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Matt Cater

Matt has amassed experience across a variety of entertainment lighting disciplines. As a Designer, he has lit an array of critically acclaimed shows and has been nominated for an off west end award. As well as designing for theatre and working in London as a technician and programmer, he has specialised as an LED engineer for TV and live events, working for bespoke LED solutions company, Light Initiative. Roles in these fields have led him to venues across the UK and Europe. 

Training: LAMDA Stage Management & Technical Theatre 2012- 2014​

Design credits include:

​L'Incoronazione di Poppea, Longborough Festival Opera
Partenope Iford Manor, Dir: Christopher Cowell, Des: Holly Pigott, Prod:Iford Arts
Il Travatore Winslow Hall Opera, Dir: Carmen Jakobi, Des: Jacob Hughes
Candide Iford Manor, Stowe School & Cheltenham Town Hall, Dir: Jeff Clarke, Prod: Opera Della Luna/Iford Arts
People Who Need People Vault Festival, Dir: Jan-willem van der Bosch, Prod: Out Of Spite Theatre
Into The Numbers Finborough Theatre, Dir: Georgie Staight, Des: Isabella Van Braeckel, Prod: Arsalan Sattari Productions
Alice Landor_Space, Dir: Or Ben Ezra, Prod: Three Trees Theatre

A Christmas Carol Windsor Castle, Dir: Sasha McMurray, Prod: Watch Your Head/Royal Collection Trust
The Busy World Hushed Finborough Theatre, Dir: Paul Higgins, Des: Marco Turich, Prod: Arsalan Sattari Productions
Macbeth Sainsbury Theatre, Dir: Vik Sivalingham, Des: Adrian Gee, Prod: LAMDA​
Pericles Sainsbury Theatre, Dir: Rupert Hands, Des: Adrian Gee, Prod: LAMDA​
Un Ballo In Maschera Winslow Hall Opera, Dir: Carmen Jakobi, Des: Jacob Hughes, Prod: Winslow Hall Opera
Your Ever Loving Underbelly- Edinburgh, Dir: Sarah Chapleo, Prod: Eastlake Productions
Jelly Beans Plesance- Edinburgh, Dir: Dan Pick/Luke Davies, Prod: Eastlake Productions
This is Not Culturally Significant The Bunker, Vault Festival Edinburgh 2017, Adam Scott-Rowley
One Last Thing (For Now) Old Red Lion, Dir: Lilac Yosiphon, Des: Elliot Squire, Prod: Althea Theatre​

Girl From Nowhere St James' Studio, Dir: Whitney Mosery​
Othello LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Robert Price
Measure For Measure LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Rebecca Freknall​
War Whores The Courtyard Theatre and LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Or Ben Ezra
The Island LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Aiden Tier
Dark Things LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Stephen Bailey
Verge of Strife LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Quentin Beroud​
Tape Drayton Arms, Dir: Robyn Hoedemaker

Julius Caesar LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Gari Jones
Romeo and Juliet LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Vik Sillingham
Mydidae LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Aimee Neeme​
Prince of Homburg LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Luke Davies​

Lift Off LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Nathan Crossan-Smith​
Boom LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: Lucy Atkinson
Copenhagen LAMDA Linbury Studio, Dir: John Rushton​
As You Like It Parisian Tour and Pleasance Theatre London, Dir: Joanna Reed
Mary Shelly Pleasance Theatre London, Dir: Doug Rintoul

  • International
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Touring relights
  • 'Country House'
  • Small scale
  • International Event
  • Gardens
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