Journey's End, Mercury Theatre Colchester. Photo by Robert Day.Ro


Hansjörg is a lighting designer, and Programme Director Lighting Design at Rose Bruford College, London, UK. Before joining the college in 2008, he worked as a freelance lighting designer. He graduated with a BA (First Class Honours) in Theatre Arts from Goldsmiths College, University of London and an MSc Built Environment: Light and Lighting from the Bartlett School, UCL.

Hansjörg particularly enjoys developing new work, often non text based, in unusual spaces. He has built strong relationships with a handful of theatre makers and companies, such as the clod ensemble, David Harradine, and Tim Luscombe. Hansjörg's research interests lie in the area of lighting and well-being, with particular reference to the narrative possibilities within lighting and the built environments of the Health and Education sectors.

Recent lighting designs: Workshop Negative (tangle/Gate Theatre), The Glass Menagerie (Nuffield), The Red Chair (clod ensemble / touring), Men and Girls Dance and Dusk (fevered sleep / Young Vic Theatre), Stink Foot (The Yard Theatre), Krapp's Last Tape (Sheffield Crucible), Zero (clod ensemble / Sadlers Wells), Above Me The Wide Blue Sky (fevered sleep / Young Vic Theatre). Silver Swan (clod ensemble/Tate Modern). An Anatomy in Four Quarters (clod ensemble/Sadlers Wells Theatre). On Ageing (fevered sleep/Young Vic Theatre), Kursk (Sound & Fury/Young Vic), The Forest (fevered sleep), Under Glass and Red Ladies (Clod Ensemble). Also with David Harradine: Stilled, and Camera Obscura. Other recent projects: Kew Kitchens, an architectural installation at Kew Palace. Fortress exhibition, Tower of London. And shows for Jessica Ogden and Mika Fukkai at London Fashion Week.