Wayne Dowdeswell

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020Lighting Designer
Theatre
Jack and the Beanstalk
Ken Alexander
Gaiety Theatre
Gaiety Theatre, Ayr
2019 - 2020Lighting Designer
Theatre
Bill McLaren - The Voice of Rugby
Richard Baron
Firebrand Theatre
Heart of Hawick
2019 - 2020Lighting Designer
Theatre
North and South
Elizabeth Newman
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2019 - 2020Lighting Designer
Theatre
Heritage
Richard Baron
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Last Witch
Richard Baron
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Traverse Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Last Witch
Richard Baron
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Tron Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Last Witch
Richard Baron
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
Before the Party
Gemma Fairlie
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
Travesties
Richard Baron
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
Quality Street
Liz Carruthers
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
Gemma Fairlie
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
Chicago
Richard Baron
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2018 - 2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Match Box
Richard Baron
Firebrand Theatre
Byre Theatre & tour
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
Under Milk WoodThe Watermill Theatre
Watermill, Newbury
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
EuropePitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Ruling ClassPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Magic FluteLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
FidelioLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
Absurd Person SingularPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
PeoplePitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
Mary RosePitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2017 - 2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
High SocietyPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
Alice's Adventures in WonderlandPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
CinderellaQdos Entertainment
Wyvern Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
Hard TimesPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
This Happy BreedPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
JenufaLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Marriage of FigaroLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
Role PlayPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
Flat SpinPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
Game PlanPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
TharkPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
CarouselPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
Games and ThronesPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Three MusketeersPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
Snow White and the Seven DwarvesQdos Entertainment
Wyvern Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
Home and BeautyPitlochry Festival Theatre
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
PyreneesPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Importance of Being EarnestPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Lady in the VanPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
Home and BeautyPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
Improbable FictionPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
A Little Night MusicPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
Private LivesBolton Octagon
Octagon Theatre
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
Dick WhittingtonQdos Entertainment
Wyvern Theatre
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Barber of SevilleLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
ToscaLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
SeparationBolton Octagon
Octagon Theatre
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
Duet for OneBolton Octagon
Octagon Theatre
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
Private PeacefulScamp & Fiery Angel
National Tour
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobePlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
Jack and the BeanstalkQdos Entertainment
Wyvern Theatre
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
Ravel Opera Double BillRCM
Britten Theatre
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
An Inspector CallsBolton Octagon
Octagon Theatre
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
La BohemeLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
Rising DampClassic Comedy Theatre Ltd
UK tour
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
RamayanaPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
AladdinQdos Entertainment
Wyvern Theatre
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Private PeacefulScamp & RNT
Theatre Royal Haymarket
2012Lighting Designer
Event
Godiva Awakes!Imagineer Productions
Cathedral Plaza, Coventry
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Katya KabanovaLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Madama ButterflyGrange Park Opera
Grange Park
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
CinderellaQdos Entertainment
Wyvern Theatre
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
Glee Club ChallengeJack Petchey Foundation
Savoy Theatre
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
FalstaffLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
Comedy ChekhovBridge House Theatre Company
Bridge House THeatre
2011Lighting Designer
Event
TransformationsBCMG
CBSO Centre
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
Private PeacefulScamp Theatre
Greenwich Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Peter PanQdos Entertainment
Wyvern Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Midwinter DreamBridge House Theatre Company
Bridge House Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
David CopperfieldBolton Octagon
Octagon Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Love on the DoleBolton Octagon
Octagon Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
A Streetcar Named DesireBolton Octagon
Octagon Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Madama ButterflyGrange Park Opera
Nevill Holt
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Don GiovanniLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
HairPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Duchess of MalfiStage on Screen
Greenwich Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
VolponeStage on Screen
Greenwich Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
A Doll's HouseBridge House Theatre Company
Bridge House Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's DreamBolton Octagon
