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Ben Ormerod

Ben designed the lighting for the acclaimed fashion designer J.W.Anderson’s show for Men’s fashion week at the ICA in 2012. He also designed the lighting for the Calico Textiles Museum, Ahmedebad.

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

Nominated for Best Lighting Design for Two Men of Florence at the Huntington Theatre Company by Boston’s Independent Reviewers of New England.
Nominated for Best Lighting for The Last Days of the Reluctant Tyrant at the Abbey Theatre in the Irish Times – Irish Theatre Awards.

Productions

2018

UNCLE VANYA Director: Terry Johnson
Hampstead Theatre
THE MODEL APARTMENT Director: Laurence Boswell
Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov
SEE BLUE THROUGH/ TOOT! Choreographer: Didy Veldman
Oper Leipzig
A LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO THE NIGHT

Director: Dominic Hill
Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

BROKEN GLASS

Director: Richard Beecham
Watford Palace Theatre

ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL

Director: Caroline Byrne
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER

Director: Thomas Guthrie
Longborough Fesitval Opera

THE WHALE

Director: Laurence Boswell
Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS

Director: Alan Privett
Longborough Festival Opera

THE KNOT

Choreo: Didy Veldman
DanceEast

FRAME OF VIEW

Choreo: Didy Veldman
Danish Dance Theatre

   

2017

A WOMEN OF NO IMPORTANCE

Director: Dominic Dromgoole
Classic Spring Theatre Company

WOYZECK IN WINTER

Director: Conall Morrison
Landmark Productions

THIS RESTLESS HOUSE

Director: Dominic Hill
Glasgow Citizens Theatre/Edinburgh International Festival

PRISM

Director: Terry Johnson
Hamsptead Theatre

UNE EDUCATION MANQUÉE AND LES MAMELLES DE TIRÉSIAS

Director: Stephen Unwin
Royal College of Music

TRISTAN AND ISOLDE

Director: Carmen Jakobi
Longborough Festival Opera

MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS

Director: Terry Johnson
Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto

A NUMBER

Director: Zinnie Harris
Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

 

2016

THE TEMPEST

Director: Simon Usher
The Print Room

TROUBLE IN MIND

Director: Laurence Boswell
Theare Royal Bath, Ustinov

THE HAPPINESS PROJECT

Choreographer: Didy Veldman
UK Tour

THE LIBERTINE

Director: Terry Johnson
Theatre Royal Bath & Theatre Royal Haymarket

TANNHÄUSER

Director: Alan Privett
Longborough Festival Opera

BANISHED

Director: Elaine Kidd
Trinity Laban

DONEGAL

Director: Conall Morrisson
Abbey Theatre

THIS RESTLESS HOUSE

Director: Dominic Hill
Citizen’s Theatre, Glasgow

 

2015

THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

Director: Laurence Boswell
Theatre Royal Bath

MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS

Director: Terry Johnson
Theatre Royal Bath and West End

YOU NEVER CAN TELL

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Trinity Laban

A MIGHTY WIND

Choreographer: Jeroen Verbruggen
National Dance Company Wales

THREE DANCERS

Choreographer: Didy Veldman
Ballet Rambert

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE

Director: Carmen Jakobi
Longborough Festival Opera

THE DEATH OF A COMEDIAN

Director: Steve Marmion
Soho Theatre/Lyric Belfast/Peacock Dublin

THE HERBAL BED

Director: Emma Lucia
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

 

2014

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre, Dublin

HAMLET

Director: Dominic Hill
Citizens Theatre Glasgow

FINGS AIN’T WHAT THEY USED T’BE

Director: Terry Johnson
Theatre Royal Stratford East/Tour

THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE

Director: Laurence Boswell
Theatre Royal Bath and Tour

INTIMATE APPAREL

Director: Laurence Boswell
Theatre Royal Bath – Ustinov/ Park Theatre

THE ONE

Director: Steve Marmion
Soho Theatre

SEE BLUE THROUGH
(Revival)

Choreographer: Didy Veldman
Phoenix Dance Theatre/Tour

CASSE NOISETTE

Director: Jeroen Verbruggen
Grand Théâtre Genève

 

2013

CARMEN

Choreographer: Didy Veldman
Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

