Charles Balfour

Lighting Designer

Previously for ENO: War Requiem, La traviata

Career Highlights

Opera credits include: Sadko (Vlaamse and Bratislava Opera); La bianca notte (Hamburg State Opera); Carmen (Vlaamse Opera); La voix humaine, Operashots (ROH); Carmen, Werther, Saul (Opera North); Silence, Night and Dreams (Zbigniew Preisner – Athens Acropolis); Legende d’Eer, Hagaromo (London Sinfonietta).

Theatre credits: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Donmar); Romeo and Juliet, Miss Littlewood, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Seven Acts of Mercy, The Alchemist, Queen Anne, Hecuba, The Christmas Truce (RSC); Romeo and Juliet (Globe); Queen Anne (Haymarket); Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Mojo (Harold Pinter); The Kite Runner (Wyndham’s); Richard III (Trafalgar Studios); Posh (Duke of York’s); Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (RNT); The River (Broadway); The Events (New York Theatre Workshop); The Suppliant Woman, Ah Wilderness, Dirty Butterfly, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, The Girlfriend Experience (Young Vic); Torn, The River, Choir Boy, Chicken Soup with Barley, Now or Later, The Ugly One (Royal Court); Angels in America (Headlong); Through the Leaves (Duchess); Hair, Woyzeck (Gate, Notting Hill).

Dance credits include: works with Richard Alston, Rambert, Rosemary Butcher, Scottish, San Francisco, Stuttgart, Atlanta and Vienna Ballets.

Last updated: 27th December 2023