Photograph from Little Red Riding Hood - lighting design by Katy Morison
From the show Little Red Riding Hood
Photograph from Unbuttoned - lighting design by Katy Morison
Sinfonia Cymru | Photographer: Katy Morison | From the show Unbuttoned
Photograph from Roberto Zucco - lighting design by Katy Morison
Ensemble | Photographer: Jorge Lizalde | From the show Roberto Zucco
Photograph from Kommilitonen! - lighting design by Katy Morison
Photographer: Kirsten Mcternan | From the show Kommilitonen!
Photograph from Diary of a Madman - lighting design by Katy Morison
Diary of a Madman | Photographer: Katy Morison | From the show Diary of a Madman
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Katy Morison

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Biography

Katy is an experienced lighting designer working throughout the UK covering theatre, opera, dance and live performance. Based in Cardiff, she has established trusted connections with the major theatres across Wales.

Recent productions include The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (Watermill Theatre, Newbury), A Dead Body in Taos (Fuel Theatre/BOV/ Wilton’s Music Hall), Waldo’s Circus of Magic & Terror (Bristol Old Vic/UK Tour), Cinderella (Chester Storyhouse), A Gig For Ghosts (Soho Upstairs/ 45North), Wife of Cyncoed, Goldilocks, Hero of the People, The Snow Queen and Alice in Wonderland (Sherman Theatre), Possible (National Theatre Wales), A Tale of Two Cities (Lost Dog), The In Between (Theatre Clwyd/ National Youth Arts Wales), ANTHEM (Wales Millennium Centre), The Glee Club for (Out of Joint UK Tour) and The Violence Series (The Other Room).

Katy is also a lecturer and supervisor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and was part of the lighting team at Sherman Theatre for many years. Katy has worked as an Associate Designer and re-lighter for major productions and renowned lighting designers.

