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Ben Hughes

Lighting Designer

Ben is a Lighting Designer across theatre, dance and opera; he is also Associate Artistic Director of The Danger Ensemble. As Lighting Designer Ben has credits with Queensland Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Malthouse Theatre, Belvoir, La Boite, Opera Queensland, Queensland Ballet, Sydney Festival, Brisbane Festival, Expressions Dance Company, Collusion, The Danger Ensemble, HotHouse Theatre, The Nest Ensemble, Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre, JUTE Theatre, Stella Electrika, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Queensland University of Technology, Phluxus2 Dance Collective, Collusion, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Woodford Folk Festival and Kooemba Jdarra. As Associate Lighting Designer his work includes productions with Meryl Tankard and Barrie Kosky. In 2013 Ben was Resident Lighting Designer and in 2011 and 2014 an Affiliate Artist with Queensland Theatre Company. Ben lectures in Lighting Design and Scenography at Queensland University of Technology, is a Professional Member of the Association of Lighting Designers, and holds accredited membership of the Australian Production Design Guild.

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