Photographer: Michael Nabarro | From the show Eveline Syndrome
Photographer: Michael Nabarro | From the show The World's Wife
Photographer: Sophie Wilson | From the show Fuente Ovejuna
Photographer: Sophie Wilson | From the show Fuente Ovejuna
Photographer: Michael Nabarro | From the show White People

Michael Nabarro

Michael’s recent lighting designs include The 14th Tale & Black T-Shirt Collection (Cottesloe Theatre & touring); Boys (Headlong, HighTide & Nuffield Southampton); Untitled (Bristol Old Vic, Soho Theatre & touring); Shalom Baby (Theatre Royal Stratford East); The World’s Wife (Trafalgar Studios & touring); Ghosts in the Gallery (Polka Theatre); Coming Home, The Ballad of Crazy Paola, The Lady from the Sea, An Enemy of the People & The Blind (Arcola Theatre); Our Share of Tomorrow, Lough/Rain, Limbo & 1984 (York Theatre Royal); Slaves, Beasts & Cocoa (Theatre 503).

Michael is a graduate of the RADA Lighting Design course. He previously graduated from Cambridge University and spent three years managing the ADC Theatre in Cambridge. Michael is also the Managing Director and co-Founder of Spektrix, a provider of cloud-based ticketing systems to around 120 arts organisations in the UK.

Current credits

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Closes
Black T-Shirt Collection Theatre Cottesloe Theatre, then touring
Fuel Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Thierry Lawson
Set designer: Michael Vale
08 May 2100

