Elliot Griggs

Lighting Designer

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Elliot trained in Stage Electrics and Lighting Design at RADA, graduating in 2012.  He is a Professional Designer member of the Association of Lighting Designers.

Elliot Griggs' virtuosic lighting
The Stage on An Octoroon

The recipe is simple: two lyrical monologues, two strong performances and Elliot Griggs’ atmospheric lighting.  Shattering.
The Times on Lampedusa

He won the 2014 Off West End Award for Best Lighting Designer for Pomona and was the ALD's New Talent in Entertainment Lighting in 2014.  He also won the ALD's 2011 Francis Reid Award for his portfolio and the NSDF Student Drama Festival's 2009 ShowLight Award. 

In Development

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2017

Harlow Playhouse

2017

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Dir. Michael Fentiman

2018

Irish Rep, New York

Dir. Jon Haidar
Transfer of London production to Main Stage

2014 - 2018

Soho Theatre/UK tours/Australian tour

Dir. Vicky Jones
Olivier Award nomination for Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre

2018

Hampstead Theatre

Dir. Anna Ledwich

2018

National Theatre (Dorfman)/Orange Tree Theatre

Dir. Ned Bennett

Theatre

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2017

Theatre Royal Haymarket

Dir. Anna Ledwich

2017

Jermyn Street Theatre

Dir. Alice Hamilton

2017

HighTide Festival

Dir. Steven Atkinson

2017

Park200/Watermill Theatre

Dir. Michael Fentiman

2017

Trafalgar Studios 2

Dir. John Haidar

2017

Bush Theatre

Dir. Nadia Fall

2017

Punchdrunk at Fallow Cross

Dir. Felix Barrett

2015 - 2017

59E59, New York/Traverse Theatre/Finborough Theatre

Dir. Matthew Wilkinson

2017

Cardboard Citizens/Bunker Theatre

Dir. Adrian Jackson & Caitlin McLeod
Nominated for Best Production, 2017 Off West End Awards

2017

Hampstead Theatre Downstairs

Dir. Tom Attenborough

2017

Orange Tree Theatre

Dir. Alex Thorpe

2017

Watermill Theatre

Dir. Lisa Blair

2017

Orange Tree Theatre

Dir. Chelsea Walker

2017

Park Theatre

Dir. Michael Fentiman
Park 200

2016

Southwark Playhouse

Dir. Anna Niland

2016

Orange Tree Theatre

Dir. Paul Miller

2016

Found 111

Dir. Simon Evans
Nominated for Best Lighting Designer, 2016 Off West End Awards

2016

Arts Ed

Dir. Rikki Henry

2016

NYT at the Ambassadors

Dir. Anna Niland

2016

NYT at the Ambassadors

Dir. Kate Hewitt

2016

Kill The Beast/Pleasance, Edinburgh/UK Tour

Dir. Clem Garrity

2016

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Dir. Rob Watt

2016

Hull Truck

Dir. Mark Babych

2016

Royal Exchange

Dir. Rebecca Gatward

2016

Polka Theatre

Dir. Sarah Punshon

2016

Arcola Theatre/HighTide Festival

Dir. Steven Atkinson

2016

Hampstead Theatre Downstairs

Dir. Anna Ledwich

2016

Hull Truck/Bolton Octagon

Dir. Mark Babych

2016

Royal Court Upstairs/Royal Exchange

Dir. Ned Bennett

2015

Bush Theatre

Dir. Steven Atkinson

2015

National Theatre/Royal Exchange/Orange Tree Theatre

Dir. Ned Bennett
Best Lighting Designer and Best Production, 2014 Off West End Awards

2015

Soho Theatre Main House/Soho Theatre Upstairs/HighTide Festival/Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Dir. Steven Atkinson

