PETER RUBIE

Lighting Designer

A 2007 graduate of WAAPA, Peter’s designs are regularly seen on stages and events all over Australia. Peter has a passion for delivering dynamic lighting designs for a wide variety of performance styles, specialising in the fusion of theatrical and contemporary music projects.

He strongly believes that lighting can make or break a performance and strives to enhance the performers’ and audiences’ experiences for all styles of works, be it concerts, events, dance, opera or theatre.

Peter has designed the lighting for many world-renowned artists across different genres including Tina Arena, Lea Salonga, Eskimo Joe and David Campbell. Peter often works closely with state orchestras Australia-wide and also local ensembles including Pinchgut Opera and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Over the last few years he has designed for a number of musical theatre and dance productions including most recently ONCE and A Chorus Line for Darlinghurst Theatre Company.   In 2019 Peter was the Festival Lighting Designer for the Sydney International Cabaret Festival and Kabarett Haus for the 2020 Perth International Arts Festival. In the last few years over the course of the pandemic, Peter has been expanding his skills across multiple platforms including designing for TV, film, and live streaming.