Damien Cooper - Lighting Design
Damien has designed lighting for dance companies including for the Australian Ballet (Swan Lake), Australian Dance Theatre (Birdbrain), Chunky Move (Corrupted and Mortal Engine), Legs on the Wall (Homelands), Lucy Guerin Inc (Heavy), One Extra Dance Company (Fugly) and Sydney Dance Company (Air and Other Invisible Forces). He is a regular collaborator with Bell Shakespeare, Belvoir Street Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company and Opera Australia. Recent projects include Toy Symphony, Keating!, Riflemind, Exit the King, Alcina, Grand, The Lost Echo, Ying Tong, Government Inspector and Honour Bound. Damien received the Mike Walsh fellowship in 2003 which allowed him to study with director Robert Wilson in New York.