Theo Cox is a lighting designer based in Sydney and London. 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. In recent years he has designed the lighting for a spectacular 'in-the-round' arena tour and a critically acclaimed theatre tour for Japanese superstar Yumi Matsutoya.
Theo was lighting, video and creative director for international artist Seal, designing for his tours and concerts for many years 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 Kuwait Al Shaheed Park, 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, The Monkey King at Tang Park in Xian, and another enormous project in China at Liaocheng.
Awards shows Theo has designed 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', 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 and awards shows, having worked on the Eurovision Song Contest, numerous MTV Awards in Europe and Asia, and recurrently on the Brit Awards in London.
View Theo's CV resume here
Theo Cox Ltd is registered in the UK - CRN 7998096
Theo Cox Lighting Design is registered in Australia - ABN 61630966161