lighting design

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About Dan

Based in West Sussex but working across the UK and beyond, Dan is a lighting designer whose professionalism and creativity is evident in every aspect of his work.

Having always had a strong passion for live entertainment, specifically lighting and effects, Dan decided to study lighting design at Rose Bruford College. He has since forged a successful career designing lighting for theatre, concerts and events.

Dan’s fundamental aim is to create imaginative and resourceful designs that suit the brief whilst pushing the boundaries of technology and preconceived ideas. He has spent many years developing his skills and expertise to enable reliable delivery of creative designs that are meticulously planned and produced.

Dan’s perfectionist and good humoured nature make him an asset to any production team. His outstanding technical understanding ensures that the realisation of his design will be professionally achieved to the highest standard.

Skills and Training

Dan graduated from Rose Bruford College with a BA(Hons) Degree in Lighting Design. He is a competent user of Vectorworks and Capture and draws his own plans. Dan is also a professional member of the ALD (Association of Lighting Designers). Please view his ALD profile here …  ALD – Dan Terry


Photography Credits – Charlie Wallis, Christian Trampenau, Dan Terry

Lighting Design Credits

Lighting Design for Theatre and Large Production

  • 2018The OutsiderCunard Queen Elizabeth
  • 2017Echoes in the NightP&O Aurora
  • 2017Money Makes the World Go AroundP&O Arcadia
  • 2016Gran Turismo UnveilingCopperbox
  • 2015 - 2017Playstation at EGXBirmingham NEC
  • 2016Shakespeares OdeUK Tour
  • 2015Lizzie Emeh EP LaunchThe Albany
  • 2015Sweet CharityCadogan Hall
  • 2015Killing of Sister GeorgeLondon Theatre Workshop
  • 2015 - 2018Beautiful Octopus ClubThe Southbank Centre
  • 2015Scarlet and GoldCadogan Hall
  • 2014John Cale Loop 60hzBarbican Theatre
  • 2012 - 2018Squidz ClubThe Albany
  • 2012Scarlet and GoldWestminster Central Hall
  • 2012Swift and BoldRoyal Albert Hall
  • 2012Sequins and SnowballsRoyal Festival Hall
  • 2011 - 2013Ultimate Woman of the Year AwardsVarious Venues
  • 2010 - 2017Entrpreneur of the Year AwardsVarious Venues
  • 2010Scarlet and GoldRoyal Albert Hall
  • 2008 - 2018Beating ReatreatHorseguards Parade

Selected Non-Design Related Credits

  • 2014Belonging (Roundhouse)Associate Lighting Designer
  • 2014You’ll Never Walk Alone (UK Tour)Associate Lighting Designer
  • 2014Curlew River (Barbican Theatre & USA Tour)Associate Lighting Designer
  • 2011Corrie (UK Tour)Associate Lighting Designer
  • 2017Reasons to be Cheerful (UK Tour)Production Electrician/Re-lighter
  • 2016The 39 Steps (UK Tour)Production Electrician/Re-lighter
  • 2013The 39 Steps (UK Tour)Production Electrician/Re-lighter
  • 2012Reasons to be Cheerful (UK Tour)Production Electrician/Re-lighter
  • 2010The 39 Steps (UK Tour)Production Electrician/Re-lighter
  • 2009The BFG (UK Tour)Production Electrician/Re-lighter
  • 2010End of the Rainbow (Trafalgar Studios)Production Electrician/Programmer
  • 2015Return to the Forbidden Planet (UK Tour)Production Electrician
  • 2012Importance of Being EarnestProduction Electrician
  • 2010Fame (Ireland Tour)Production Electrician
  • 2013Importance of Being EarnestProduction Electrician