Photograph from Evita
Photographer: Video Screen Shot | From the show Evita
Photographer: Clive Barda | From the show Il Signor Bruschino
End of Act 1 | Photographer: House Photographer | From the show Cabaret
Grave Yard | From the show Spring Awakening - Germany
Photographer: Clive Barda | From the show Paul Bunyan

David Howe

Check David's Website for more recent Biog - www.dhld.biz Edited – April 2016 West End lighting design credits include; A Comedy about a Bank Robbery, McQueen,Quatermaine’s Terms ; Bette & Joan, Birdsong, My Trip Down the Pink Carpet, Sweet Charity, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Private Lives, A Christmas Carol, The Norman Conquests, The Last Five Years and Tick Tick Boom, Maria Friedman Re-Arranged, Rent, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Pageant, Forbidden Broadway,. Sweet Charity, Maria Friedman, La Cage aux Folles, Take Flight and The Last Five Years. Broadway; Private Lives (Music Box), Norman Conquests (Circle in the Square) and Primo (Music Box Theatre), recreation of the original National Theatre design. Opera work includes: Powder Her Face, Philadelphia Opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia National Centre for the Performing Arts-Beijing, Carmen (Bari-Italy) both revived in 2012 for Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival, Virginia, A Little Night Music, British Youth Opera- Paul Bunyan, The Secret Marriage, The Bartered Bride, A Night at the Chinese Opera, Le nozze di Figaro, The Rape of Lucretia ,La bohème, Euridice, Il Signor Bruschino & La scala di seta, The Rake's Progress,The Magic Flute, Albert Herring. Francessa de Foix, L’Enfant Prodigue , La Navarraise, Le Portrait de Manon, Comedy On The Bridge for Guildhall School of Music and Drama and La Serva Padrona for The Royal Opera. International design work Private Lives, Toronto, A Chorus Line -New Israel Opera, Grease, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar and Hair!- Ljubljana Festival-Slovenia, Rocky Horror Picture Show, -Euro Tour 2009-2011 Tour. Spring Awakening, The Full Monty, Cabaret - The English Theatre Frankfurt, Fame, Monaco. The Sound of Music Stars of the Musicals and Chicago – Malaysia. Woyzeck - New York, Sunset Boulevard, Cork Opera House, Who Shot the Sheriff, Dracula, Tivoli, Copenhagen, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tour of Sweden. UK Tours include –Chin Chin, 42nd Street, The Man from Stratford, Oklahoma, Little Shop of Horrors, Singing in the Rain, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Our House, Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific, and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Me and My Girl and Carousel. Additional credits for theatre Spring Awakening (Arts Educational),Sisters (Crucible Theatre Sheffield),Mrs Warrens Profession (Bath Theatre Royal and National Tour), Berlin Hanover Express, (Hampstead Theatre), Corpse (Salisbury Playhouse),Big Love (Gate Theatre),Turn of the Screw (Playhouse Sevenoaks), Italian Straw Hat, Orestes 2.0 (Guildhall School of Music and Drama), Many various Pantomimes around the UK. Ballet includes Toad for National Youth Ballet (UK Tour), Images of Dance Triple Bill (UK Tour) and Dame Beryl Grey Gala (Sadler’s Wells). As Associate Lighting Designer Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,(West End), Hair, (West End), Women in White, (West End and Broadway), Another Country Minerva Theatre, (Chichester). Lord of the Rings, (Toronto and West End), Hamlet (Old Vic), Humble Boy (West End & UK Tour), Into the Woods (Donmar Warehouse), Alarms and Excursions (UK Tour and West End), Nine (Donmar Warehouse and Teatro de Blanco, Buenos Aries), Electra (UK Tour & Donmar Warehouse), The Royal National Theatre's Carousel (West End, and Japanese & USA Tours) Agent BRONIA BUCHANAN BBA Management, 1 Heathcock Court, 415 Strand, London WC2R 0NT Office Tel: +44 (0)20 3077 1400

Current credits

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Closes
McQueen Theatre Haymarket Theatre, West End Lighting Designer Director: John Caird
Set designer: David Farley
01 Dec 2099

