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About Me

            Jason is a multiple award - winning lighting designer and graduated from Melbourne University (Theatre Production Design) 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. 

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 KINKY BOOTS (James Terry Collective), NEXT TO NORMAL (James Terry Collective), LEGALLY BLONDE (James Terry Collective), 2023/2024 GREEN ROOM AWARDS (Green Room Association), TONY CHILDS (Retrosepective Tour), THE MARVELLOUS ELEPHANT MAN (Floating World Entertainment), ORACLE – THE MYTH (Adelaide Fringe, Perth Fringe), MANSION (Bass Fam Creative), PRISCILLA – THE MUSICAL (Encore Theatre Company, Launceston), MATADOR (Sydney), SHIMMERY BURLESQUE (Shimmery Entertainment), PARIS – A ROCK ODYSSEY (Melbourne Recietal Centre), KILLING TIME (La Mama), MOTORMOUTH SUCKFACE (Carllton Courthouse), COSI (La Mama), THE EARTHQAKE (Carlton Courthouse), TITANIC – THE MUSICAL (The Marollo Project), THE TEMPEST (JMC Academy), ANTARCTICA – A NEW MUSICAL  (Tasmanian Theatre Company), IN THE HEIGHTS (Stageart Productions), DREAMGIRLS (Stageart Productions), THE COLOR PURPLE (Stageart Productions), MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL (Stageart Productions). 

             His work on KINKY BOOTS (James Terry Collective) earned him a 2023 Green Room Association Awards nomination in lighting design along with the production winning ‘Outstanding Production’ for Independent Musical Theatre. Jason has received four Tasmanian Theatre Awards for ‘Best Lighting Design or Video / Film Design Musical Theatre for PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, WE WILL ROCK YOU, MAMMA MIA and PRISCILLA.   

             National and International touring productions of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (Associate Lighting Designer, NZ / Australia), PETER PAN GOES WRONG (Associate Lighting Designer, NZ / Australia / Broadway), SHAOLIN WARRIORS (Asian Tour), THE 39 STEPS (HIT Productions), THEYR’E PLAYING OUR SONG (HIT Productions), MOTHERHOOD THE MUSICAL (HIT Productions), AUSTRALIA DAY (HIT Productions), LOVE LETTERS (HIT Productions), ONE DAY OF THE YEAR (QPAC), 

AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS (Vass / Ellis Productions), PEPPA PIG (Kenny Wax Productions), 

             Critics have claimed ‘Jason’s lighting designs are of a unique impressive style never seen on any work throughout Australia’. 

             Jason is also a mentor to theatre technical and lighting design students across a number of leading performing arts institutions, Monash University, Polytechnic College (Performing Arts), University of Melbourne (Theatre Production) and in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.  Jason has an ongoing interest in architecture and architectural lighting design and luminaire design. 

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

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