Footloose: The Musical

Humphrey McDermot

Lighting Designer

 Humphrey started work in the West End at the age of 16 whilst studying lighting and techincal theatre at the City of Westminster College. Since then, he has enjoyed a wide variety of roles, which include electrician, lighting programmer, production electrician, and head of lighting. He has spent the last 15 years working worldwide as associate lighting designer, special effects consultant and lighting designer for musicals, plays, illusion shows, royal weddings, award ceremonies, TV commericals, corporate events and music festivals.

Humphrey was very proud to be nomindated for Best Lighting Design in the BroadwayWorld award for The Tailor-Made Man, and Best Lighting Design in the WhatsOnStage Awards for Let It Be. Humphrey has just designed the national tour of Grease in Denmark, and continues to design for high-end bespoke wedding experiences throughout the Gulf region.

Theatre includes: NotMoses (Arts); Grease (Danish national tour); Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Copenhagen); The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales); Let It Be ( West End/Broadway/UK tour/International); Tell Me on a Sunday (Duchess); Rock of Ages (Shaftesbury/Garrck/UK tour); Dickens Abridged (Arts); Ghostbusters (Troxy - Secret Cinema); The Tailor-Made Man (Arts); Driving Miss Daisy (UK Tour) and An Incident at the Border (Finborough Theatre/Trafalgar Studios).

Other theatre include: Mamma Mia! (West End/International); Disney's The Lion King (Lyceum); Pushing Up Poppies (Theatre503/Edinburgh); Notre-Dame de Paris (Dominion); Les Miserables (National Tour); Grease (National Tour); The Rocky Horror Show (West End/National Tour) and Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria).


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