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Jai Morjaria

Growing up in North London, Jai's technical theatre training began at Uxbridge College in West London, where he studied for a BTEC in Production Arts. He continued his training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) on the BA Technical Theatre and Stage Management course, specialising in Lighting Design and Stage Electrics . 

Jai's professional career began at the age of 18, whilst he was at college as a follow spot operator in London's West End. Later he decided to pursue studying at a higher level to further his career as a Lighting Designer.

Jai trained at RADA and won the 2016 Association of Lighting Designer’s ETC Award.

Recent designs include Wuthering Heights (Bristol Old Vic/National Theatre); Cherry Jezebel (Liverpool Everyman); Lava, Pawn/Limbo (Bush Theatre); Cruise(Duchess Theatre); Big Big Sky, The Hoes (Hampstead Theatre); My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?)(Turbine Theatre. WhatsOnStage Award for Best Off West End Production); Hushabye Mountain (Hope Mill); Out of the Dark (Rose Theatre Kingston); Shuck’n’Jive, Whitewash (Soho Theatre); Anansi the Spider, Aesop’s Fables (Unicorn Theatre); I’ll Take You To Mrs. Cole(Complicite); Mapping Brent (Kiln Theatre); Glory(Duke’s Theatre/Red Ladder); Cuzco (Theatre503); Losing Venice (Orange Tree Theatre); The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (Northern Stage); A Lie of the Mind(Southwark Playhouse); 46 Beacon (Trafalgar Studios with Rick Fisher); Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Road(White Bear Theatre/Trafalgar Studios 2); Acorn(Courtyard Theatre. Off-West End Award nomination for Best Lighting).


Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Cruise Musical Duchess Theatre, London
Aria Entertainment and Lambert Jackson Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Bronagh Lagan
Set designer: Nik Corrall
May 2021
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Please contact jai@jaimorjaria.com for more details.
  • International
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  • Commercial Tour
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  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Education Establishment
  • International
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Pantomime
  • Education Establishment
  • Large scale
  • Small scale
  • Medium Scale
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  • Education Establishment
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