Rory is a freelance lighting designer working both in the UK and internationally. He has previously been nominated for a Knight of Illumination Award for his work on Così fan Tutte at Opera Holland Park. He is also a recipient of the Michael Northen Award, presented by the Association of Lighting Designers.
Previously with ETO: Macbeth, The Marriage of Figaro, Elizabeth I, Dido and Aeneas, Amadigi, Il Tabarro, Idomeneo, Jonas, Gianni Schicchi, Radamisto, Ariadne, Michelangelo Suite, I Will Not Speak and 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson.
Rory has designed productions with London Coliseum, The Watermill, Almeida, Opera Holland Park, Crossroads Entertainment, Danish National Opera, Arts Theatre Cambridge, OTC Ireland, Wexford Festival Opera, Royal and Derngate Northampton, Pleasance, Bolton Octagon, Vaults Festival, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Belgrade Coventry, and Y-Dance, as well as extensive UK touring productions.
Rory has also designed projects with Blenheim Palace and The British Library.