Ben Jacobs | Lighting Designer
Theatre, Dance, Opera

Credits

Ben Jacobs Lighting Design - CV/Credits

Sister - Ovalhouse // Photo Credit: Ludovic des Cognets

Sister - Ovalhouse // Photo Credit: Ludovic des Cognets


CURRENT / FUTURE CREDITS


LES MISÉRABLES - UK TOUR - ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGNER - LD: PAULE CONSTABLE

SOUTHERN BELLES - KING’S HEAD THEATRE - LIGHTING DESIGNER

MIDLIFE COWBOY - PLEASANCE LONDON - LIGHTING DESIGNER

THE STONES - KING’S HEAD THEATRE - LIGHTING DESIGNER

STRIPPED - KING’S HEAD THEATRE - LIGHTING DESIGNER


Market Boy - Embassy Theatre // Photo Credit: Zak Macro

Market Boy - Embassy Theatre // Photo Credit: Zak Macro


PAST CREDITS


2019


ANNA - NATIONAL THEATRE, DORFMAN - ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGNER - LD: Jon Clark

ONE GIANT LEAP - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Ross McGregor // Des: Justin Williams

GENTLEMAN JACK - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Ross McGregor // Des: Odin Corie

TARO - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Ross McGregor // Des: Odin Corie

LORD OF THE FLIES - GREENWICH THEATRE - Dir: Ricky Dukes // Des: Alphie Heywood

PRECIOUS LITTLE - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Kate Bannister // Des: Karl Swinyard


2018


A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM - WILTON’S MUSIC HALL - Dir: Mark Leipacher // Des: Eleanor Field

ADAM & EVE - HOPE THEATRE - Dir: Jennifer Davis // Des: Sorcha Corcoran

THE WHITE ROSE - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Ross Mcgregor // Des: Odin Corie

H.R.AITCH - UNION THEATRE - Dir: Daniel Winder // Des: Justin Williams

KES - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Kate Bannister // Des: Karl Swinyard

LORD OF THE FLIES - GREENWICH THEATRE - Dir: Ricky Dukes // Des: Alphie Heywood

BURIAL AT THEBES - RCSSD (MA CLASSICAL) - Dir: Martin Wylde // Des: Sammy Dowson

GOLDEN F**KING YEARS - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Claire Prenton // Des: Chris de Wilde

LA VOIX DE POULENC - ST. LAURENCE’S CHURCH, READING - Dir: Rebecca Hanbury // Des: Georgie de Grey

HEARTBREAK HOUSE - UNION THEATRE - Dir: Phil Wilmott // Des: Justin Williams

CARMEN (OFFIE NOM - BEST LIGHTING) - Dir: Phil Wilmott // Des: Justin Williams

FOUL PAGES - HOPE THEATRE - Dir: Matthew Parker // Des: Rachel Ryan

TWANG!! - UNION THEATRE - Dir: Bryan Hodgson // Des: Justin Williams

EDWARD II - GREENWICH THEATRE - Dir: Ricky Dukes // Des: Sorcha Corcoran

LOVE ME NOW - TRISTAN BATES THEATRE - Dir: Jamie Armitage // Des: Fin Redshaw

BISMILLAH! - VAULTS FESTIVAL - Dir: Jonny Kelly // Des: Libby Todd

THREE SISTERS - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Ross Mcgregor // Des: Odin Corie

AND TELL SAD STORIES OF THE DEATHS OF QUEENS - KING’S HEAD THEATRE - Dir: Jamie Armitage // Des: Sarah Mercade

BRING IT ON - SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE, LARGE - Dir: Ewan Jones // Des: Tom Paris

LE MORT D’ARTHUR - THE SCOOP, SOUTHBANK - Dir: Phil Wilmott // Des: Justin Williams

CATERPILLAR - THEATRE 503 - Dir: Yasmeen Arden // Des: Holly Pigott

DRACULA - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Ross Mcgregor

ANNA - NATIONAL THEATRE STUDIO - ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGNER (LD: JON CLARK)

SEUSSICAL - SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE, LARGE - Dir: James Tobias // Des: Justin Williams

CINDERELLA - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Kate Bannister // Des: Karl Swinyard


2017


FOR ELISE - EMBASSY OF BRAZIL, LONDON - Dir: Amiro Silveiro

TURMOIL - COURTYARD THEATRE HOXTON - Dir: Andre Pink

UNVEILED - LONDON IRISH CENTRE - Dir: Ceara Dorman

WHEN THE DOVE RETURNS - BLUE ELEPHANT THEATRE - Devised by the company

MACBETH (OFFIE NOM - BEST LIGHTING) - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Tom Attwood // Des: Reuben Speed

BEDSHEETS & DEPARTURE LOUNGES - CERVANTES THEATRE - Dir: Alvaro Flores

CUNCRETE - UK TOUR - LIGHTING DESIGNER - Lead Artist: Rachel Clerke

ARE WE STRONGER THAN WINSTON? - THE PLACE - Choreo: Navi Tong

MONA & I - CERVANTES THEATRE - Dir: Victor Esses

DOLPHINS & SHARKS - FINBOROUGH THEATRE - Dir: Lydia Parker // Des: Anna Driftmier

THE STATE OF THINGS - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Tom Attwood

FRANKENSTEIN - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Ross Mcgregor // Des: Odin Corie