2015

Underbelly (Cowgate), Edinburgh Festival/The Molino Group

Dir. Bethany Pitts

2015

Underbelly (Cowgate), Edinburgh Festival

Dir. Bethany Pitts

2015

Eastern Angles/Edinburgh Festival

Dir. Steven Atkinson

2015

Arts Ed/Perfect Pitch

Dir. Ned Bennett

2015

Orange Tree Theatre

Dir. Rania Jumaily

2015

Belgrade Theatre Coventry

Dir. Felicity Green

2015

Hampstead Theatre Downstairs

Dir. Anna Ledwich

2015

Bravo 22

Dir. Stephen Rayne

2015

Cardboard Citizens

Dir. Adrian Jackson

2015

Soho Theatre/Bikeshed Theatre, Exeter/Edinburgh Festival

Dir. Bertrand Lesca

2015

Old Red Lion

Dir. Joshua McTaggart

2014

Donmar Warehouse/Mulberry School for Girls

Associate Lighting Designer
Dir. Phyllida Lloyd, Lighting Des. Neil Austin

2014

Above The Stag

Dir. Andrew Beckett

2014

Above The Stag

Dir. Rob McWhir

2014

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Ola Ince

DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP

2014

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Max Pappenheim

SPOKESONG

2014

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Guy Jones

HE HAD HAIRY HANDS

2014

Kill The Beast/New Diorama Theatre/Edinburgh Festival/UK Tour

Dir. Clem Garrity
Best Studio Production, Manchester Theatre Awards 2015

JOHN FERGUSON

2014

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Emma Faulkner

A HARD RAIN

2014

Above The Stag

Dir. Tricia Thorns

JACK OFF THE BEANSTALK

2013

Above The Stag

Dir. Andrew Beckett

INFANTICIDE

2013

Camden People's Theatre

Dir. Patrick Steinwidder

COMMONWEALTH

2013

Almeida Theatre

Dir. Caitlin McLeod

THE LOVE PROJECT

2013

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Dir. Ellie Browning

OVER THE BRIDGE

2013

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Emma Faulkner

LOVE RE:IMAGINED

2013

Only Connect

Dir. Ellie Browning

FACTS

2013

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Caitlin McLeod

BLUES IN THE NIGHT

2013

The Last Refuge

Dir. Rania Jumaily

SOMERSAULTS

2013

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Russell Bolam

JOE/BOY

2012

The Last Refuge

Dir. Natalie Ibu

THE SOFT OF HER PALM

2012

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Ola Ince

BIG SEAN, MIKEY AND ME

2012

Tristan Bates Theatre

Dir. Ruaraidh Murray

I KNOW ALL THE SECRETS

2012

ArtsOne, QMU

Dir. Natalie Ibu

THE BOY WHO KICKED PIGS

2012

Kill The Beast/Lowry Theatre/UK tour

Dir. Clem Garrity

BITTER PLEASURES FOR A SOUR GENERATION

2012

Soho Theatre

Dir. Vicky Jones

MEAT

2012

Theatre503

Dir. David Aula

FOLK CONTRAPTION

2012

Spiegel Tent, Southbank Centre

Dir. Oliver Rose

THE CUSTARD BOYS

2012

Tabard Theatre

Dir. Glenn Chandler

BELLEVILLE RENDEZVOUS

2012

Greenwich Theatre

Dir. Fiona Mikel

BRIGHTEST AND BEST

2012

Half Moon Theatre

Dir. Natalie Ibu

CRUSH

2011

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Laura Casey

DEALING WITH CLAIR

2011

GBS Theatre, RADA

Dir. Philip Wilson

LAGAN

2011

Ovalhouse

Dir. Jane Fallowfield

ONE MINUTE

2011

Gielgud Theatre, RADA

Dir. Hanna Berrigan

PERCHANCE TO DREAM

2011

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Max Pappenheim

PORTRAITS

2011

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Alex Marker

DIRTY BUTTERFLY

2011

Gielgud Theatre, RADA

Dir. Tara Robinson

NOCTURNAL

2011

Gielgud Theatre, RADA

Dir. Jacopo Gassman

OUR TOWN

2011

GBS Theatre, RADA

Dir. Geraldine Alexander

AND I AND SILENCE

2011

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Caitlin McLeod

THE YOUNG IDEA

2011

Vanbrugh Theatre, RADA

Assistant Lighting Designer
Dir. Edward Kemp

NORTHERN STAR

2011

Finborough Theatre

Dir. Caitlin McLeod

GUTTED: THE MUSICAL

2011

Riverside Studios

Associate Lighting Designer
Dir. Chris George

Opera

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SIEGFRIED

2013

St Paul's Church, Fulham

Dir. Max Pappenheim

Other

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS OPENING NIGHT PARTY

2017

TheCornerShopPR

Creative Lighting Design for opening night party at Hilton Waldorf, Aldwych

2015

Bompas and Parr

Seasonal Installation at the top of The Shard

2015

Bompas and Parr

Single Malt Whisky Launch in Taiwan

2015

Bompas and Parr

Lighting design for walk in cloud bar, opened July 2015

CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY SECOND ANNIVERSARY PARTY

2015

Playful Productions/TheCornerShopPR

Creative Lighting Design for second anniversary party at Sway Bar

CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY FIRST ANNIVERSARY PARTY

2014

Playful Productions/TheCornerShopPR

Creative Lighting Design for first anniversary party at Hilton Waldorf, Aldwych

HOUSE OF CARDS EXHIBITION

2011

Coney/Historic Royal Palaces

Assistant Lighting Designer to Natasha Chivers
Supported creation of two distinct exhibitions across 1600 square metres at Kensington Palace