Photograph from Pomona - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
From the show Pomona
Photograph from Spring Awakening - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
From the show Spring Awakening
Photograph from Spring Awakening - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
From the show Spring Awakening
Photograph from A Midsummer Night's Dream - lighting design by JoeUnderwoodLX
Photographer: Linda Carter | From the show A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Jo Underwood

Jo is a young designer whos credits span theatre, opera and dance. They have experience designing for small to mid scale theatres and tours, and they are also an experienced EOS programmer and associate.

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Dido Opera Greenwich Theatre
All Aboard Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Katie Blackwell
Jun 2022
The Haunting of Susan A Theatre The Kings Head Theatre
The Kings Head
Lighting Designer Set designer: Simon Fraser Jun 2022
DELTA S Theatre Mill at the Pier
ALRA
Lighting Designer Director: Elen Benfield
Set designer: Sam Ackerly
May 2022
Aphiemi Theatre The Golden Goose
Pathway Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: David Frias
May 2022
La Boheme Opera The Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Mark Ravenhill
Set designer: Kit Hinchcliff
May 2022
The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much Theatre Voloz Collective Lighting Designer Director: Voloz Collective
Feb 2022
Dirty Corset Theatre Soho Theatre Upstairs
Bang Average Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Helen Tennison
Feb 2022
Us Theatre The White Bear Theatre
Pathway Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: David Frias
Set designer: Maeve Reading
Feb 2022
Catching Comets Theatre Ransack Theatre Associate Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Matt Leventhall
Director: Piers Black
Set designer: Natalie Johnson
Jan 2022
Dick Whittington Theatre Market Dreyton, then touring
The Big Tiny Theatre Co.
Lighting Designer Director: Linda Hopkins
Set designer: The Big Tiny Theatre Co.
Dec 2021
The Princess of Trebizonde Opera Britten Theatre - Royal College of Music, London, then touring
New Sussex Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Anthony Baker
Set designer: Anthony Baker
Nov 2021
Dick Whittington: A New Dick In Town Theatre Above The Stag Theatre
Above The Stag
Associate Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Jamie Platt
Director: Andrew Beckett
Set designer: David Shields
Nov 2021
The Friday Freedom Fighters Theatre Etcetera Theatre
Pathway Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: David Frias
Set designer: Denisha Parmenter
Oct 2021
Selected Recordings of Us Theatre The Space, London
Undone theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Gabriel Uboldi
Sep 2021
Toothache Theatre The Space, London Lighting Designer Director: Monty Leigh
Sep 2021
Spider's Web Theatre Manor Pavillion, Sidmouth, then touring
Paul Taylor Mills
Touring Re-Lighter Director: Andrew Beckett
Set designer: Andrew Beckett
Aug 2021
Spring Awakening Theatre Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (RADA)
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Shiv Rabheru
Set designer: Marsha Roddy
Jul 2021
Pomona Theatre Gielgud Theatre, RADA
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Jordon Stevens
Set designer: Liberty Monroe
Jun 2021
Sunlight Is The Best Disinfectant Theatre George Bernard Shaw Theatre, RADA
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Lesley Ewen
Set designer: Anita Gander
Mar 2021
Phase One Environmental Gielgud Theatre, RADA
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Anita Gander
Set designer: Anita Gander
Nov 2020
A Midsummer Night's Dream Theatre Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (RADA)
RADA
Lighting Designer Director: Funlola Olufanwa
Set designer: TK Hay
Sep 2020

The Haunting of Susan A

Jo Underwood’s lighting design creates a beautiful, eerie glow as Ahmet tells us a ghost story
The Guardian
The stage is sparse but spooky, with Jo Underwood’s lighting design providing an eerie, foggy glow
The Stage
Simon Fraser’s design and Jo Underwood’s lighting keep the cramped room so dark and smoky
The Times
Simon Fraser’s design and Jo Underwood’s lighting keep the cramped room so dark and smoky
The Times
Theatre:
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Education Establishment
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Pantomime
  • Education Establishment
Opera:
  • Small scale
Contact method Details
Email address joelux.uk@gmail.com

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