Photograph from Tom and Jerry the Crystal Quest - lighting design by David Muir
Photographer: Nadim Kesserwani | From the show Tom and Jerry the Crystal Quest
Photographer: Dave Muir | From the show GB Judo World Cup 2011
Photographer: Katherine Webb | From the show The Accrington Pals
Photographer: Dave Muir | From the show Brainiac Live!
Go play up your own end | Photographer: Ian Lewis | From the show Go play up your own end

David J Muir

David Muir - Lighting Designer

David is a freelance lighting designer who trained in technical theatre at Mountview theatre school. He has worked extensively in theatre most recently as head of lighting and sound for the Belgrade Theatre Coventry. Previously he worked as operations director, technical director and chief electrician at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

He has extensive experience in the entertainment industry from lighting design to production electrician in a cave! He is active in a variety of areas including events (both design and setup), lighting desk programming, CAD services, installation, and commissioning. He is currently freelance technical director and consultant for the TPO Group.

www.davemuir.net

Current credits

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Closes
Shaun the Sheep - save our tree Theatre Porto Cairo, Egypt, then touring Lighting Designer Director: John Nicholson
16 Aug 2100

In repertoire

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team
Fall Out Theatre Touring, then touring
Highly Sprung
Lighting Designer Director: Sarah Worth

