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Nic Farman

Nic Farman is a Lighting Designer based in the UK and working internationally. He has worked on a variety of different productions, ranging from new writing and classic texts, to musicals, opera and dance.

Winner of The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers & ALD Award for New Talent in Entertainment Lighting 2016

Winner of the 'Francis Reid Award' as part of the Association of Lighting Designers Michael Northen Bursary in 2013.

Nominated four times for Best Lighting Designer at the 'Off West End Awards’, most recently for Night of the Living Dead at Pleasance Theatre, London.

Musicals include:

Broken Wings (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Billionaire Boy (Nuffield City, Southampton & UK Tour), The Toxic Avenger (Arts Theatre & Southwark Playhouse), A Little Princess (Royal Festival Hall), Spring Awakening (Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester), Liver Birds Flying Home (Liverpool Royal Court), Unexpected Joy; Working (Southwark Playhouse), How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Wilton’s Music Hall), Newsies; Priscilla; The Life (ArtsEd), The Stripper (St James Studio), Dusty (Auzura, P&O Cruises), Children of Eden(Union Theatre), Dracula! (Soho Theatre), Holy Crap; Shock Treatment (King’s Head Theatre)

Theatre includes:

Night of the Living Dead (Pleasance Theatre, London), Tonight: The Eighties(National Theatre, Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, Kuwait & Middle Eastern Tour), Kindertransport (Queens Theatre Hornchurch, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg & UK Tour), The Invisible Man (Queens Theatre, Hornchurch), A Guide for the Homesick; Coming Clean; 3 Women; Late Company (Trafalgar Studios), Jack and the Beanstalk (Salisbury Playhouse), Spindrift (The Garage, Norwich & The Drum, Plymouth), Cosi; F*cking Men (King’s Head Theatre), Peter Pan; Positive (Park Theatre), Jack and the Beanstalk (Derngate, Northampton), Romeo and Juliet (Newbury Corn Exchange & National Tour), The Little Mermaid(Riverside Studios), The Laramie Project (Leicester Curve)

Opera includes:

La Boheme (Trafalgar Studios), La Traviata; Madam Butterfly; Cosi Fan Tutte(King’s Head Theatre), The Immortal Hour (Finborough Theatre)

 

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Liver Birds Flying Home Musical Royal Court Liverpool Lighting Designer Director: Benji Sperring
Apr 2018
Spring Awakening Musical Hope Mill Theatre
DEM Productions, Aria Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Luke Sheppard
Set designer: Gabriella Slade
Mar 2018
Kindertransport Theatre The Queens Theatre, Hornchurch, then touring
The Queens Theatre, Hornchurch
Lighting Designer Director: Anne Simon
Set designer: Marie-Luce Theis
Mar 2018
Rock & Bowl Festival Concert Market Drayton Park
EMCd Productions
Lighting Designer May 2017
Urinetown Musical Pleasance London Lighting Designer Director: Josh Seymour
Set designer: Adrian Gee
May 2017
Late Company Theatre Finborough Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Michael Yale
Set designer: Zahra Mansouri
Apr 2017
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Musical Wilton's Music Hall Lighting Designer Director: Benji Sperring
Set designer: Mike Lees
Apr 2017
Madam Butterfly Opera Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Paul Higgins
Set designer: Luke W. Robson
Feb 2017
Jack & The Beanstalk Theatre Northampton Derngate
Qdos Pantomimes
Lighting Designer Director: Stewart Nicholls
Dec 2016
Little Red Riding Hood Theatre Chelsea Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Owen Calvert-Lyons
Set designer: Amy Yardley
Nov 2016
Spindrift Theatre The Garage, Norwich
Curious Directive
Lighting Designer Director: Jack Lowe
May 2016
The Toxic Avenger Musical Southwark Playhouse - Large
Aria Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Benji Sperring
Apr 2016
Balm in Gilead Theatre Arcola Theatre
Mountview College
Lighting Designer Director: Joseph Blatchley
Set designer: Madeline Herbert
Mar 2016
The Crucible Theatre Arcola Theatre
Mountview College
Lighting Designer Director: Caitriona McLaughlin
Set designer: Adrian Gee
Mar 2016
Cosi Fan Tutte Opera Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Paul Higgins
Set designer: Faye Bradley
Mar 2016
Cosi Theatre Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Wayne Harrison
Set designer: Faye Bradley
Mar 2016
A Local Boy Theatre Brighton Dome, then touring
Invertigo Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Rae McKen
Set designer: Bethany Wells
Feb 2016
The Spanish Tragedy Theatre Old Red Lion Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Dan Hutton
Set designer: Lizzy Leech
Feb 2016
F*cking Men Theatre Kings Head Theatre, Islington Lighting Designer Director: Geoffrey Hyland
Set designer: Jamie Simmons
Aug 2015, Dec 2015
Tartuffe Theatre Headgate Theatre, Colchester, then touring
Theatrical Niche
Lighting Designer Director: Venetia Twigg
Set designer: Amanda Mascarenhas
Oct 2015
The Win Bin Theatre Old Red Lion Theatre, Islington Lighting Designer Director: Sara Joyce
Set designer: Bethany Wells
Sep 2015
F*cking Men Theatre Kings Head Theatre, Islington Lighting Designer Director: Geoffrey Hyland
Set designer: Jamie Simmons
Aug 2015, Dec 2015
Positive Theatre Park Theatre
Ann Pinnington
Lighting Designer Director: Harry Burton
Set designer: Marcio Santarosa
Jul 2015
Rock and Bowl Festival Concert Market Drayton Park
EMCd Productions
Lighting Designer May 2015
Shock Treatment Musical Kings Head Theatre
Tarquin Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Benji Sperring
Set designer: Tim Shortall
Apr 2015
A Level Playing Field Theatre Shoreditch Town Hall + UEA Studio Lighting Designer Director: Harry Burton
Set designer: Sabrina Giles
Mar 2015, Apr 2015
A Level Playing Field Theatre Shoreditch Town Hall + UEA Studio Lighting Designer Director: Harry Burton
Set designer: Sabrina Giles
Mar 2015, Apr 2015
Daisy Pulls It Off Theatre Shoreditch Town Hall Lighting Designer Director: Abbey Wright/Peter Stickney
Set designer: Justin Williams
Mar 2015
The Heart of Things Theatre Jermyn Street Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: Knight Mantell
Set designer: Joana Dias
Mar 2015
Lysistrata Theatre Mumford Theatre Cambridge, then touring
Theatrical Niche
Lighting Designer Director: Alice Sillett
Set designer: Amanda Mascarenhas
Mar 2015
Macbeth Theatre Lost Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: David Shopland
Feb 2015
Dracula! (Mr Swallow The Musical) Musical Soho Theatre
Invisible Dot
Lighting Designer Director: Matt Peover
Set designer: Fly Davis
Feb 2015
Pig Girl Theatre Finborough Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: Helen Donnelly
Set designer: Zoe Hammond
Jan 2015
Theatre:
  • International
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Education Establishment
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • West End
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Pantomime
  • Education Establishment
Opera:
  • Small scale
Concert:
  • International Event
  • Festival
Corporate:
  • Conferences
  • Exhibition Stands
Education:
  • Lectures
  • Workshops
Contact method Details
Email address

nicfarman@gmail.com

Website

nicfarmanlightingdesign.com

Agent name John Rogerson
Agent email john@thesoundcheckgroup.com

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