edwards | From the show Libuše
Photograph from Rhapsody - lighting design by alexforey
From the show Rhapsody
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Alex Forey

Alex is a second year student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art specialising in Lighting Design. Previously he studied Computer Science at University College London before switching to drama full-time. He has been awarded the Vectorworks Entertainment Scholarship 2021, and two UCL Design Awards. His designs at RADA include: Graduate Tree (Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre), Manifestos (RADA Studios).

Other work as lighting designer includes: Polyeucte (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Libuše, Rhapsody 2019, From Here To Eternity (Bloomsbury Theatre), Babel (Lyric Hammersmith), Into The Woods, Exhibition (Shaw Theatre), Daisy Pulls It Off, A Sexual Odyssey, Written on the Body (Cockpit Theatre), Songs for a New World (Drayton Arms Theatre), The Piper of Hamelin (Rose Theatre Kingston), Henry V, Hiroshima: Crucible of Light (Samuel Pepys Theatre), Grey Matter, Twelfth Night (Edinburgh Fringe).

As associate lighting designer: Quintessential (Peacock Theatre, Sadler’s Wells), Legally Blonde, The Drowsy Chaperone, RENT, The Pajama Game (Pleasance Islington), Modern Love (Etcetera Theatre).

As assistant/relighter: Growl (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Curve Leicester, Rose Theatre Kingston), as assistant: Parade, Legend Trippers, Anything Goes (The Other Palace).

Current credits

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Closes
Monster Theatre John Gielgud Theatre (RADA)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
Lighting Designer Director: Dadiow Lin
Set designer: Isabel Nellie Walters
05 Aug 2021

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Daisy Pulls It Off Theatre Cockpit Theatre
The Bridge TTC
Lighting Designer Director: Jasmine Teo
Jul 2021
Red Velvet Theatre Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (RADA)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Roberto Esquenazi Alkabez
Director: Anni Domingo
Set designer: Natalie Pryce
Jun 2021
Graduate Tree Theatre Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (RADA)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
Lighting Designer Apr 2021
Manifestos Theatre RADA Studios, London
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
Lighting Designer Nov 2020
Growl Musical Curve Theatre Leicester
NYMT
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Zoe Spurr
Director: Richard Fitch
Set designer: Richard Cooper
May 2019
Libuše Opera Bloomsbury Theatre
UCOpera
Lighting Designer Director: Cecilia Stinton
Set designer: Holly Muir
Mar 2019
Songs For A New World Musical The Drayton Arms Theatre
UCLMTS
Lighting Designer Director: Suriyah Rashid
Mar 2019
Rhapsody Concert Bloomsbury Theatre
UCL Live Music
Lighting Designer Director: Björn Franke
Jan 2019
Polyeucte Opera Theatre Royal Stratford East
UCOpera
Lighting Designer Director: Thomas Guthrie
Set designer: Raphaé Memon
Mar 2018
Into The Woods Musical Shaw Theatre
UCLMTS
Lighting Designer Director: Olivia Burgin
Set designer: Arya Bhomick
Feb 2018
Babel Theatre Lyric Hammersmith Studio
SPASM
Lighting Designer Jul 2017
Written on Skin Theatre Cockpit Theatre
Rich Creative
Lighting Designer Director: Emily Warren et al
Jun 2017
A Sexual Odyssey Theatre Cockpit Theatre
Rich Creative
Lighting Designer Director: Emily Warren et al
Mar 2017
Grey Matter Theatre C venues (Edinburgh)
SPASM
Lighting Designer Aug 2016

Grey Matter

some of the most imaginative and impressive lighting I have seen at the Fringe
EdFringeReview
Theatre:
  • West End
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Education Establishment
Musical:
  • West End
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
Opera:
  • Small scale
Non-professional:
  • Dance
  • Musicals
Contact method Details
Email address hello@alexforey.com
Twitter @alexforey

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