Photograph from The Woods - lighting design by Anthony Arblaster
Lesley Sharp, Finn Bennett | Photographer: Manual Harlan | From the show The Woods
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Anthony Arblaster

Anthony trained at RADA on the postgraduate Lighting Design program and before that at the Australian National University. As Lighting Designer his credits include; The Woods at The Royal Court Theatre, as well as productions for for Size Zero Opera, Battersea Arts Centre, Canberra Theatre Centre and Marsyas Trio/Smoking Apples.

Anthony has been Associate to Ben Ormerod since 2012, including on Mrs Henderson Presents (West End/Toronto), The Libertine (West End/Bath), Woyzeck in Winter (Galway International Arts Festival/Barbican), Tristan und Isolde and Der Ring des Nibelungen (Longborough Festival Opera).

As an EOS series lighting programmer, his credits include Elizabeth (Royal Ballet/Linbury Studio), People, Places and Things (UK Tour), Mrs Henderson Presents (West End with Andi Davis/Toronto), The Libertine (West End/Bath) and Longborough Festival Opera’s  2018 season.

Anthony has experience as a draughtsperson in Vectorworks.

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
A Christmas Carol Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Rory Beaton
Director: Ben Occhipinti
Set designer: Anna Orton
Nov 2019
Assassins Musical The Watermill Theatre, then touring
Nottingham Playhouse & The Watermill Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Ben Ormerod
Director: Bill Buckhurst
Set designer: Simon Kenny
Sep 2019, Oct 2019
Assassins Musical The Watermill Theatre, then touring
Nottingham Playhouse & The Watermill Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Ben Ormerod
Director: Bill Buckhurst
Set designer: Simon Kenny
Sep 2019, Oct 2019
Festival of the Forest Environmental Haig Park, Canberra, AUS Lighting Designer Aug 2019
Collapse Theatre Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio
Canberra Youth Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Luke Rogers
Set designer: Luke Rogers
Aug 2019
Unbecoming Theatre Canberra Theatre Centre, Courtyard Studio
Canberra Theatre Centre
Lighting Designer Director: Cathy Pecotz
Mar 2019
The Woods Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Royal Court
Royal Court (English Stage Co)
Lighting Designer Director: Lucy Morrison
Set designer: Naomi Dawson
Sep 2018
Theatre:
  • International
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Education Establishment
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • International
  • West End
Opera:
  • 'Country House'
  • Small scale
Dance:
  • Small Scale
  • Touring relights
Architectural:
  • Open Air Events
Education:
  • Training
Contact method Details
Website https://www.anthonyarblaster.com/

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