Alex Musgrave

Alex designs lighting for theatre, opera and dance and has lit productions of all sizes across the UK. Notably Fiver at the Southwark Playhouse, London, An evening with Sophia Loren, An evening with Kelsey Grammer and Shalamar at Aldwych Theatre, London, and Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens at the Union Theatre, London. Other venues include: The King’s Theatre, Portsmouth; Ferneham Hall, Fareham; The Square Tower, Portsmouth; The Egg, Bath; The Minack Theatre, Cornwall; Alexandra Theatre, Bognor Regis; The Other Place Studio, London; The Blue Elephant Theatre, London.

 

Alex was the 2019 recipient of the Association of Lighting Designers Lumiere Scheme. The Scheme is a professional development programme with the goal of training the recipient to an industry standard. Over the course of six months, Alex assisted: David Howe on The Magic Goes Wrong at The Lowry, Salford and West Side Story at The Birmingham Hippodrome. Alex also worked with Katharine Williams on Oor Wullie at Dundee Rep, Johanna Town on Two Ladies at The Bridge Theatre, London and Peter Mumford on The Mask or Orpheus at English National Opera and Far Away at the Donmar Warehouse.

 

Alex Studied Technical Theatre at Bath Spa University and has worked within the London’s West End as a lighting technician for the last 10 years. He was the Chargehand electrician at the Aldwych Theatre, working on Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and Beautiful:The Carole King Musical, Follow-spot operator for Legally Blonde the Musical at Savoy Theatre, Desk operator for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre and Lighting technician for the London production of Wicked the Musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

 

 

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Titanic - The Musical Musical Kings Theatre - Portsmouth Lighting Designer Director: John-Paul McCrohon
Apr 2022
Anyone Can Whistle Musical Southwark Playhouse
Grey Area Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Georgie Rankcom
Set designer: Cory Shipp
Apr 2022
Home Theatre Chichester Festival - Minerva
Chichester Festival Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Josh Roche
Set designer: Sophie Thomas
Oct 2021
Fiver the Musical Musical Southwark Playhouse 'The Little' Lighting Designer Director: Alex James Ellison
Set designer: Justin Williams
Jul 2019
Cinderella :Pantomime Musical Kings Theatre - Portsmouth
New Pantomime Productions LTD
Lighting Designer Director: Simon Barry
Dec 2018
Priscilla Queen of the Desert Musical Kings Theatre - Portsmouth Lighting Designer Director: Ian good
Oct 2018
Starlight Express Musical Petersfield Festival Theatre Lighting Designer Director: John-Paul McCrohon
Apr 2018
Snow White Musical Kings Theatre - Portsmouth
New Pantomime Productions LTD
Lighting Designer Director: Simon Barry
Dec 2017
The Last 5 Years Musical Station Theatre - Hayling Lighting Designer Director: John-Paul McCrohon
Apr 2017
Farm Boy Theatre Station Theatre - Hayling Lighting Designer Director: John-Paul McCrohon
Apr 2017
9 to 5 The Musical Musical The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth Lighting Designer Director: Lee Thompson
Feb 2017
Veteran's Day Theatre Finborough Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: Hannah Boland-Moore
Jan 2017
Let The Right One In Theatre Square Tower, Portsmouth
CCADS
Lighting Designer Director: John-Paul McCrohon
Dec 2016
Made In Dagenham Musical The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth Lighting Designer Director: John-Paul McCrohon
Nov 2016
Oliver the musical Musical The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth Lighting Designer Director: Sarah Louise Day
Nov 2016
Cats Musical The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth Lighting Designer Director: John-Paul McCrohon
Mar 2016
A Winter's Tale Theatre Square Tower, Portsmouth Lighting Designer Director: Nick Downes
Jan 2016
Alice A New Musical Musical St James Theatre Studio, London Lighting Designer Director: Paul Harnett
Mar 2015
King Lear Theatre The Space Theatre, London
Lazarus Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Ricky Dukes
Jun 2012
As You Like It Theatre The Space Theatre, London
Lazarus Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Gavin Harrington-Odedra
Jun 2012
The Women of Troy Theatre The Blue Elephant Theatre
Lazarus Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Ricky Dukes
Mar 2012
Orestes Re:Examined Theatre Southwark Playhouse
Full Tilt
Lighting Designer Director: Emma Gersch
Sep 2009

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Sumptuous lighting... Praise too for...The Lighting Designer (Alex Musgrave) for the spectacular effects.
Mark Donalds, NODA Review 09/10/2018
Theatre:
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Education Establishment
Musical:
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Pantomime
  • Education Establishment
Non-professional:
  • Musicals
  • Plays
Contact method Details
Website www.alex-musgrave.com

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