Photograph from Remote - lighting design by Jason Addison
Photographer: Jason Addison | From the show Remote
Photograph from Hearts - lighting design by Jason Addison
Hearts | Photographer: Alex Brook | From the show Hearts
Photograph from Multiplex - lighting design by Jason Addison
Photographer: Paul Deyes | From the show Multiplex
Photograph from Up Pompeii - lighting design by Jason Addison
Up Pompeii | Photographer: Jason Addison | From the show Up Pompeii

Jason Addison

Jason is from Lincoln but now lives in Hull. He is currently on the ALD Lumiere Scheme Assisting Lighting Designers at Chichester Festival Theatre as well as a freelance Lighting Designer and Production Electrician.

He is an Associate Lighting Designer at Chapterhouse Theatre Company, Rhubarb Theatre and Rich Seam Theatre Company. He is also Technical Director for The Herd Theatre based in Hull; Lighting and Technical Managing their productions.

Jason is a Member of the Association of Lighting Designers (ALD) and the Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT)

He began his professional career in 2005 with Chapterhouse Theatre Company as a Production Assistant and Technician after gaining an Interest in Technical Theatre on work experience at Lincoln Theatre Royal and working on many School and Amateur Productions. Since then he has worked with various companies on a wide range of Productions, Events and Projects in the UK and Worldwide gaining a large experience of working in different types of Theatre & Entertainment areas and venues. He has spent the past 5 years working at Hull Truck Theatre along side freelance projects.

Recent Design Work; Turning the Tide (Centre for Contemporary Storytelling), Hotel Paradiso (Lost In Translation Circus), Turn and Face the Strange (Centre for Contemporary Storytelling), Dark Winter (Ensemble 52), Jane Eyre (Chapterhouse Theatre Co. - China Tour) and Human Electric Tree (Silent Uproar and Hull Truck Youth Theatre Co Production)

Jason’s design credits include Wired Differently (The Herd Theatre & Hull 2017) Who Do We Think We Are, Keep Calm And Tell It and Echoes (Hull Truck Theatre Co. ACT III) Remote, This Changes Everything, Multiplex, The Castle, Hearts, Pronoun, Rainbows Ending, Dictation and My Romantic History (Hull Truck Theatre Co. Youth Theatre) Royal Flush (Rich Seam Theatre Co.) Sidney’s Shed, Granny's Game and The Flying Flapper (Rhubarb Theatre Co. - UK Tours) Hard Times and Treasure Island (Cambridge Touring Theatre – UK Tours) Beautiful Thing, Cyrano De Bergerac, Girls Night Out, Up Pompeii and Brontë (Hull Playgoers Society) Noises Off and The Graduate (The Chameleon Players) Happy Families (Action Community Theatre) Lesley Garret VIP Concert (Warner Leisure Hotels) Born In The Gardens, Hard Times, The Fair Maid Of The West and Look Back In Anger (Creative Cow – UK Tours) As You Like It (Cygnet Co.) Blithe Spirit, Hobson’s Choice, The Odd Couple, Outside Edge, Musicals Cabaret, Voodunit - Murder Mystery, Love In A Mist, Blues Brothers Soul Sisters, The Gang Show, Magic of The Musicals, 60’s Ready Steady Go, 70’s Car Wash, The 50’s Show, The Webber Show, The ABBA Show, Committed To The Brothers Blue, Concerto Goes Pop, Hot Summers Night and Homeward Bound (PEEL Entertainment) Pride & Prejudice, Wuthering Height's, Sherlock Holmes-Hound Of The Baskervilles, The Jungle Book, A Christmas Carol and Sense & Sensibility (Chapterhouse Theatre Co - UK & China Tours)

Jason is always looking to expand his portfolio of work and strives to build his skill set and experience with every production he is involved with and through watching shows, study and networking.

