Andrew Ellis

Andrew Ellis

Technical Director & Lighting Designer

Andrew trained at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and designs lighting for ballet, musical theatre, contemporary dance, TV and drama. His work has been seen internationally across Europe, Australia and North America, as well as at venues across the UK. Andrew joined NYB as Stage Manager in 2004 and has been Technical Director since 2008, designing and production managing nine seasons including galas at Sadler’s Wells, The London Palladium and Birmingham Hippodrome.

Lighting Design: “Eugenius” (London Palladium), “Seasons of Larson” (Lyric Theatre), “Him” (Royal Festival Hall and national tour), “Ten” for Ace Dance and Music (National Tour), “Re>Generation” for Masters Performing Arts (Shaw Theatre), “Golden Gala” for Urdang Academy (Hackney Empire), “Encore” for Tring Park School for the Performing Arts (UK Tour), “Redhead” for London School of Musical Theatre (Bridewell), “Kama Sutra” for BalletBoyz (Sky Arts), “Bring it On” & “A Man of No Importance” for Urdang Academy (Pleasance), “Murmur” for Aakash Odedra Company (Linbury and international tour), English National Ballet’s Choreographics (Barbican), Constella Ballet & Orchestra (Lilian Baylis), English National Ballet School (New Wimbledon Theatre), Hertfordshire Schools Music Gala (Royal Albert Hall), “Kreutzer Sonata” for New English Ballet Theatre (Linbury Theatre), "Void" and "Alpha" for Balletboyz (Sadler's Wells, New York City Centre and international tour, "Celtic Journey" (Marlowe Theatre).

Relights: Michael Hulls’ “Vespertine” for Atlanta Ballet and Nice Ballet and “Torsion”, "Fallen" and "Serpent" in Europe, Australia and North America, Jackie Shemesh’s “The Murmuring” and Natasha Chivers’ “Mesmerics” (all for BalletBoyz), Chris Davey’s "Mary Shelley" for Shared Experience (UK Tour) and Adam Carree’s "kith/kin" for Company Chameleon (The Place and danSAT festival in Barcelona).

Production Management: BalletBoyz 2010-2014 UK and international touring seasons.