Rick Fisher

Biography

Rick Fisher
Lighting Designer

Originally from Philadelphia, Rick has been working in British theatre for over twenty years. He is currently Chairman of the British Association of Lighting Designers.

Recent theatre work includes: Billy Elliot, the musical (Victoria Palace), The Philanthropist, Old Times (Donmar); Jerry Springer The Opera (National Theatre / West End); Hamlet (Edinburgh International Festival / Barcelona / Birmingham); Honour (National Theatre);

Other theatre includes: Far Away (New York); A Number (Royal Court), Blue / Orange (National Theatre / West End); Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Berlin) and Via Dolorosa (Royal Court / Broadway).

Recent opera includes: The Little Prince (New York City Opera, Houston Grand Opera); Peter Grimes, La Sonnambula (Santa Fe); Fiery Angel, Turandot (Bolshoi, Moscow); Capuleti I Montecchi (Spoleto Festival, USA); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Fenice, Venice); Wozzek (ROH).

Dance includes: Swan Lake (London / Los Angeles / Broadway) and Cinderella (London / Los Angeles) both for Matthew Bourne’s Adventures in Motion Pictures.

Awards include: Bronze Medal for Lighting Design at the 2005 World Stage Design show in Toronto. 1998, 1994 Olivier Award Winner for Best Lighting Design; and a Tony Award for An Inspector Calls (Broadway).