Creatives | David Howe

David Howe

Lighting Designer

David is an Associate Artist of Arts Educational School, a Cultural Ambassador for the newly re-opened Hall for Cornwall, Truro and a Patron Saint of the Offie Awards (Off West End Theatre).

In addition to theatre productions for Mischief Theatre; two seasons of creating Studio and Lighting Design for Live streaming productions of “Mischief Movie Night-in”, interactive live streamed improvised comedy show.



Associate Lighting Designer credits include:

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, West End, The Nether, West End, Women in White - West End and Broadway. Another Country  and Ross -Chichester. Lord of the Rings, Toronto and West End. Other productions in the West-End UK Tours, Europe, Japan and USA.

Off-West End and UK Regional Theatre credits include:

Starlight Express, Kathleen Turner; Finding my Voice and Orpheus Other Palace. The Life, A to Z of Mrs P, Diary of a Teenage Girl at Southwalk Playhouse. Richard III, The Cherry Orchard, Lower Depths , Clarion, The Sweet Smell of Success Arcola Theatr., All my Sons Rose Theatre Kingston. Once Seen on Blue Peter, Alex Salmond Unleashed, Edinburgh Festival and UK Tour; An Audience with Jimmy Saville, Dead Sheep, Park Theatre, Matchbox Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, The Curing Room, Pleasance London and Edinburgh. Numerous Pantomimes across the UK.

Operatic credits include:

Powder Her Face, Philadelphia Opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia NCPA-Beijing, Carmen Bari-Italy. The Royal Opera La Serva Padrona ,A Little Night Music, Virginia USA, British Youth Opera- The Little Green Swallow, Paul Bunyan, The Secret Marriage, The Bartered Bride, A Night at the Chinese Opera, Le nozze di Figaro, The Rape of Lucretia ,La bohème, Euridice, Il Signor Bruschino & La scala di seta, The Rake's Progress, The Magic Flute, Albert Herring. For the Royal Academy of Music; Magic Flute Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi .For Guildhall School of Music and Drama;  La  Fedelta Premiata, Francessa de Foix, L’Enfant Prodigue , La Navarraise, Le Portrait de Manon, Comedy On The Bridge

UK National tours credits include:

The Magic Goes Wrong, Mischief Movie Night, Million Dollar Quartet, Bette and Joan, Chin Chin, 42nd Street, The Man from Stratford, Oklahoma, Little Shop of Horrors, Singing in the Rain, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Our House, Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific, and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Me and My Girl and Carousel.

International design work credits include:

Oliver, Fiddler on the Roof – Det Ny Theatre Copenhagen. The Comedy about a Bank Robbery – Moscow.  Rocky Horror Picture Show -European Tour. The Sound of Music – Cairo and Beirut. Private Lives- Toronto. A Chorus Line -New Israel Opera. Evita, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, and Hair!- Ljubljana Festival-Slovenia. Spring Awakening, The Full Monty, Cabaret - The English Theatre Frankfurt. Fame, Monaco. The Sound of Music Stars of the Musicals and Chicago – Malaysia. Woyzeck - New York. Sunset Boulevard- Cork Opera House. Who Shot the Sheriff, Dracula- Tivoli Copenhagen and Jesus Christ Superstar, Tour of Sweden

Broadway Design credits:

Private Lives, The Norman Conquests Trilogy and Primo.

West End Lighting Design credits include:

The Magic That Goes Wrong, Mischief Movie Nights, Comedy About a Bank Robbery, Beckett Trilogy, McQueen, Quatermaine’s Terms; Bette & Joan, Birdsong, My Trip Down the Pink Carpet, Sweet Charity, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Private Lives, A Christmas Carol, The Norman Conquests Trilogy, The Last Five Years, Tick Tick Boom, Maria Friedman Re-Arranged, Rent, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Pageant, and Forbidden Broadway.