Monday 10 October 2011

The Country Girls Crew Profile 6 - Conleth White Lighting Designer

Conleth has toured to Belgrade, Taiwan, Denmark and the UK with Big Telly's swimming-pool production of The Little Mermaid and lit, among others, their recent production of Puckoon which played in the Leicester Square Theare in 2011. For Green Shoot / GBL productions he lit The Chronicles Of Long Kesh (Waterfront Studio & Tricycle Theatre, London), The Interrogation of Ambrose Fogarty, HRT and Lay Up Your Ends in Grand Opera House Belfast and A Night In November in the Olympia, Dublin and Trafalgar Studio One, London. For Axis-Ballymun has designed lighting for five plays by Dermot Bolger: From These Green Heights, The Townlands of Brazil (also in Teatr Polksi, Wroclaw), The Consequences of Lightning, Walking the Road (also in Ieper, Belgium), and The Parting Glass. He also lit their production When Jolie Met Christy currently on tour.
Recent site-specific credits include This is What We Sang (Kabosh); Macbeth in Crumlin Road Gaol (Replay) and War of the Roses III, Spartacus: Highway to Hell, Danse Macabre & Red Line:Deadline  (Whiplashfights).
Other recent theatre includes Sweeney Todd (Mossley Mill); Rock Doves (Rathmore Productions) and The Miser (Lyric, Belfast).
Conleth co-produced and designed Four Last Things for Lisa Tierney-Keogh in Dublin Fringe 2009 at Smock Alley. For Garret Keogh he has lit Dogshow in the Galway and Kilkenny Arts Festivals in 2006 and designed set & lighting for both Fido (Dublin Fringe ‘07) & Setanta Murphy (New Theatre & tour 2009 - 10, Gap Arts Festival 2011).
Recent dance work includes: lighting and co-production of, with Anne Gilpin and Ian Wilson (Triptych) Tundra for Dublin Fringe ‘08 in The Empty Space, Dublin. He lit The Nutcracker Suite in the Helix for RTE’s Ballet Chancers and The Four Quartets for Maiden Voyage.
Previously for Red Kettle, Conleth has designed the lighting for: On The Razzle, Talbot's Box, The Glass Menagerie, Equus, What The Butler Saw, Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme, Man Beast And Virtue, Bent, Deathtrap, Boy Soldier, Riddley Walt, Climb, and Happy Like A Fool.