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Tom and Jerry the Crystal Quest Theatre Al Raha Beach Theatre Abu Dhabi, then touring
Eventbox
Lighting Designer Director: Milo Panovic
Jul 2017, Jul 2017, Jul 2017
Tom and Jerry the Crystal Quest Theatre Al Raha Beach Theatre Abu Dhabi, then touring
Eventbox
Lighting Designer Director: Milo Panovic
Jul 2017, Jul 2017, Jul 2017
Tom and Jerry the Crystal Quest Theatre Al Raha Beach Theatre Abu Dhabi, then touring
Eventbox
Lighting Designer Director: Milo Panovic
Jul 2017, Jul 2017, Jul 2017
Brainiac Live! Theatre Touring, then touring
Dan Colman Limited
Lighting Designer Director: Andy Joyce
Apr 2017, Apr 2017, Apr 2017, Jun 2017
All is Well Theatre Shop Front Theatre Coventry, then touring Lighting Designer Director: Mark Evans
Set designer: Nancy Surman
May 2017, May 2017, May 2017, May 2017
All is Well Theatre Shop Front Theatre Coventry, then touring Lighting Designer Director: Mark Evans
Set designer: Nancy Surman
May 2017, May 2017, May 2017, May 2017
All is Well Theatre Shop Front Theatre Coventry, then touring Lighting Designer Director: Mark Evans
Set designer: Nancy Surman
May 2017, May 2017, May 2017, May 2017
All is Well Theatre Shop Front Theatre Coventry, then touring Lighting Designer Director: Mark Evans
Set designer: Nancy Surman
May 2017, May 2017, May 2017, May 2017
Brainiac Live! Theatre Touring, then touring
Dan Colman Limited
Lighting Designer Director: Andy Joyce
Apr 2017, Apr 2017, Apr 2017, Jun 2017
Brainiac Live! Theatre Touring, then touring
Dan Colman Limited
Lighting Designer Director: Andy Joyce
Apr 2017, Apr 2017, Apr 2017, Jun 2017
Brainiac Live! Theatre Touring, then touring
Dan Colman Limited
Lighting Designer Director: Andy Joyce
Apr 2017, Apr 2017, Apr 2017, Jun 2017
Fall Out Theatre Touring, then touring
Highly Sprung
Lighting Designer Director: Sarah Worth
Nov 2016, Nov 2016
Fall Out Theatre Touring, then touring
Highly Sprung
Lighting Designer Director: Sarah Worth
Nov 2016, Nov 2016
Brummegem Pals Theatre Touring, then touring
Mouthpiece
Lighting Designer Director: Malcom Stent
Oct 2016, Oct 2016, Nov 2016
Brummegem Pals Theatre Touring, then touring
Mouthpiece
Lighting Designer Director: Malcom Stent
Oct 2016, Oct 2016, Nov 2016
Brummegem Pals Theatre Touring, then touring
Mouthpiece
Lighting Designer Director: Malcom Stent
Oct 2016, Oct 2016, Nov 2016
The Accrington Pals Theatre Trinity Theatre Tunbridge Wells
Trinity Theatre Club
Lighting Designer Apr 2014
Brainiac Live! Theatre Palace Theatre London
M4 Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Andy Joyce
Set designer: Neil Murphy
Jul 2013
Guiness World Records Officially Amazing - Science Live Theatre Croydon, Ashcroft Theatre, then touring
M4 Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Mark Thompson
Set designer: Neil Murphy
Jan 2013
Guinness World Records Science Theatre Butlins, then touring
M4 Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Andy Joyce/Mark Thompson
Set designer: Emma Wee
Mar 2012
Bang Goes The Theory Theatre NEC Birmingham
BBC
Lighting Designer Mar 2012
Science Museum Live Theatre Arts Depot, then touring
M4 Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Mark Thompson/Andy Joyce
Set designer: Phil Eddols
Jan 2012
GB Judo World Cup 2011 Corporate & Industrial Lighting Designer Oct 2011
Bombed - A Moonlight Sonata Exhibition Theatre Herbert Art Gallery Studio
Saranjit Birdi
Lighting Designer Director: Saranjit Birdi
Set designer: Saranjit Birdi
Jun 2011
Bang Goes The Theory Corporate & Industrial Big Bang Fair - ExCel London
BBC
Lighting Designer Mar 2011
Brainiac Live Theatre Butlins, then touring
Sky One / M4 Entertainment
Lighting Designer Feb 2011
Science Museum Live On Tour! Theatre West Yorkshire Playhouse, then touring
M4 in association with the Science Museum
Lighting Designer Director: Ben Keaton
Set designer: Phil Eddols
Jan 2011
Cinderella Theatre Belgrade Theatre Main House
Belgrade Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Iain Lauchlan
Set designer: Sarah Burton
Nov 2010
2010 Judo GB World Cup for Women Television NIA Birmingham
British Judo Asociation / Stage Electrics
Lighting Designer Oct 2010
Jethro - I told it my way Theatre The Brewhouse, Taunton Lighting Designer Jun 2010
Brainiac Theatre Butlins, then touring
Sky One / Dan Colman Limited
Lighting Designer Director: Ben Keaton
Set designer: Ben Dickens
Feb 2010
Aladdin Theatre The Shaw, London
Imagine Theatre and Pennyrock Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Guy James
Dec 2009
Beauty and the Beast Theatre Belgrade Theatre Main House
Belgrade Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Iain Lauchlan
Set designer: Sarah Burton
Dec 2009
Shrouds Theatre Herbert Art Gallery Studio theatre
Open Theatre Company - the Shysters
Lighting Designer Director: Kathy Joyce
Jun 2009
Milkshake Live - My first Concert Musical Belgrade Coventry, then touring
Dan Colman Ltd and Five
Lighting Designer Director: Jenny Arnold
Set designer: Ben Dickens
Mar 2009
Brainiac Live Theatre Incidental Colman / SkyOne Lighting Designer Director: Ben Keaton
Set designer: Ben Dickens
Feb 2009
Shoes Corporate & Industrial Belgrade Theatre Foyer Coventry
Imagineer Productions
Lighting Designer Set designer: Phil Eddols Jan 2009
Fuente Ovejuna Non-professional BISPA (Birmingham Independent School of Performing Arts)
The Television Workshop
Lighting Designer Director: Colin Edwards
Dec 2008
Dick Whittington Musical Belgrade Theatre Main House
Belgrade Theatre (UK) Ltd
Lighting Designer Director: Iain Lauchlan
Set designer: Sarah Burton
Nov 2008
Milkshake Live My first concert Musical Dan Colman Ltd and Five Lighting Designer Director: Jenny Arnold
Set designer: Ben Dickens
Jun 2008
Champion Sound Exhibition Corporate & Industrial Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry
Frontline AV
Lighting Designer May 2008
Cbeebies at the Theatre Musical BBC Worldwide / WISH Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Martin Waller
Set designer: Ben Dickens
Mar 2008
Brainiac Live Theatre Incidental Colman / SkyOne Lighting Designer Director: Ben Keaton
Set designer: Ben Dickens
Feb 2008
Night Before Christmas Theatre Belgrade theatre B2
Belgrade Theatre (UK) Ltd
Lighting Designer Director: Hamish Glen
Set designer: Anna Lewis
Dec 2007
Aladdin Musical Belgrade Theatre Main House
Belgrade Theatre (UK) Ltd
Lighting Designer Director: Iain Lauchlan
Set designer: Sarah Burton
Nov 2007
Godiva Awards 2007 Corporate & Industrial Belgrade Theatre Main House
CVONE
Lighting Designer Oct 2007
Godiva Awards 2007 Corporate & Industrial Belgrade Theatre Main House
CVONE
Lighting Designer Oct 2007
Tears Theatre URC Coventry
Open Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Kathy Joyce
Jul 2007
Tweenies Live - the enchanted toyshop Theatre BBC Worldwide / WISH Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Iain Lauchlan
Set designer: Sarah Burton
Mar 2007
Live Like Us Theatre Belgrade Theatre (Youth theatre) Lighting Designer Director: Tom Bailey
Set designer: Anna Lewis
Feb 2007
A Ravens Tale (short film) Theatre Coventry on location
Open Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Kathy Joyce
Jan 2007
Go Play Further up your own end Theatre Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
TPO Group
Lighting Designer Director: Malcom Stent
Jun 2006
Milkshake Live 06 Musical DC Milkshake live / Five Lighting Designer Director: Jenny Arnold
Set designer: Ben Dickens
May 2006
Diablo Theatre Belgrade theatre AEU
Belgrade Theatre (Youth theatre)
Lighting Designer Director: Julia Smith
Set designer: Anna Lewis
Mar 2006
Fun Song Factory Musical WISH Theatre Ltd, Belgrade Ventures Ltd Lighting Designer Director: Iain Lauchlan
Set designer: Sarah Burton
Feb 2006
Jack and the Beanstalk Musical Belgrade Theatre Main House
Belgrade Theatre (UK) Ltd
Lighting Designer Director: Iain Lauchlan
Set designer: Sarah Burton
Nov 2005
Godiva Awards 2005 Corporate & Industrial Belgrade Theatre Main House
CVONE
Lighting Designer Sep 2005
International Childrens Games Opening Ceremony Corporate & Industrial Butts Arena Coventry
Belgrade Theatre (UK) Ltd
Lighting Designer Director: Kathi Leahy
Jul 2005
Go play up your own end Theatre Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
TPO Group
Lighting Designer Director: Malcom Stent
May 2005
The Country Theatre Warwick Arts Centre
Belgrade Theatre
Lighting Designer Mar 2005
Theatre:
  • International
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
Musical:
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Pantomime
Dance:
  • International
  • Large Scale
  • Medium Scale
  • Small Scale
Concert:
  • Stage Touring
Corporate:
  • Conferences
  • Exhibition Stands
  • Fashion Shows
  • Product Launches
  • Award Ceremonies
Architectural:
  • Displays & Art
  • Leisure & Entertainment
  • Open Air Events
Education:
  • Training
Contact method Details
Mobile phone

07973 856531

Website

http://www.davemuir.net