John Verryt began designing for performance in 1979, training at Theatre Corporate and Mercury Theatre. John works regularly, as a freelancer, for many of New Zealand’s foremost performing arts companies, including ATC, Silo Theatre, Indian Ink, Red Leap Theatre, The Large Group, Nightsong, New Zealand Opera, Douglas Wright Dance Company, Michael Parmenter, Malia Johnston and Atamira, Okareka and Black Grace Dance Companies. Recent Auckland Theatre Company shows designed by John include
Once on Chunuk Bair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rupert, The Navigators, Rendered and Astroman.
The Haka Party Incident. Astroman. The Navigators. Rendered. The Wild Seed Thief. Moon. The Haka Party Incident. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Rupert. Jesus Christ Superstar. Once On Chunuk Bair. The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate. She Stoops to Conquer. Ship Songs. The Pillowman. Twelfth Night. A Christmas Carol. The Songmaker's Chair. Ladies' Night. The Daylight Atheist. Haruru Mai. Hair. The Beauty Queen of Leenane. The Cripple of Inishmaan. Foreskin's Lament. Death of a Salesman. Twelve Angry Men. Skylight. Social Climbers. Market Forces. The Learner's Stand. Someone Who'll Watch Over Me.