Jason is a Melbourne based Lighting Designer and Production Manager. Through the Broadway Masterclass at New York
University, he gained an internship with legendary Lighting Designer, Ken Billington ('CHICAGO, DREAMGIRLS, HAL
PRINCE IN CONCERT, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF'), on the Tony nominated THE SCOTTSBORO BOY in NY and was the
the Associate Lighting Designer on the recent Australian tours of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG and PETER PAN GOES
WRONG for Lunchbox Theatricals, London.
Jason’s other designs have included PRIVATE PEACEFUL (The Loft, Chapel Off Chapel), MATADOR - A Dance Spectacular (Sydney Opera House, Brisbane, Festival Centre Adelaide),TONI CHILDS RETROSPECTIVE TOUR THE HAUNTING (2017, Starring Cameron Daddo, Prince Moo Productions),ANOTHER OPENING ANOTHER SHOW (Manilla Street Productions) TWISTED BROADWAY (State Theatre).
For Red Stitch Theatre Actors he has lit ABOUT TOMMMY directed by Kat Hendry, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (World Premiere), ROAM – A Multimedia Production directed by Gary Abrahams, (Green Room Award Nominated) and OUT OF THE WATER (World Premiere), directed by Nadia Tass.
National and International lighting designs include CARNIVAL OF THE LOST SOULS(2017 Australia), SHAOLIN WARRIORS(2016 Australia / New Zealand Tour), AUSTRALIA DAY (2015) directed by Jonathon Biggins, ONE DAY OF THE YEAR (2015), THE 39 STEPS (2013/2014), THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG (2012), THE CLUB (Starring John Wood), ITS MY PARTY AND I’ll DIE IF I WANT TO (2013), WHEN DAD MARRIED FURY (2013), LOVE LETTERS, MANAGING CARMEN (2014), PEPPA PIG (Live On Stage), JUST THE TICKET, MOTHERHOOD – THE MUSICAL (2011), DIRTY DUSTING (2010 Ellis Productions) and most recently WAIST WATCHERS – THE MUSICAL (Australian Tour 2019).
His musical theatre highlights include designs for Stage Art Australia, Melbourne: HAIR – THE MUSICAL, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, SPRING AWAKENING, BARE – THE MUSICAL, THE COLOUR PURPLE. Other lighting designs include AVENUE Q (Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne & Crown Theatre, Perth), NINE – THE MUSICAL (Manilla Street Productions), PARIS – A ROCK OPERA MKM Productions (Melbourne Recital Centre), REFEER MADNESS RL Productions, THRILL ME (Ghostlight Productions), CARRIE - THE MUSICAL (Ghostlight Productions/ Moving Light Productions), 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (MTC Lawler Theatre,Vic. Theatre Company), STRICTLY BALLROOM (Tasmanian Premiere), LES MISERABLES,WE WILL ROCK YOU, MARY POPPINS, SWEENY TODD and the award winning production of WICKED – THE BROADWAY MUSICAL (Encore Theatre Company, Tasmania).
Awards and nominations have included: (Awarded) 2017 Tasmanian Theatre Awards“Best Production” for Encore Theatre Companies WICKED, (Awarded) 2018 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Awards “Best Lighting Design” for WE WILL ROCK YOU,
(Nominated) Tasmanian Theatre Awards ANTARCTICA – A NEW MUSICAL (Professional Theatre), (Nominated) 2019 Tasmanian Theatre Awards“Outstanding Lighting Design” for Encore Theatre Companies STRICTLY BALLROOM and WE WILL ROCK YOU, (Nominated) 2009 Green Room Award Nomination “Best Production”for JON AND JEN.
MANAGING DIRECTOR /
HEAD OF LIGHTING /
LIGHTING DESIGNER /