Photograph from Starting Here Starting Now - lighting design by Scott Allan
Anita Louise Combe, Martin Crewes, Simon Gleeson, Christie Whelan | From the show Starting Here Starting Now
Photograph from Kill the Wolf - lighting design by Scott Allan
From the show Kill the Wolf
Photograph from A Midsummer Night's Dream - lighting design by Scott Allan
Photographer: Firebug Photography | From the show A Midsummer Night's Dream
Photograph from Hair - lighting design by Scott Allan
From the show Hair
Photograph from A Midsummer Night's Dream - lighting design by Scott Allan
Photographer: Firebug Photography | From the show A Midsummer Night's Dream

Scott Allan

Scott Allan is a stage Lighting Designer based in Melbourne, Australia. He works with a diverse range of theatre makers, corporate producers and educators, presenting creative work to engage contemporary audiences...

Scott was the Resident Lighting Designer at the Gold Coast Arts Centre for eight years, worked as the Technical Group Manager for the Arts Faculty at Deakin University for the past eleven years, and was the Treasurer for the Australasian Lighting Industry Association (ALIA) for seven years. http:alia.com.au

Highlights for Scott include: The Maids, Diary of a Madman (Hunter Valley Theatre Company), Last of the Red Hot Lovers, The Oldest Profession, At Any Cost, Wish I'd Said That (Ensemble Theatre), Damn Yankees, Crazy for You (The Production Company), The Haunting of Daniel Gartrell, Sex with Strangers (Straightjacket), La Boheme, Tosca, La Traviata, Carmen (Melbourne Opera), The Ballard of Backbone Joe (Sydney Theatre Company), Starting Here Starting Now (Manilla Street), Oliver (Opera Hunter), Jekyll & Hyde, The Boy from OZ, Sweeney Todd (GCAC), Dags, Two Weeks with the Queen, The Golden Masque of Agamemnon (YPT), A Midsummer Nights Dream (Upstage) and Lectern Rock (Westpac Corp.).

Website: http:sallanld.com

Current credits

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Closes
Starting Here Starting Now Musical The Victorian Arts Centre
Manilla Street Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Andrew McBean
Set designer: Andrew Bellchambers
01 Aug 2100
Last of the Red Hot Lovers Theatre Ensemble Theatre, Sydney
Ensemble Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Mark Kilmurry
Set designer: Graham Maclean
02 Aug 2100

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
A Midsummer Night's Dream Theatre Maddies Gardens
Upstage Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Ann Croger
Oct 2010
Tosca Opera Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, then touring
Melbourne Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Hugh Halliday
Set designer: Andrew Bellchambers
Sep 2009
The Boy from OZ Musical GCAC
GCAC
Lighting Designer Director: Robert Young
Sep 2008
Kill the Wolf Theatre Black Box Studio, Victorian Arts Centre
9minds
Lighting Designer Director: Lucy Freeman
Set designer: Andrew Bellchambers
Mar 2008
La Boheme Opera Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, then touring
Melbourne Opera
Lighting Designer Director: Hugh Haliday
Set designer: Richard Jeziorny
Mar 2008
Disney's High School Musical Musical Gold Coast Arts Centre Lighting Designer Director: Robert Young
Set designer: Christopher Smith
Jan 2008
Sweeney Todd Musical Gold Coast Arts Centre Lighting Designer Director: Robert Young
Set designer: Christopher Smith
Jun 2007
Hair Musical Gold Coast Arts Centre Lighting Designer Director: Robert Young
Apr 2007
Europe Theatre La Mama, Melbourne
Cut Lunch Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Eddy Segal
Mar 2007
Angels with Dirty Faces Theatre Fairfax Studio, Victorian Arts Centre
9minds
Lighting Designer Director: Morgan Dowsett
Set designer: Andrew Bellchambers
Feb 2007
Blackrock Theatre Gasworks Theatre, MELBOURNE
9 minds
Lighting Designer Director: Naomi Edwards
Set designer: Andrew Bellchambers
Apr 2006
Godspell Musical Gold Coast Arts Centre Lighting Designer Director: Robert Young
Jan 2003
Our Day Out Theatre Shore Productions Lighting Designer Director: Scott Allan
Set designer: Adam Lindberg
Jul 2001
Diary of a Madman Theatre CIVIC PLAYHOUSE, Newcastle, then touring
HUNTER VALLEY THEATRE COMPANY
Lighting Designer Director: Rod Ansell
Apr 1997

A Midsummer Night's Dream

'Scott Allan's lighting highlights the beauty of the settings and underlines the story's different worlds, adding greatly to the enchantment of the production. Those who see the show will share its delight.''
Ken Longworth, Newcastle Morning Herald 28/10/2010

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

'This is a very, very good production, that begins with the right aesthetic, thanks to Graham Maclean’s design of the protagonist’s mother’s apartment and Scott Allan’s sympathetic, precise lighting and attention to detail.''
Lloyd Bradford Syke, Crikey.com 09/12/2010

Tosca

Scott Allan, the lighting designer, went far in establishing mood with his notable lighting plot
Gérard Schneider, Artshub Online 13/11/2009
with Scott Allan's atmospheric lighting, this is the finest Melbourne Opera stage design I can recall.
Peter Bruch, The Australian 09/10/2009

Sweeney Todd

Lighting designer Scott Allan who, along with head electrician Russel Jones, has kindly agreed to conduct an tour of his lighting rig.
ALIA Production News 29/06/2007

Angels with Dirty Faces

'Young Designers successfully collaborate again! Designer Andrew Bellchambers and Lighting Designer Scott Allan, have once again collaborated to bring a new Australian play to life at the Victorian Arts Centre. The pair have delivered a minimalist setting that does not fail to contribute to the impact of the shows strong themes.''
ALIA Production News 28/02/2007

Diary of a Madman

Ansell, with the aid of Scott Allan's brilliant lighting design, produces striking visual images which show the man's decent into madness.
Ken Longworth, Newcastle Morning Herald
Contact method Details
Mobile phone

+61 435 095 794

Website

http://www.sallanld.com