Ben Ormerod

Lighting Designer

For Longborough: Ring cycle (2013), Tristan and Isolde, Tannhauser, Der fliegende Holländer, Ariadne auf Naxos.

Opera credits include: La traviata (Danish National Opera); Jeanna D’arc au Bûcher (Academia Santa Cecilia, Rome); Falstaff, Il trovatore, (Scottish Opera); La traviata (English National Opera); The Elixir of Love (Norfolk Into Opera Festival).

Theatre includes: Footfalls/Rockaby (Jermyn Street Theatre); A Christmas Carol, The Duchess of Malfi, A Long Day’s Journey Into Night, The Orestia, Hamlet, King Lear (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow); Don Juan (Perth Theatre); The Dresser, A Song At Twilight (Bath & UK Tour); The Model Apartment, Trouble In Mind (Ustinov Theatre Bath); Mrs Henderson Presents (Bath, West End and Toronto); The Sunset Limited (Boulevard Theatre); Assassins (Watermill Newbury and Nottingham Playhouse); Prism (Birmingham Rep, UK Tour); The Duchess of Malfi, A Number (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh); Uncle Vanya, Prism, Loyalty (Hampstead Theatre); Broken Glass, The Dresser (Watford Palace Theatre); All’s Well That Ends Well (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regents Park); Zorro (West End, Holland, Paris, US and Japan). 

Dance credits: The Shadow (Company Chameleon); @Home, The Knot (Humanoove, UK Tour); Carmen (Bird and Carrot); Is to Be (Le Prix De Lausanne); The Nutcracker, Les Noces (Ballet Geneva); Frame Of View (Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, New York); See Blue Through/Toot! (Oper Leipzig); Tenderhooks (Skanes Dansteater/Ballet Gulbenkian); Essence (Walker Dance Park Music).

Ben is also lighting consultant for the Calico Museum of Textiles in India and has directed Dimetos for the Gate in London and his own adaptation of Kieslovski’s Dekalog for E15.