Photograph from Holes in the Skin - lighting design by JamesM
From the show Holes in the Skin
Photograph from The Taming of The Shrew - lighting design by JamesM
From the show The Taming of The Shrew
Photograph from The Chalk Garden - lighting design by JamesM
Photographer: Catherine Ashmore | From the show The Chalk Garden

James Marshall

James started Theatre at a young age and after falling in love with it he decided lighting was where he wanted to be! James did a 2 year college course at Peterborough Regional College studying a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Production Arts.​

James is now a Student at LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts) studying Stage Management & Technical Theatre.​

During James's time at LAMDA he has worked with industry professionals such as Mike Robertson & James Smith

James has worked on a range of different shows such as; lighting designer for Measure for Measure, Taming of the Shrew, Holes in the skin, Oliver the Musical & Rock Challenge UK Semi Finals. LX Crew & Programmer for Spring Awakening the Musical. Deputy Electrician on Children's Hour, Gethsemane & Sucker Punch & has worked on many more.

James has worked on amateur musicals such as: Little Shop of Horrors, Oliver, Hairspray & High School musical doing a variety of roles from follow spotting to designing.​

During James's period of working on Rock Challenge 2013 UK Semi Finals, James won the T-Mec Premier Award of Excellence for Lighting

James has done some work experience at White Light to gain greater knowledge of desks, moving lights and working on larger scale events.​

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Comedy Performances Theatre Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), London, UK
Battersea Arts Centre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: James Marshall
Jul 2018
Sister Act the Musical Musical Stockwell Playhouse, London
American Musical Theatre Academy
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: James Smith
Director: Mark Goldthorp
Jun 2018
The Chalk Garden Theatre Chichester Festival Theatre Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Natasha Chivers
Director: Alan Strachan
Set designer: Simon Higlett
May 2018
Cabaret Theatre Sainsbury Theatre, London Production Electrician Lighting designer: James Smith
Director: Joanna Read
Set designer: Philip Engleheart
Feb 2018
The Taming of The Shrew Theatre Sainsbury Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: Rebecca Frecknall
Set designer: Nicky Bunch
Nov 2017
Measure for Measure Theatre Sainsbury Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: Tinuke Craig
Set designer: Nicky Bunch
Nov 2017
Spring Awakening the Musical Musical Posk Theatre, London
LAMDA
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Mike Robertson
Director: Ria Parry
Set designer: Phil Engleheart
Feb 2017
Holes in the Skin Theatre LAMDA Linbury Studio, London
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts
Lighting Designer Director: Penelope Cherns
Set designer: Nate Gibson
May 2016
Rock Challenge UK Theatre Grantham Meres Leisure Centre Lighting Designer Director: Christine Ringrose
Apr 2014
Non-professional:
  • Musicals
  • Plays
Contact method Details
Website https://www.james-technical.uk