Ben Hughes is a leading lighting designer for the stage, working across theatre, dance, opera, concerts and events. Ben’s lighting designs include: for Australasian Dance Collective, Aftermath, Converge, Mozart Airborne (with Opera Queensland), The Dinner Party, Carmen Sweet, Propel; for Queensland Ballet, The Masters Series, Flourish, Giselle, A Classical Celebration, ...with Attitude; for Queensland Theatre, Boy Swallows Universe, Triple X, Mouthpiece, Antigone, L’Appartement, Twelfth Night, Good Muslim Boy (with Malthouse), Scenes from a Marriage, An Octoroon, Noises Off! (with Melbourne Theatre Company), Constellations, Switzerland, Much Ado About Nothing, The Seagull, Happy Days, Grounded, Home, The Button Event, The Mountaintop, Black Diggers (with Sydney Festival), Design for Living, 1001 Nights, The Lost Property Rules, Orbit, Mother Courage and Her Children, Bleu, Let The Sunshine (with Melbourne Theatre Company);
for Sydney Theatre Company, Black is the New White, The Effect (with Queensland Theatre); for Adelaide Festival and Meryl Tankard, Two Feet; for Opera Queensland, Don Giovanni, Snow White (with La Boite & Brisbane Festival); and for La Boite, The Time Is Now, Naked & Screaming, The Neighbourhood, From Darkness, The Mathematics of Longing, A Streetcar Named Desire, Straight White Men (with State Theatre Company of South Australia), Samson (with Belvoir), Medea. He is a member of the La Boite Artists’ Company.
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