Lighting Designer

Katy Morison

Selected credits

  • The Glee ClubOut of Joint Theatre Company/UK Tour
  • Peggy's SongNational Theatre Wales + Tour
  • Alice in Wonderland Sherman Theatre
  • Kommilitonen!Welsh National Youth Opera


Katy is an experienced Lighting Designer working throughout the UK.  She is highly respected by directors and works across a variety of productions.  Her recent work includes The Glee Club for Kate Wasserberg at Out of Joint for a UK Tour,  The Snow Queen for Sherman Theatre and The Violence Series  at The Other Room.   She is also a lecturer and supervisor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and was part of the lighting team at Sherman Theatre for several years.  She has worked as an Associate Designer and re-lighter on tour for many major productions and renowned lighting designers.

Featured work

The Glee Club

Out of Joint Theatre Company
Written by Richard Cameron
Director: Kate Wasserberg
Designer: Mark Bailey
Sound: Dyfan Jones
Photo by Marc Brenner

“This gorgeous play by Richard Cameron – revived with tender élan by Kate Wasserberg – zeroes in with extraordinary skill.”
★★★★ The Times


Welsh National Youth Opera
Music: Peter Maxwell Davies
Libretto: David Poutney
Director: Polly Graham
Design: Gabriella Slade
Projection Design: Will Duke
Movement Director: Jo Fong
Photo by Kirsten McTernan

“At once inspiring and appalling, and with an immediacy that was sometimes as brutal as the tyranny being portrayed, here was documentary opera at its most compelling.”   The Guardian

Alice in Wonderland

Sherman Theatre
Adaption by Mike Kenny
Director: Rachel O'Riordan
Design: Hayley Grindle
Composer & Musical Director:
Lucy Rivers
Sound: Ian Barnard
Photo by Mark Douet

“Quirky, entertaining and emotionally resonant staging of Lewis Carroll’s classic.”
★★★★ The Stage


The Other Room
Written by Hywel John
Director: Kate Wasserberg
Designer: Mark Bailey
Sound: Dyfan Jones
Photo by Aenne Pallasca

“Sound and lighting effects add to the enthralling intensity of the piece, punctuating shifts in the narrative, and giving the scene an unearthly menacing quality when the play calls for it.”   ★★★★

Peggy's Song

National Theatre Wales
Written by Katherine Chandler
Director: Phil Clark
Design: Carl Davies
Sound: Sion Orgon
Cast: Christian Patterson
Photo by Glenn Edwards

“An accessible, emotional but frequently funny story, while sensitively taking in subjects such as mental health, bereavement and homelessness.”

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