Forthcoming productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Opens
Turn & Face The Strange - The Story of Mick Ronson Theatre Hull Truck Theatre
Centre for Contemporary Storytelling
Lighting Designer Director: Rupert Creed
Set designer: Ed Ullyart
25 Apr 2019
Katya Kabanova Opera Main Stage, Royal Opera House Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Lucy Carter
Director: Richard Jones
Set designer: Antony McDonald
04 Feb 2019
Humbug! The Hedgehog Who Couldn't Sleep Theatre Nuffield Southampton Theatres
Dumbshow and Nuffield Southampton Theatres
Lighting Designer Director: Michael Bryher
Set designer: Sam Wilde
13 Dec 2018

Current credits

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Closes
Beauty and the Beast Theatre Kings Theatre, Edinburgh
Qdos Pantomimes
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Matt Clutterham
Director: Ed Curtis
20 Jan 2019
The Boy Who Wanted to Fly Theatre Boston West Academy, then touring
Rhubarb Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Philip Mead
Set designer: Nadya Monfrinoli
25 Sep 2019

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Dark Winter Theatre Hull Truck Theatre
Ensemble 52
Lighting Designer Director: Andrew Pearson
Set designer: Andrew Pearson
Nov 2018
The Watsons Theatre Minerva Theatre Chichester
Chichester Festival Theatre
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Johanna Town
Director: Samuel West
Set designer: Ben Stones
Nov 2018
Time Flies - RAF 100 Royal Gala Concert Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Mecury Foundation
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Matt Clutterham
Director: Andrew Wright
Oct 2018
Women In Power Theatre Nuffield Southampton Theatres - City, then touring
Nuffield Southampton Theatres in association with Oxford Playhouse
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Katharine WIlliams
Director: Blanche Macintyre
Set designer: Jasmine Swan
Sep 2018
The Taming of The Shrew Theatre Theatre Royal Winchester
Petersfield Shakespeare Festival
Lighting Designer Director: Jake Smith & Alice Kornitzer
Aug 2018
Slime Theatre East Park Library, Hull, then touring
The Herd Theatre and Hull Libraries
Lighting Designer Director: Ruby Thompson
Set designer: Rūta Irbīte
Aug 2018
The Meeting Theatre Minerva Theatre Chichester
Chichester Festival Theatre
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Paule Constable and Marc Williams
Director: Natalie Abrahami
Set designer: Vicki Mortimer
Jul 2018
The Country Wife Theatre Minerva Theatre Chichester
Chichester Festival Theatre
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Richard Howell
Director: Jonathan Munby
Set designer: Soutra Gilmour
Jun 2018
The Chalk Garden Theatre Chichester Festival Theatre
Chichester Festival Theatre
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Natasha Chivers
Director: Alan Strachan
Set designer: Simon Higlett
May 2018
Human Electric Tree Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Silent Uproar & Hull Truck Youth Theatre 16+
Lighting Designer Director: Alex Mitchell
Set designer: Natalie Young
Apr 2018
Jane Eyre Theatre Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Set designer: Andy Mullins Mar 2018
Dark Winter Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Ensemble 52
Lighting Designer Director: Andrew Pearson
Set designer: Andrew Pearson
Mar 2018
Turn & Face The Strange - The Story of Mick Ronson Theatre Hull Truck Theatre
Centre for Contemporary Storytelling
Lighting Designer Director: Rupert Creed
Set designer: Ed Ullyart
Feb 2018
Hotel Paradiso Theatre Archbishop Sentamu Academy
Lost In Translation Circus
Lighting Designer Director: Massi Rossetti
Feb 2018
Turning the Tide Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Centre for Contemporary Storytelling
Lighting Designer Director: Rupert Creed
Feb 2018
Beautiful Thing Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Playgoers' Society
Lighting Designer Director: Vince Matfin
Set designer: Vince Matfin
Oct 2017
Pride and Prejudice Theatre Capstone Theatre, Liverpool, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Antony Law
Oct 2017
Sidney's Shed Theatre Boston West Academy, then touring
Rhubarb Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Philip Mead
Set designer: Nadya Monfrinoli
Sep 2017
Our Mutual Friend Theatre Hull Truck Theatre
Hull Truck Youth Theatre & Hull 2017
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Adam Foley
Director: Tom Bellerby
Set designer: Helen Coyston
Aug 2017
Wired Differently Theatre Ganton School and Online
Broccolily Theatre in Collaboration with Ganton School
Lighting Designer Director: Sam Caseley
Jun 2017
Remote Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Truck Youth Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Lizi Perry
Set designer: Alex Brook
Apr 2017
This Changes Everything Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Truck Youth Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Alice Palmer
