Photograph from Elephant Man - lighting design by LeeStoddart
From the show Elephant Man
Photograph from Our House - The Musical - lighting design by LeeStoddart
From the show Our House - The Musical
Photograph from Elephant Man - lighting design by LeeStoddart
From the show Elephant Man
Photograph from Fiddler on the Roof - lighting design by LeeStoddart
Photographer: Rosey Purchase | From the show Fiddler on the Roof
Photograph from Sister Act the Musical - lighting design by LeeStoddart
Photographer: Danny Owen | From the show Sister Act the Musical
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Lee Stoddart

Lee Stoddart – Lighting Designer

 

Lee first caught the theatre bug in 1965 when he stage-managed Julius Caesar for the National Youth Theatre.  Various technical and production roles including television work at university helped consolidate the interest.  He holds his daughters responsible for re-kindling his interest in theatre after a long break; attending a rehearsal for their dancing school pantomime he offered to hold the ladder while someone adjusted a light.  The rest, as they say, is history. 

 

Lee has lit for several of the well-known companies in the Portsmouth and Southsea area. His credits include a wide range of plays and musicals.  His particular favourites have been the national tour of Elvis, the centenary gala for the Kings Theatre, Elephant Man, Cabaret, West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar, Titanic, Godspell, Sweeney Todd, The Full Monty, The Producers, Hot Mikado, Frost/Nixon, Avenue Q, Hairspray, and Legally Blonde.  Recent favourites include Into the Woods, Grease, and Of Mice and Men.  Lee is the resident lighting designer for Petworth Festival. 

 

Lee created the original lighting design for new musicals The Code of Love and Tinsel the Musical.  He also received a Curtain Call Award for his lighting of Aida.

 

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Fiddler on the Roof Musical Alexandra Theatre, Bognor Regis
Rainbow
Lighting Designer Director: Margaret Bristow
Aug 2019
Our House - The Musical Musical Ferneham Hall, Fareham
Fareham Musical Society
Lighting Designer Director: Ian Clark
Sep 2017
Sister Act the Musical Musical Ferneham Hall, Fareham
South Downe Musical Society
Lighting Designer Director: Helen Stoddart
Jul 2017
Elephant Man Theatre Portsmouth Arts Centre
CCADS
Lighting Designer Director: John Paul McCrohan
Feb 2002
Contact method Details
Email address leestoddart@outlook.com

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