Bruno Poet

Lighting Design

Bruno Poet

Bruno won the 2012 Oliver Award and a 2011 Knight of Illumination Award for his lighting on Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein at the National Theatre.

Other theatre credits include: Miss Saigon (West End and Broadway); London Road, Timon of Athens, Treasure Island, From Morning to Midnight, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Travelling Light and Season’s Greetings (National Theatre); From Here to Eternity (West End); Fortune’s Fool, Sweet Bird of Youth, Cause Célèbre and All About My Mother (the Old Vic); Coram Boy (Bristol Old Vic); Midnight’s Children (Barbican); The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Romeo and Juliet (RSC); Faith Healer and Phaedra (Donmar); Dumb Show (Royal Court); Oliver! (Leicester Curve Theatre) and A Prayer for My Daughter (Young Vic).

Opera credits include: Otello and La donna del Lago (Royal Opera House); Carmen (Bregenz Festival); Rusalka (Sydney Opera House - Australian Green Room Award); Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, I due Foscari, Don Giovanni and Akhnaten (LA Opera); Carmen (English National Opera); Al gran sole carico d’amore (Staatsoper, Berlin); Carousel (Barbican and Théâtre du Châtelet); From the House of the Dead, La clemenza di Tito and Macbeth (Opera North); Intimissimi n Ice (Balich Worldwide Shows/Verona Arena); La bohème (Washington National Opera); Der Freischütz and Partenope (Royal Danish Opera); Die Dreigroschenoper and Béatrice et Bénédict (Theater an der Wien); Cavalleria rusticana/I Pagliacci (Den Norske Opera, Oslo); Das Liebesverbot (Madrid Teatro Real) and Mitridate, re di Ponto (Drottningholms Slottsteater).

Bruno designed the lighting for the world tours of Sigur Rós from 2012 to 2017, winning the Knight of Illumination Award in 2013.