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AlexanderRidgers

Designer London

A lighting designer based in London.
I am interested in making dynamic, thought provoking innovative work that pushes the ideas of conventional theatrical lighting design into new ways of light, space and storytelling.

Credits

LIGHTING DESIGNER -
Regional Theatre United States
twenty50 - Denver Center for Performing Arts, Denver, CO 2020
Appoggiatura - Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, IN 2018
Quixote: on the conquest of self - Writers Theatre, Glencoe IL 2017
Miranda - Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, IN 2017
London/United Kingdom
Sunset Song - Sell A Door, Scottish National Tour 2014
Psyche - one-on-one opera - Tete-a-Tete Opera Festival, London 2014
1984 - Sell A Door, UK National Tour 2013
Journey’s End - Sell A Door, Greenwich Theatre, London 2013
A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Sell A Door, UK National Tour 2013
Seussical: The Musical - Sell A Door, Arts Theatre, London West End 2012
Hound of the Baskervilles - Sell A Door, Greenwich Theatre, London 2012
The History Boys - Sell A Door, Greenwich Theatre, London 2012
Moving in Houses - Tramway Theatre Arts, Tramway, Glasgow 2012
Ghost Office - National Youth Theatre, The Lighthouse Glasgow 2011
The Breathing House - Rekindle Theatre, Tron Theatre, Glasgow 2011
Chicago Theatre
The Leopard Play (or sad songs for lost boys) - Steep Theatre 2020
Five Presidents - American Blues Theatre 2019
Pinocchio - The House Theatre of Chicago 2019
On Clover Road - American Blues Theatre 2019
Rome Sweet Rome - University of Illinois at Chicago 2019
Six Corners - American Blues Theatre 2018
Grand Hotel - Kokandy Productions 2018
Last Stop on Market Street - Chicago Childrens Theatre 2018
Futura - Hedwig Dances 2018
Three Sisters - University of Illinois at Chicago 2018
Violet - Griffin Theatre Company 2017
Rooming House - Lucky Plush Productions 2017
Bonnie & Clyde: The Musical - Kokandy Productions 2017
Little Fish - Kokandy Productions 2017
Ragtime - Griffin Theatre Company 2017
The Wiz - Kokandy Productions 2017
Urinetown: The Musical - Northwestern University 2017
Psychonuat Librarians - New Colony Theatre 2017
Winterset - Griffin Theatre Company 2016
The Secret in the Wings - University of Illinois at Chicago 2016
The Great Gatsby - Northwestern University 2016
Mid-West United States (Non Chicago)
No Wake - Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Milwaukee, WI 2020
The Little Prince - Flint Repertory Theatre, Flint MI 2018
Equivocation - Next Act Theatre, Milwaukee, WI 2018
Deathtrap - Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Milwaukee, WI 2017
James and the Giant Peach - Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook, IL 2017

Professional Assistant/Associate Lighting Design:
Chicago/USA
Ms Blakk for President - Steppenwolf Theatre 2019
Bernhardt/Hamlet - Goodman Theatre 2019
In the Garden of Dreams - Houston (also scenic design assistant) 2018
Familiar - Steppenwolf Theatre 2018
Downstate - Steppenwolf Theatre (transfer to NT London) 2018
Carmen - Fort Worth Opera Festival, Fort Worth TX 2017
Skin of Our Teeth - Theatre for a New Audience, NYC 2017
Party People - Public Theatre, NYC (also scenic design assistant) 2016
Visiting Edna - Steppenwolf Theatre 2016
The Father/A Doll’s House - Theatre for a New Audience, NYC 2016
London/United Kingdom
Downstate - National Theatre of Great Britain - Dorfman Theatre 2019
Most of the Boys - Royal Opera House - Linbury Studio 2013
A Night at the Chinese Opera - British Youth Opera - Peacock Theatre 2012
The Bartered Bride - British Youth Opera - Peacock Theatre 2012
Europe
Les Mamelles des Tiresias - Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia 2019

Training

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - BA Technical Production Arts,
Northwestern University, MFA Theatre Design

Experience

5-10 years

Skills

Lighting Design
Performance Art
Physical Theatre
Site Responsive/Immersive
Street Theatre
Working with disabled artists
Working with Young People

Additional Languages

No

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