THE COLLEEN BAWN

Director: Gerry Hynes
Druid Theatre

IN THE NEXT ROOM OR
THE VIBRATOR PLAY

Director: Laurence Boswell
St. James’ Theatre
MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
& THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

Director: Edward Hall
Propeller Tour

PEEP

Director: Donnacadh O’Briain
Latitude/Edinburgh Festival

DON GIL DE LAS CALZAS VERDES
(Spanish Golden Age)

Director: Mehmet Ergen
Ustinov Bath/Arcola/Belgrade Coventry

EL CASTIGO SIN VENGANZA
(Spanish Golden Age)

Director: Laurence Boswell
Ustinov Bath/Arcola/Belgrade Coventry

LA DAMA BOBA
(Spanish Golden Age)

Director: Laurence Boswell
Ustinov Bath/Arcola/Belgrade Coventry

EUGENIE GRANDET

Director: Donnacadh O’Briain
Edinburgh Festival

DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN

Director: Alan Privett
Longborough Festival Opera

ZORRO!

Director: Chris Henshaw
Atlanta

LES NOCES

Director: Didy Veldman
Grand Theatre Geneve

TWELFTH NIGHT & THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Director: Ed Hall
Propeller/Tour

 

previous productions

CHARLOTTE’S WEB

Director: Roger Haines
Birmingham Stage Company

TITUS

Director: Lu Kemp
Imaginate Festival/Macrobert/Tour

THE WELSH BOY/DEADKIDSSONGS/THE DOUBLE

Director: Matthew Lloyd/Laurence Boswell and Gary Sefton
Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov Studio, Autumn Season 2012

PEEP

Director: Donnacadh O’BrIain
Pleasance, Edinburgh

KING LEAR

Director: Dominic Hill
Glasgow Citizens Theatre

THE TEMPEST

Director: Jemima Levick
Dundee Repertory Theatre

THE GIRL IN THE YELLOW DRESS

Director: Tim Roseman
Theatre 503

THE HERESY OF LOVE

Director: Nancy Meckler
Royal Shakespeare Company

HENRY V & THE WINTER’S TALE

Director: Edward Hall
Propeller UK and international tour

DIVINE WORDS

Director: Paul Hunter
RADA

FIT AND PROPER PEOPLE

Director: Steve Marmion
Soho Theatre

THE PHOENIX OF MADRID, IPHIGENIA AND THE SURPRISE OF LOVE

Director: Laurence Boswell
Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath

ZORRO!

Director: Chris Renshaw
Tokyo and Holland, previously Paris, West End and UK tour

TRANSLATIONS

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre, Dublin

RICHARD III & COMEDY OF ERRORS

Director: Edward Hall
Propeller UK and international tour

LOYALTY

Director: Edward Hall
Hampstead Theatre

THE CRUCIBLE

Director: Conall Morrison
Lyric Theatre, Belfast

ONASSIS

Director: Nancy Meckler
Derby Playhouse / West End

CARMEN – THE MUSICAL

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Pimlico Opera at HMP Wandsworth

THE SANCTUARY LAMP

Director: Tom Murphy
B*spoke Theatre at the Arcola and in Cork and Dublin

TREASURE ISLAND

Director: Stephen Unwin
Rose Theatre Kingston

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM & THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Director: Edward Hall
A Propeller Production by The Watermill Theatre

THE LAST DAYS OF THE RELUCTANT TYRANT

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre

SERIOUS MONEY

Director: Jonathan Munby
Birmingham Rep

 

opera and dance

GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG

Director: Alan Privett
Longborough Festival

BALLET SHOES

Director: Chor. Matthew Hart
London Children’s Ballet

LA TRAVIATA

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Danish National Opera

FRAME OF VIEW

Director: Choreographer Didy Veldman
A new ballet for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, New York

JEANNE D’ARC au BÛCHER

Director: Keith Warner
Academia Santa Cecilia, Rome

FALSTAFF

Director: Dominic Hill
Scottish Opera

CINDERELLA

Director: Choreographer Didy Veldman
Gothenborg

 

other theatre

DIMETOS

Director: Douglas Hodge
Donmar Warehouse

TWO MEN OF FLORENCE

Director: Edward Hall
Huntington Theatre Company, Boston

THE DRESSER

Director: Di Trevis
Watford Palace Theatre

LEGAL FICTIONS

Director: Christopher Morahan
West End & Bath Theatre Royal production on UK tour

