Photograph from Old Time Rock & Roll - lighting design by joethomasld
© Joe Thomas Design Old Time Rock & Roll 5 | Photographer: Joe Thomas | From the show Old Time Rock & Roll
Photograph from Old Time Rock & Roll - lighting design by joethomasld
© Joe Thomas Design Old Time Rock & Roll 4 | Photographer: Joe Thomas | From the show Old Time Rock & Roll
Photograph from Stage Door - lighting design by joethomasld
© Joe Thomas Design Stage Door 4 | Photographer: Joe Thomas | From the show Stage Door
Photograph from Stage Door - lighting design by joethomasld
© Joe Thomas Design Stage Door 5 | Photographer: Joe Thomas | From the show Stage Door
Photograph from Old Time Rock & Roll - lighting design by joethomasld
© Joe Thomas Design Old Time Rock & Roll 3 | Photographer: Joe Thomas | From the show Old Time Rock & Roll
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Joe Thomas

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Biography

For a full list of credits shows designed and programmed go to https://joethomasdesign.com/about/

 

Joe primarily focuses on his specialism in lighting design in the cruise and hospitality sector. Joe currently designs and programs for multiple cruise lines working on their production shows. Joe's humble beginnings began locally at a 5 Star holiday resort called Potters where he learnt his craft in lighting for incoming shows and bands while operating the in house theatre company shows. After working his way up from Follow spot operator to the main lighting operator he left and ventured off to be freelance which brought him experience in operating at festivals and live shows. From then he began specialising in cruise ship design picking up his first relight and programming job with Viking Cruises/Blackburn International after 3 months began designing shows for them. From here Joe has designed and programmed for multiple other cruise lines and relit touring shows across the UK.

 

Previous productions

In repertoire

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team
Simply The Best Theatre Potters Resorts
Potters Resorts
Lighting Designer Director: Nicky Pattle
Duets Theatre Viking Cruises - Fleetwide
Viking Cruises/Blackburn International
Lighting Designer Director: David Michael Productions
Southern Sounds Theatre Viking Cruises - Fleetwide
Viking Cruises/Blackburn International
Lighting Designer Director: David Michael Productions
Stage Door Theatre Viking Cruises - Fleetwide
Viking Cruises/Blackburn International
Lighting Designer Director: David Michael Productions
Old Time Rock & Roll Theatre Viking Saturn
Viking Cruises/Blackburn International
Lighting Designer Director: David Michael Productions

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Old Time Rock & Roll Theatre Viking Saturn
Viking Cruises/Blackburn International
Lighting Designer Director: David Michael Productions
May 2023
Stage Door Theatre Viking Cruises - Fleetwide
Viking Cruises/Blackburn International
Lighting Designer Director: David Michael Productions
Mar 2023
Southern Sounds Theatre Viking Cruises - Fleetwide
Viking Cruises/Blackburn International
Lighting Designer Director: David Michael Productions
Mar 2023
Duets Theatre Viking Cruises - Fleetwide
Viking Cruises/Blackburn International
Lighting Designer Director: David Michael Productions
Mar 2023
Simply The Best Theatre Potters Resorts
Potters Resorts
Lighting Designer Director: Nicky Pattle
Jul 2022
Location availability:
  • Australasia & Asia Pacific
  • Eastern Europe
  • Middle East & West Asia
  • North America
  • Scotland
  • UK London
  • UK Provinces
  • Western Europe & Scandinavia
  • Worldwide
Contact method Details
Email address joe@joethomasdesign.com
Website https://joethomasdesign.com/
Theatre:
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Touring relights
Concert:
  • Club
  • Festival
Corporate:
  • Conferences
  • Award Ceremonies

News

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