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Statements After An Arrest Under The Immorality Act Theatre Jermyn Street Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Cordelia Monsey
Set designer: Victoria Johnstone
Jun 2014
Gutted Theatre Theatre Royal Stratford East Lighting Designer Director: rikki beadle-blair
Set designer: Rikki Beadle-Blair
Apr 2013
but i cd only whisper Theatre Arcola Theatre
Tabula Rasa
Lighting Designer Director: Nadia Latif
Set designer: Lorna Ritchie
Oct 2012
Game of Life Theatre The Yard Lighting Designer Director: Russell Bender
Set designer: Mila Sanders
Sep 2012
Boys Theatre Soho Theatre, Cut (Halesworth), Nuffield (Southampton), then touring
Headlong, HighTide & Nuffield Southampton
Lighting Designer Director: Robert Icke
Set designer: Chloe Lamford
Apr 2012
Same Same Theatre Oval House Theatre
Fanshen
Lighting Designer Director: Rachel Briscoe & Dan Barnard
Nov 2011
Shalom Baby Theatre Theatre Royal Stratford East Lighting Designer Director: rikki beadle-blair
Set designer: Rikki Beadle-Blair
Oct 2011
Las Brutas Theatre Theatre 503
Head for Heights
Lighting Designer Director: Sue Dunderdale
Set designer: Lorna Ritchie
Aug 2011
The Four Stages of Cruelty Theatre Arcola Theatre
Simple 8
Lighting Designer Director: Adam Brace & Sebastian Armesto
May 2011
Untitled Theatre Bristol Old Vic, then touring
Inua Ellams & Fuel
Lighting Designer Director: Thierry Lawson
Sep 2010
Our Share of Tomorrow Theatre Pleasance, Edinburgh, York Theatre Royal & Touring, then touring
Real Circumstance
Lighting Designer Director: Dan Sherer
Set designer: James Cotterill
Aug 2010
Coming Home Theatre Arcola Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Cordelia Monsey
Set designer: Victoria Johnstone
Jun 2010
Dream of the Dog Theatre Finborough Theatre
Meeting Point Productions Ltd in association with Neil McPherson
Lighting Designer Director: Katie McAleese
Set designer: Alex Marker
Apr 2010
Slaves Theatre Theatre 503
Theatre 503
Lighting Designer Director: Nadia Latif
Set designer: Lorna Ritchie
Jan 2010
A Real Humane Person Who Cares And All That Theatre Arcola Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Jamie Harper
Set designer: Bronia Housman
Nov 2009
Untitled Theatre Roundhouse
Fuel Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Thierry Lawson
Nov 2009
Crazy For You Musical London Palladium
Eyebrow Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Katherine Hare
Set designer: Hilary Statts
Oct 2009
Shooting Rats Theatre Fanshen Theatre Company with Oval House Lighting Designer Director: Dan Barnard & Rachel Briscoe
Set designer: Chris Gylee
Oct 2009
The World's Wife Theatre Touring inc. Assembly Rooms (Edinburgh) and Trafalgar Studios
James Seabright and LMP
Lighting Designer Director: Di Sherlock
May 2009
The 14th Tale Theatre Arcola Theatre & Cottesloe Theatre (Feb 2010), then touring
Fuel Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Thierry Lawson
Mar 2009
Simpatico Theatre Old Red Lion Theatre
Ronin Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Hannah Eidinow
Set designer: Lorna Ritchie
Jan 2009
The Ballad of Crazy Paola Theatre Arcola Theatre Studio Two
Tabula Rasa Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Nadia Latif
Set designer: Lorna Ritchie
Nov 2008
Me and My Girl Non-professional London Palladium
Eyebrow Productions
Lighting Designer Director: John Sheerman
Set designer: Ben Gerlis
Oct 2008
Catalysta Theatre Oval House Theatre
VAB Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Robert Icke
Set designer: Rhys Jarman
Oct 2008
Ghosts in the Gallery Theatre Polka Theatre
Polka Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Jonathan Lloyd
Set designer: Rachana Jadhav
Sep 2008
Lough / Rain Theatre Underbelly Edinburgh & York Theatre Royal
Real Circumstance with York Theatre Royal & Arts Council Escalator East to Edinburgh
Lighting Designer Director: Dan Sherer
Set designer: James Cotterill
Jul 2008
Thyestes Theatre Main House, Battersea Arts Centre Lighting Designer Director: Libby Penn
Set designer: Adrian Gee
Jul 2008
The Lady from the Sea Theatre Arcola Theatre Studio 1
Arcola Theatre in association with Silkensaw
Lighting Designer Director: Hannah Eidinow
Set designer: Jason Southgate
Apr 2008
An Enemy Of The People Theatre Arcola Theatre Studio 1
Arcola Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Mehmet Ergen
Set designer: Jason Southgate
Apr 2008
Fight! Fight! Fight! Theatre Michael Frayn Studio, Hampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre Youth Project
Lighting Designer Director: Debra Glazer
Set designer: Sean Turner
Mar 2008
1984 Theatre York Theatre Royal, main house
York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Owen Calvert-Lyons
Set designer: Catherine Chapman
Feb 2008
The Blind Theatre Arcola Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Jack Mcnamara
Set designer: Vali Mahlouji
Feb 2008
White People Theatre Theatre 503 Lighting Designer Director: Catherine Paskell
Set designer: Sean Turner
Dec 2007
Rivers Run Deep Theatre Michael Frayn Studio, Hampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre Youth Project
Lighting Designer Director: Eric Dupin
Set designer: Sarah Barnett
Dec 2007
Gabriel Theatre GBS Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Lighting Designer Director: Lucy Skilbeck
Set designer: Janet Bird
Nov 2007
Mousetrap Theatre Projects 10th Anniversary Gala Theatre St Martins Theatre Lighting Designer Director: David Grindley
Nov 2007
Of Two Days Theatre Pleasance Theatre, London
C54 Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Jamie Harper
Oct 2007
Limbo Theatre York Theatre Royal, studio, then touring
Real Circumstance
Lighting Designer Director: Dan Sherer
Set designer: Lorna Ritchie
Oct 2007
Black Light Theatre St Andrew's Crypt, London
Tangram Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Sarah Norman
Set designer: Sean Turner
Oct 2007
Sepia Dreams Theatre St Andrew's Crypt, London
Tangram Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Daniel Goldman
Set designer: Sean Turner
Oct 2007
After Everything Theatre St Andrew's Crypt, London
Tangram Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Luis Ibar
Set designer: Sean Turner
Oct 2007
The Ash Girl Non-professional Clore Studio, Unicorn Theatre
Jaxx Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Jacqui Taylor
Jul 2007
Salome Theatre Gielgud Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Lighting Designer Director: David Overend
Set designer: Rich Evans
Jun 2007
In the Heart of America Theatre Gielgud Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Lighting Designer Director: Nadia Latif
Set designer: Rich Evans
Jun 2007
Cocoa Theatre Theatre 503 Lighting Designer Director: Chris White
Set designer: Alex Eales
Apr 2007
Duck Hunting Theatre Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Lighting Designer Director: Sergei Tcherkasski
Set designer: Gary Thorne
Mar 2007
The Girl on the Sofa Theatre Gielgud Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Lighting Designer Director: Simon Usher
Set designer: Regina Fraas
Feb 2007
Fuente Ovejuna Non-professional ADC Theatre
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club
Lighting Designer Director: Stephen Siddall
Set designer: Christina Elliot
Jul 2006
Singin' in the Rain Non-professional Cambridge Arts Theatre
Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society
Lighting Designer Director: Simon Evans
Set designer: Simon Hicks & Michael Nabarro
Feb 2006
Eveline Syndrome Non-professional The Ark, Dublin
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club
Lighting Designer Sep 2005
Some Explicit Polaroids Non-professional ADC Theatre, Cambridge & Underbelly, Edinburgh
Growling Monkey Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Libby Penn
Jun 2005
Orpheus in the Underworld Non-professional Cambridge Arts Theatre
Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society
Lighting Designer Director: James Dacre
Set designer: Elizabeth Bell
Mar 2005
The Revenger's Tragedy Theatre St Andrew's Crypt, London Lighting Designer Director: Katie McAleese
Set designer: Gary Campbell
Jul 2004
West Side Story Non-professional Cambridge Arts Theatre
Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society
Lighting Designer Director: Lloyd Wood
Set designer: Hannah Gravestock
Feb 2003
Twelfth Night Non-professional ADC Theatre & on tour round Europe
Cambridge European Theatre Group
Lighting Designer Director: Matthew Boughton
Set designer: Catherine Stevenson
Dec 2002
Translations Non-professional ADC Theatre
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club
Lighting Designer Director: Sam Hodges
Oct 2002
The Pirates of Penzance Non-professional Minack Theatre, Cornwall
Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society
Lighting Designer Director: Kate Merriam
Set designer: Ros Evans & Joe Harris
Sep 2002
Contact method Details
Email address

michael@michaelnabarro.com

Website

http://www.michaelnabarro.com

Agent name

Nigel Godfrey at Blue Box

Agent website

http://www.blue-box.biz

Agent phone

020 7395 7520

Agent email

nigel@blue-box.biz