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David Plater

Lighting Designer




David is a freelance lighting designer.

Trained at RADA.

Resident lighting designer for Ballet Black since their formation in 2001

He has designed lighting on Broadway, in the West End, regionally, for the Donmar, RSC, Royal Court and has extensive experience designing for dance in the UK, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Bermuda, at the Barbican and ROH Linbury.

Knight of Illumination Award Winner best dance lighting 'The Suit' Ballet Black Barbican 2019

Knight of Illumination Award Nominee best musical lighting 'This is my family' Sheffield Lyceum 2014

Knight of Illumination Award Nominee best play lighting 'Richard II' Donmar Warehouse 2012

Olivier, Tony and Drama Desk Award Nominee 'Bring up the bodies' Aldwych West End, Winter Gardens Broadway 2015

Off West End Award Winner 'Deathwatch' Coronet Theatre 2017



David is represented by:-

Rose Cobbe at United Agents

+44 (0) 203 214 0873

Asst:- Florence Hyde

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