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Joe Price

Joe is a professional theatre maker, lighting designer and ETC Eos programmer based in Bristol and London, and was the recipient of the 2015 Francis Reid Award for Lighting Design.

Joe studied MA Theatre Design at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and previously received a first class BA (Hons) in Performance Management from the University of Winchester.

He has a variety of experience including Opera, New Writing, Dance, Musicals, Comedy, Spoken Word, Live Music Events and Children's Theatre. He has worked in both fringe and commercial situations, from small to large scale, and has toured around the UK as well as transferring work to New York and Shanghai. Furthermore, he has worked as an associate, assistant and relighter for a number of reputable lighting designers including Peter Mumford, Elliot Griggs, Jack Knowles, Mark Dymock, Kate Bonney and Ace McCaron.

Joe also has training and background in a range of stage management and technical theatre roles. He has extensive relight experience and is a proficient user of Vectorworks, AutoCAD, WYSIWYG, Photoshop/Premiere Pro/After Effects, Lightwright, Qlab, Isadora, Sketchup and a wide range of lighting consoles and other technology. Joe has a full clean UK driving and has previously undertaken first aid training.

Lighting Design credits include: Louisa (Pleasure Dome Theatre Company, UK Tour); Haydn The Creation (Bristol Bach Choir, St Georges Bristol); The Turn of the Screw (Richard Burton Theatre Company, RWCMD); Outlier (Bristol Old Vic); What Songs May Do (Rendez Vous, Dance City); Sammy & The Beanstalk (Opera Up Close, Digital Tour); Peter Pan (The Barn Theatre); Quality Street (Northern Broadsides, UK Tour); In My Lungs The Ocean Swells (No More Superheroes, VAULT Festival); Rapunzel (The Egg Christmas Show, Theatre Royal Bath); The Remains of Logan Dankworth (Luke Wright, UK Tour); Gulp (The Bones Ensemble, UK Tour); Resurrecting Bobby Awl (Avalon & BBC Arts, Summerhall); The Waiting Room (Fourth Floor, The Egg); Ask Me Anything (The Paper Birds, Live Theatre Newcastle); Baba's Song (In Our Hands, UK Tour); Our House is on Fire (Bath Theatre Academy, The Egg); Killymuck & Box Clever (W14 Productions, Bunker Theatre); Father Figurine (Body Politic, UK Tour); The New Romantic (VAULT Festival); Kite (The Wrong Crowd, UK & China Tour); Redefining Juliet (Storme Toolis, Barbican); You Are Here! (The Occasion, UK Planetarium Tour); Mrs Dalloway (Forward Arena, Arcola Theatre); Breathe (Athenaeum, Bunker Theatre); Legacy (Theatre Royal Bath Theatre School, The Egg); This Perfect World (Hive, The Egg); Conditionally (Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre); The World's Wife (Mavron Quartet/WNO, Welsh Tour); Heather (Dancing Brick, Bush Theatre); Goldfish Bowl (The Paper Birds, Canada Water Theatre); My Name Is Rachel Corrie (JMK Award, Young Vic); Gate (Deadpan, Cockpit Theatre); Box Clever (nabokov, Paines Plough Roundabout); Frankie Vah (Luke Wright, UK Tour); The Long Trick (Bucket Club, UK Tour); This Must Be The Place (Poleroid, VAULT Festival); It's A Wonderful Life (Blue Apple, Tower Arts Centre); Love Steals Us From Loneliness (Chippy Lane Productions, Chapter Arts Centre); Let The Right One In (Arts Educational Schools); Magnificence (Fat Git, Finborough Theatre); Launch Party (Bucket Club/Farnham Maltings, UK Tour); Heads Will Roll (Told By An Idiot, UK Tour); How To Date A Feminist (Laundry Productions, Arcola Theatre); Some Girl(s) (Buckland, Park Theatre); Around The World in 80 Days (Blue Apple, Theatre Royal Winchester); Fossils (Bucket Club, UK Tour/Brits off Broadway); Daughter of the Forest (Komola Collective, UK Tour); The Love I Feel Is Red (Tobacco Factory, Zion Community Space); Some People Talk About Violence (Barrel Organ, Camden People's Theatre); Dry Land (Damsel Productions, Jermyn Street Theatre); Hitchhiker's Guide to the Family (Ideas Tap, Edinburgh Fringe & UK Tour); Plastic (Poleroid, Latitude Festival); A Third (Fat Git, Finborough Theatre); Alternative Routes (National Dance Company Wales, Dance House WMC); The Duchess of Malfi (Richard Burton Theatre Company, RWCMD); Animal (Royal Court/Richard Burton Theatre Company, Gate Theatre); The Endless Ocean (National Theatre Wales/Richard Burton Theatre Company, Gate Theatre); Y Twr (Invertigo, UK Tour); I Feel Fine (Fat Git, New Diorama Theatre); The Snowqueen (Blue Apple, Tower Arts Centre); West Side Story (SJ Theatre Productions, Theatre Royal Winchester).

