BEN M ROGERS - Lighting, Visual and Scenic Design
Ben’s portfolio of designs includes an eclectic range of projects including musical theatre, contemporary circus, concerts, festivals and entertainment shows.
Recent projects include CATS (Cyprus), ELF - The Arena Spectacular (UK Tour), Penguin Cafe Handfuls of Night (UK Tour), It’s A Little Bit Funny (UK Tour), Circus 1903 (Jeddah and Kuwait City), The Illusionists - Direct from Broadway (Australia, Kuwait, Khazakstan), Quincy Jones - A Life in Song and Electric Soul Festival (O2 Arena), Mamma Mia! and The Sound of Music (Cyprus) and Murphy’s Celtic Legacy (France and USA).
His theatrical designs include HAIR at the Vaults, London, Little Women and The Toy Boy Diaries at the Hope Mill Manchester and The Mystery of Edwin Drood at the Arts Theatre, London. UK National tours include HAIR, 20th Century Boy, Noise Ensemble, The Operababes, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Live!, RENT 20th Anniversary Concert and The Magnificent Musicals. Special event designs include DNA@60 at Hammersmith Apollo, West End Heroes at the Dominion, Twitter Star Live at the Lyric and Children of Eden at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
In Cyprus his design projects include Living Color Music Festival 2017/18/19, The Stadium Opening Ceremony of the Small Nations Games 2009, Live concerts from Hardwell, DJ Snake, Nicky Romero, Lord of the Dance, Eifmann Ballet, Jose Carreras, Armin Van Burren, Kremlin Ballet, Moscow City Ballet, MTV and 10 years of West End musicals for the Larnaca International Festival including The Wizard of Oz, Cats, Oliver!, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, Evita, Chicago, Grease and Fame.
International projects include Cirque Du Soleil’s ZED in Tokyo - for which he delivered the original lighting and video programming and original video content. Other productions include RED at Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, Ninjago Live at Legoland Dubai, Duran Duran Live in Tokyo, Noise Ensemble (worldwide), Pam Ann (US National Tour), Las Vegas Fantasy (Taiwan), Red Hot Baroque (Russia, UK and USA). For Peter Schaufuss Ballet Company he designed new productions of The King, Nutcracker and Noddebo Prastegard.
Ben sat on the innovation awards panel for PLASA for 7 years, is a member of the International Live Music Conference and the Association of Lighting Designers (ALD) and a contributor to several trade publications for both production features and critical comment.
All designs, concepts and content herein remains copyright and may not be duplicated, distributed or used without formal written permission.
Unless otherwise noted Ben M Rogers is hereby identified as creator of this work in accordance with Section 77 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988.