HUMPHREY MCDERMOTT - Biography
Humphrey is a British Lighting Designer and a Professional Member of the Association of Lighting Designers (ALD). He has worked throughout the entertainment lighting industry for over 25 years working all over the world and has designed for a wide variety of projects which include; Musicals, Plays, Illusion Shows, Weddings, Music Festivals, Award Ceremonies, TV Commercials, EPK's, Music Festivals, Dance and Corporate Events.
Humphrey has recently designed the brand new production of Footloose starring Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan and is the designer for Let It Be. Both productions are currently on tour throughout the UK. He recently worked alongside award-winning movie-maker and director Gary Sinyor on the world premiere of Notmoses at The Atrs Theatre West End.
Humphrey has recently worked with Q-Dos Entertainment producing shows for Cunard's flagship ocean liner the Queen Mary 2. He also continues his long-term colaboration with leading event design company Designlab Experience creating bespoke wedding experiences throughout the Middle-East.
Some recent projects include; Rythym of the night (Queen Mary 2), Footloose (UK Tour), Notmoses (Arts) Let It Be (Tokyo), Grease National Tour, Rock of Ages UK Tour, Tell Me On A Sunday starring the original Marti Webb, Beauty and The Beast at Det Ny Teater Copenhagen, Denmark.
Humphrey is also Associate Lighting Designer for Southpark creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's nine-time Tony Award-wining hit The Book of Mormon. Now in its fouth sell-out year at the Prince of Wales Theatre, the prodcution boasts 4 Laurence Oliver Awards including Best Musical.
More information can be found on the History page.
Best Lighting Design - The Tailor Made Man - 2013 Broadway World Awards (Nominated)
Best Lighting Design - Let It Be - 2013 What's On Stage Awards (Nominated)
Humphrey is proficient in programming lighting consoles from all leading manufacturer ranges including ETC, GrandMA & Vari-Lite, and is experienced in programming multi-display AV systems such as Dataton Watchout and QLab.