Photograph from Dido - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
From the show Dido
Photograph from A Midsummer Night's Dream - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
Photographer: Linda Carter | From the show A Midsummer Night's Dream
Photograph from Pomona - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
From the show Pomona
Photograph from Phase One - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
Photographer: Linda Carter | From the show Phase One
Photograph from Spider's Web - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
From the show Spider's Web
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Jodie Underwood

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Biography

Jodie's credits span theatre, opera and dance. They have experience designing for small to mid scale theatres and tours, and they are also an experienced EOS programmer and associate.

Previous productions

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Blow Down Theatre Bramall Rock Void, Leeds Playhouse, then touring
Theatre Royal Wakefield
Lighting Designer Director: Tess Seddon
Set designer: Rūta Irbīte
Jan 2023
The Boys Are Kissing Theatre Theatre 503
Theatre 503
Lighting Designer Director: Lisa Spurling
Set designer: Aldo Vasquez
Jan 2023
Aladdin Theatre Millgate Arts Centre
The Big Tiny Theatre Co.
Lighting Designer Director: Ben Richards
Set designer: Will Cousins
Dec 2022
Dick Whittington Theatre The Met Theatre, Bury
The Big Tiny Theatre Co.
Lighting Designer Director: Ben Richards
Set designer: Will Cousins
Dec 2022
The Three Lives Of Lucie Cabroll Theatre Rose Bruford North
Rose Bruford College
Lighting Designer Director: Collette Murray
Set designer: Lucy Sneddon
Nov 2022
Elixir Musical The Other Palace
Sevans productions
Lighting Designer Director: Sam Rayner
Oct 2022
When Darkness Falls Theatre Paul Morrissey International Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Bethany Gupwell
Director: Paul Morrissey
Set designer: Jason Moran
Sep 2022
Horse-Play Theatre Studio 3,Riverside Studios, Hammersmith
Jack Maple
Lighting Designer Director: Andrew Beckett
Set designer: David Shields
Aug 2022
Ride Musical Charing Cross Theatre
DEM Productions
Associate Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Jamie Platt
Director: Sarah Meadows
Set designer: Amy Jane Cook
Aug 2022
Man of 100 Faces Theatre Gilded Balloon, Edfringe
Unleash The Llama
Lighting Designer Director: Sam Rayner
Aug 2022
Paul Taylor Mills Summer Rep Theatre Manor Pavillion Theatre
Paul Taylor Mills
Lighting Designer Director: Various
Set designer: Andrew Beckett
Jun 2022
Dido Opera Greenwich Theatre
All Aboard Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Katie Blackwell
Jun 2022
The Haunting of Susan A Theatre The Kings Head Theatre
The Kings Head
Lighting Designer Set designer: Simon Fraser Jun 2022
DELTA S Theatre Mill at the Pier
ALRA
Lighting Designer Director: Elen Benfield
Set designer: Sam Ackerly
May 2022
Aphiemi Theatre The Golden Goose
Pathway Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: David Frias
May 2022
La Boheme Opera The Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Mark Ravenhill
Set designer: Kit Hinchcliff
May 2022
Dirty Corset Theatre Soho Theatre Upstairs
Bang Average Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Helen Tennison
Feb 2022
The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much Theatre Voloz Collective Lighting Designer Director: Voloz Collective
Feb 2022
Us Theatre The White Bear Theatre
Pathway Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: David Frias
Set designer: Maeve Reading
Feb 2022
Catching Comets Theatre Ransack Theatre Associate Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Matt Leventhall
Director: Piers Black
Set designer: Natalie Johnson
Jan 2022
Dick Whittington Theatre Market Dreyton, then touring
The Big Tiny Theatre Co.
Lighting Designer Director: Linda Hopkins
Set designer: The Big Tiny Theatre Co.
Dec 2021
The Princess of Trebizonde Opera Britten Theatre - Royal College of Music, London, then touring
New Sussex Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Anthony Baker
Set designer: Anthony Baker
Nov 2021
Dick Whittington: A New Dick In Town Theatre Above The Stag Theatre
Above The Stag
Associate Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Jamie Platt
Director: Andrew Beckett
Set designer: David Shields
Nov 2021
The Friday Freedom Fighters Theatre Etcetera Theatre
Pathway Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: David Frias
Set designer: Denisha Parmenter
Oct 2021
Selected Recordings of Us Theatre The Space, London
Undone theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Gabriel Uboldi
Sep 2021
Toothache Theatre The Space, London Lighting Designer Director: Monty Leigh
Sep 2021
Spider's Web Theatre Manor Pavillion, Sidmouth, then touring
Paul Taylor Mills
Touring Re-Lighter Director: Andrew Beckett
Set designer: Andrew Beckett
Aug 2021
Spring Awakening Theatre Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (RADA)
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Shiv Rabheru
Set designer: Marsha Roddy
Jul 2021
Pomona Theatre Gielgud Theatre, RADA
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Jordon Stevens
Set designer: Liberty Monroe
Jun 2021
Sunlight Is The Best Disinfectant Theatre George Bernard Shaw Theatre, RADA
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Lesley Ewen
Set designer: Anita Gander
Mar 2021
Phase One Environmental Gielgud Theatre, RADA
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Anita Gander
Set designer: Anita Gander
Nov 2020
A Midsummer Night's Dream Theatre Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (RADA)
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Funlola Olufanwa
Set designer: TK Hay
Sep 2020
Location availability:
  • Scotland
  • UK London
  • UK Provinces
  • Western Europe & Scandinavia
Contact method Details
Email address joelux.uk@gmail.com
Theatre:
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Education Establishment
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Pantomime
  • Education Establishment
Opera:
  • Small scale
Dance:
  • Small Scale

News

Appearing here soon... a collection of articles from the Focus magazine archives.

Press quotes

Paul Taylor Mills Summer Rep

"smart lighting by Jo Underwood"
Reviewsgate (for Glorious!)

The Haunting of Susan A

Jo Underwood’s lighting design creates a beautiful, eerie glow as Ahmet tells us a ghost story
The Guardian
The stage is sparse but spooky, with Jo Underwood’s lighting design providing an eerie, foggy glow
The Stage
Simon Fraser’s design and Jo Underwood’s lighting keep the cramped room so dark and smoky
The Times
Simon Fraser’s design and Jo Underwood’s lighting keep the cramped room so dark and smoky
The Times