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About Me

Jason graduated from Melbourne University in 1995 and in 2012 studied at New York University’s Broadway Masterclass in Lighting Design and Projection gaining an internship with legendary Broadway lighting designer, Ken Billington (Chicago, Crazy For You, New York New York 2023 Tony Award Nominated) and 2023 Tony Award Winner (Sweeny Todd) Natasha Katz. 

With 28 years of experience Jason has worked for most of the major performing arts companies and festivals in Australia as a stage manager and lighting designer including multiple shows for Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival, Opera Australia, Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Cracked Actors Theatre, Bell Shakespeare, Playbox, Belvoir, Brisbane Festival, City of Sydney, Crown Casino Melbourne & Perth, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Andrew Kay and Associates, Gary Ginnivan Attractions, Melbourne Festival, John Frost Organisation, David Atikins Enterprises.

Since then, he has been in constant demand for plays, musicals, dance and corporate events throughout Australia and overseas. Jason most recently lit the highly acclaimed production of PRISCILLA – THE MUSICAL (Tasmanian Premiere), THE MARVELLOUS ELEPHANT MAN (Adelaide Fringe / Melbourne Season), ORACLE - THE MYTH, THE LEGEND (Sydney Opera House, Perth Festival), Green Room Award winning NEXT TO NORMAL (Chapel Off Chapel), TITANIC THE MUSICAL (In Concert) starring Anthony Warlow at the Melbourne Town Hall, World Premiere critical acclaim season of ANTARCTICA – A NEW MUSICAL at the Theatre Royal, Hobart,  Andrew Lolyd Webber’s and Ben Elton’s Australian Premiere production of THE BEAUTIFUL GAMEKINKY BOOTS (Chapel Off Chapel).  He has designed the Australian Premieres of IN THE HEIGHTS, DREAMGIRLS, THE COLOUR PURPLE, MEMPHIS and BARASSI– THE STAGE SHOW

National and International touring productions of SHAOLIN WARRIORS (Australia / New Zealand / Singapore), MISTER MAKER (Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand), THE 39 STEPS, THEYR’E PLAYING OUR SONG, MOTHERHOOD – THE MUSICAL, AUSTRALIA DAY, THE CLUB (directed by Dennis Moore), ONE DAY OF THE YEAR (directed by Denis Moore), MARVELLOUS PARTY, WHEN DAD MARRIED FURY, LOVE LETTERSAROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS (staring Ian Stenlake and Pia Miranda), GIGGLE and HOOT (ABC TV).

Jason’s work has been seen throughout Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Manilla, London, New York and Tel Aviv, Dubai and and throughout the Middle East. Jason was the Associate Lighting Designer for PETER PAN GOES WRONG (Australia / New Zealand), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (Australia / New Zealand / Singapore) and International Lighting Designer on BUSTING OUT (Los Angeles Theatre Company) and on the acclaimed  Off Westend production of BUBBLE SHOW FOR ADULTS ONLY in 2022 at Barons Court Theatre, London.

Jason is a also a mentor to theatre technical and lighting design students across a number of Melbourne's leading performing arts institutions, Monash University, Polytechnic College (Performing Arts), University of Melbourne (Theatre Production) and in London at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Jason is managed by Ian White Management IWM and owner operator of MOVING LIGHT PRODUCTIONS AUSTRALIA. 

www.movinglightmlp.com

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