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Nick Simmons

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Freelance Lighting Programmer and Associate with over 20 years experience, 4 years at the National Theatre and programmed the first show in the Olivier Theatre on Eos platform back in 2007.

Some previous work as lighting programmer includes, Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre; Joya, Cirque Du Soleil Mexico; Wicked, UK Tour; Lion King UK Tour, Sydney & Brazil; Lion King, London console swap; Damsels in Distress, Chichester; The Power of X, Fiat 500x Dynamo youtube car launch; Urinetown, Apollo Theatre; Strauss Operas weekend, BBC Proms; A Chorus Line, London Palladium; Sweeny Tood, Adelphi Theatre; Oliver! UK tour; South Pacific, UK Tour; Love Never Dies, Adelphi Theatre; Breakfast At Tiffany's, Theatre Royal Haymarket; Peter Pan Kensington Gardens, London; Oliver!, Theatre Royal Dury Lane; War Horse, Olivier Theatre at the National (original production), Toronto (also associate relighter); Coram Boy, Imperial Theatre Broadway.

Pervious work as associate lighting designer includes, Les Misarables 25th Anniversary Production UK & US Tours, Barcelona, Madrid and O2 concert; Oliver!, UK Tour; War Horse, National Theatre, New London, Vivian Beaumont New York, Toronto.

Work as video programmer, Olympics Opening Ceremony London 2012; Little Eyolf, Almeida Theatre; Everyman, Olivier Theatreat the National; War Horse BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall; Great Britain, Lyttleton Theatre at the National and Theatre Royal Haymarket (also video associate); Les Misarables, Toronto.

At ETC Cue 2015 event, Nick with US programmer Patrick Boozer was asked by ETC to develop their Eos Console Programmer 1 (high level) course. Nick also gave a 90 minute master class on multi programmer shows on Eos.

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