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.

West End lighting designs include: Dolly Parton’s Smokey Mountain Christmas Carol, Magic Goes Wrong, Mischief Movie Night, Mischief Movie Night In A Comedy About a Bank Robbery, McQueen, Quartermaine’s Terms, Bette and Joan, Birdsong, My Trip Down the Pink Carpet, Sweet Charity, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Private Lives, A Christmas Carol, The Norman Conquests, The Last Five Years, Tick Tick Boom!, Maria Friedman Re-Arranged, Rent, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Pageant, Forbidden Broadway, and La Cage aux Folles. 

Opera; productions in Europe, China and Royal Opera.  Ballet; The Scandal at Mayerling (Scottish Ballet)

Broadway: Private Lives, The Norman Conquests trilogy and Primo. 

UK national tours include: The Dance of Death, Magic Goes Wrong, A Comedy About a Bank Robbery, Mischief Movie Night,  Finding My Voice, Million Dollar Quartet, Dead Sheep, Bette and Joan, Chin Chin, 42nd Street, The Man from Stratford, Oklahoma!, Little Shop of Horrors, Singin’ in the Rain, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Our House, Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Me and My Girl and Carousel.  

UK regional theatre includes: Treasure Island (Hall for Cornwall), But I’m A Cheerleader (Turbine Theatre), Good Luck Studio (Mercury Theatre and Salisbury Playhouse), The Dance of Death (Bath Theatre Royal and UK Tour) Bloody Difficult Women (Riverside); Afterglow (Southwark Playhouse), The Happy Prince (Place Theatre), Intra Muros (Park Theatre), Love is Only Love, Starlight Express, Orpheus the Mythical (The Other Palace), Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty (Hall for Cornwall), Spring Awakening, The Bells are Ringing, Bullets Over Broadway, Cabaret (ArtsEd), Richard III, The Cherry Orchard, Lower Depths, Clarion, The Sweet Smell of Success (Arcola), All My Sons (Rose Theatre, Kingston), Starlight Express (The Other Palace), Mind Mangler, Charlie Russel Aims to Please, Alex Salmond Unleashed (Edinburgh Festival), An Audience with Jimmy Savile, Dead Sheep (Park Theatre, Matchbox Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, The Curing Room, Pleasance London and Edinburgh), Love Me Do (Watford Palace), Sisters (Sheffield Crucible)

International design work includes: Fiddler on the Roof, Oliver (Copenhagen), Rocky Horror Picture Show (European tour), All My Sons (Hong Kong Festival), The Sound of Music (Cairo and Beirut), Private Lives (Toronto), A Chorus Line (New Israel Opera), Chicago, Evita, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar and Hair (Ljubljana Festival), Spring Awakening, The Full Monty, Cabaret (Frankfurt), Fame (Monaco), The Sound of Music Stars of the Musicals and Chicago (Malaysia), Woyzeck and The Roundabout (New York).