Bryan Caldwell

Lighting Designer

Bryan Caldwell has lit more than 200 productions for New Zealand’s top theatre and event companies in New Zealand and internationally, including Auckland Theatre Company, NZ Opera, Watershed Theatre, New Zealand Actors Company, Mercury Theatre and Inside Out Productions. Bryan’s most recent lighting designs for Auckland Theatre Company were Peer Gynt [recycled] and To Kill a Mockingbird. His play Breathing Space was workshopped for the 2013 ATC Next Stage play development programme. His event designs have been seen in New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong at the 150th Birthday Parties for Louis Vuitton, and in San Francisco, Sydney and Paris, at Inside Out Productions for Tourism Neew Zealand. Bryan’s work extends beyond the role of lighting designer. He was co-creator and co-designer of the opera event Viva Verdi! (NZ Opera), and co-produced and co-adapted Alice in Wonderland (Aotea Centre). He also co-created the installations Our Name is Object and I Had a Thought (Artspace Auckland) and created the video installation Secret City Scape in downtown Auckland. Bryan lives in Clear Lake, Texas, next door to NASA Johnson Space Center where he supports experiments in human health and performance during simulated space flight.