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neil austin

is an award-winning lighting designer

working internationally


plays, musicals, and dance

Disney_s Frozen - Samantha Barks (Elsa) - Photo by Johan Persson © Disney.jpg

he is the

the recipient of:

3 Tony Awards

2 Olivier Awards

2 Drama Desk Awards

1 Helpmann Award

amongst others


he is a

Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama

and was named by Variety Magazine:

Artisans Elite 2019


Pacesetter on the London Arts Scene

Forrest Whitaker in Hughie on Broadway

You can currently see his work on: 


on tour across the United States

Frozen - the musical

 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane - West End

Harry Potter & the Cursed Child

at the Lyric Theatre - Broadway

Harry Potter & the Cursed Child

at the Palace Theatre - West End

Die Eiskönigin - das musical

 at the Theater an Der Elbe - Hamburg

Harry Potter und das Verwunschene Kind

 at the Mehr Theater - Hamburg

Harry Potter & the Cursed Child

 at the TBS Akasaka ACT Theatre - Tokyo

Scarlett Johansson in A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway

Future shows include:

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

 at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago

Harry Potter & the Cursed Child

 on tour across the United States

Tammy Faye

 on Broadway

Die Eiskönigin - das musical

at the Stage Apollo Theatre - Stuttgart

Recent shows include:


at the Bush Theatre - London

​Love's Labour's Lost

at the Royal Shakespeare Company - Stratford-upon-Avon

The Hunt

at St Ann's Warehouse - New York

The Pillowman

at the Duke of York's Theatre - West End, London

The Secret Life of Bees

at the Almeida Theatre - London



at Soho Place Theatre - West End



at the Longacre Theatre, Broadway - New York


at the Teatro Liceo, Buenos Aires - Argentina

Le Corsaire - English National Ballet
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