Relight credits include: Kite (Wrong Crowd/Soho Theatre, UK Tour); Much Ado About Nothing (Blue Apple Theatre Company, UK Tour), Symphony (nabokov/Soho Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe & UK Tour); The Taking of Zena Charbonne (Occasional Cabaret, UK Tour); Blink  (nabokov/Soho Theatre, UK Tour & Brits off Broadway); Living Without Fear (Blue Apple Theatre, UK Tour); Wasted (Paines Plough, UK Tour); Miss Julie (UK Touring Productions, UK Tour); Some Like It Hotter (Fresh Glory Productions, UK Tour); Hamlet (Blue Apple Theatre Company, UK Tour).

Other notable credits include: The Deluge - Technical Stage Manager (Lila Dance Company, UK Tour), I'm Not Here Right Now - Production Manager (Dancing Brick/Soho Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe), Reasons To Be Pretty - Lighting Programmer (Richard Burton Theatre Company, Caird Studio) The Trial - Lighting Programmer (Music Theatre Wales, Linbury Studio Royal Opera House); Leaving Home Party - Stage Manager (Farnham Maltings, Edinburgh Fringe); Grease - Deputy Stage Manager (High Storrs School, The Crucible); Bare: A Pop Opera - Deputy Stage Manager (Total Theatre, Loughborough Town Hall); Aladdin - Technician (Theatre Royal Winchester); Made in Winchester Youth Festival - Production Manager (Theatre Royal Winchester)