THE CHANGELING

Director: Stephen Unwin
ETT tour

 

west end and london

SWEENEY TODD

Director: David Freeman
Royal Festival Hall

SEE HOW THEY RUN

Director: Douglas Hodge
Act tour/Duchess

CALICO

Director: Edward Hall
Sonia Friedman/Duke of Yorks

DICK WHITTINGTON

Director: Edward Hall
Barbican

THE OLD COUNTRY

Director: Stephen Unwin
ETT tour/Trafalgar Studios

THE BEST OF FRIENDS

Director: James Roose Evans
Hampstead/Duncan Weldon UK tour

A NIGHT AT THE DOGS

Director: Abigail Morris
Soho Theatre

MACBETH starring Sean Bean and Samantha Bond

Director: Edward Hall
Albery

THE CONSTANT WIFE

Director: Edward Hall
West End, Watermill Theatre & UK tours

WHO KILLED MR  DRUM

Director: Paul Robinson
Riverside Studios

THE LEENANE TRILOGY

Director: Garry Hynes
Royal Court & Druid Theatre

 

for the royal shakespeare company

MACBETH

Director: Conall Morrison
Royal Shakespeare Company

HOUSE OF DESIRES

Director: Nancy Meckler
West End & RSC (Spanish Golden Age Season in the Swan Theatre)

PEDRO DE URDEMALAS

Director: Mike Alfreds
As above

THE DOG IN THE MANGER

Director: Lawrence Boswell
RSC (Spanish Golden Age Season in the Swan Theatre)

TAMAR’S REVENGE

Director: Simon Usher
As above

TRADE

Director: Sascha Wares
RSC New Work Festival

HEAD/CASE

Director: Caroline Hunt
Swan Theatre Stratford, Soho Theatre &  Coventry Belgrade

JULIUS CAESAR

Director: Edward Hall

HENRY V

Director: Edward Hall

TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

Director: Edward Hall

THE REVENGER’S TRAGEDY

Director: Di Trevis

 

for bristol old vic

GHOSTS

Director: Robert Bowman
Bristol Old Vic

THE SEAGULL

Director: Robert Bowman
Bristol Old Vic

 

for the abbey theatre, dublin

BIG HOUSE

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre

 

for edward hall's propeller company

TAMING OF THE SHREW and TWELFTH NIGHT

Director: Watermill Theatre, tour & Old Vic

THE WINTER’S TALE

Director: Watermill Theatre and UK & USA tour

ROSE RAGE
TMA Award Best Touring Production

Director: Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Duke Theatre New York, West End and Watermill Theatre

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
TMA Award for Best Touring Production

Director: Brooklyn Academy, USA  & West End, UK  Tour, Watermill Theatre

 

for the national theatre

REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST
(Pinter’s adaptation of PROUST)

Director: Di Trevis

UNCLE VANYA

Director: Sean Mathias

BENT

Director: Sean Mathias

ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST

Director: Tim Supple

AT OUR TABLE

Director: Jenny Killick

THE WINTER’S TALE

Director: Peter Hall

THE COLLEEN BAWN

Director: Conall Morrison also Abbey Theatre

 

for english touring theatre

ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD

 

JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN

 

GHOSTS

 

THE MASTERBUILDER

 

HEDDA GABLER

 

THE SEAGULL

 

A DOLL’S HOUSE

 

HAMLET

 

MACBETH

Director: all Stephen Unwin

THE CARETAKER

Director: Gari Jones

 

other theatre in ireland

THE HOUSE

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre

THE WAKE

Director: Patrick Mason
Abbey Theatre

MADE IN CHINA

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre

FREEDOM OF THE CITY

Director: Conall Morrison
Abbey Theatre / Lincoln Festival New York

LONESOME WEST

Director: Garry Hynes
Gaiety Theatre

 

