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Jason Bovaird
MANAGING DIRECTOR / LIGHTING DESIGNER
Jason has collaborated with theatres, directors, choreographers, visual artists and companies across Australia, New Zealand USA and Europe such as Andrew Kay and Associates, Garry Ginivan Attractions, Melbourne Theatre Company, Opera Australia, Victorian Opera, Sydney Theatre Company, David Atkins Enterprises, GFO, Cameron Macintosh and Live Nation along with studying at the New York University in the Broadway Masterclass in Lighting Design. He has also travelled to Philadelphia and New York in 2011 where he spent time alongside Tony Award-winning lighting designer Ken Billington and director Susan Stroman on The Scottsborough Boys and in 2015 he worked on the new Broadway production of Amazing Grace at the Nederlander Theatre, New York under Tony Award winning lighting designer Ken Billington and Associates.

Most recent, his lighting designs have included the international production of Shaolin Warriors (New Zealand/Australia), Avenue Q (Melbourne/Perth), The Colour Purple (Australasian Premiere), Mister Maker and The Shapes (Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia), Mary Poppins, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (MTC Lawler Theatre), Thrill Me (Ghostlight/Moving Light Productions), Saturday Night Fever (Stage Art Productions), In The Heights (2015 Australasian Premiere), Dream Girls (2015 Australasian Premiere), 2011-2015 Twisted Broadway (State Theatre, Vic Arts Centre), Avenue Q (Chapel Off Chapel), Frankenstein (Australian Premiere), Hair – The Broadway Revival (Victorian Tour),Victorian State Schools Spectacular, World Premiere of Barassi – The Stage Show and Goodbye Miss Monroe (Directed by Liam De Burca, New York).

Jason’s lighting designs for Terence O’Connell have included shows such as Motherhood – The Musical (Australian Tour), Certified Male, They’re Playing Our Song, Jimmy Dean Jimmy Dean, Dreamgirls, The 39 Steps (Australian Tour), Barassi – The Stage Show (World Premiere), Carrie – The Musical, Thrill Me and most recently Around The World In Eighty Days and Antarctica – A New Musical (World Premiere).

His national and international touring lighting designs have included The Club, One Day Of The Year, The Club, Managing Carmen, When Dad Married Fury, Mister Maker (ABCTV/BBCTV Australia/England/Asia) to name a few.

Awards and nominations include, VDL Gold and Silver Awards, Green Room Awards, MTGV ‘Best Lighting Award’ (2003, 2007, 2011 & 2014), Tasmanian Theatre Awards ‘Best Lighting Design’ 2014 and most recently has been nominated once again for the Tasmanian Theatre Awards ‘Best Lighting Design’ for the highly acclaimed production of Evita.

He has been a member of the Australasian Lighting Industry Association (ALIA) since 2010. He also holds a BA in Education (Theatre Production/Lighting Design) and a Diploma in Technical Management (Theatre and Events).
Maddy Seach
PRODUCTION MANAGER / LIGHTING DESIGNER
Maddy Seach is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts’ Bachelor of Production (2012) and works as a freelance Lighting Designer, Technician and Stage Manager.
On graduating Maddy received the Denis Irving Award as an outstanding graduate which included a work placement at Melbourne Theatre Company and Marshall Day Entertech.

Touring extensively both Nationally and Internationally, her recent credits includes; Head of Lighting on Peppa Pig Live! and Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom Live!, Associate Lighting Designer on StageArts Saturday Night Fever, In The Heights, Antarctica – A New Musical (World Premiere), Principal Cast Stage Manager on the Victorian State School Spectacular and Head Electrician on an Opera Australia season.

She is currently the Production Manager and Lighting Designer for Moving Light Productions having worked alongside lighting designer Jason Bovaird on the most recent highly acclaimed productions of Stage Art’s Saturday Night Fever, Vic Theatre Company’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Mary Poppins, Little Mermaid, Antarctica – A New Musical. She has also been lighting designer for Legally Blonde, The Colour Purple (Australasian Premiere) and Ned Kelly My Love (World Premiere).
Deryk Hartwick
LIGHTING DESIGNER
Deryk has been working in theatre for the past 20 years both professionally and non professionally. He currently holds the position of Head of Lighting at the Playhouse Theatre, Victorian Arts Centre for the past 19 years and also runs his own lighting hire company Wick Lighting. Whilst working in this position he has worked on productions from Melbourne Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare, Victorian Opera, Sydney Theatre Company, Chinese Opera Society, Andrew Kay and Associates, Christine Dunstun Productions, Live Nation Australasia.

Deryk's lighting designs have included shows such as The Woman In Black, Bombshells, The Tempest, The Judas Kiss, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, The Wisdom Of Eve, The Club, Breaker Morrant, Next To Normal, Little Shop Of Horrors, The King and I (MTGV Lighting Nomination), Hairspray and Frankenstein (Winner of the 2014 MTGV Award).

He has national touring experience with the highly acclaimed Life After George for the Melbourne Theatre Company and has received nominations and awards from the Victorian Drama League and the Victorian Music Theatre Guild.