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Will Monks

Lighting Designer for Theatre

Will Monks is a lighting designer, production electrician and video designer for theatre. After training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, he joined Birmingham based production company Frontseat Media as their Head Of Lighting. Recent work includes lighting designer for Lung’s Chilcot (Lowry, Manchester, Battersea Arts Centre, London), E15 (Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh; Pleasance, London), The Bare Project's Bardo (Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield), Time Passes, Listen (Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield), Sheffield Theatre's Fuse (Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield), Music In The Round's Kreutzer vs. Kreutzer (Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield), Xanadu's Elvis in Benidorm (Benidorm Palace, Benidorm), technical co-ordinator for Theatre Delicatessen's Forge North (Camden People's Theatre, London; Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield), video designer for Demi Nandhra's Life Is No Laughing Matter (Battersea Arts Centre, London; Quarterhouse, Folkstone), touring production electrician with Battersea Arts Centre as part of their Collaborative Touring Network (shows include Bucket Club's Lorraine And Alan, Chris Brett Bailey's This Is How We Die, and Theatre Ad Infinitum's Ballad Of The Burning Star), production electrician for ACE Dance And Music (Birmingham), Caroline Horton's Islands (Summerhall, Edinburgh), company lighting designer for Patch of Blue and d'Animate theatre companies, and associate artist with Sheffield based companies The Bare Project and Lung.