Photograph from Consent - lighting design by Rick Fisher
Consent by Nina Raine | Photographer: Rick Fisher | From the show Consent
Photograph from Madame Butterfly - lighting design by Rick Fisher
Madame Butterfly Santa Fe Opera | Photographer: Paul Horpedahl | From the show Madame Butterfly
Photograph from Madame Butterfly - lighting design by Rick Fisher
Madame Butterfly Santa Fe Opera | Photographer: Paul Horpedahl | From the show Madame Butterfly
Photograph from Madame Butterfly - lighting design by Rick Fisher
Madame Butterfly Santa Fe Opera | Photographer: Paul Horpedahl | From the show Madame Butterfly
Photograph from Madame Butterfly - lighting design by Rick Fisher
Madame Butterfly Santa Fe Opera preset | Photographer: Paul Horpedahl | From the show Madame Butterfly

Rick Fisher

Rick Fisher Lighting Designer Originally from Philadelphia, Rick has been working in British theatre for over twenty years. He is currently Vice President of the Association of Lighting Designers. Recent theatre work includes: Sunny Afternoon, The Audience, Chariots of Fire, Billy Elliot, the musical (West End), Jerry Springer The Opera (National Theatre / West End); Hamlet (Edinburgh International Festival / Barcelona / Birmingham); Honour (National Theatre); Other theatre includes: Far Away (New York); A Number (Royal Court), Blue / Orange (National Theatre / West End); Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Berlin) and Via Dolorosa (Royal Court / Broadway). Recent opera includes: 22 operas for Santa Fe Opera, Sweeney Todd (Houston and San Francisco); Falstaff (Saito Kinen Festival and LA Opera) The Little Prince (New York City Opera, Houston Grand Opera); Fiery Angel, Turandot (Bolshoi, Moscow); Capuleti I Montecchi (Spoleto Festival, USA); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Fenice, Venice); Tsarina's Slippers, Wozzek (ROH). Dance includes: Swan Lake (London / Los Angeles / Broadway) for Matthew Bourne Awards include: Bronze Medal for Lighting Design at the 2005 World Stage Design show in Toronto. 1998, 1994 Olivier Award Winner for Best Lighting Design; and 2 Tony Awards for An Inspector Calls and Billy Elliot (Broadway).Rick was overwhelmed to be honoured with the Enrico Caironi Lifetime Recognition Award at the 2017 Knights of Illumination and of course Rick is very proud to be a Fellow of the Association of Lighting Designers.

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
A Dolls House 2 Theatre George Street Playhouse
George Street Playhouse
Lighting Designer Director: Betsy Aidem
Set designer: Deb O
Nov 2018
Don Carlos Opera Los Angeles Opera
Los Angeles Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Louisa Muller
Set designer: John Gunter
Sep 2018
Madame Butterfly Opera Santa Fe Opera
Santa Fe Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Lee Blakeley
Set designer: Jean Marc Puissant
Jun 2018
Peter Pan Theatre Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
Lighting Designer Director: Tim Sheader and Liam Steel
Set designer: Jon Bausor
May 2018
Mood Music Theatre Old Vic London
Old Vic
Lighting Designer Director: Roger Michell
Set designer: Hildegard Bechtler
Apr 2018
Mata Hari Musical Umeda Arts Theatre Osaka Japan
Umeda Arts
Lighting Designer Director: Sachiko Ishimaru
Set designer: Yukio Horio
Jan 2018
Cell Mates Theatre Hampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Ed Hall
Set designer: Michael Pavelka
Nov 2017
The Woman in White Musical Charing Cross Theatre
Charing Cross Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Thom Sutherland
Set designer: Morgan Large
Nov 2017
Man to Man Theatre Wiltons Music Hall, then touring
Wales Millennium Centre
Lighting Designer Director: Bruce Guthrie and Scott Graham
Set designer: Richard Kent
Sep 2017
Billy Elliot Musical ACT Akasaka Tokyo Japan
Horipro/ Working Title
Lighting Designer Director: Stephen Daldry
Set designer: Ian MacNeil
Jul 2017
46 Beacon Theatre Trafalgar Studios #2, London, UK Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Co lighting with Jai Morjaria
Director: Alex Lass
Set designer: Ruth Hall
Apr 2017
Consent Theatre Dorfman Theatre National Theatre
National Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Roger Michell
Set designer: Hildegard Bechtler
Apr 2017
Filthy Business Theatre Hampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Ed Hall
Set designer: Ashley Martin Davis
Mar 2017
Rent Musical St. James Theatre, then touring Lighting Designer Director: Bruce Guthrie
Set designer: Anna Fleischle
Dec 2016
Floyd Collins Musical Wiltons Music Hall Lighting Designer Director: Jonathan Butterell
Set designer: Lee Newby
Sep 2016
The Father Theatre The Gate Theatre Dublin
The Gate Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Ethan Mc Sweeney
Set designer: Francis O'Connor
Sep 2016
The Last Mermaid Theatre Weston Studio Wales Millennium Centre Lighting Designer Director: Bruce Guthrie
Set designer: Frances O Connor
Jun 2016
Opera Lighting Designer Mar 2016
Billy Elliot UK tour Musical Theatre Royal , Plymouth, then touring Lighting Designer Director: Stephen Daldry
Set designer: Ian Mac Neil
Feb 2016
Rabbit Hole Theatre Hampstead Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Ed Hall
Set designer: Ashley Martin-Davies
Feb 2016
Waste Theatre National Theatre - Lyttelton Lighting Designer Director: Roger Michel
Set designer: Hildegard Bechtler
Nov 2015
Billy Elliot the Musical Musical Victoria Palace London, and previously Australia, NYC, US tour, Holland, Korea Lighting Designer Director: Stephen Daldry
Set designer: Ian MacNeil
May 2005
Theatre:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
Musical:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
Opera:
  • International
  • Large scale
  • Small scale
Dance:
  • UK National Company
  • International
Contact method Details
Mobile phone

07968 802586

Email address

rickfisher1@mac.com

Agent name

Dennis Lyne Agency

Agent phone

020 7272 5020