Previous productions

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
The Glee Club Theatre Cast, Doncaster, then touring
Out of Joint
Lighting Designer Director: Kate Wasserberg
Set designer: Mark Bailey
Mar 2020
The Snow Queen Theatre Sherman Theatre Cardiff Lighting Designer Director: Tessa Walker
Set designer: Cecilia Carey
Nov 2019
HeLa Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff, then touring Lighting Designer Director: Dan Jones
Set designer: Delyth Evans
Nov 2019
The Story Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff, then touring Lighting Designer Director: David Mercatali
Set designer: Delyth Evans
Oct 2019
Peggy’s Song Theatre Riverfront Theatre, then touring
National Theatre Wales
Lighting Designer Director: Phil Clark
Set designer: Carl Davies
Sep 2019
American Nightmare Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff Lighting Designer Director: Sara Lloyd
Set designer: Delyth Evans
Sep 2019
For All I Care Theatre Chapter Arts Centre, then touring
National Theatre Wales
Lighting Designer Director: Jac Ifan Moore
Set designer: Carl Davies
Jul 2019
Little Red Riding Hood Theatre Sherman Theatre Studio
Sherman Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Gethin Evans
Set designer: Aled Williams
Dec 2018
Alice in Wonderland Theatre Sherman Theatre, Cardiff
Sherman Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Rachel O'Riordan
Set designer: Hayley Grindle
Nov 2018
Peggy’s Song Theatre Undegun Wrexham, then touring
National Theatre Wales
Lighting Designer Director: Phil Clark
Set designer: Carl Davies
Jun 2018
Escape the Scaffold Theatre Theatre 503, then touring
Theatre 503/The Other Room/Mongrel Thumb
Lighting Designer Director: Hannah Price
Mar 2017
Seanmhair Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff
The Other Room
Lighting Designer Director: Kate Wasserberg
Mar 2017
Sinners Club Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff, then touring
Gagglebabble/The Other Room
Lighting Designer Director: Titas Halder
Feb 2017
Looking Through Glass Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff
Difficult Stage
Lighting Designer Director: Matthew Blake
Set designer: Carl Davies
Nov 2016
Birdsong - Can Y Adar Concert Pontio, Bangor, then touring
Sinfonia Cymru
Lighting Designer Set designer: Ruby Fox Nov 2016
The Island Nation Theatre Arcola Theatre Studio 2, London
Ice and Fire
Lighting Designer Director: Ria Parry
Set designer: James Button
Oct 2016
The Terrible Things I've Done Theatre Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
Invisible Ink
Lighting Designer Director: Sita Calvert-Ennals
Set designer: Rebecca Wood
Sep 2016
Kommilitonen! Opera Memo Arts Centre, Barry
Welsh National Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Polly Graham
Set designer: Gabriella Slade
Jul 2016
Barnbow Canaries Theatre West Yorkshire Playhouse Courtyard Theatre
West Yorkshire Playhouse
Lighting Designer Director: Kate Wasserberg
Set designer: Mark Bailey
Jun 2016
Constellation Street Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff
The Other Room
Lighting Designer Director: Dan Jones and Chelsey Gillard
Apr 2016
The Big Democracy Project Environmental The Senedd, Cardiff Bay
National Theatre Wales
Lighting Designer Director: Gavin Porter/Devised
Mar 2016
St Nicholas Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff
The Other Room
Lighting Designer Director: Titas Halder
Set designer: Amy Jane Cook
Mar 2016
Sand Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff
The Other Room
Lighting Designer Director: Kate Wasserberg
Set designer: Amy Jane Cook
Feb 2016
Play Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff
The Other Room
Lighting Designer Director: Kate Wasserberg
Set designer: Amy Jane Cook
Jan 2016
Silence Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff
The Other Room
Lighting Designer Director: Titas Halder
Set designer: Amy Jane Cook
Jan 2016
A State Affair Theatre Bernie Grant Arts Centre
The MTA
Lighting Designer Director: Paul Foster
Set designer: Bettina John
Dec 2015
Cinderella and the Glass Slipper Musical Bernie Grant Arts Centre
The MTA
Lighting Designer Director: Howard Samuels
Set designer: Bettina John
Dec 2015
Yuri Theatre Stwdio, Chapter Theatre, Cardiff
August 012
Lighting Designer Director: Mathilde Lopez
Set designer: Camilla Clarke
Oct 2015
The Good Earth Theatre Stwdio, Chapter Theatre, Cardiff
Motherlode
Lighting Designer Director: Rachael Boulton
Set designer: Buddug Jones
Sep 2015
A Good Clean Heart Theatre The Other Room, Cardiff
The Other Room
Lighting Designer Director: Mared Swain
Set designer: Erin Maddocks
Apr 2015
Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage Theatre Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, then touring
Out of Joint & National Theatre Wales
Lighting Designer Director: Max Stafford-Clark
Feb 2015
The Frozen Scream Theatre Weston Studio, WMC, then touring
Wales Millenium Centre & Birmingham Hippodrome
Lighting Designer Director: Christopher Green
Set designer: Barney George
Dec 2014
Roberto Zucco Theatre Stwdio, Chapter Theatre, Cardiff
August 012
Lighting Designer Director: Mathilde Lopez
Set designer: Buddug Jones
Jul 2014
Corina Pavlova and the Lion's Roar Theatre Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, then touring
Sherman Cymru
Lighting Designer Director: Mared Swain
Set designer: Charlotte Neville
Nov 2013
Unbuttoned Concert Chapter Arts Centre
Sinfonia Cymru & Tom Raybould
Lighting Designer Director: devised
Sep 2013
Diary of a Madman Theatre Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, then touring
Living Pictures
Lighting Designer Director: Sinéad Rushe
Set designer: Sarah Beaton
May 2013
Location availability:
  • Scotland
  • UK London
  • UK Provinces
  • Western Europe & Scandinavia
Contact method Details
Mobile phone

07890 520354

Email address

lx.katy@gmail.com

Website

http://www.katylightingdesign.co.uk

Theatre:
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Touring relights
Architectural:
  • Commercial & Retail

News

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