Matt Marshall

Lighting Designer

Matthew Marshall, a graduate of the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2001, is in demand for his dynamic lighting designs for theatre, opera, dance and events. Matt’s designs are regularly seen in venues all around Australia and internationally, earning Matt critical acclaim and recognition including the Helpmann Awards (Best Lighting Design 2012 nomination) and Australian Production & Design Guild lighting design nominations 2013 & 2014. Recent works include Home – the opening event of Perth International Arts Festival 2016, La Cenerentola (Oper Leipzig), Velvet, starring Australia’s Queen of Disco Marcia Hines (Edinburgh Fringe 2015, Sydney Opera House), and BeatBox (JB World Events), an outdoor lighting spectacle for Dreamworld on the Gold Coast. Billy Elliot the Musical is Matt’s first engagement with Auckland Theatre Company; previous work seen in New Zealand includes Language of Living, the debut of the New Zealand Dance Company with Shona McCullagh in 2012, La Cenerentola (NZ Opera 2015), Smoke & Mirrors (Auckland Festival 2011), and the 2016 tour Band of Magicians by James Galea which is due to open in Las Vegas in October.

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Billy Elliot the Musical.