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About Me

Elliot Griggs is a Professional Lighting Designer based in London. He is a Professional Designer Member of the Association of Lighting Designers. He lighting designs for theatre, musicals, opera and live events. Trained in Stage Electrics and Lighting Design at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he graduated with Distinction. Elliot has worked for some of the top producing houses including the Royal Shakespeare Company, Donmar Warehouse, Sadler's Wells and the Royal Opera House.

Elliot Griggs has been named 2014's New Talent in Entertainment Lighting by the Association of Lighting Designers. He has also been awarded the Off West End Award 2015 for Best Lighting Design for his design of Pomona, The Association of Lighting Designer's 2011 Francis Reid Award for his design portfolio and the 2009 ShowLight Award for his lighting design of Elephant's Graveyard.

Elliot is represented by Dan Usztan at United Agents.

Recent theatre lighting designs include:
Pomona (National Theatre and Orange Tree Theatre, London - Winner of Best Lighting Design, Off West End Awards), Deluge (Hampstead Theatre), Lampedusa (Soho Theatre and tour), Yen (Royal Exchange, Manchester), Olivier Award Nominated Fleabag (Soho Theatre, London), Henry IV (Donmar Warehouse, London - as associate), Contact (Bravo 22 Company, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre), Benefit (Cardboard Citizens, UK Tour), CommonWealth (Almeida Theatre, London), He Had Hairy Hands and The Boy Who Kicked Pigs (The Lowry, Manchester and UK Tour), Marching On Together (Old Red Lion, London), Infanticide (Camden People's Theatre, London), Rachel, John Ferguson, Spokesong, The Soft of Her Palm, And I and Silence, (Finborough Theatre, London), Belleville Rendez-Vous (Greenwich Theatre, London), Meat (Theatre 503, London), Lagan (Oval House Theatre, London), Love Re:Imagined (Only Connect, London), Folk Contraption (Spiegeltent, Southbank Centre, London)

Recent event lighting designs include:
Alcoholic Architecture (Bompas and Parr, Borough Market), Charlie and The Chocolate Factory's 2nd Birthday Party (CornerShop Events, Sway Covent Garden), Evolution (Martin by Harman, Museum of London Docklands), Charlie and The Chocolate Factory's 1st Anniversary Party (CornerShop Events, Hilton Waldorf, Aldwych)

Current Productions

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Royal Exchange Theatre
Director: Ned Bennett
Designer: Georgia Lowe
Lighting Designer: Elliot Griggs
29th October - 21st November 2015

Forget Me Not

Bush Theatre
Director: Steven Atkinson
Designer: Lily Arnold
Lighting Designer: Elliot Griggs
8th December 2015 - 16th January 2016


Royal Court
Director: Ned Bennett
Designer: Georgia Lowe
Lighting Designer: Elliot Griggs
22nd January - 13th February 2016