Photograph from The Midas Project - lighting design by Layla Lagab
Photographer: Layla Lagab | From the show The Midas Project
Photograph from All About My Mother - lighting design by Layla Lagab
Photographer: Nick Moran | From the show All About My Mother
Photograph from Poll Function - lighting design by Layla Lagab
Photographer: Chris Holmes | From the show Poll Function
Photograph from The Ugly One - lighting design by Layla Lagab
Photographer: Toby Farrow | From the show The Ugly One
Photograph from Poll Function - lighting design by Layla Lagab
Photographer: Chris Holmes | From the show Poll Function

Layla Lagab

Originally studying Stage Management at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Layla began a degree in Theatre Lighting Design at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in 2016 where she developed her practice and worked on public productions, graduating in June 2018.

Layla has worked on Multiple productions during her studies, as Lighting Designer, Assistant Lighting Designer, Programmer  and LX Crew. Her focus is Lighting Design, with particular interest in new writing.

Layla is part of the Theatre company Hail To The People, a newly formed collective of theatre-makers creating and developing work with a focus on new writing and devising.

Outside of her studies Layla has worked on multiple productions at various venues. 

Including:

Poll Function-        with Hail to the People, as Lighting Designer. at The Alma (Bristol), St Luke's (Bedford), Pleasance (London), 2016 , Slam King's Cross (London) Pleasance (Edinburgh Fringe), 2017,  New Wolsey Studio (Ipswich), The Wardrobe Theatre (Bristol), 2018

Sam the Good Person- as lighting designer, Catford Fringe, Broadway Theatre, 2018

Left of Centre Stage-    for Centre Stage London as Lighting Designer, (London),2016

The Engineer's Corset- with Louise Matthews Productions Ltd. As Chief Electrician and Programmer At The Redgrave Theatre (Bristol),2015

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Sirens Of the Silver Screen Musical The Tabard Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Mark Giesser
Jun 2018
Sam the Good Person Theatre Broadway Theatre, Catford Lighting Designer Jun 2018
The Nose Theatre Little Angel Studios & Primary Schools
Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
Lighting Designer Director: Rene Baker
May 2018
Poll Function Theatre The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol, New Wolsey, Ipswich
Hail to the People
Lighting Designer Director: Greg Shewring
Mar 2018
Present Laughter Theatre Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Lighting Designer Director: Angie Langfield
Set designer: Norman Coates
Nov 2017
Poll Function Theatre The Pleasance Edinburgh
Hail to the People
Lighting Designer Director: Greg Shewring
Aug 2017
The Midas Project Theatre Swindon Carriage Works Lighting Designer Director: Ben Buratta & Gareth White
Set designer: Rūta Irbīte
Jun 2017
All About My Mother Theatre Webber Douglas Studio, CSSD
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Lighting Designer Director: David Mercatali
Set designer: Ella-Rae Gordon
Mar 2017
From Morning to Midnight Theatre Webber Douglas Studio, CSSD
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Assistant Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Liam Tranter
Director: John Walton
Set designer: Lia Waber
Nov 2016
The Ugly One Theatre The Alma
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Lighting Designer Director: Sarah Bradley
Set designer: Natasha Mortimer
Apr 2016
Poll Function Theatre The Alma, Bristol & The Quarry, Bedford & The Pleasance, London
Hail to the People
Lighting Designer Director: Greg Shewring
Jan 2016
The Engineer's Corset Theatre The Redgrave Theatre Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Joe Stathers
Director: Janet Goddard
Set designer: Lizzy Leech
Aug 2015

The Ugly One

"Coupled with Layla Lagab’s lighting that made use of flashing lights, spotlights and moody colour washes this was a production of the highest standards given the tiny space."
Harry Mottram, 26/04/2016

Poll Function

"Layla Lagab's lighting makes the most of the subtle and sometimes sudden changes."
Graham Wyles, Stage Talk Magazine 20/01/2016
Theatre:
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
Musical:
  • Small Scale / Fringe
Dance:
  • Small Scale
Contact method Details
Mobile phone 07729717743
Email address llagab@aol.com
Website www.laylalagablighting.com