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
The Sweet Science of Bruising Theatre The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath
Bath Theatre Academy
Lighting Designer Director: Julia Head
Set designer: Cat Fuller
May 2022
South Western Theatre Brewhouse Theatre
The Wardrobe Ensemble
Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Original design by Matt Graham
Director: Tom Brennan
Set designer: Anna Orton
Apr 2022
Petula Theatre Sherman Cymru, then touring
National Theatre Wales
Lighting Designer Director: Mathilde Lopez
Set designer: Jean Chan
Mar 2022
Five Children And It Theatre The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath
Bucket Club
Lighting Designer Director: Nel Crouch
Set designer: Rebecca Wood
Dec 2021
Louisa Theatre Lynton Town Hall, then touring
Pleasure Dome Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Scott Le Crass
Set designer: Lizzie Watts
Oct 2021
I Stand For What I Stand On Theatre Tobacco Factory, Bristol, then touring
Strike a Light
Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Will Monks
Director: Anna Himali Howard
Set designer: Grace Venning
Oct 2021
Haydn The Creation Concert St George's Bristol
Bristol Bach Choir
Lighting & Projection / Video Designer Director: Christopher Finch (Conductor)
Oct 2021
The Turn of the Screw Opera Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Lighting Designer Director: Martin Constantine
Set designer: Mollie Cheek
Jul 2021
Outlier Theatre Bristol Old Vic Lighting Designer Director: Jenny Davies
Set designer: Rebecca Wood
Jun 2021
What Songs May Do (Live Stream) Dance Dance City, Newcastle
Rendez Vouz Dance
Lighting Designer Choreographer: Mathieu Geffre
Feb 2021
Peter Pan Theatre Barn Theatre, Cirencester Lighting Designer Director: Kirk Jameson
Set designer: Gregor Donnelly
Nov 2020
Quality Street Theatre Viaduct Halifax, then touring
Northern Broadsides
Lighting Designer Director: Laurie Sansom
Set designer: Jessica Worrall
Feb 2020
In My Lungs The Ocean Swells Theatre Vault Festival, London
No More Superheroes
Lighting Designer Director: Natasha Hyman
Set designer: Grace Venning
Feb 2020
Ask Me Anything Theatre Live Theatre, Newcastle - Then UK Tour, then touring
The Paper Birds
Lighting Designer Director: Jemma McDonnell
Set designer: Rebecca Wood
Jan 2020
Rapunzel Theatre The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath
Theatre Royal Bath
Lighting Designer Director: Nik Partridge
Set designer: Rosanna Vize
Dec 2019
Luke Wright - The Remains of Logan Dankworth Theatre Norwich Arts Centre, then touring Lighting Designer Director: Alex Thorpe
Nov 2019
Father Figurine Dance The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol, then touring
Body Politic
Lighting Designer Sep 2019
Resurrecting Bobby Awl Theatre Summerhall, Edinburgh
Avalon Arts
Lighting Designer Director: Josh Roche
Set designer: Sophie Thomas
Jul 2019
The Waiting Room Theatre The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath
Fourth Floor
Lighting Designer Director: Jenny Davies
Set designer: Rebecca Wood
Jul 2019
Baba's Song Theatre Camden People's Theatre, then touring
In Our Hands
Lighting Designer Director: Emma Williams
Jun 2019
Our House Is On Fire Theatre The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath
Theatre Royal Bath Theatre School
Lighting Designer Director: Julia Head
Set designer: Molly Hawkins
May 2019
Box Clever Theatre The Bunker Theatre
W14 Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Stef O'Driscoll
Set designer: Minglu Wang
Apr 2019
Killymuck Theatre The Bunker Theatre
W14 Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Caitriona Shoobridge
Set designer: Minglu Wang
Apr 2019
You Are Here! Theatre Winchester Planetarium, then touring
The Ocassion
Lighting Designer Director: Peter Clerke
Set designer: Ali MacLaurin
Oct 2018
Mrs Dalloway Theatre Arcola Theatre
Forward Arena
Lighting Designer Director: Thomas Bailey
Set designer: Emma D'Arcy
Oct 2018
Exit Number 8 Theatre Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Ellie Heydon
Oct 2018
Breathe Theatre The Bunker Theatre
Athenaeum Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Hannah Hauer-King
Set designer: Cindy Lin
Jul 2018
Legacy Theatre the egg, Theatre Royal, Bath
Theatre Royal Bath Theatre School
Lighting Designer Director: Lee Lyford
Set designer: Eleanor Bull
Jul 2018
This Perfect World Theatre the egg, Theatre Royal, Bath
Hive
Lighting Designer Director: Jenny Davies & Jesse Jones
Jul 2018
Conditionally Theatre Soho Theatre
Oxford School of Drama
Lighting Designer Director: Blythe Stewart
Set designer: James Turner-Donnelly
Jun 2018
Goldfish Bowl Theatre Battersea Arts Centre
The Paper Birds
Lighting Designer Director: Jemma McDonnell
Set designer: Rebecca Wood
May 2018
The World's Wife Opera Weston Studio Wales Millennium Centre, then touring
Welsh National Opera and The Mavron Quartet
Lighting Designer Director: Edward Madden
Set designer: Grace Smart
Oct 2017
My Name is Rachel Corrie Theatre Young Vic (Clare Studio)
JMK Award
Lighting Designer Director: Josh Roche
Set designer: Sophie Thomas
Oct 2017
The Golden Dragon Opera Sherman Cymru, then touring
Music Theatre Wales
Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Ace McCarron
Director: Michael McCarthy
Sep 2017
Gate Theatre Cockpit Theatre
Deadpan Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Sadie Spencer
Set designer: Alex Berry
Sep 2017
Box Clever Theatre Paines Plough's Roundabout
nabokov
Lighting Designer Director: Stef O'Driscoll
Set designer: Lucy McGeown
Aug 2017
Frankie Vah Theatre Underbelly, then touring
Paul Jellis
Lighting Designer Director: Joe Murphy
Aug 2017
Heather Theatre Bush Theatre, then touring
Talking Brick & Paul Jellis
Lighting Designer Director: Valentina Ceschi
Set designer: Lily Arnold
Aug 2017
DIGS Theatre Camden People's Theatre, then touring
Theatre With Legs
Lighting Designer Director: Jemima James
May 2017
Fossils Theatre 59E59 Theater, NYC
Bucket Club
Lighting Designer Director: Nel Crouch
Set designer: Rebecca Wood
Apr 2017
Kray Kray Theatre Theatre N16
PND Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Bryan Hodgson
Apr 2017
The Long Trick Theatre The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol, then touring
Bucket Club
Lighting Designer Director: Nel Crouch
Set designer: Rebecca Wood
Feb 2017
Let The Right One In Theatre Arts Educational School, London, UK
Arts Educational Schools
Lighting Designer Director: Dan Bird
Set designer: Louie Whitmore
Nov 2016
Y Twr Theatre Aberystwyth Arts Centre, then touring
Invertigo Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Aled Pedrick
Set designer: Charley Fone
Jan 2015
Theatre:
  • International
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Touring relights
  • Projection / Video Design
Musical:
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Pantomime
Opera:
  • Large scale
  • Small scale
Dance:
  • Projection / Video Design
  • UK National Company
  • Small Scale
Concert:
  • Festival
Architectural:
  • Educational Establishments
  • Leisure & Entertainment
Contact method Details
Email address

joepricelighting@gmail.com

Website www.joepricelighting.co.uk
Twitter www.twitter.com/Joe2DP

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