Lighting Designer

Luiz Pampolha is a graduate of NIDA, and a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand.

His lighting design credits include Rabbit, The Removalists, Love-Lies-Bleeding, Saturn’s Return, Waikiki Hip, The 7 Stages of Grieving and Romeo and Juliet (Sydney Theatre Company); The Call, Concussion, The Story of the Miracles at Cookie’s Table, The Nightwatchman and The Kid (Griffin Theatre Company); Antigone and Ruben Guthrie (Company B); Hitler’s Daughter, Fox, Thursday’s Child, The Prospectors, I am Jack and Milli, Jack and the Dancing Cat (Monkey Baa); The CODA Collective, danceTANK, Emergence (Sydney Opera House); Capture the Flag (Critical Stages); Disarming Rosetta (HotHouse); Kreutzer vs Kreutzer (Australian Chamber Orchestra); and The Cunning Little Vixen (Sydney Chamber Opera).

He has also designed and co-designed productions for international arts festivals in Edinburgh, Wellington, Belfast, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne. Luiz was nominated for Best Lighting Design in 2006 and 2007 (Sydney Theatre Awards) and in 2010 (Green Room Awards).

Luiz was the lighting designer for Griselda (2011) and for The Chimneysweep in 2014.

This bio taken from the last program in which Luiz appeared.

Luiz Pampolha

Photo by Bridget Elliot

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