Octagon Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Jungle BookPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
A Christmas CarolBridge House Theatre Company
Bridge House Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Dr FaustusStage on Screen
Greenwich Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
The School for ScandalStage on Screen
Greenwich Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
When Romeo met JulietBBC
Belgrade Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Life of StuffPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Servant o' Twa MaistersPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's DreamLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Prime of Miss Jean BrodiePitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Good ThingsPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
What Every Woman KnowsPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Whisky Galore! - A MusicalPitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Death of a SalesmanBridge House Theatre Company
Bridge House Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Cat and MouseImagineer Productions
Belgrade Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Lucia di LammermoorScottish Opera
Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
Alice's Adventures in WonderlandPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
MacbethBridge House Theatre Company
Bridge House Theatre
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
Chasing FateLeaps & Bounds
Birmingham Hippodrome
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Cunning Little VixenLongborough Festival Opera
Longborough Festival Opera
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
MonkeyPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's DreamPlaybox Theatre
The Dream Factory
2007Lighting Designer
Theatre
Educating RitaBridge House Theatre Company
Bridge House Theatre
2007Lighting Designer
Event
The Truth About LiesImagineer Productions
Cathedral Plaza, Coventry
2007Lighting Designer
Theatre
Lucia di LammermoorScottish Opera
Theatre Royal, Glasgow
2007Lighting Designer
Theatre
Not the End of the WorldBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
1986 - 2007Lighting Supervisor
Theatre
Swan Theatre, Stratford on AvonRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan Theatre, Stratford on Avon
2006Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Canterbury TalesRoyal Shakespeare Company
Gielgud
2006Lighting Designer
Theatre
Present LaughterClwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
2006Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Birthday PartyBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Canterbury TalesRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan Theatre
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
Breakfast with MugabeRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
A New Way to Please YouRoyal Shakespeare Company
The Swan
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
Thomas MoreRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan Theatre
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
Believe What You WillRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan Theatre
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
SejanusRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan Theatre
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
Speaking Like MagpiesRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan Theatre
2004Lighting Designer
Theatre
TynanRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2004Lighting Designer
Theatre
MidwinterRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2003Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Tamer TamedRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2003Lighting Designer
Theatre
The School of NightRoyal Shakespeare Company
The Other Place
2003Lighting Designer
Theatre
The MysteriesBelgrade
Cathedral Ruins, Coventry
2003Lighting Designer
Theatre
RumplestiltskinBelgrade
Belgrade Theatre
2002Lighting Designer
Theatre
Only a Matter of TimeThe Watermill Theatre
Watermill, Newbury
2002Lighting Designer
Theatre
The MalcontentRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2002Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Island PrincessRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2002Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Roman ActorRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2002Lighting Designer
Theatre
Eastward Ho!Royal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2002Lighting Designer
Theatre
Edward IIIRoyal Shakespeare Company
Swan
2001Lighting Designer
Theatre
PiafThe Watermill Theatre
Watermill, Newbury
2001Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Three MusketeersYork Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal, York
2001Lighting Designer
Theatre
Hock and Soda WaterChichester Festival Theatre
Minerva
2000Lighting Designer
Theatre
The MikadoD'Oyly Carte
Savoy Theatre
2000Lighting Designer
Theatre
RinaldoGrange Park Opera
Grange Park Opera
2000Lighting Designer
Theatre
Eugene OneginGrange Park Opera
Grange Park Opera
2000Lighting Designer
Theatre
The MikadoGrange Park Opera
Grange Park Opera
1979 - 1986Chief Electrician / Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Other Place, Stratford on AvonRoyal Shakespeare Company
The Other Place, Stratford on Avon
1978 - 1979Electrician
Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford on AvonRoyal Shakespeare Company
1975 - 1978Chief Electrician/ Lighting Designer
Theatre
Contact TheatreContact Theatre
1972 - 1975Technician / Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Drama StudioUniversity Of Sheffield Drama Studio
University Of Sheffield Drama Studio
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1972Technical / Stage ManagementBristol Old Vic Theatre School

    Additional Skills

    Pyro & Fireworks - over 20 years experience freelancing with various firework companies as Firer / Supervisor.

    Member of British Pyrotechnists Association (Levels 1 & 2)

    Member of Association of Theatre Pyrotechnicians

    Additional Information

    AGENT :-

    Sam Lambourne

    Performing Arts **contact removed** **contact removed**

    Industry Awards

    Three Olivier Award nominations for Lighting Design.

    About me

    Freelance Lighting Designer.

    Over 20 years experience as Lighting Supervisor with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

    For further details and images please see www.wdlighting.com

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Work Permits
    • EU
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Organisation Memberships
    • ALD (UK)
    • ASP (UK)
    • PLASA (UK)
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    • Shakespeare
    • Tragedy