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JASON BOVAIRD

Lighting Designer

Jason has been a freelance lighting designer and production manager based in Melbourne for the past 22 years with highlights in his career having worked alongside Broadway Tony Award winning lighting designer Ken Billington in New York and Philadelphia, Paule Constable (London) and as Associate Lighting Designer for London’s West End designer, Matt Haskins.  Recent lighting designs and re–lights have included the highly acclaimed production of LES MISERABLES, WE WILL ROCK YOU, MEMPHIS – THE MUSICAL (2017 Australian Premiere), Jon English’s PARIS – A ROCK ODYSSEY (2017), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (Australian / NZ Tour, Lunchbox Theatricals London, 2017), THE COLOR PURPLE, ANTARCTICA - A NEW MUSICAL (Theatre Royal, Hobart), AVENUE Q (Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne & Crown Theatre, Perth), IN THE HEIGHTS (2015 Australiasian Premiere), DREAMGIRLS (Australasian Premiere) and in 2019 the highly acclaimed London’s West End PETER PAN GOES WRONG which toured Australia and New Zealand in 2018 / 2019. In September Jason all be lighting designing the Australian Premiere of Andrew  Loyld Webber’s and Ben Elton’s highly acclaimed production of THE BEAUTIFUL GAME. Awards and nominations have included: MTGV “Best Lighting”, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2014 & 2018 for “We Will Rock You”. TASMANAN THEATRE AWARDS 2015, 2016,  2017 “Best Production” for Encore Theatre Companies WICKED and most recently nominated for “Best Lighting / Video”  for LES MISERABLES for Encore Theatre Company’s 2018 production. Jason is with Ian White Management Agency and is the owner of Moving Light Productions

www.movinglightproductions.com.au