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
The Comedy about a Bank Robbery Theatre Criterion Theatre - West End
Mischief Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Mark Bell and Mischief Theatre
Set designer: David Farley
Mar 2016
Evita Musical Ljubljana Festival
Bronowski Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Mykal Rand
Set designer: Jason Deniver
Aug 2014
Paul Bunyan Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: William Kerley
Set designer: Jason Southgate
Sep 2013
Powder Her Face Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Martin Lloyd-Evans
Sep 2013
Carmen Opera Teatro Petruzelli, Bari Italy Lighting Designer Director: William Kerley
Set designer: Tom Rogers
Jan 2012
A Chorus Line Musical New Israel Opera, Tel Aviv
Brownski Productions - New Israel Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Michael Bennett - recreated by Bayork Lee
Set designer: Robin Wagner
Oct 2011
The Rape of Lucretia Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Martin Lloyd Evans
Sep 2011
The Marriage of Figaro Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: William Kerley
Set designer: Matthew Wright
Sep 2011
The Sound Of Music Musical Kula Lumpur Convention Centre - KL Malaysia
Brownski Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Russell Labey
Set designer: Jason Denvir
Jun 2011
My Trip Down the Pink Carpet Theatre Apollo Theatre, West End
Julian Stoneman Assoc.
Lighting Designer Feb 2011
Spring Awakening - UK Musical Arts Educational London Lighting Designer Director: Russell Labey
Set designer: Jason Denvir
Jan 2011
Spring Awakening - Germany Musical EFT
English Speaking Theatre, Frankfurt
Lighting Designer Director: Ryan McBryde
Set designer: Diego Pitarch
Nov 2010
Birdsong Theatre Comedy Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Trevor Nunn
Set designer: John Napier
Sep 2010
La Boheme Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Stephen Barlow
Set designer: Yannis Thavoris
Sep 2010
Euridicie Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Stuart Barker
Sep 2010
Sweet Charity Musical Haymarket Theatre
Menier Chocolatge Factory / David Ian Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Matthew White
Set designer: Tim Shortall
May 2010
Oklahoma! Musical Bournemouth Pavillion, then touring
UK Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Julian Woolford
Mar 2010
Sisters Theatre Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Lighting Designer Director: Ruth Carney
Set designer: Paul Willis
Mar 2010
Mrs Warren's Profession Theatre Comedy Theatre, West End
Bath Theatre Royal Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Michael Rudman
Set designer: Paul Farnsworth
Mar 2010
Private Lives Theatre Vaudeville Theatre
Bath Theatre Royal / Sonia Freidman / Duncan Weldon / Paul Elliot
Lighting Designer Director: Richard Eyre
Set designer: Rob Howell
Feb 2010
A Chrismas Carol Theatre The Arts Theatre, West End
End of the Pier Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Suzie McKenna
Set designer: Lotte Collett
Dec 2009
Sweet Charity Musical Chocolate Factory
Menier Chocolate Factory
Lighting Designer Director: Matthew White
Set designer: Tim Shortall
Nov 2009
The Full Monty Musical English Speaking Theatre of Frankfurt Lighting Designer Director: Ryan McBride
Set designer: Diego Pitarch
Nov 2009
The Rake's Progress Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Will Kerley
Set designer: Will Fricker
Sep 2009
La Scala de Sieta Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Jamie Hayes
Set designer: Will Bowen
Sep 2009
Il Signor Bruschino Opera Peacock Theatre
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Jamie Hayes
Set designer: Will Bowen
Sep 2009
Forbidden Broadway Musical Menier Chocolate Factory Lighting Designer Director: Phillip George
Set designer: Morgan Large
Jun 2009
Tick Tick Boom Musical The Duchess Theatre, West End
Jamie Hendry Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Hannah Clark
Set designer: Morgan Large
May 2009
The Last Five Years Musical Duchess Theatre, West End
Jamie Hendry Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Amelia Sears
Set designer: Morgan Large
May 2009
Norman Conquests Theatre Circle in the Square, Broadway, NY Lighting Designer Director: Matthew Warchus
Set designer: Rob Howell
Apr 2009
Berlin Hanover Express Theatre Hampstead Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Michael Rudman
Set designer: Paul Farnsworth
Mar 2009
Singing in the Rain Musical UK Productions Lighting Designer Director: Alison Pollard
Set designer: Charless Camm
Feb 2009
Little Shop of Horrors Musical Menier and Churchill Theatre Bromley Lighting Designer Director: Matthew White
Set designer: David Farley
Feb 2009
Rocky Horror Musical BB Promotions Lighting Designer Director: Sam Buntrock
Set designer: David Farley
