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Introduction to Lighting Webinar

with Malcolm Rippeth and Victoria Brennan

Wise Children’s Lighting team - Award Winning Lighting Designer Malcolm Rippeth, and Designer and Programmer Victoria Brennan - answer your questions about working in the industry in this one-off Webinar. 

Covering everything from starting out, to navigating the challenges of touring a show and designing for the West End, Malcolm and Victoria will share their experiences, and their advice, with those who want to work in theatrical lighting.

Date - 4-5.30pm Thursday 9th July

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Price - £10 

About the leaders

Malcolm Rippeth

Malcolm is an award-winning Lighting Designer.

Malcolm's work with Emma Rice includes: Wise Children, Malory Towers and Romantics Anonymous (Wise Children); Brief Encounter (West End & Broadway–WhatsOnStageAward for Best Lighting Designer, Village Voice OBIE Award for Design); The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (West End); The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Tristan & Yseult (Kneehigh); Twelfth Night (Shakespeare's Globe); Orpheus in the Underworld (ENO); and The Empress (RSC).


His other work includes: My Brilliant Friend (National Theatre); Songs for Nobodies, Captain Corelli's Mandolin (West End); SOLAR (Linz Klangwolke); The Tin Drum (Kneehigh); Titus Andronicus (RSC); Pleasure (Opera North); War & Peace (Welsh National Opera); Alcina (Santa Fe Opera).

Malcolm Rippeth
Vic Brennan

Victoria Brennan

Victoria has worked extensively in the industry as a designer and programmer.

Lighting Design credits include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Globe), Bristol Old Vic 250th Gala (Bristol Old Vic). 

Associate Lighting Designer credits include: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Kneehigh Theatre, Curve and West End), Wah! Wah! Girls (Kneehigh Theatre, Sadler’s Wells), Brief Encounter (West End), Strictly Ballroom (West End), The Book Of Mormon (UK Tour). 

Programming credits include: Brief Encounter, Don John, The Red Shoes, Midnight’s Pumpkin, The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk, FUP, Tristan And Yseult (Kneehigh Theatre) Imogen, Tristan And Yseult, Romeo And Juliet (Shakespeare’s Globe), Brief Encounter (West End Revival), Malory Towers and Romantics Anonymous (Wise Children).

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