Set designer: Alex Brook
Apr 2017
Wuthering Heights Theatre Trinity Arts Centre Gainsborough, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Eliza Jade
Mar 2017
A Christmas Carol Theatre Trinity Arts Centre Gainsborough, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Philip Stevens
Nov 2016
Sherlock Holmes & the Hound of the Baskervilles Theatre Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Bryony Tebbutt
Oct 2016
Granny's Game Theatre Boston West Academy, then touring
Rhubarb Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Philip Mead
Set designer: Nadya Monfrinoli
Sep 2016
Who Do We Think We Are? Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Truck Theatre Act III
Lighting Designer Director: Rupert Creed
Set designer: Alex Brook
Jul 2016
The Jungle Book Theatre Bishop Grosseteste University - The Venue, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Philip Stevens
Jul 2016
Multiplex Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Truck Youth Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Finlay Mcguigan
Apr 2016
The Castle Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Truck Youth Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Tom Bellerby
Feb 2016
Girls Night Out Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Playgoers' Society
Lighting Designer Director: Vince Matfin
Set designer: Vince Matifin
Nov 2015
Keep Calm and Tell It - The Real Stories of Hull in the Blitz Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Truck Theatre Act III
Lighting Designer Director: Rupert Creed
Set designer: Ed Ullyart and Fran Maskell
Oct 2015
MAFTAS - Media and Film Technology Awards Corporate & Industrial Hull Truck Theatre
Wyke 6th Form College
Lighting Designer Jun 2015
Echoes Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Truck Theatre Act III
Lighting Designer Director: Rupert Creed
Set designer: Ed Ullyart
Apr 2015
Hearts Theatre Hull Truck Studio
Hull Truck Senior Youth Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Paul Smith
Set designer: Alex Brook
Jan 2015
Pronoun Theatre Hull Truck Studio
Hull Truck Senior Youth Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Paul Smith
Set designer: Alex Brook
Jan 2015
Up Pompeii Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Playgoers' Society
Lighting Designer Director: Vince Matfin & Hugh Newsam
Set designer: Vince Matifin
Nov 2014
The Graduate Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
The Chameleon Players
Lighting Designer Director: Neal Coulman
Jul 2014
My Romantic History Theatre Hull Truck Studio Theatre
Hull Truck Actors Ensemble
Lighting Designer Director: Madeleine Thorne
Nov 2013
Happy Families Theatre Terry O'Toole Theatre
ACTion Community Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: George Lee
Set designer: Rory Duncombe
Oct 2013
Royal Flush Theatre Harrogate Theatre - Studio, then touring
Rich Seam Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Nick Lane
Set designer: Graham Kirk
Sep 2013
The Flying Flapper Theatre The Drill Hall, Lincoln, then touring
Rhubarb Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Philip Mead
Set designer: Mark Beeston
Jul 2013
Treasure Island Musical The Kenton Theatre, Henley on Thames, then touring
Cambridge Touring Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Barry Evans
May 2013
Lesley Garret VIP Concert Concert Thoresby Hall Hotel
Warner Leisure Hotels
Lighting Designer Sep 2012
Born in the Gardens Theatre New Hall Theatre, Tiverton, then touring
Creative Cow
Lighting Designer Director: Amanda Knott
Apr 2012
As You Like It Theatre New Theatre, Exeter
Cygnet Company
Lighting Designer Director: Amanda Knott
Feb 2012
Sense and Sensibility Theatre Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Rebecca Gadsby
Set designer: Peter Eldridge
Jan 2012
Hard Times Theatre New Hall Theatre, Tiverton, then touring
Creative Cow
Lighting Designer Director: Amanda Knott
Oct 2011
The Fair Maid of the West Theatre New Theatre, Exeter
Creative Cow
Lighting Designer Director: Amanda Knott
Aug 2011
Look Back In Anger Theatre New Hall Theatre, Tiverton, then touring
Creative Cow
Lighting Designer Director: Amanda Knott
Apr 2011
A Christmas Carol Theatre Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Rebecca Gadsby
Set designer: Peter Eldridge
Nov 2010
Pride and Prejudice Theatre Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough, then touring
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Rebecca Gadsby
Nov 2010
Theatre:
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
Dance:
  • Medium Scale
  • Small Scale
  • Touring relights
Concert:
  • Stage Touring
Corporate:
  • Conferences
  • Award Ceremonies
Architectural:
  • Open Air Events
Non-professional:
  • Dance
  • Musicals
  • Plays
  • Projection / Video Design
Contact method Details
Email address

jason_addison24@hotmail.com

Mobile phone

07890 312348