Peter Mumford

Set and Lighting Designer
Peter Mumford

Peter (Lighting designer) has previously worked with Birmingham Royal Ballet on ballets by David Bintley including Arthur parts I & II, Edward II, The King Dances, Carmina burana, The Nutcracker Sweeties, Take 5, Faster and E=mc2.  Born in London, Peter trained at the Central School of Art. He has designed for opera houses, dance companies and theatres across the globe. Engagements include: The Mask of Orpheus (ENO), The Ferryman, The Children, Escaped Alone (Royal Court) Manon Lescaut (Met), Stepping Out (West End), Carmen (The Royal Ballet/Carlos Acosta), Ghosts (Almeida/West End/BAM), 42nd Street (West End) and La Damnation de Faust (ENO/Palermo/Vlaamse Opera/Staatsoper Berlin). Peter received Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Dance and also Best Lighting Design for The Bacchai (NT). He is a recipient of the Knight of Illumination Award 2010 and the Helpmann and Green Room Awards for Best Lighting Design for King Kong (Global Creatures/Australia). In 2019 Peter was nominated for two Tony Awards for his lighting designs of The Ferryman and King Kong.