Hartley is an international lighting designer and theatre consultant whose experience includes Broadway, West End, major UK producing companies, and theatres and arts venues in Europe, North America, Australia and worldwide.


Hartley’s work includes designs for the National Theatre of Great Britain and Royal Shakespeare Company (London, Stratford and international), in theatres in London’s West End, and for London producing theatres including the Almeida, BAC, Bush, Donmar Warehouse, Finborough, Gate, Hampstead, King's Head, Lyric Hammersmith, Menier Chocolate Factory, New End, Old Vic, Print Room at the Coronet, Royal Court, Southwark Playhouse, Theatre503, Theatre Royal Stratford East and Tricycle. Regional UK work includes Paines Plough, Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Bristol Old Vic, Birmingham Rep, Clwyd Theatre Cymru, Northcott Theatre Exeter, Sheffield Theatres, Manchester Royal Exchange, Wales Millennium Centre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, and UK touring. Opera includes Royal Opera House Linbury Studio, Opera Holland Park, Castleward Opera Northern Ireland, and Queen Elizabeth Hall.


In Australia Hartley has lit productions for Sydney Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare, Belvoir, Griffin Theatre Company, Darlinghurst Theatre Company and Sydney Con in Sydney; for Melbourne Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne; and for independent companies Cross Pollinate Productions, Little Dove Theatre Art, Pantsguys Productions, Red Line Productions at the Old Fitz, Ride On Theatre and Siren Theatre Company.


His work in North America includes Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional. Europe includes Austria, Germany, Iceland, Ireland (including Gate Theatre, Dublin), Spain and Sweden. Worldwide work and touring includes Hong Kong, Korea, Russia, South Africa and Singapore.


Hartley has collaborated with directors Maria Aitken, John Bell, John Burgess, Rachel Chant, Stephen Colyer, Dominic Dromgoole, Mehmet Ergen, David Farr, Gisli Orn Gardarsson, Kate Gaul, Peter Gill, Tanya Goldberg, Michael Grandage, James Grieve, Charlotte Gwinner, Peter Hall, Angus Jackson, John Kachoyan, Rachel Kavanaugh, Roisin McBrinn, Chenoeh Miller, Paul Miller, Vernon Mound, Jonathan Munby, Trevor Nunn, Lindsay Posner, Pamela Rabe, Paul Robinson, Tim Roseman, Josie Rourke, Sam Strong, Charlotte Westenra and Anthea Williams.


He has worked with designers Liz Ascroft, Nick Barnes, Signe Beckmann, Rita Carmody, Alison Chitty, Bunny Christie, Jasmine Christie, Anna Cordingley, Stephen Curtis, Angela Davies, Simon Daw, William Dudley, David Farley, Dale Ferguson, Sophie Fletcher, Anna Gardiner, Tracy Grant Lord, Ti Green, Hayden Griffin, John Gunter, Robert Innes Hopkins, Morgan Large, Steven Brimson Lewis, Gez Mansfield, Bruce McLean, Peter McKintosh, Teresa Negroponte, Christopher Oram, Lucy Osborne, Mel Page, Francesca Reidy, Richard Roberts, Ben Stones, Philip Whitcomb and Paul Wills.


In addition to his lighting design and theatre consultancy work, Hartley is Artistic Director of C venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

 

Hartley T A Kemp lighting design

UK representation


Rachel Daniels

Berlin Associates

+44 (0)20 7632 5284

rachel@berlinassociates.com


Contact Hartley


+44 (0)845 260 1000

mail@hartleykemp.com



Current projects include


The Village Bike

Cross Pollinate Productions/Red Line Productions, Old Fitz Theatre, Sydney


The Ham Funeral

Siren Theatre Co/Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney


Misterman

winner, Best Lighting Design of an independent production, Sydney Theatre Awards 2015

Siren Theatre Company/Red Line Productions, Old Fitz Theatre, Sydney

Transfers to Hobart, Belvoir, Edinburgh



Recent projects include


BOB

The BOB Collective

Pfefferberg Theater, Berlin


Titanic

ArtsEd, London


Constellations

Jocular Theatre,

Almeria Teatre, Barcelona


Land of Our Fathers

nominated for Best Lighting Design, London Off West End Awards

Theatre503, London/

Tara Finney Productions

transfer to Trafalgar Studios, London

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

UK tour


Shangri-La

Finborough Theatre, London/

Yellow Earth Theatre


Evangeline

Little Dove Theatre Art,

Canberra Theatre Centre


English Eccentrics

Sydney Conservatorium of Music


As Good a Time as Any

Print Room at the Coronet, London


Crave and 4.48 Psychosis

Sarah Kane Season, Sheffield Theatres


A Handful of Stars

Theatre503, London

transfer to Trafalgar Studios, London


The Violent Outburst

that Drew Me to You

Siren Theatre/Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney


This Year’s Ashes

Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre, Melbourne


Falsettos

Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Sydney


Dreams in White

Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney


Rapid Write: Hollywood Ending Arts Radar/Theatre 503/

Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney


Sunset Baby

The Gate, London


The Duchess of Malfi

Bell Shakespeare, Sydney


Old Man

Belvoir, Sydney


Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Sydney Theatre Company


Our New Girl

The Bush, London


Love, Love, Love

Paines Plough, UK tour


A Number

Fugard Theatre, Cape Town



Professional Memberships


Association of Lighting

Designers

www.ald.org.uk


Society of British

Theatre Designers

www.theatredesign.org.uk


Association of British

Theatre Technicians

www.abtt.org.uk


Equity

www.equity.org.uk


United Scenic Artists

www.usa829.org


Australian Lighting

Industry Association

www.alia.com.au



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