Ric Mountjoy

Lighting Designer

Ric designs lighting for Theatre and Opera, and his work has been seen all over the world: at the Singapore International Arts Festival; in Seattle, Dubai, Bahrain and Doha; Hong Kong, Seoul, Guangzhou and Beijing, and most significantly in London and New York City.

Recent lighting designs include The Play that Goes Wrong on Broadway (Lyceum Theatre), on a US National Tour (2018/2019), and in the West End (Duchess Theatre - Winner of the Olivier for Best New Comedy, 2015), also Australia & South Korea; Uncle Vanya (Theatr Clwyd & Sheffield Theatres); Darbar Festival (Akram Khan Company & Sadlers Wells Theatre); Emancipation of Expressionism (Boy Blue Entertainment, Barbican Theatre, & BBC TV); Little Mermaid (the egg at Theatre Royal Bath); Mr Popper’s Penguins (Seattle, Minneapolis, New York City & West End); a site-specific The Great Gatsby (Guild of Misrule & Theatr Clwyd); Tabby McTat (National Tour, Freckle Productions), the World Premiere of Karagula by Philip Ridley (Site Specific, Soho Theatre); What the Ladybird Heard (West End & two International Tours) and Bunny by Jack Thorne (Edinburgh, London & New York – Winner of a Fringe First Award; nabokov). He frequently lights site specific theatre for the company Slung Low, including The White Whale – an outdoor adaptation of Moby Dick (Leeds); Pandemic(Singapore), Anthology (Liverpool Everyman) and Beyond the Frontline (The Lowry, Salford).

Re-lights and work as Associate LD include The Magic Flute (London Coliseum, ENO). Ric worked for many years at English National Opera, and before that for Birmingham Royal Ballet.