Theo Cox is an established lighting designer based in London and Sydney. He has illuminated a uniquely diverse range of shows and events, many televised, including large scale spectaculars, tours, concerts, award shows and multimedia events.
During his 25 year career, he has lit numerous performances by an eclectic mix of artistes including The Rolling Stones, Jamiroquai, Kasabian, New Order, Shirley Bassey and Kylie. Recently he has designed the lighting for an elaborate theatrical 'in-the-round' touring arena show for Japanese superstar Yumi Matsutoya.
Theo was lighting, video and creative director for international artist Seal, designing for his tours and concerts from 2012 until 2018, including Rock In Rio.
He has also designed the lighting for a wide range of high profile outdoor events such as the royal opening of the Al Shaheed Park in Kuwait, the Festival of Light at the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpa and Qatar National Day city-wide illumination of Doha. Unusual events have included a cultural showcase in Khartoum broadcast to all of Africa, and the Taj Mahal Hotel 100th Anniversary celebrations in Mumbai. Large scale outdoor multimedia installations have included 'Symbio' at Ocean Park in Hong Kong, Celebration City in Missouri, and The Monkey King at Tang Park in Xian, China.
Awards shows have included the L'Oreal Colour Trophy, Smirnoff International Fashion Awards, Digital Music Awards and the BBC Teen Awards.
Theo is also a highly skilled programmer, having programmed and operated thousands of shows, many for TV series such as the BBC's 'Top of The Pops', 'Later With Jools' and 'The Graham Norton Show', as well as one-off TV specials for artistes including Robbie Williams & Justin Bieber. He is an experienced programmer on large scale televised events, having worked on the Eurovision Song Contest, a number of MTV Awards in Europe and Asia, and recurrently on the Brit Awards in London.
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