Joe Stathers Lighting and Video Projection Tutor

Joe Stathers

Lighting and Video Projection Tutor


Joe joined BOVTS in 2018 after several years as a visiting tutor and external lighting designer on public performances.

He is also a freelance lighting and video projection designer working in theatre, opera, dance and live music. He has worked on everything from large outdoor, events to two-way video streamed internet performances and TV drama.

Before moving to Bristol he taught at LIPA for many years, including twelve years as Head of Theatre & Performance Design & Technology.

He graduated with a BA Hons in Drama from Bristol University, and a PG Cert in Learning & Teaching for HE at Liverpool John Moores.

He is also a qualified Yoga teacher, studying a diploma with the British Wheel of Yoga.

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Working relationships made at BOVTS often extend beyond the course, design commission rates are excellent, it’s fantastic to see the graduates embracing successful and rewarding careers as Performance Designers in a professional environment. Angela Davies, Head of Performance Design