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Kevin Sleep

Revival Lighting Designer

Kevin Sleep was Head of Lighting at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, and a freelance lighting designer working throughout the UK and Europe before becoming Head of Lighting at ENO.

Previously for ENO: Satyagraharevival lighting for La bohème, Tosca, Rigoletto, Così fan tutte, Carmen, Barber of Seville, On the Town, Aida, Rape of Lucretia (Barbican, Luxembourg), Alcina (Oviedo), La clemenza di Tito (also Copenhagen), Satyagraha (Met/ENO), Manon (Barcelona, Chicago, Buenos Aires).

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: the original production of Death and the Maiden, The House of Bernarda Alba, Rough Justice, Blues in the Night, Other People’s Money, Eartha Kitt in Concert, The Woman in Black – now in its 27th year (all West End); Hot Shoe Shuffle, Oklahoma! (UK tours); many productions at the Royal Court, Bush Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Greenwich Theatre, Lyric, Hammersmith, Sheffield Crucible, Lyceum Edinburgh and Manchester Royal Exchange; premieres of Greek (Munich/Edinburgh/ENO); 63 Dream Palace (Munich).

Last updated: 13th July 2023