Rob Shakespeare, Lead Designer

Rob Shakespeare

Rob Shakespeare is a professional lighting designer specializing in theatre and dramatic architectural designs.  He was Resident Lighting Designer at the Bristol Old Vic in England before moving to North America.  With more than 200 theatre, opera and dance lighting designs, his work has been seen on three continents in such theaters as the Theatre Royal (Bristol, England), St. Lawrence Center (Toronto, Canada), Lyric Theatre (Hong Kong), Randall Theatre (Utah Shakespeare Festival), and Indiana Repertory Theatre.  His architectural credits include houses of worship, resorts, skyscrapers, some of the world’s largest bridges (Hong Kong), and recently, special focus on art museum lighting and lighting installations (Light Totem commissioned by the IU Art Museum).  He has developed and incorporated computer visualization and collaboration tools in his design practice and has presented lectures, workshops and courses on his lighting design process in Asia and throughout Europe and North America.