ALAN, WE THINK YOU SHOULD GET A DOG - PLEASANCE COURTYARD - Devised by the company

EDWARD II - TRISTAN BATES THEATRE - Dir: Ricky Dukes // Des: Sorcha Corcoran

THE RAVEN - OLD RED LION THEATRE - Dir: Simon James Collier

IN EVENT OF MOONE DISASTER - THEATRE 503 - Dir: Lisa Spirling // Des: Sarah Beaton

THE LORAX - THE OLD VIC - ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGNER (LD: JON CLARK)

MELTING POT - FINBOROUGH THEATRE - Dir: Max Elton // Des: Allegra Fitzherbert

MACBETH - BUSSEY BUILDING - Dir: Henry Proffit // Des: Mike Lees

HAMLET - RCSSD (BA: ACTING COURSE) - Dir: Geoff Coleman // Des: Sami Fendall

JAMAICA INN - TABARD THEATRE - Dir: Anastasia Revi // Des: Maria Vazeou

PRIVATES ON PARADE - UNION THEATRE - Dir: Kirk Jameson // Des: Mike Lees

IMAGINE THIS - UNION THEATRE - Dir: Harry Blumenau // Des: Justin Williams

WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE (OFFIE WIN - BEST LIGHTING) - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Kate Bannister // Des: Karl Swinyard


2016


LUNATIC - THEATRE N16 - Dir: Whit Hertford // Des: Ben Jacobs

SISTER - RICH MIX & OVALHOUSE - Dir: Rebecca Hanbury // Des: Georgia de Grey

MRS ARMITAGE AND THE BIG WAVE - UK TOUR - Dir: Adam Barnard // Des: Verity Quinn

BIBS, BOATS, BORDERS, & BASTARDS - COCKPIT THEATRE - Dir: Andres Pink

THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH - THEATRE N16 - Dir: Whit Hertford

MAGGIE & PIERRE - FINBOROUGH THEATRE - Dir: Eduard Lewis // Sarah Booth

DIS PLACE - THE GLORY - Dir: Esses de Mesa

THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - LESOCO - Dir: Sam Lane // Des: Ian Shillito

THE OVERCOAT - ASYLUM CHAPEL - Dir: Tilly Edwards

THE STATE WE’RE IN - THEATRE 503 - Dir: Steve Harper // Des: Emma Lynch

I LOVE MY LOVE - TABARD THEATRE - Dir: Tara Newton-Wordsworth // Des: Allegra Fitzherbert

RED - THE PLACE (RESOLUTION FESTIVAL) - Choreo: Richard Osbourne

PEOPLE WE DIDN’T QUITE MEET - THE PLACE (RESOLUTION FESTIVAL) - Choreo: Jane Port

CUNCRETE - CAMDEN PEOPLE’S THEATRE - Lead Artist: Rachel Clerke

THE LORAX - THE OLD VIC - ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGNER - LD: JON CLARK

THE EMPTY CHAIR - SPITALFIELDS MUSIC FESTIVAL


2015


BETON BRUTE - CAMDEN PEOPLE’S THEATRE - Lead Artist: Rachel Clerke

SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM - JACK STUDIO THEATRE - Dir: Elliot Clay // Des: Harriet Moar-Smith

THE DEEP BLUE SEA - EMBASSY THEATRE - Dir: Auriol Smith // Des: Sammy Dowson

MISS SARAH - ZOO VENUES, MONKEY HOUSE (ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGNER) - LD: JOSH GADSBY

CRAVE - DIAVOLO DISK, PRAGUE (PQ ‘15) (ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGN) - LD: JOSH GADSBY

MARKET BOY - EMBASSY THEATRE - Dir: Dan Herd // Des: Sarah Beaton

ELEXION - THEATRE 503 - Dir: Steve Harper // Des: Naomi Hodgson

CITIZEN PUPPET - NEW DIORAMA THEATRE - Dir: Mark Down // Des: Ana Maoi Graca

DATE 1 - 10 - LANDOR THEATRE - Dir: Benjamin Victor

THE HOUSE THAT LOOKED LIKE HITLER - COURTYARD THEATRE HOXTON - Dir: Charlotte Cooper-Garcha // Des: Amelie Owen

FLUXORAMA - CLIFFTOWN THEATRE - Dir: Andres Pink // Des: Irina Gluzman


2014


RED LIKE EMBERS - THEATRE 503 - Dir: Steve Harper // Des: Irina Gluzman

FREE FALL - PLEASANCE LONDON - Dir: Bethany Pitts // Des: Petra Hjortsberg

THE LOST HAPPY ENDINGS - TABARD THEATRE - Dir: Matthew Harrison // Des: Lily Faith-Knight

THE GREENE CARD - THE SPACE, LONDON - Dir: Daniel Huntley Solon

FANNY & FAGGOT - TABARD THEATRE - Dir: Matthew Iliffe // Des: Edward Iliffe

4AM IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT - CAMDEN PEOPLE’S THEATRE - Dir: Charlotte Cooper-Garcha // Des: Amelie Owen

THE IMPROVISED HISTORY OF THE WORLD - PLATFORM THEATRE - Dir: Hannie Elizabeth // Des: Milda Samsonaite

TAVAZIVA TEN - UK TOUR (ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGNER) - LD: JAMES MACKENZIE