other international theatre

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE

Director: Garry Hynes
Broadway, Sydney, Toronto, West End and Druid Theatre

OEDIPUS TYRANNUS

Director: George Kimoulis
Epidaurus, Greece

SILENCE, SILENCE, SILENCE

Director: Vito Taufer
Mladinsko Theatre, Ljubljana

MACBETH

Director: Ole Bornedal
Gladsaxe Theatre Denmark

LAST EASTER

Director: Douglas Hodge
Birmingham Rep studio

MACBETH

Director: George Kimoulis
Greece

LEAVES

Director: Garry Hynes
Druid Theatre & Royal Court co-production

AN IDEAL HUSBAND

Director: Christopher Morahan
Theatr Clwyd

THE RIVALS

Director: Christopher Morahan
Bath Theatre Royal No 1 tour

THE MARQUISE

Director: Guy Retallack
UK tour

RESURRECTION

Director: Corin Redgrave & Annie Castledine
Lichfield Garrick

HINGE OF THE WORLD

Director: Edward Hall
Yvonne Arnaud

THE CIRCLE

Director: Mark Rosenblatt
No 1 Tour

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Director: Bill Alexander
Theatr Clwyd

THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA

Director: Di Trevis
Theatr Clwyd

JOURNEY TO THE WEST

Director: Jatinder Verma
Tara Arts Trilogy on national tour

PUTTING IT TOGETHER

Director: Edward Hall
Chichester Festival Theatre

THE CIRCLE

Director: Mark Rosenblatt
UK tour

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

Director: Irina Brook
Oxford Stage Company

DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Director: Di Trevis
Birmingham Rep

JUST THE THREE OF US

Director: Peter Hall
Theatre Royal Windsor/regional tour

ALBERTINE IN FIVE TIMES

Director: Jeremy Kingston
BAC ‘Critics Up for Review’

MACBETH & PERICLES

Director: James Roose-Evans
Ludlow Festival

TWELFTH NIGHT

Director: Edward Hall
Watermill Theatre

ABANDONMENT

Director: John Tiffany
Traverse Theatre

SHETLAND SAGA

Director: Philip Howard
Traverse Theatre

THE WINSLOW BOY

Director: Wyn Jones
The Gielgud/national tour

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF

Director: Matthew Warchus
West Yorkshire Playhouse

BETRAYAL

 

Director: Matthew Warchus
West Yorkshire Playhouse

BABES IN ARMS

Director: Martin Connor
Guildhall

and as director on MEPHISTO and  FOUR TALES FROM THE DECALOGUE at E15  School

 

other opera and dance

La TRAVIATA

Director: Conall Morrison
English National Opera

TENDERHOOKS

Director: Choreographer Didy Veldman
Skanes Dansteater / Ballet Gulbenkian

ESSENCE

Director: Fin Walker
Walker Dance Park Music, Linbury Studio & UK tour

SEE BLUE THROUGH

Director: Choreographer Didy Veldman
Introdans / Phoenix Dance Company / Ballet Gulbenkian

THE JOURNEY

Director: Fin Walker
New dance piece for CandoCo

OUTSIGHT

Director: Didy Veldman
Ballet Gulbenkia

I REMEMBER RED

Director: Didy Veldman
Cullberg Ballet

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

Director: Didy Veldman & Patricia Doyle
Northern Ballet Theatre

IBI L’OHUN

Director: Sophiatou Kossoko
Brest

GOD’S PLENTY

Director: Christopher Bruce
Rambert Dance Company

BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP

Director: Jonathon Moore
World Premiere, Opera North/BBC 2

PUNCH AND JUDY

Director: Graham Devlin
Aldeburgh/Berlin & Vienna

IL TROVATORE

Director: Mark Brickman
Scottish Opera

COSI FAN TUTTE

Director: Graham Devlin
Scottish Opera

AGRIPPINA

Director: Buxton Opera Festival

THE BOTTLE IMP & BOW DOWN

Director: Graham Devlin
Major Road

LA TRAVIATA

Director: John Pascoe
Bath & Wessex Opera

THE TURN OF THE SCREW

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Bath & Wessex Opera

ARMINIO

Director: Olivia Fuchs
Royal College Music

THE MASK OF ORPHEUS

Director: Stephen Langridge
Royal Festival Hall

THE CORONATION OF POPPEA

Director: Peter James
The Purcell Quartet, Japan

THE CUNNING PEASANT

Director: Robert Chevara
Guildhall

LA FEDELTA PREMIATA

Director: Jamie Hayes
Guildhall

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