Oct 2008
Norman Conquests Theatre Old Vic London
Old Vic
Lighting Designer Director: Matthew Warchus
Set designer: Rob Howell
Sep 2008
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Musical Blackpool Grand, then touring
UK Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Chris Hocking
Set designer: Charles Camm
Aug 2008
Our House Musical Birmingham Rep / Andrew Welch Lighting Designer Director: Matthew Warchus
Set designer: Rob Howell
Jun 2008
Maria Friedman Re-Arranged Concert Menier Chocolate Factory
Menier Chocolate Factory
Lighting Designer Director: David Babarni
Set designer: Morgan Large
Mar 2008
Fiddler on the Roof Musical UK Productions Lighting Designer Director: Julian Woolford
Set designer: Charles Camm
Mar 2008
Eugene Oneign Opera Theatre Royal, Glasgow & Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Scottish Opera / RSAMD
Lighting Designer Director: Will Kerley
Set designer: Becs Andrews
Jan 2008
Eugene Oneign Opera Theatre Royal, Glasgow
RSAMD and Scottish Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Will Kerley
Set designer: Becs Andrews
Jan 2008
La Cage aux Folles Musical Menier Chocolate Factory
Menier Chocolate Factory
Lighting Designer Director: Terry Johnson
Set designer: David Farley
Dec 2007
Chicago Musical Plenary Hall, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia
Brownski Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Mitch Sebastian
Set designer: Christopher Woods
Nov 2007
Rent Musical Duke of Yorks
ATG and Andrew Empson
Lighting Designer Director: William Baker
Set designer: Mark Bailey
Oct 2007
Albert Herring Opera Peacock Theatre, London
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Willian Kerley
Set designer: Becs Andrews
Sep 2007
The Magic Flute Opera Peacock Theatre, London
British Youth Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Matthew White
Set designer: Charlie Cridlan
Sep 2007
South Pacific Musical UK Productions Lighting Designer Director: Julain Woolford
Aug 2007
Take Flight Musical Menier Chocolate Factory
Chocolate Factory
Lighting Designer Director: Sam Buntrock
Set designer: David Farley
Jul 2007
Collabrators Exhibition Environmental Nottingham Trent Uni and Prague Quadraniel Lighting Designer Jun 2007
Lord of the Rings Musical Theatre Royal Drury Lane
KWL Ltd
Lighting Designer Director: Matthew Warchus
Set designer: Rob Howell
May 2007
42nd Street Musical Nottingham Theatre Royal, then touring
UK Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Mark Bramble
Set designer: Douglas Schmit
Mar 2007
Woyzeck Theatre St.Anns Warehouse, Brooklyn, New York Lighting Designer Director: Daniel Kramer
Set designer: Neil Irish
Nov 2006
Big Love Theatre Gate Theatre, London
The Gate Theatre, London
Lighting Designer Director: Mellissa Kievman
Set designer: Hannah Clark
Sep 2006
Me and My Girl Musical Plymouth Theatre Royal, then touring
Alex Armitage and Firey Angel
Lighting Designer Director: Warren Carlyle
Set designer: Walt Spanger
Sep 2006
Beatlemania Theatre Gothenberg Opera, then touring
West End International
Lighting Designer Director: Stewart Nicholls
May 2006
Woman in White Musical Marquis Theatre, Broadway Lighting Designer Director: Trevor Nunn
Set designer: William Dudley
Nov 2005
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Theatre Dartford - / WEST END Aug 2006, then touring
UK Productions
Lighting Designer Director: MauriceLane
Set designer: Charlie Camm
Sep 2005
Primo Theatre Music Box Theatre, Broadway, New York
Bill Kenwright Inc
Lighting Designer Director: Richard Wilson
Set designer: Hildegard Bechtler
Jul 2005
Disney's Beauty and the Beast - UK Tour Musical Eastbourne, then touring
UK Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Alison Pollard
Set designer: Charlie Camm
Apr 2005
Orestes 2.0 Theatre Guildhall Theatre
Barbican
Lighting Designer Director: Daniel Kramer
Set designer: Becs Andrews
Jan 2005
Cabaret Musical EST, Frankfurt
English Speaking Theatre, Frankfurt
Lighting Designer Director: Matthew White
Set designer: Bob Bailey
Nov 2004
Thank You for the Music Concert Goetheberg Opera, then touring
Various Companies throughout Europe
Lighting Designer Set designer: David Howe May 2004
Hair Musical Brownski Productions and Lujianna Festival Slovina Lighting Designer Director: Mykal Rand
Set designer: Jason Denvir
Aug 2001
Theatre:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Touring relights
Opera:
  • International
  • Large scale
  • Small scale
Dance:
  • International
  • Large Scale
Concert:
  • Arena Touring
  • Stage Touring
Corporate:
  • Product Launches
  • Exhibition Stands
Architectural:
  • Displays & Art
  • Open Air Events
Contact method Details
Email address

david@dhld.biz

Agent name

Bronia Buchanan

Website

http://www.dhld.biz

Agent website

www.bba.management

Agent email

bronia@bba.management