ABOUT

Morgan Moroney is an emerging Sydney-based technical designer and manager for theatre and film, with a particular passion for experimentation with media-integrated live performance. Currently in his final year of a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Technical Theatre and Stage Management at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Morgan combines his passions for storytelling and technology to collaborate on distinctive and innovative works.
His skills span the fields of lighting, video for performance, film-making, photography and graphic design.

Morgan will design Lighting and Video for Ghosts as part of NIDA's October Production season as well as Antigonick, The Cat and And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens for the Festival of Emerging Artists in December. Recent projects include audiovisual installation noise at Articulate Project Space. Recent Lighting Design credits include music video On My Own by Dugong Jr. (NIDA & Triple J), Everybody (Cross Pollinate Productions), Pit (sandpaperplane) and chamber opera DavidDavis@ (workshop development). 


Additional credits include: Video Designer for Talkback (sandpaperplane); Lighting Designer for FAUST and A Respectable Wedding as part of NIDA’s Festival of Emerging Artists 2019; Video Designer for Marat/Sade (NIDA) and håmlet - a newer australian play (ban shakespeare); Associate Lighting Designer for the premiere production of This Bitter Earth (New Theatre).

Get in touch with Morgan at morganmoroneydesign@gmail.com

CREDITS

Upcoming Projects

Ghosts dir. Priscilla Jackman | Lighting & Video Designer | NIDA, Reg Grundy Studio

 

Antigonick dir. Zoe Hollyoak | Lighting & Video Designer | NIDA, Space Theatre

The Cat dir. Amelia Burke | Lighting Designer | NIDA, Space Theatre

And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens dir. Liam McIlwain | Lighting Designer | NIDA, Space Theatre

 

2020

noise (audiovisual installation) | Co-Producer | Articulate Project Space

On My Own dir. Zoe Hollyoak (music video) | Co-Lighting Designer | NIDA & Triple J

Ghost Lights dir. Katy Alexander (transmedia) | Project Manager & Creative Producer | NIDA, Digital Theatre Festival

Everybody dir. Gabriel Fancourt | Lighting Designer | Cross Pollinate Productions | King's Cross Theatre

Pit dir. Mikala Westall | Lighting Designer & Promotional Content | sandpaperplane, Old 505 Theatre

DavidDavis@ dir. Andrew McInnes | Lighting & Surtitle Designer | Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Music Workshop (development production)

Talkback dir. Elise Wilson | Video Designer & Promotional Content | sandpaperplane, The Blue Room Theatre 

2019

FAUST dir. Sam Trotman | Lighting Designer | NIDA, Space Theatre

A Respectable Wedding dir. Tait De Lorenzo | Lighting Designer | NIDA, Space Theatre

Marat/Sade dir. John Bashford and Gavin Robins | Video Designer & Systems | NIDA, Studio Theatre

Håmlet - a newer australian play dir. Riley Spadaro | Video Designer | ban shakespeare, Bondi Pavillion Theatre 
and presented as part of 'Here We Are' at the Art Gallery of New South Wales


Inhabit (movement installation) | Co-creator | NIDA, Studio Theatre Substage

The Butcher's Wife (music video) dir. Marco Damghani | First Assistant Director | NIDA & Triple J

This Bitter Earth dir. Riley Spadaro | Associate Lighting Designer | New Theatre

 

Roberto Zucco dir. Robert Schuster | Deputy Stage Manager | NIDA, Parade Theatre

Ophelia (video installation) 
| Co-creator | NIDA, Parade Theatre Sound Stage


2018

We Are Gods dir. Riley Spadaro | Production Manager | NIDA, Reg Grundy Studio

Delta Sierra Juliet dir. Darcy Green | Production Manager | NIDA, Reg Grundy Studio

Stay Happy Keep Smiling dir. Kate Gaul | Assistant Stage Manager | NIDA, Studio Theatre

 

Ex Machina dir. Finn Caldwell | Vision Assistant | NIDA, Space Theatre

NIDA Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony | Vision Systems/Operation | Parade Theatre


2017

Learning Music Australia | Graphic Design/Promotional Video Content​

Hell Hath No Fury (Antigone + Machinal) | Lighting and Video Design | The Forge Theatre

State Theatre Company South Australia | Work Experience​

AJZ Productions | Work Experience - Technical Assistant | Live From Tandanya

Echoes of the Mask | Lighting and Video Designer, Stage Manager | The Forge Theatre

Night Terrors | Development Technical Assistant | Tandanya Theatre, No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability

E-Bully dir. Alirio Zavarce | Work Experience - Technical Assistant | True North Youth Theatre Ensemble,The Parks Theatre​


2016

Cracked | Lighting, Video and Sound Designer, Stage Manager | The Forge Theatre​

A Penny for the Old Guy | Video Design | The Forge Theatre

Sensory Overload Makes the Baby Go Philosophically Insane | Lighting Designer, Stage Manager | The Forge Theatre

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream | Video Designer, Lighting Realiser/Programmer | The Forge Theatre


2015-preceding

Eleanor Rigby (music video) | Director

SECONDMENTS

Production Management | The Picture of Dorian Gray dir. Kip Williams | Sydney Theatre Company, 2020
 
Alexander Berlage - Lighting Design | Breaking Glass dir. Clemence Williams & Danielle Maas | Sydney Chamber Opera, March 2020

 

Benjamin Brockman - Lighting Design | Cenrillon dir. Kate Gaul | Sydney Conservatorium of Music, September 2020

QUALIFICATIONS/LICENCES

Standard Mental Health First Aider – MHFA Australia - 2020

ShowTech – Entertainment Rigging for Technicians and Performers - 2019

White Card - 2018

Yellow Card - 2016

Test and Tag License - 2018

First Aid - 2018

Working at Heights Training - 2018

NSW Working with Children's Check - 2018

Full Driver's License

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I acknowledge the Traditional Owners on whose land I work - the Bidjigal and Gadigal People of the Eora Nation. I pay my respects to Elders past and present, and extend my respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.