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Lighting Designer / Production Manager

Andrew has over twenty five years experience working nationally and internationally for acclaimed producers of live performance and film.  

As Production Manager:. Andrew has production managed for Rock Festivals to Opera Companies, freelancing his way through the arts and entertainment industry. He was the Production Manager at the Regal Theatre from 1997-2002 and for Deckchair Theatre from 2003-2009. He is currently Production Manager of Sally Burton’s Onward Production.

As Lighting Designer:. Onward Production: Singular Women, Seven Deadly Sins, Four Deadly Sinners. Perth International Arts Festival: Watershed, Verandah and Music Box. Deckchair Theatre: Citizen X, Wonderlands, Not Like Beckett, Comedy of Errors, as you Like It, and Much Ado about Nothing.

For the past 10 years Andrew has lectured in technical theatre and lighting at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Andrew also runs his own production company APE Productions, providing high quality technical resources for film and television, large-scale festival events and live performance in the Performing Arts industry.
Andrew is a Virgo and enjoys all water sports.