Photograph from Don Juan Comes Back From The War - lighting design by JacobGowler
© Linda Carter Of RADA Photographer: Linda Carter | From the show Don Juan Comes Back From The War
Photograph from Beauty & The Beast - lighting design by JacobGowler
© THE ANGLES THEATRE Photographer: Bob Ledger | From the show Beauty & The Beast
Photograph from Knock Knock - lighting design by JacobGowler
© Christopher Daw - Hot Coals Theatre Knock Knock | Photographer: Christopher Daw | From the show Knock Knock
Photograph from Duality (RADA & RAMBERT Dance Project) - lighting design by JacobGowler
© Linda Carter Of RADA Photographer: Linda Carter | From the show Duality (RADA & RAMBERT Dance Project)
Photograph from Don Juan Comes Back From The War - lighting design by JacobGowler
© Linda Carter Of RADA From the show Don Juan Comes Back From The War

Jacob Gowler

Jacob is a current third year RADA student with aspiration to become a freelance lighting designer, associate, assistant and programmer. Jacob has a EOS family bias to programming. Current Credits include - Lighting Design on various Musicals, Dance Shows & Pantomimes. Assistant Lighting Designer on Plays and Opera. and Programming on various Events, Musicals, Plays and Dance shows. Jacob also takes a keen interest in lighting live bands when the opportunity arises.

Current credits

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Closes
Beauty & The Beast Musical Sutton Coldfield Town Hall
The Production Exchange
Lighting Designer Director: Colin Blumenau
Set designer: Sophia Pardon
31 Dec 2018

In repertoire

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team
The Rakes Progress Opera The Peacock Theatre, London
British Youth Opera
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Mark Jonathan
Director: Stephen Unwin
Set designer: James Cotterill
The Enchanted Island Opera The Peacock Theatre, London
British Youth Opera
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Mark Jonathan
Director: Stuart Barker
Set designer: Nicky Shaw

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Intimate Apparel Theatre John Gielgud Theatre (RADA) Lighting Designer Director: Chipo Chung
Set designer: Kimberley Bouland
Nov 2018
Don Juan Comes Back From The War Theatre George Bernard Shaw Theatre (RADA) Lighting Designer Director: Sue Lefton
Set designer: Carla Goodman
Oct 2018
The Enchanted Island Opera The Peacock Theatre, London
British Youth Opera
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Mark Jonathan
Director: Stuart Barker
Set designer: Nicky Shaw
Sep 2018
The Rakes Progress Opera The Peacock Theatre, London
British Youth Opera
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Mark Jonathan
Director: Stephen Unwin
Set designer: James Cotterill
Sep 2018
Knock Knock Theatre George Bernard Shaw Theatre (RADA)
Hot Coals Theatre Ensemble
Lighting Designer Director: Hot Coals Company
Jun 2018
Journey's End Theatre George Bernard Shaw Theatre (RADA) Production Electrician Lighting designer: RIC MOUNTJOY
Director: Prasanna Puwanarajah
Set designer: James Cotterill
May 2018
Duality (RADA & RAMBERT Dance Project) Dance Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (RADA)
RAMBERT Students
Lighting Designer Choreographer: Adèlie Lavail
May 2018
Actors Tree 2018 Theatre Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (RADA)
RADA
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Matt Leventhall
Director: Geoff Bullen
Apr 2018
Broadway Bound Theatre John Gielgud Theatre (RADA) Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Jake Stebbings
Director: Geraldine Alexander
Set designer: Emily Horvath
Mar 2018
Broadway Bound Theatre John Gielgud Theatre (RADA) Production Electrician Lighting designer: Jake Stebbings
Director: Geraldine Alexander
Set designer: Emily Horvath
Mar 2018
Mrs Klein Theatre George Bernard Shaw Theatre (RADA) Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Mark Dymock
Director: Lucy Skilbeck
Set designer: Janet Bird
Feb 2018
Beauty & The Beast Musical The Angles Theatre
RATZ
Lighting Designer Director: Kevin Shippey
, Director: Laura - Jayne Shippey
, Director: Robert Williams
Dec 2017
Love & Information Theatre George Bernard Shaw Theatre (RADA) Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Euan James Davies
Director: Simon Dormandy
Set designer: James Turner
Oct 2017
Godspell Musical The Angles Theatre, Wisbech
RATZ
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Matthew Peploe
Director: Robert Williams
Set designer: Robert Williams
Sep 2017
The Wizard of Oz Musical The Angles Theatre, Wisbech
RATZ
Lighting Designer Director: Marie Cunningham
Set designer: Marie Cunningham
Aug 2017
Return to the Forbidden Planet Musical The Angles Theatre, Wisbech
RATZ
Lighting Designer Director: Emlyn Moment
Set designer: Emlyn Moment
Aug 2016
Carry On Dancing Dance The Angles Theatre, Wisbech
Katy Lilley School Of Dance
Lighting Designer Choreographer: Katy Lilley
Jul 2016

Knock Knock

The design is impeccable. The stage is divided in two, a magical forest on one side, full of trees laced with fairy lights, the warmth of Harris’ living room on the other. Jacob Gowler’s lighting design is brilliant, transferring us between spaces with ease. It is used to particularly moving effect towards the end of the piece, when Harris waits interminably through the seasons.
Amelia Brown, The Spy in the Stalls 03/07/2018

Beauty & The Beast

Lighting (design by Jacob Gowler) was completely perfect in every way! A well-considered accessory to everything on stage but never…. ever obtrusive.
Stephen P E Hayter, NODA Review 09/01/2018
Theatre:
  • West End
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
Musical:
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Pantomime
Opera:
  • Small scale
  • Touring relights
Dance:
  • Medium Scale
  • Small Scale
Concert:
  • Club
  • Festival
Non-professional:
  • Dance
  • Musicals
  • Opera
  • Plays
Contact method Details
Email address jacobgowler@icloud.com
Twitter @jacob_gowler