Selected Credits

I'm a Phoenix


LD: Johanne Jensen

2020 Dates: Sydney Opera House, Perth International Festival

2019 Dates: Battersea Arts Centre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, QPAC Brisbane, Arts Centre Melbourne

St Albans Gang Show

Lighting Director


Alban Arena, St Albans


ETC Rack

A self contained homemade ETC Nomad programming rack. Containing a programmable keyboard designed with layout replicated from a ETC Gio and a Lighthack controller adapted to be able to control all parameters of intelligent lighting fixtures via encoder wheels with its own built in display. Comes complete with 15.6 inch display along with ports that allow connection to fixtures via both DMX or ethernet.

Available for hire as a solution to productions that require a smaller cost efficient programming set up. Please contact me with any questions and for availability and prices.


I'm A Phoenix

Written and Performed by: Bryony Kimmings

Producer: Phillipa Barr

Production Manager: Helen Mugridge

Lighting Designer: Johanne Jensen

Sound Designer: Lewis Gibson

Composer: Tom Parkinson

Video Design: Will Duke

Technical Stage Manager: Simon Froud

Relighter: James Smellie


Caucasian Chalk Circle

Directors: Engineer Theatre

Production Manager: Caitriona Ryall

Lighting Designer: Beth Gupwell

Sound Designer: Will Thompson

Set Designer: Sophie Thomas

Chief Electrician: Jack Coker
Deputy Chief Electrician: Tom Courtier
Programmer: James Smellie



Lost Empires

Director: Cara Nolan

Production Manager: Shaz McGee

Lighting Designer: Corrie Harris

Sound Designer: Will Thompson

Chief Electrician: James Smellie
Deputy Chief Electrician: Lewis Watson


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