ABOUT

Morgan Moroney (he/him) is an emerging multidisciplinary designer for stage and screen, originally from the land of the Kaurna people and currently working on Bidjigal and Gadigal land. He has a particular passion for experimentation with integrated-media live performance. A graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art's Bachelor of Fine Arts Technical Theatre and Stage Management degree, Morgan combines his passions for storytelling and technology to collaborate on distinctive and innovative works.


In 2021, Morgan's collaborations include Cleansed dir. Dino Dimitriadis (Apocalypse Theatre) as co-Lighting and Video Designer; Significant Other 

dir. Hayden Tonazzi (New Theatre), The Marriage Agency dir. Kenneth Moraleda & Jennifer Rani (kwento & bAKEHOUSE) and The Construct (Circus Monoxide & Quiet Riot) as Lighting Designer; and Outdated dir. Mark Kilmurry (Ensemble) as co-Video Designer.  


His Associate Lighting Designer credits include the world premiere of This Bitter Earth (New Theatre), The Tempest and Othello (Sport for Jove).
His Video Design Associate & Realiser credits include Ernani
(Opera Australia & Teatro Alla Scala) and Claudel (Tinderbox Productions). While at NIDA, Morgan’s collaborations included FAUST, A Respectable Wedding, And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens, The Cat as Lighting Designer; Marat/Sade as Video Designer, Ghosts and ANTIGONICK as Lighting and Video Designer. Additional credits include Everybody (Cross Pollinate)

and Pit (sandpaperplane) as Lighting Designer, and audio-visual installation noise at Articulate Project Space as co-Designer & Producer.

 

E: morganmoroneydesign@gmail.com

Image: Clare Edmondson

SELECTED PROJECTS

Upcoming

Lilac dir. Shane Anthony | Lighting Designer | sandpaperplane & bAKEHOUSE Theatre | King's Cross Theatre

Cleansed dir. Dino Dimitriadis | Co-Lighting and Video Designer | Apocalypse & Redline | Old Fitz Theatre (postponed due to COVID-19)

The Marriage Agency dir. Kenneth Moraleda & Jennifer Rani | Lighting Designer | kwento & bAKEHOUSE Theatre | King's Cross Theatre (postponed due to COVID-19)

Falling dir. Amelia Burke | Lighting Designer | GRL PWR Productions & bAKEHOUSE Theatre | King's Cross Theatre (cancelled due to COVID-19)

2021

Othello dir. Damien Ryan | Lighting Associate/Realiser | Sport for Jove | Seymour Centre, York Theatre & Riverside Theatre

The Tempest dir. Damien Ryan | Lighting Associate/Realiser | Sport for Jove | Seymour Centre, York Theatre & Riverside Theatre

Significant Other dir. Hayden Tonazzi | Lighting Designer | New Theatre

Claudel dir. Wendy Beckett, chore. Meryl Tankard | Video Realiser | Tinderbox Productions | Sydney Opera House Playhouse

The Twins dir. Terence Serio & Sarah Butler | Lighting Designer (transfer) Shark Island Institute | Seymour Centre, Reginald Theatre with Melbourne and Canberra tour

Outdated dir. Mark Kilmurry | Video Co-Designer & Programmer | Ensemble Theatre 

 The Construct dir. Zebastian Hunter | Lighting Designer | Circus Monoxide & Quiet Riot | Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Bruce Gordon Theatre

Cool Pool Party 2: Graduation (workshop development) | Lighting Designer | ban shakespeare | NIDA Studio Theatre

Ernani dir. Sven-Eric Bechtolf | Video Realiser/Programmer | Opera Australia & Teatro Alla Scala | Sydney Opera House, Joan Sutherland Theatre

2020

ANTIGONICK dir. Zoë 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

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

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

On My Own dir. Zoë 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 & bAKEHOUSE Theatre | King's Cross Theatre

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

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

Talkback dir. Elise Wilson | Video Designer & Promotional Content | sandpaperplane | 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. Gavin Robins & John Bashford | Video Designer & Systems | NIDA | Studio Theatre

håmlet - a newer australian play | 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

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

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


2018

Ex Machina dir. Finn Caldwell | Video Associate | NIDA | Space Theatre

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


2017

Hell Hath No Fury (Antigone + Machinal) | Lighting & Video Designer | The Forge Theatre

Echoes of the Mask | Lighting & Video Designer | The Forge Theatre​